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Agasirwe, Other Police Officers: We Were Tortured to Implicate Kayihura

Police officers charged Friday with abducting Rwandan president Paul Kagame’s body guard Lt Joel Mutabazi have claimed they were tortured to implicate Uganda’s police chief Gen Kale Kayihura. The nine, including seven police officers -- former Special Operations Unit commander Nixon Agasirwe, ex- Commandant of Professional Standard Unit Joel Aguma, Sgt

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Uganda’s Senior Police Officers Charged with Kidnapping of Ex-Kagame Body Guard, Remanded

Nine senior Uganda Police officers have been charged with the abduction of a former body guard to Rwandan president Paul Kagame. Lt Joel Mutabazi, was on October 25, 2013 while at at Kammengo in Mpigi district along Masaka Road abducted alongside Jackson Kalemera and taken to Rwanda, prosecution alleged. The nine police

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Age Limit: Museveni Promises CEC Members Cars, Shs 10 Million Monthly Pay

More details continue to emerge from the age limit meeting between Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni and the members of his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Central Executive Committee (CEC) that happened at State House Entebbe on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Tower Post has learnt that CEC members used the meeting

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UPDF Speaks Out on Deployment at Kayihura’s Home

Uganda’s army has refuted reports its officers besieged the home of the country’s police chief Gen Kale Kayihura. There were media reports Thursday evening that the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) officers had been deployed at Kayihura’s home in Muyenga, a high-end Kampala suburb. The reports were connected with the recent arrest

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Museveni Summons NRM NEC after Stormy CEC Meeting

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has summoned members of his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party’s National Executive Council (NEC) to State House Entebbe for a meeting on the controversial age limit removal bill. This follows two days of stormy meetings of the Central Executive Committee (CEC). Some members of CEC

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Besigye Re-Arrested at Rukungiri Court

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has been re-arrested by police in Rukungiri about five hours after a magistrate's court granted him and six others bail. Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat, party chief mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe and four others Wednesday morning appeared before a Rukungiri Magistrate’s Court

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Inside NRM CEC Meeting:  Matayo Kyaligonza, 2 Others Openly Tell Museveni to Retire in 2021

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni met members of his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Central Executive Committee (CEC) Tuesday evening and a heated debate ensued, with a few members strongly rejecting the age limit removal plot. After the meeting, acting NRM secretary general Richard Todwong issued a statement saying CEC resolved

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Age Limit: Besigye, Six Others Granted Bail

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat, party chief mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe and four others have Wednesday morning been granted a non-cash bail and released. Earlier, they were charged in Rukungiri Magistrate’s Court over last week’s scuffle with police in which one anti-age limit removal

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Besigye Charged in Rukungiri Court, Murder Charges Dropped

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat and party chief mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe have Wednesday morning been charged in Rukungiri Magistrate's Court over last week's scuffle with police in which one anti-age limit removal protester was shot dead. The trio were driven to Mbarara Police

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Age Limit: ‘Killed Besigye Supporter’s Postmortem Report Implicates Police, Vindicates Besigye’

A report from a postmortem examination of the body of Edson Nasasira, a man killed last Wednesday in an age limit  consultation rally in the south western district of Rukungiri could make prosecutors think twice on slapping murder charges against the trio of opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change

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