Age Limit Protest – FDC’s Ingrid Arrested in Taxi

[Monitor] Police have arrested Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) secretary for mobilization, Ms Ingrid Turinawe shortly after she boarded a taxi in protest of the lifting of presidential age limit.

[Monitor] Police have arrested Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) secretary for mobilization, Ms Ingrid Turinawe shortly after she boarded a taxi in protest of the lifting of presidential age limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit – Museveni Will Be Stopped, Says Besigye

[Monitor] Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye says the campaign against President Museveni’s leadership will not stop until he is gone.

[Monitor] Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye says the campaign against President Museveni's leadership will not stop until he is gone.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Suspected Grenades Detonated at MPs’ Homes

[Monitor] Police are investigating circumstances under which the homes of two Opposition Members of Parliament were attacked with suspected grenades in the wee hours of Tuesday morning just days after another Opposition MP survived a similar incident.

[Monitor] Police are investigating circumstances under which the homes of two Opposition Members of Parliament were attacked with suspected grenades in the wee hours of Tuesday morning just days after another Opposition MP survived a similar incident.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Media Freedom Placed Ahead of Politicians’ Right to Gag in Court Ruling

[Daily Maverick] The Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday handed down a significant judgment in support of media freedom when it dismissed an appeal by former presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj in a case against amaBhungane journalists and the Mail & Guardian dating back to 2011. The appeal court ruled that the media was not just permitted to publish details of a corruption investigation into Maharaj, but was in fact obligated to do so in the public interest. By REBECCA DAVIS.

[Daily Maverick] The Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday handed down a significant judgment in support of media freedom when it dismissed an appeal by former presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj in a case against amaBhungane journalists and the Mail & Guardian dating back to 2011. The appeal court ruled that the media was not just permitted to publish details of a corruption investigation into Maharaj, but was in fact obligated to do so in the public interest. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Deploy Ahead of Besigye’s Age Limit Protest

[Monitor] Police have deployed in Kampala and surrounding areas including Dr Kizza Besigye’s home in Kasangati, Wakiso District ahead of his planned walk to work protest today.

[Monitor] Police have deployed in Kampala and surrounding areas including Dr Kizza Besigye's home in Kasangati, Wakiso District ahead of his planned walk to work protest today.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda