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Uganda Bobi Wine resumes campaign Ugandan presidential hopeful Bobi Wine resumes campaign, claims threat to his life

Bobi Wine is the main contender against long-serving incumbent president Yoweri Museveni in the upcoming presidential elections in January. He had suspended his campaign on Tuesday after his team was attacked by security forces in a village near Kampala

Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine released on bail

Pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine was arrested on Wednesday on charges of violation of COVID-19-related regulations. His arrest was followed by mass protests during which state repression led to at least 37 deaths

“French oil giant Total’s projects in East Africa violate human rights, environmental safeguards”

A report by Amis de la Terre France (Friends of the Earth) and Survie (Survival) says that the company’s projects have threatened more than 100,000 people’s livelihoods and created conditions for their displacement without proper compensation

Ugandan judges plan strike against underfunding of judiciary

A parliamentary decision from a decade ago to increase the number of High Court judges from 51 to 82 remains on paper. The judges also claim they are overburdened and are not paid accordingly

Komurembe Beatrice “In Uganda, we are uniting women farmers and fighting for their rights”

Komurembe Beatrice from the Eastern & Southern Africa Farmers’ Forum (ESAFF) talks about the challenges faced by women peasants, as well as women in general, in her country, Uganda.

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