June 24, 2021


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Kampala Remains Calm Ahead of Bobi Wine Trial

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Following two days of demonstrations down in the city center and various parts of the country, on the third day the situation in Kampala has been calm and business running albeit slowly.

NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, whose arrest on Wednesday sparked violent protests in which over 30 lives were lots is expected in court today.

NUP officials at the Iganga Chief Magistrates Court

A few city arcades downtown remained closed through midmorning on Friday, while the number of people on the streets also seemed low.

The streets of Kampala are generally less crowded

Traffic flowed easily on most roads entering the city with no visible jam as has been the case normally.

Heavy security deployment of LDUs and Anti-riot a police is also noticeable on various city streets.

Some of the traders who opened up their businesses are uncertain about how the day will end given what transpired over the past two days.

Some shops in Kampala remained closed

“We are on standby because you never know the reaction of the citizens as you may see outside our shops,” one told ChimpReports.

In his campaigns held in Kotido last evening President Museveni assured that nobody will interfere with the peace in the country and the ongoing Electoral process.

He went ahead and Warned demonstrators against attacking NRM supporters that they will not look at them as they distablize the country.

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