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Museveni starts weekly Sunday briefings today

By Conan Businge

Added 22nd November 2020 05:54 AM

β€œHe will be addressing the nation, especially in relation to the riots which have been in various parts of the country."

Museveni starts weekly Sunday briefings today

β€œHe will be addressing the nation, especially in relation to the riots which have been in various parts of the country."

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to address the nation every Sunday, starting today. 

The Senior Press Secretary to President Museveni, Don Wanyama, in a tweet, said, "President Kaguta Museveni will, starting this Sunday, and on each subsequent Sunday during the campaign season, conduct a national address on key issues."

Wanyama added that the theme for this Sunday's address is; "Security & Economic Recovery."

This was also confirmed by the government spokesperson, Ofwono Opondo, during a talk show on Saturday, November 21.

"He will be addressing the nation, especially in relation to the riots which have been in various parts of the country," he said.

At least 30 people were killed in various parts of the country and 80 others injured according to the police and other reports, following protests against the arrest of National Unity Platform's (NUP), party president, Robert Kyagulanyi.

Kyagulanyi, who is in the race for the Presidential seat, was arrested on Wednesday, November 18, on allegations of having breached guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic, on his campaign rally, in Luuka district. He was on Friday, 20 November, released on bail.

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