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23 Oct 2019 | 12:06 PM UTC

Uganda: Students protest in Kampala October 22

Uganda News Alert

Students protest in Kampala on October 22; further protests likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/23/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/25/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Kampala). COUNTRY/REGION Uganda

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Event

Thousands of students from the Makerere University protested in Kampala on Tuesday, October 22, to denounce rising university fees. Protesters intended to reach the Presidential Palace before being stopped by police forces. At least 20 of them were arrested.

Further protests are possible in the coming hours and days.  

Advice

Individuals in Kampala are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

 

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