Protest

18
Nov
11:42 UTC

Uganda Tactical: At least one person killed in ongoing violent protests in several locations across Kampala on November 18; avoid all travel

Please be advised

  • Emerging reports indicate that at least one person has been killed in ongoing violent protests across several locations during the afternoon hours in Kampala on November 18. 
  • Sources indicate at least one person has been killed due to security forces firing live ammunition to disperse protests. Police are also using tear gas to disperse crowds. 
  • Locations include Kiseka, Nasser Road, Old Kampala, Martin Road, Northern Bypass, and Banda.
  • Emerging reports indicate that the protests are ongoing to demonstrate against presidential candidate Bobi Wine’s imprisonment in Luuka district while addressing a rally on November 18.

Recommendations

Those operating or residing in Kampala on November 18 are advised to avoid all travel to the vicinity of  Kiseka, Nasser Road, Old Kampala, Martin Road, Northern Bypass, and Banda, as well as avoid any large gathering in other locations due to the ongoing protests and the associated civil unrest.

COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Low
AFFECTED AREA Kampala, Uganda
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Extreme
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Credible

Please be advised

  • Emerging reports indicate that at least one person has been killed in ongoing violent protests across several locations during the afternoon hours in Kampala on November 18. 
  • Sources indicate at least one person has been killed due to security forces firing live ammunition to disperse protests. Police are also using tear gas to disperse crowds. 
  • Locations include Kiseka, Nasser Road, Old Kampala, Martin Road, Northern Bypass, and Banda.
  • Emerging reports indicate that the protests are ongoing to demonstrate against presidential candidate Bobi Wine’s imprisonment in Luuka district while addressing a rally on November 18.

Recommendations

Those operating or residing in Kampala on November 18 are advised to avoid all travel to the vicinity of  Kiseka, Nasser Road, Old Kampala, Martin Road, Northern Bypass, and Banda, as well as avoid any large gathering in other locations due to the ongoing protests and the associated civil unrest.

COUNTRY RISK LEVEL Low
AFFECTED AREA Kampala, Uganda
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL Extreme
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Credible