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Bobi Wine Tells Museveni to Forget about Standing for President in 2021

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu has responded to President Yoweri Museveni’s letter on by-elections. Bobi Wine thanks president Museveni for congratulating him, counters his argument on youth, biology and ideology, castigates the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s commercialization of politics. Bobi Wine also responds to Museveni argument that the media do

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Museveni Indirectly Defends His Plan to Stand for President Beyond 75 Years

Ever since the controversial presidential age limit debate took over public for a debate, its immediate subject, three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has been silent about it, only suggesting that Ugandans would decide. President Museveni’s other most quoted interview on the age limit is the one he gave NTV in 2016. In

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Airtel, Buganda Kingdom Handover Shs110m Kabaka Run Proceeds towards Fight to End Sickle Cells

Airtel Uganda together with the Buganda Kingdom have handed over Shs.110,000,000/- (One hundred and ten million shillings)  that was collected during the Kabaka Birthday Run 2017   as a contribution towards the fight to end Sickle cells in Uganda . The handover to the Central Public Health Laboratory under the Ministry of

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Museveni Mourns Fallen Iganga Woman MP Kaudha Hailat

President Yoweri Museveni has joined the 10th Parliament, relatives and friends in mourning fallen Iganga District Woman MP Grace Hailat Kaudha Magumba. Kaudha early on Saturday morning succumbed to preeclampsia, a type of high blood pressure common in pregnant women. Museveni in his condolence message described the deceased legislator as “a rising

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Fallen Mbarara Radio Presenter Kyakabale Eulogised, to Be Laid to Rest Today

Nkwasiibwe Alex, the Radio West presenter who died at the weekend will be laid to rest today at Nyarurambi, Mparo in Kabale district. Popularly referred to as “Kyakabale’, the presenter succumbed to heart failure. He had reportedly been battling with the condition for three years. He died at the age of 43 and

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15 Women Died in Labour the Day MP Kaudha Succumbed to Pregnancy Complications

Iganga District Woman MP Grace Hailat Kaudha Magumba early Saturday morning succumbed to preeclampsia, a type of high blood pressure common in pregnant women. The young legislator (in her late 20s) was laid to rest on Sunday. She was five-months pregnant. Preeclampsia is a condition during pregnancy where there is a sudden rise

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The 1999 Letter that Made Besigye and Museveni Political Rivals Until Today

The year was 1999 and President Yoweri Museveni’s ex-personal doctor, Dr Kizza Besigye, wrote a lengthy missive against the establishment that was in power for 13 years then. Museveni and his allies were infuriated. They said Besigye ought not have washed the dirty linen in public. He should have used

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Dear Museveni: Don’t Take Us Back to Amin’s & Obote’s Dark Days

It was at around 4pm 29th July, 1985 while at a fundraising that was supposed to be presided over by Chris Rwakasisi at St John's SS Nyabwina play ground, that the news which my family and many other NRA war believers were waiting for came in. Yes, it was the first

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‘Shs 350 Million, Loan Bailout for Each MP’ to Remove Presidential Age Limit

Uganda faces yet another constitutional challenge as debate over the presidential age limit gathers momentum. The age limit clause in the national constitution is the only stumbling block that stands in the country’s three-decade’s president’s quest for another term in office. The constitution bars anyone to stand for presidency below the age

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CHRIS OBORE: Will it be Wrong for Bobi Wine to Receive Shs 200 Million Car Money?

Musician, activist and politician Bobi Wine (real name Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu) on Thursday won the Kyadondo East by-election with just over 77 per cent of the total votes cast. Bobi Wine will be sworn in to serve as a representative of his constituency in Uganda’s Parliament. However, as before his inauguration, Bobi

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