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Louise Mushikiwabo: Meet the Rwandan Woman Heading French-Speaking Countries’ Community

Until last week, Louise Mushikiwabo was the powerful minister of foreign affairs in the government of Paul Kagame in Rwanda. She has now been replaced by Dr Richard Sezibera, another powerful figure in Rwanda’s politics. Sezibera is a former secretary general of regional East African Community. Mushikiwabo will be taking on a

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Rwandan president Paul Kagame. Courtesy Photo

Kagame Cabinet Reshuffle: Cabinet Size Slashed, More Women Appointed; Sezibera Replaces Mushikiwabo

Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame on Thursday shook up his cabinet, slashing it by 15 per cent and appointing more women. Kagame reduced the number of ministers (and ministries) from 31 to 26. Slashed ministerial positions are: minister of lands and forestry, junior education minister in charge of technical and vocational education and

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Bobi Wine with Jennifer Musisi

Bobi Wine Praises Jennifer Musisi for Taking Bold Step to Resign

Kyadondo East MP and singer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has welcomed the resignation of Jennifer Musisi as the executive director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). In a 21-page letter on Monday, Musisi wrote to president Yoweri Museveni informing him of her decision to quit as KCCA boss in

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Horse Riding at ‘Equestrian center’ Speke Resort Munyonyo

Before we all had cars to drive in, people used horses to get around, even Jesus had a triumphant entry to Jerusalem on a horse. There are many obvious benefits to riding horses. Horses are even used in therapy for mentally disabled children! To the casual observer it may look like all

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ASP Pamela Kentaro Speaks Out on ‘Spying on Bobi Wine’ Allegations

Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Pamela Kentaro, attached to Police Counter Terrorism has denied spying on Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine as he returned to the country from the United States. On Thursday, photos of Pamela on the same flight with Bobi Wine circulated on Social Media with

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Bobi Wine Mourns Former DPC Muhammad Kirumira

Kyadondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has joined Ugandans to mourn former Buyende District Police Commander Muhammad Kirumira. Kirumira and his wife Mariam were gunned by unknown assailants at Bulenga on Saturday evening. In a post via Facebook, Bobi Wine described the late Kirumira as an "outspoken police

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Bobi Wine Named Among Top 100 Most influential Young Africans

Ugandan musician, activist and Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has been named among the Top 100 most influential young Africans by the Africa Youth Awards. The prestigious list released annually was launched in 2016 and features young politicians, activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, digital influencers, philanthropists and  athletes across

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4,000 Gays to Gather, Have Open S3x at Nyege Nyege – Former Minister Nsaba Buturo

The former State Minister for Ethics and Integrity and Bufumbira East MP James Nsaba Buturo has asked Parliament intervene in blocking the upcoming MTN Nyege Nyege festival, The Tower Post reports. Buturo informed Parliament on Wednesday that he has information that over 4000 homosexuals are to converge in Jinja this weekend and have

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American National Who Assaulted Grand Imperial Hotel Staff Granted Bail

Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has granted bail to a 70 year-old American who is accused of assaulting a hotel employee. However Jimmy Taylor, denied the charges brought before him and Magistrate Robert Mukanza granted him bail. A non - cash bail of one million Uganda Shillings was granted after presenting substantial

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