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Why Museveni’s Plan to Scrap Over 30 Agencies & Authorities is a Great Idea

I would like to take this opportunity to applaud president Museveni over his circular to some of his ministers that is making rounds on social media. In my view, This is the boldest, smartest and wisest decision the president has made in his current Kisanja. In the directive, issued in July

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Lessons from Kagame’s Re-election and Inauguration, and the Kagame the West Knows Not

It was an inauguration ceremony like no other, everybody was saying, with lessons for Rwandans and fellow Africans. They were referring to last Friday’s swearing in of President Paul Kagame for another term. A friend made this observation: The African Union Summit might well convene now and get some business done

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End of Raila Odinga’s Political Career, and Odingaism?

Raila Odinga will not run again for president unless the Supreme Court demands a presidential election re-run. He has said as much in an interview with a British newspaper Financial Times. If the Supreme Court upholds the electoral commission’s declaration of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election, it will probably mark the decline of

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Does Odinga’s Petition against Kenyatta Victory Hold Water?

The National Super Alliance (NASA) on Friday set the battleground at the Supreme Court in a petition that seeks to annul President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. IEBC declared Uhuru the winner on August 11 with a 54 per cent against Raila's 44 per cent, hence avoiding a runoff. But Raila Odinga, in the

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Why the Makers of Uganda’s Constitution Included a Presidential Age Limit

There has been debate about the age limit provided for in article 102b of Uganda’s constitution, with focus being on whether to remove or maintain the limit. The age limit clause bars everyone below the age of 35 and all those over age 75 from standing for president. The debate on age

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Lumumba: Besigye is a Pig in the FDC Animal Farm

  PUBLIC LETTER: MR. BESIGYE! WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU EXACTLY? Picture: Yesterday my brother Gen. Taban Amin meeting Yoweri Museveni who came to campaign for his son Taban Amin junior in the race for the Kabanda North Constituency parliamentary seat. Taban is my father's eldest son. A former Russian trained jet

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CHRIS OBORE: MPs Must Question KCCA on Death of Vendor Basemera

OPINION: CHRIS OBORE We should not let the life of the late Olivia Basemera (street vendor) just go like that. KCCA must be forced to represent interests of wider society not narrow capitalist needs. When parliament resumes this matter must be discussed- I hope any MP is reading this and I will

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‘Church Helping Museveni Amend His Age Through Date of Baptism’

PROOF OF COMMISSION (OR ABETMENT OF) FORGERY BY THE CHURCH OF UGANDA Over the past sixty hours, little else besides the incredulous “discovery” of a purported register of baptisms featuring one Yoeri Museveni, alleged to be the aspiring Monarch of Uganda, Gen. Yoweri Museveni, has been discussed. My initial reaction to the

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Raila Odinga to IEBC: Stop Frustrating my Voters, Agents

NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga has asked the IEBC to desist from frustrating his agents at polling stations. The Opposition coalition wanted to adopt polling stations but its brigade were required to have letters. Most of the agents had letter heads bearing Raila's symbol instead of that of the National Super Alliance. "IEBC

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