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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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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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Museveni: With Hoima-Tanga Pipeline, Uganda’s Growth is Unstoppable

We are here today to lay the Foundation stone for the construction of the Hoima-Tanga pipeline to bring the crude oil from the Mwitanzigye area (Lake Albert) to the Tanga Port. This is a great event for the two countries and for East Africa. This pipeline is not just for the

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MP Peter Ogwang: We cannot Lose Precious Yoweri Museveni Because of Age Limit

For the next two weeks, I will be combing my constituency -Usuk County in Katakwi district to consult and educate my electorate on the pending Constitutional Amendment Bill. To be precise, I will be consulting them on article 26 and article 102 (b) of the Constitution which seeks to give government

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Nicholas Opiyo: Here is How to Solve the Amuru Land Puzzle

It is easy to get lost in the midst of all the goings on; the ill-advised threat to use brute force to occupy the disputed land (boy I hope the minister was misquoted!), the police interrogation of area MPs, the killing episodes that go unprotected etc. But let us step back

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MP Simeo Nsubuga Not Fit to Appear Before Kabaka – Nambooze

I’m so surprised that Kassanda County MP Simeo Nsubuga went to participate in a cultural function when he is ignorant of our culture as the Baganda. On commencing a public function the Kabaka appoints a Kattikiro without Ddamula to head the ceremony. For [Monday’s coronation anniversary in Mubende] Owekitiibwa Kiyimba was

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