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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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‘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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Gawaya Tegulle: How I was Fired for Hosting Besigye on UBC TV

July 2007. I forget the date. It must have been 12th. But it was one of those mornings when you have no idea things are about to go very wrong – after all the sun had still come out from the East as usual and it didn’t look like it

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Winnie Kiiza: 10 Reasons Why Ugandans MUST Reject Controversial Land Bill

The Constitution ( Amendment) Bill 2017 which was read for the First time in Parliament and referred to the Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs last week is not only unconstitutional but also illegal and brought in bad faith and should be opposed and rejected by all good loving Ugandans

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