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Andrew Mwenda: Why We Must all Condemn the Brutal Arrest, Torture of Bobi Wine

By Andrew M. Mwenda I have read the report of the Uganda Human Rights Commission on the way Bobi Wine was arrested and tortured and it is disturbing. He was not at the scene of the incident where the president’s convoy was pelted with stones. The SFC soldiers who arrested and

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Muniini Mulera: Why I Have Resigned From FDC

By Muniini K. Mulera I have been greatly honoured to be an active member of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) since its inception thirteen years ago. During part of that period, I have served as a member of the National Executive Committee, the National Council, the National Delegates Conference and

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Bobi Wine: Why Am Supporting Kassiano Wadri in Arua Municipality By-Election

By Bobi Wine MY MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE OF ARUA: Brothers and sisters, I come here today after thinking so hard for so many days. I was supposed to be here much earlier in the campaigns but I am here only a few hours to the election. It is not that I was

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Andrew Mwenda: The Break Up of FDC has Finally Arrived, I Predicted It

By Andrew Mwenda My predictions have finally come true: FDC is breaking up: 22 out of its 36 members of parliament are quitting to form a new political party. And these 22 are the most enlightened individuals in FDC. Initially they will present the party as a pressure group to avoid the

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OPINION: Museveni is Not Responsible for Your Success or Failure

By Edison Simon Waya Before you go all Rambo on me and shoot me down first hear me out. I am against all the evil we are experiencing under this government. These evils are and not limited to Corruption, foolish ideas, poor planning, lack of creativity, lack of innovation, an enormous

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Andrew Mwenda: The Tax on Mobile Money, Social Media is Good for Uganda’s Revenue

By Andrew Mwenda Since government introduced a tax on mobile money and social media, there has been deafening opposition to it from every quarter of Ugandan public opinion. The very Ugandans complaining against this tax are the same people who constantly demand a large basket of public goods and services to

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Rwanda-Arsenal Deal: Strategic or Misappropriated Sponsorship Strategy?

By: Lisa Delpy Neirotti, Ph.D Destination marketing through sport sponsorship is not a new concept as exemplified by Mexico, Bermuda, Florida, Alberta and many other city, states, and countries. However, the Visit Rwanda sponsorship of Arsenal F.C.’s jersey sleeve for $39 million US over three years is raising eyebrows worldwide. Though the reported

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