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Andrew Mwenda: Muntu’s Defeat Marks End of Decent Politics in FDC

Opinion: Andrew Mwenda “Follow an idea from its birth to its triumph,” Bertrand de Jouvenel observed in his 1948 volume, On Power, “and it becomes clear that it came to power at the price of an astounding degradation of itself. The result is not reason which has found a guide but

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I am Not an NRM Mole in FDC – Mugisha Muntu

Opinion: Mugisha Muntu I have heard some people spread rumours that I am an NRM mole in FDC. Today, I would like to address this issue in detail. I am a founding member of FDC. In fact, I was one of the people that got the party registered. Once we had done

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Andrew Mwenda: What Happened to Mugabe Cannot Happen to Museveni

Opinion: Andrew M. Mwenda The fall of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has been welcomed by many Ugandans with excitement. For many people tired of President Yoweri Museveni’s long rule, Mugabe’s fall gives hope that their nightmare is about to end. That a long serving president who had ruled his country like

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Andrew Mwenda: NRM Has Miserably Failed to Justify Age Limit Removal

Opinion: Andrew Mwenda The real crisis of the NRM The debate on the proposed amendment of the constitution to remove the age limit has gathered a lot of momentum. Across the country people are debating. Yet the NRM which began it still lacks a sense of purpose and direction. It has no

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Full Statement: Raila Odinga Announces Next Course of Action

This is the much-awaited statement by Raila Odinga, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) candidate on the disputed repeat poll result that saw rival Uhuru Kenyatta win with over 98 per cent. We Reject Sham Elections: Nasa Campaign For Electoral Justice And Democracy       Ladies and gentlemen The meaningless exercise, a charade purported to be

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Nobert Mao: Museveni Does Not Deserve to Rule Uganda Anymore

Opinion : Nobert Mao Why there is Museveni fatigue in Uganda (Part 2) Opinion polls show that Museveni does not enjoy a winning majority. There is Museveni fatigue all over the country. He is like a man who 30 years ago gave Uganda a cheque and upon presentation has been returned to

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Andrew Mwenda: Why I Work for Museveni

OPINION: ANDREW MWENDA   Controversial journalist Andrew Mujuni Mwenda has explained why he works for Uganda's three-decade president Yoweri Museveni. Mwenda was responding to attacks from supporters of musician and legislator Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. In a recent social media post, Andrew Mwenda said Bobi was unfit to even head a

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Kenya Election: IEBC Commissioner Akombe Full Resignation Statement

For many months now, I have questioned my role as a commissioner at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. But I have soldiered on hoping that we could collectively find a way of addressing the crisis our country faces today. I have agonised over the decision to leave my committed IEBC

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