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Bobi Wine Tells Museveni to Forget about Standing for President in 2021

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu has responded to President Yoweri Museveni’s letter on by-elections. Bobi Wine thanks president Museveni for congratulating him, counters his argument on youth, biology and ideology, castigates the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s commercialization of politics. Bobi Wine also responds to Museveni argument that the media do

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Dear Museveni: Don’t Take Us Back to Amin’s & Obote’s Dark Days

It was at around 4pm 29th July, 1985 while at a fundraising that was supposed to be presided over by Chris Rwakasisi at St John's SS Nyabwina play ground, that the news which my family and many other NRA war believers were waiting for came in. Yes, it was the first

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CHRIS OBORE: Will it be Wrong for Bobi Wine to Receive Shs 200 Million Car Money?

Musician, activist and politician Bobi Wine (real name Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu) on Thursday won the Kyadondo East by-election with just over 77 per cent of the total votes cast. Bobi Wine will be sworn in to serve as a representative of his constituency in Uganda’s Parliament. However, as before his inauguration, Bobi

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‘Uganda’s Budget is a Bunch of Wasteful Expenditure’

Uganda’s National Budget is a collection of wasteful expenditure. Budget has allocated resources as though Uganda’s economy is doing great. The Budget continued to prioritise infrastructure (roads - including rail and energy) yet what the economy needs now is a stimulus. The Budget is sticking to the script even when

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A Tale of Torture at Naggalama:  The Day Police Pepper Sprayed Suspects

I have been detained at a number of Police Stations including but not limited to Wandegeya, Jinja Road, Central Police, Kabalagala, Soroti, and Luwero but one of the most "spectacular" was Naggalama, a cousin of Nalufenya's. Naggalama is the place where "Crime Preventers" give orders to Police Officers. Naggalama is the place

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Dear Kenyan Opposition, Stop Making Irresponsible Threats

A group of opposition politicians led by Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama made some interesting demands and threats the other day. The same demands were repeated by the National Super Alliance leadership on Sunday in Nakuru. The threats are summarised thus: If the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission does not immediately

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Why Kenya’s Electoral Commission Must Resolve its Self-Imposed Dilemma

OPINION/OKECH KENDO The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is at a crossroads. The referee is undecided on how to proceed, even though the Constitution guarantees its operational independence. Ahead of the supposedly independent electoral agency lie two roads: One is the constitutionally and legally-defined way to a free and fair election.

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Open Letter to West Ankole Bishop-Elect Twinomujuni

From Kyeitembe Parish, Greater Archdeaconry, West Ankole Diocese May 10, 2017 To: My Beloved Bishop-Elect West Ankole Diocese Dear My Lord Bishop- Elect RE: MY CONGRATULATION MESSAGE TO YOU Praise God and His son our saviour Jesus Christ. Congratulations upon your election as the 4th Bishop of West Ankole Diocese. It’s a great blessing to have

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TORTURE: Why Parliament’s Pre-Arranged Visit to Nalufenya won’t Achieve Much

MPs are set to visit the Nalufenya police station today to assess if acts of torture are committed there. They follow after Uganda Human Rights Commission that visited the facility a few days ago. The visits are pre-arranged, the facility is expecting them. They will tour the facility and give it

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