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Mao and Nambooze

Watermelons Vs Pumpkins: Besigye’s People’s Government Resurrects Mao-Nambooze Fight

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze Bakireke has accused Democratic Party (DP) president general Norbert Mao of double standards after he criticized her of joining Besigye’s People’s Government. Last week, Dr Kizza Besigye, Uganda’s veteran opposition leader, inaugurated the people’s cabinet and assembly at an event held in Wakiso district. At least three

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President Museveni

NRM CEC Endorses Museveni Sole Candidature for 2021 and Beyond

Museveni sole candidature: NRM Central Executive Committee (CEC) has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni's sole candidature in the 2021 election. On the last day of a five-day retreat at Chobe Safari Lodge in Nwoya District, CEC, the NRM's supreme organ, resolved that nobody should compete with Museveni in the race for the

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FDC Spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda

FDC: Museveni, SFC Commander Nabasa Beating War Drums

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has accused President Yoweri Museveni and  Special Forces Command (SFC) commander Maj Gen Don William Nabasa of beating war drums. Adddressing reporters at party headquarters at Najjanankumbi in Kampala on Monday, FDC spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda said the party was “is concerned with war

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Kizza Besigye

Besigye Talked to Bobi Wine, Muntu about People’s Government – Spokesperson

Uganda's veteran opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye talked to politicians Mugisha Muntu and Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, his People's Government has said. Last week, Besigye inaugurated his People's Government but emerging politician and musician Bobi Wine, also the Kyadondo East MP, was missing, and so was Muntu, the former Forum

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Kagame and Museveni

Kagame: South African Elements Brewing Trouble Between Uganda and Rwanda

Rwanda's president, Paul Kagame, has accused elements in South Africa of sowing seeds of division between Kigali and Kampala. In recent times, Uganda and Rwanda have had their strained relations. Although Kagame and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, have met severally, discussed and committed to work together again, the former is concerned

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MTN CEO Wim Vanhelleputte and SFC commander Maj Gen Don Nabaasa

Are MTN Deportations Linked to Coup Attempt Reports?

Last week, Kampala deported MTN Uganda CEO Wim Vanhelleputte days after reports of a foiled coup attempt against President Yoweri Museveni’s 33-year government. A deportation order signed by internal affairs minister Gen Jeje Odongo described Vanhelleputte as an “undesirable immigrant.” Police said the deportation was in “national security” interest. Vanhelleputte’s deportation followed that

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Mubarak Munyagwa

MP Munyagwa Faces Bribery Charges

Kawempe South MP Mubarak Munyagwa is facing bribery charges in the Anti-Corruption Court for reportedly influencing Kawempe Division Urban Council's appointments to the Kampala City Land Board. Munyagwa is the incoming chairperson of parliament's Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase). He is expected to take over from Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu

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Besigye addresses the People's Assembly in Wakiso

Besigye Unveils ‘People’s Government’ Cabinet, Assembly

Uganda's veteran opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye has formally unveiled his 'People's Government' cabinet and parliament almost three years since he swore himself in as 'president'. In May 2016, Besigye, of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), took oath in a mock swearing ceremony in May 2018 in an undisclosed location

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Nandala Mafabi to Head Public Accounts Committee Again

Budadiri West Member of Parliament Nathan Nandala Mafabi has Thursday assumed leadership of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), one of the four accountability committees in Parliament. Mafabi, a former Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, will be chairing the committee for the second time, having first chaired it in the Eighth

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Phiona Mirembe Interview With The Tower Post

INTERVIEW: Meet Phiona Mirembe, the Lawyer Who Wants to Run For President

With less than two and a half years to the 2021 Presidential Elections, one woman has revealed her intention to stand for the country’s top most office. Phiona Mirembe, a Kampala-based lawyer, has decided to challenge President Museveni in the upcoming General Election. Mirembe’s decision, which she announced via her Facebook page

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