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Museveni Campaigns for NRM Candidate for Rukungiri Women MP Seat

President Yoweri Museveni has started canvassing for votes for the National Resistance Movement flag bearer, Winfred Matsiko Komuhangi, in the by-elections for the Women Parliamentary seat for Rukungiri District, South Western Region. Museveni who is the National Chairman of the NRM addressed 4 Movement supporters’ rallies in Nyakishenyi, Nyarushanje, Buyanja and

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EC Sets Date for LC1 Elections

The Electoral Commission has finally set July 10th as the date for Local Council (LC) and Women Council elections. While addressing a press conference held at the Electoral Commission headquarters on Friday morning, the Commission’s Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama revealed that the set was set after government released the funds for

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Besigye Meets Opposition MPs at Parliament

Uganda's opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has Wednesday met with opposition members of parliament. The meeting took place in the boardroom of the Leader of Opposition at Parliament. Although it was held in private, this website understands that was the meeting was summoned to resolve differences that had emerged from the 2016

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Ex Gender Minister Nakadama Appointed New Pakistani Envoy to Uganda

Former State Minister for Gender and Culture Rukia Nakadama has been appointed the new Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Uganda. Rukia Nakadama has by appointed by the Ministry of Foreign affairs, replacing the late Bonny Mwebesa Katatumba, who served as the Consul for 17 years. Bonny Katatumba passed away in February 2017. His

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Museveni to South Sudan Leaders: Violence is Not a Means of Conflict Resolution

President Yoweri Museveni has advised warring factions of the South Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) to drop violence as a means of conflict resolution, saying it is inappropriate. "When it comes to a political disagreement like we have here (South Sudan), we must have a scientific approach to its resolution," said

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Museveni Urges MPs to Allocate More Funds to Youths

President Yoweri Museveni has urged members of the Ugandan legislature to put emphasis on the allocation of more funds to programs that facilitate and propel development of wananchi in the country. He said that the funds are now available and what is required is proper budgeting as well as ensuring that

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Andrew Mwenda: Why Museveni May Rule for Life

By Andrew M. Mwenda I hold a fundamental disagreement with many Ugandan elites when it comes to the discussion of succession. In debating whether President Yoweri Museveni should go or stay we are not indulging in an abstract theoretical exercise but a challenge of practical politics. There are two positions we

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Museveni Warns Newspapers on “Confusing Society With False Information”

President Yoweri Museveni has warned some newspapers against publicising false information that can cause confusion in society. He said that the print media should always work for peace instead of making it a business to spread discord. “I want really to warn some of these newspapers that we are here to

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