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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: 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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Age Limit: What Recent Museveni Media Interviews Say about His Life Presidency Plot

Dear Ugandans and Members of Parliament, With distress and feeling grossly disappointed, I have been attentively listening to President Yoweri Museveni's recent interviews especially those hinged on his over stay in power. I especially got interested in his most recent interview with Aljazeera. There are two responses by His Excellency in

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‘Opposition MPs are not Hooligans but Liberators’

To my President HE YK Museveni: I am heart broken by events of this week which many writers and your objective comrades have likened to the 1966 constitutional crisis and the events that motivated you and fallen comrades to opt for war. There is something small I want to bring to your

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Andrew Mwenda: Why Age Limit Should Be Removed

I want to ask all these bellicose MPs and opposition activists opposing the amendment of the constitution to remove age limits: what is wrong with a person of 75 years and above running for president? Do you really believe Amama Mbabazi or Ruhakana Rugunda should be blocked from running for

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Besigye’s Sister Attacks Rugunda Over Age Limit, Lectures Him on Age and Intellect

Dr Olive C Kobusingye, a younger sister to Uganda’s opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, has taken on Prime minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda for his support of the age limit. A medical practitioner, Kobusingye has poked holes into Rugunda’s statement that there was no scientific evidence that old age affected the performance

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Mr Museveni: Ugandans Can’t Trust you with their Land, Constitution

To my President HE YK Museveni, For three months now, I have been analyzing views of many people in Uganda on mainly two issues; 1. Their Land 2. Their Constitution 1. Their Land - it may finally be done at parliament as before but your Excellency, the people of Uganda do not trust you

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‘Uganda Is Bigger Than You’ – Cleric Tells off Museveni on Age Limit Plot

Mr President, I want to believe that you still remember in 1996, I was on Museveni team that was soliciting for votes in Kigezi region. On that team, which was chaired by Shem Bagaine, I was in charge of mobilisation and I think we did a good job. During one of

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Rakai Woman MP Kinyamatama: Why I support Age Limit Removal, Museveni Life Presidency

I decided to make it a routine that once in a while I provoke discourse on this forum on age limit issue so that as the country’s youth we appreciate where each of us draws their attitude toward that great question of the day. That great question should, unlike Bismarck’s famous

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Museveni Indirectly Defends His Plan to Stand for President Beyond 75 Years

Ever since the controversial presidential age limit debate took over public for a debate, its immediate subject, three-decade president Yoweri Museveni has been silent about it, only suggesting that Ugandans would decide. President Museveni’s other most quoted interview on the age limit is the one he gave NTV in 2016. In

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