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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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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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Tamale Mirundi: Andrew Mwenda is Mad, Bobi Wine Should Ignore Him

Joseph Tamale Mirundi, President Yoweri Museveni’s controversial advisor on media, has attacked the president’s ‘media consultant’ and journalist Andrew Mwenda. Mirundi was responding to Mwenda’s recent exchanges with  Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. In his posts, widely shared on social media, Mwenda has said Bobi Wine is ignorant

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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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Andrew Mwenda: Bobi Wine Lacks the Basic Competences to Even Manage a Village

Opinion: Andrew Mwenda Why Bobi Wine is misguided   So Bobi Wine issued a “letter to Young Ugandans” in which he claims that colonialism marked Uganda’s golden age. This is the problem with President Yoweri Museveni’s critics - always ignorant and emotional and their arguments always lack substance in both matter and manner.   I

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Why Social Media Anger Alone Can’t Stop Museveni Life Presidency

Finally, after a brief scuffle, opposition MPs were suspended from parliament for three sittings by the speaker, then physically overwhelmed and picked out of the parliamentary chamber like chicken thieves - exactly as I had predicted. I am still intrigued President Yoweri Museveni did not use uniformed soldiers with automatic

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Andrew Mwenda: Opposition Can’t Stop Museveni Age Limit Removal

Uganda will amend the constitution and remove age limit easily because the NRM party has an overwhelming 82% majority in parliament. Then Museveni will win the 2021 presidential elections because his opponents have consistently failed to learn the basic principle of marketing - product differentiation. The best strategy for Museveni's critics

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Mwenda Hits Back at Stella Nyanzi: She is Shallow Minded

Controversial veteran journalist Andrew Mwenda has described Makerere research fellow, Dr. Stella Nyanzi as a “shallow minded pseudo-intellectual” with a “deep seated intellectual inferiority complex.” Dr. Nyanzi has been in lime light following her recently launched war against the first lady and Minister of Education, Janet Museveni. Minister Janet says the government

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