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Amnesty International Wants ‘Absurd Charges’ Against Stella Nyanzi Dropped

International Human Rights organization Amnesty International has called on the Ugandan government to drop what they referred to as absurd charges against Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi. “Ugandan authorities must immediately drop charges against radical academic Stella Nyanzi and put a stop to the charade that has seen her spend

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Former Prime Minister Robin Apolo Nsibambi. Courtesy Photo

Nsibambi: Museveni Must Name Successor; Besigye So Arrogant; Bobi Wine Using Wrong Method

Former Prime Minister Prof Robin Apolo Nsibambi has wants President Yoweri Museveni to ‘anoint’ a successor and play an advisory role for the next government. Museveni has been Uganda’s president since 1986 when he took power after a five-year bush war. On ascent to power, Museveni said the problem of Africa was

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Museveni Speaks on Reports of Giving Kampala Youths Money to Shun Bobi Wine

President Yoweri Museveni has cleared the air on reports that he is giving youths in opposition strongholds money to make them reject politicians such as Dr Kizza Besigye and Bobi Wine.  In recent months, Museveni has extended financial help to youth groups in Rukungiri, Kampala and Wakiso districts. Rukungiri is home to

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MP Zaake Narrates How He Survived Arua Torment; Sends Message to Museveni

Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake Butebi has narrated what he went through during the August 13 violence in the West Nile district of Arua. On Monday, Zaake took time to narrate to reporters the events leading to the August 13 violence in which singer and MP Bobi Wine's driver Yasin Kawuma

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Bobi Wine Speaks on Kyarenga Namboole Concert Cancellation; Accepts to Find Another Venue

Singer Bobi Wine has spoken out after Namboole  Stadium Management cancelled his November 9 Kyarenga Concert following a Fufa Complaint. http://thetowerpost.com/2018/10/20/again-bobi-wine-november-9-kyarenga-namboole-concert-cancelled-fufa-says-concert-will-stop-cranes-afcon-qualification/ Bobi Wine said he would find an alternative venue as Namboole management recommended. "Regarding the concert, the good news is that we are actively looking at different options and will communicate very

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Tear Gas, Live Bullets as Former MP Kyamadidi Declares Move to FDC

Police has Thursday afternoon fired tear gas and live bullets to disperse crowds who had gathered as former Rwampara Member of Parliament Vincent Kyamadidi declared his move from ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) to opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Kyamadiidi lost the seat to Charles Ngabirano in the 2016 polls

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Bobi Wine: I’m Joining Politics because our Previous MPs Have been Greedy

Ugandan singer Bobi Wine has explained why he has decided to contest for the Kyadondo East MP seat. Bobi Wine, real names Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi, told Delta TV on Wednesday that the constituency’s previous MPs had been selfish and had betrayed the people. “When I had just come to Magere, Sitenda Ssebalu

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Bobi Wine Reveals Intentions to Contest for Kyadondo East MP Seat

Popular Ugandan musician, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better known by his stage name Bobi Wine has revealed his intentions to contest for Kyadondo East Member of Parliament. This comes after Court of Appeal on Wednesday nullified the election of Kyadondo East MP (in Wakiso district) Apollo Kantinti and ordered that a fresh

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Museveni Says the Opposition Wants to Fail His Govt

President Yoweri Museveni told a campaign rally at Pajule Primary School in Lapul Sub-county, Pader District on Tuesday that opposition politicians wanted his government to fail by pressurising him to do many things at once. “These people… Opposition, they don’t want planning, they want okutomera [crash] , they want us [government]

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FULL STATEMENT: Gov’t Dismisses Museveni-Besigye Dialogue Reports

Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has said termed claims that president Yoweri Museveni had okayed dialogue and the audit of last year’s presidential poll results as “false... drama and comedy”. Dr Besigye has been quoted by sections of the media as confirming that there were plans for him and Museveni to have

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