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Tony Elumelu Calls for Unity and Commitment to Build A Better Africa at The Africa Now Summit

At the inaugural Africa Now Conference held in Kampala, Tony Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings and the United Bank for Africa, challenged African leaders to prioritize the future of the African continent. Giving the keynote address, entitled “The Leadership Needed to Catalyse Africa’s Transformation”, to

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Uganda’s Second Liberation Struggle

It’s important that Ugandans, especially, the young people, clearly understand the political challenges that bedevil our country and how we ought to confront and overcome them. This piece has been prompted by the discernible misunderstanding as to what the current political struggles are about and what their trajectory is. How did Uganda,

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Rwandan refugees previously repatriated. Courtesy Photo

Uganda Ponders Sending Away Thousands of Rwandan Refugees

Uganda's government will soon decide on whether to send back all Rwandan refugees that have been living in the country for years. What this move means is that thousands of Rwandans will have their refugee statuses cancelled. Government estimates that at least 14,000 Rwandans are living in the country since the

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Dr Stella Nyanzi. Courtesy Photo

Abusing Museveni’s Mother: Bobi Wine, Activists Demand Stella Nyanzi’s Immediate Release

 Singer Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has called for the release of controversial Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi. Nyanzi is a member of People Power, a loose movement led by Bobi Wine, also the Kyadondo East MP. Nyanzi is being accused of insulting President Yoweri Museveni and Esiteeri Kokundeka, his late

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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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Sandra Kahumuza replaces Rachael Arinaitwe Mwine at NTV Uganda

NTV Uganda Finds Replacement for Rachael Arinaitwe Mwine

Days after news anchor Rachael Arinaitwe Mwine left NTV Uganda, the Serena-based television station has a replacement for her in Sandra Kahumuza. Kahumuza was an intern reporter at Record TV.   She is a finalist at Makerere University's department of Journalism and Communication. Kahumuza will now replace Arinaitwe Mwine as news anchor, who left

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Actress Patience Keeza Kahirita is still missing

A Month Later, Actress Keeza is Still Missing

Nearly a month now, actress Patience Keeza Kahirita is still missing after strangers picked her from her workplace in the capital Kampala. The strange men who ‘kidnapped’ Keeza were initially thought to be from the elite Special Forces Command (SFC). The men picked Keeza from her office located at Boulevard in Kampala

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Arch Rwego Murder: Details Emerge as Man Reportedly Bitten by Deceased’s Dog is Arrested

More details are slowly emerging on the murder of Kampala-based businessman Arch Rwego killed in Kira Zone, Kiira Municipality, Wakiso District in the wee hours of Wednesday. A worker at Bomanite Tiles, Rwego hails from the south western district of Kisoro. He is married to Dora Rwego, a sister to police CID

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Bobi Wine and Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga

Bobi Wine, Katikkiro Mayiga, 14 Others Receive Death Threats in New Assassination List  

Rising political figure, seasoned singer and Kyadondo East MP Bobi Wine is one of the 16 leaders on the hit list of unknown assailants. Titled 'List of Dead', the list comprises names of religious, cultural and political leaders. Cultural leaders on the list include Buganda Kingdom prime minister Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga. Clerics

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Dr Sarah Ntiro Nyendwoha

Makerere Mourns Sarah Ntiro, East Africa’s First University Female Graduate

Makerere University and the education fraternity is mourning Dr Sarah Nyendwoha Ntiro, the first female university graduate in East and Central Africa. Ntiro was pronounced dead Monday evening as her family member took her to Mengo Hospital in Kampala. In 1954, Ntiro graduated from Oxford University with a degree in History. She

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