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Muntu’s New Party Named ‘Alliance for National Transformation’

Former FDC president Mugisha Muntu says his new party the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT), previously referred to as the New Formation, will be launched "soon". A statement by the party's convener, former MP Alice Alaso Asinaut, indicates that the Electoral Commission (EC) had cleared the ANT as a political party. “The

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Museveni’s Letter to Kagame Drags Bobi Wine Friend Wolfson in Uganda-Rwanda Spat

Uganda's president, Yoweri Museveni, has written to his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame Your Excellency Paul Kagame, dragging MP Bobi Wine in the Kampala-Kigali row. Kigali and Kampala have for weeks been entangled in a row, with both governments accusing each other of harboring and or supporting dissidents, arrest and torture on

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New Zealand: Dozens Killed in Terrorist Attack on Mosques

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 others injured in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand city of Christchurch in the worst attack in the Pacific country's history. New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a news conference that the mosque shootings appear to have been a well-planned "terrorist attack". "This is, and

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“Focus on Qualitative Transformation” – Museveni Urges Africa

President Yoweri Museveni has said that for the African continent to achieve and realise the much desired transformation agenda, the continent must focus on qualitative transformation of her population and production means as opposed to quantitative transformation. He observed that failure to focus on quality as opposed to quantity will make

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Parliament Approves Gov’t Request for Construction of International Hospital in Lubowa

Parliament has approved government’s request to issue promissory notes worth US$379.71 million to finance the construction of the International Specialised Hospital of Uganda in Lubowa, Wakiso. The international hospital is intended to treat non-communicable diseases. The Minister of State for Finance, Hon. David Bahati said in a statement presented to Parliament that

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Liaison Umbrella Fund Launches in Uganda

Liaison Financial Services Limited (Liaison), a leading independent provider of retirement benefits schemes administration and consultancy services has Tuesday (12th March, 2019) launched the Liaison Umbrella Fund to Ugandans looking for an effective retirement plan. The Fund which is managed by a top of the range technical team is regulated by

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Meets Kagame, Museveni

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday visited Rwanda and Uganda and held private meetings with Presidents Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni. kenyatta began with Rwanda and held talks with Kagame at the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) Combat Training Centre in Gabiro. He thereafter flew to Uganda where he had talks with President Museveni at

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Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Drops Bid for Fifth Term

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office. President Bouteflika's candidacy had provoked mass protests across Algeria over the past few weeks. He has led Algeria for 20 years but has been rarely seen in public since he

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