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I Have Never Stolen From Anyone But I am Rich— Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has for the umpteenth time said that he is rich. Museveni relayed his financial weight to a mammoth gathering of people who turned up for the Anti-Corruption walk which the president led himself on Wednesday. The 3.5Km walk commenced early in the morning from the Constitutional Square in

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Parliament to Approve 15 Cities

It is all systems go as Parliament asks for final details to aid the creation of 15 new cities across the country. The proposed cities are Arua, Mbarara, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal, Mbale, Masaka, Wakiso, Entebbe, Hoima, Lira, Moroto, Nakasongola, Soroti and Kabale. In a statement to Parliament, Local Government Minister, Col

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President Museveni answers Bazzukulu's children on his way to Japan. PPU Photo

Museveni: Why I Won’t Retire Soon

Uganda’s president Yoweri Museveni has said he would enjoy his retirement but explained why he won’t leave power soon. In a full statement containing answers to questions from social media users, written aboard the presidential jet on his way to Japan for the seventh edition of the Tokyo International Conference for

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Presidents Museveni and Kagame shake hands. Courtesy Photo

Uganda-Rwanda MoU of Luanda: Here is What Museveni and Kagame Agreed to Do

Details have emerged on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) of Luanda between Uganda and Rwanda as signed by presidents Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame, respectively. Angola’s president Joao Manuel Lourenco and DRC’s Felix Tshisekedi facilitated the MoU in Luanda, Angola on Wednesday. The agreement followed the July Quadripartite Summit attended by leaders

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Road Accidents: FDC Blames UNRA, ‘Careless’ Museveni Government

Uganda’s largest opposition party the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has blamed the increased road accidents on Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) and a careless government. At the weekend, scores were killed in separate road accidents at Kyambura Trading Centre in Rubirizi and in Busembatia. Addressing the weekly FDC press conference at

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U-turn: MP Mbwatekamwa Joins Race to Unseat Raphael Magyezi

Kasambya County MP Louis Gaffa Mbwatekamwa has joined the race to unseat Raphael Magyezi as representative for Igara West constituency in the 11th parliament. Mbwa Tekamwa’s decision to run for a parliamentary seat is a u-turn from the announcement he made in January 2019, saying he would only return to politics

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‘Mafias Planning to Kill Me Like they Killed Abiriga’ – Minister Anite

Minister of State for Privatisation and Investment Evelyn Anite has revealed there is a plan to assassinate her just like it was done to former Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga. Addressing the press Monday morning at Ministry of Finance headquarters in Kampala, Anite revealed that there was a plan to remove

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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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Babu Owino and Museveni

Kenyan MP Babu Owino Hits at Museveni Over Travel Ban to Uganda

Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has hit at President Yoweri Museveni over a travel ban to Uganda for Bobi Wine's Kyarenga Concert. Last week, internal affairs minister Jeje Odongo wrote to Monica Juma, Kenya's foreign affairs cabinet secretary, concerning Owino's ban. "Our attention is drawn to the joint subversive activities of Robert

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