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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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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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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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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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Bobi Wine and Museveni

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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