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Stamford Advocate
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debateFILE- In this September 28, 2016 file photo, Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta M
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debate
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 minutes ago
FILE- In this September 28, 2016 file photo, Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni speaks during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Uganda’s long-time president is attending a televised debate Saturday... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debateFILE- In this September 28, 2016 file photo, Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta M
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debate
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 minutes ago
FILE- In this September 28, 2016 file photo, Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni speaks during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Uganda’s long-time president is attending a televised debate Saturday... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Challenger hopes voters will finally break Uganda leader’s stubborn grip on powerUgandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s campaign crowds are as lethargic as
Challenger hopes voters will finally break Uganda leader’s stubborn grip on power
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 45 minutes ago
Ugandan president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s campaign crowds are as lethargic as his 30-year-old rule. Uganda, the east African country whose political history is a tale of coups and insurgencies, has never enjoyed a peaceful transition of power. The... Read more
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Daily Herald
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debateKAMPALA, Uganda -- Uganda's long-time president declared Saturday he would deal
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debate
Daily Herald / Posted 47 minutes ago
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Uganda's long-time president declared Saturday he would deal firmly with any security threats during and after next week's presidential election, brushing aside fears of violence during a televised debate with seven... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debateFILE- In this September 28, 2016 file photo, Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta M
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debate
Houston Chronicle / Posted 47 minutes ago
FILE- In this September 28, 2016 file photo, Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni speaks during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Uganda’s long-time president is attending a televised debate Saturday... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debateFILE- In this September 28, 2016 file photo, Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta M
Uganda's president cites security as key topic in debate
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 48 minutes ago
FILE- In this September 28, 2016 file photo, Uganda's President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni speaks during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Uganda’s long-time president is attending a televised debate Saturday... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Ugandan presidential candidates in debate ahead of voteKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) � Uganda's long-time president is attending a televised de
Ugandan presidential candidates in debate ahead of vote
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted an hour ago
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) � Uganda's long-time president is attending a televised debate in which he faces seven challengers, including his former prime minister. President Yoweri Museveni missed the first presidential debate and later said such events... Read more
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Salon.com
Ugandan presidential candidates in debate ahead of voteKAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s long-time president is attending a televised de
Ugandan presidential candidates in debate ahead of vote
Salon.com / Posted an hour ago
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s long-time president is attending a televised debate in which he faces seven challengers, including his former prime minister. President Yoweri Museveni missed the first presidential debate and later said such events... Read more
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ABC News
Ugandan Presidential Candidates in Debate Ahead of VoteUganda's long-time president is attending a televised debate in which he faces
Ugandan Presidential Candidates in Debate Ahead of Vote
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
Uganda's long-time president is attending a televised debate in which he faces seven challengers, including his former prime minister. President Yoweri Museveni missed the first presidential debate and later said such events "should be left to high... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tribalism Rears Its Ugly Face in Race for New Voice of Soroti CountySoroti — As presidential and parliamentary elections draw near, the battle to r
Tribalism Rears Its Ugly Face in Race for New Voice of Soroti County
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Soroti — As presidential and parliamentary elections draw near, the battle to replace the incumbent Soroti County MP, Forum for Democratic Change's Peter Omolo, who is out of the race due to ill health, remains stiff Unfortunately, however,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Joins Saturday's Presidential DebateNational Resistance Movement (NRM) has dropped demands on Shaka Ssali, confirmi
Museveni Joins Saturday's Presidential Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
National Resistance Movement (NRM) has dropped demands on Shaka Ssali, confirming participation of the party flag bearer, Mr Yoweri Museveni in today's (Saturday) Presidential Debate. Speaking in a telephone interview on Saturday morning, the NRM... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police to Remove Candidates' EffigiesUganda Police Force is out to remove effigies of all presidential candidates fr
Police to Remove Candidates' Effigies
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Uganda Police Force is out to remove effigies of all presidential candidates from the streets. "I have got orders from the chairman [of the] Electoral Commission to remove them [effigies]," General Kale Kayihura, the Inspector General of Government,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandans Urged to Pray for Elections On Archbishop Janani Luwum DayThe Archbishop of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali, has called on Christians to observe
Ugandans Urged to Pray for Elections On Archbishop Janani Luwum Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Archbishop of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali, has called on Christians to observe next week's observance of martyred Archbishop Janani Luwum - for the first time a public holiday in Uganda - as a day of prayer for the national elections which take place... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights Watch Testimony At Senate Foreign Relations Committee On U.S. Policy in Central Africa - the Importance of Good GovernanceChairman Corker, Ranking Member Cardin, thank you for holding this important an
Human Rights Watch Testimony At Senate Foreign Relations Committee On U.S. Policy in Central Africa - the Importance of Good Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Chairman Corker, Ranking Member Cardin, thank you for holding this important and timely hearing. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to testify on behalf of Human Rights Watch. Today, many countries in central Africa are undergoing political... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandan Election - 'Zero Chances' for the OppositionWith a week until election day, President Museveni is calling for a united East
Ugandan Election - 'Zero Chances' for the Opposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
With a week until election day, President Museveni is calling for a united East Africa, saying he wants to help the region acheive a federation. DW asked analyst Christopher Kayumba how Uganda's neighbors are reacting. Ugandans head to the polls on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Comedy Files Takes Show to Kampala ParentsValentine's day is normally an events cocktail of concerts, film screenings and
Comedy Files Takes Show to Kampala Parents
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Valentine's day is normally an events cocktail of concerts, film screenings and all sorts of happenings. This year though, with the elections looming on the horizon, it seems promoters won't risk their dime arranging events, not even on the day love... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Letter to Dr Kizza BesigyeI have been meaning to write this for a while. I initially hoped to see you in
Letter to Dr Kizza Besigye
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
I have been meaning to write this for a while. I initially hoped to see you in Kampala over the Christmas holiday, but understandably it wasn't possible due to your packed campaign schedule. One point needs little belabouring General Museveni has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawyer Accuses Museveni of Bribing VotersGiving out hoes by government during this year's election campaigns could form
Lawyer Accuses Museveni of Bribing Voters
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Giving out hoes by government during this year's election campaigns could form a good ground for anyone to challenge the outcome of next week's general election, Peter Walubiri, a constitutional lawyer, has said. The warning was part of Walubiri's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stop Calling West Nilers Amin's People - MbabaziA 15-minute drive from the newly-created West Nile municipality of Koboko broug
Stop Calling West Nilers Amin's People - Mbabazi
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A 15-minute drive from the newly-created West Nile municipality of Koboko brought Amama Mbabazi to Pakayo village, the ancestral home of former President Idi Amin Dada. A middle-aged man called Cambodia Mawa De Alimi emerged from one of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Defiance Campaign Is Just Starting - FDC's TurinaweThe Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) secretary for mobilisation, INGRID TURINA
Defiance Campaign Is Just Starting - FDC's Turinawe
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) secretary for mobilisation, INGRID TURINAWE, has traversed the country coordinating Kizza Besigye's presidential campaign. Turinawe shared her reflections on the campaigns in this interview with Benon Herbert... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Lawmakers Return to Uganda in Campaign for MuseveniA team of politicians from Kenya will return to Uganda Friday barely a week aft
Kenyan Lawmakers Return to Uganda in Campaign for Museveni
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A team of politicians from Kenya will return to Uganda Friday barely a week after they attended a fundraiser in what has been viewed as a bid to drum up support for NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni. Elgeyo-Marakwet Senator Kipchumba... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Investigations Into Police Promotions Are in OrderA few weeks ago, President Museveni promoted 496 police officers to different r
Investigations Into Police Promotions Are in Order
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A few weeks ago, President Museveni promoted 496 police officers to different ranks. Hardly has the ink that signed their promotions papers dried up, than complaints of favouritism, tribalism, bribery and other suspicions emerged. What is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni 'Endorses' Bukenya, Angers NRMThe endorsement on Wednesday of Prof Gilbert Bukenya, a former vice president a
Museveni 'Endorses' Bukenya, Angers NRM
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The endorsement on Wednesday of Prof Gilbert Bukenya, a former vice president and an independent parliamentary candidate for Busiro North by President Museveni has stirred anger among NRM supporters in Wakiso. Holding Bukenya's hand up, Museveni... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Don't Own Bidco, Says MuseveniBuvuma — A resident in Buvuma Islands yesterday tasked Mr Museveni to explain t
I Don't Own Bidco, Says Museveni
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Buvuma — A resident in Buvuma Islands yesterday tasked Mr Museveni to explain the allegations that he is the owner of Oil Palm Uganda Ltd, a regional edible oil and soap manufacturer, Bidco. When the President, who was campaigning in Buvuma Islands... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kagina Warns Chinese Firms On Road DelaysPader — Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) executive director Allen Kagina
Kagina Warns Chinese Firms On Road Delays
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pader — Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) executive director Allen Kagina has vowed to revoke contracts awarded to some Chinese companies undertaking roads construction in the country over delays to complete works. While on a one-day visit to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bukomansimbi - DP, NRM Fans ClashBukomansimbi — One person was injured on Tuesday following clashes between supp
Bukomansimbi - DP, NRM Fans Clash
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Bukomansimbi — One person was injured on Tuesday following clashes between supporters of the Democratic Party candidate for Bukomansimbi North constituency, Mr Deogratius Kiyingi and NRM supporters at a rally in Kibinge Sub-county. Trouble started... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruto Team Returns to Sebei Sub-Region TodayKampala — A team of politicians from Kenya will return to Uganda today barely a
Ruto Team Returns to Sebei Sub-Region Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — A team of politicians from Kenya will return to Uganda today barely a week after they attended a fundraiser in what has been viewed as a bid to drum up support for NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni. Elgeyo Marakwet County senator... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NRM Candidate Asks Former Rivals to Back HimPallisa — The Member of Parliament for Agule County in Pallisa District, Mr Dav
NRM Candidate Asks Former Rivals to Back Him
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pallisa — The Member of Parliament for Agule County in Pallisa District, Mr David Ochwa has appealed to his rivals who lost during the NRM primaries to back his candidature. During a public meeting held yesterday at Onkunguro Primary School, Mr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mpokya Evictees Plan Demo Over Delayed PayKampala — A group of 1,097 people who were evicted from Mpokya Forest Reserve i
Mpokya Evictees Plan Demo Over Delayed Pay
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — A group of 1,097 people who were evicted from Mpokya Forest Reserve in Kibaale District are frustrated with failure by the government to pay their Shs21 billion compensation even after President Museveni directed that the matter be handled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besigye, Museveni Chase Kampala VoteKampala — Kampala and the greater Buganda region are up for grabs. Forum for De
Besigye, Museveni Chase Kampala Vote
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — Kampala and the greater Buganda region are up for grabs. Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Kizza Besigye and National Resistance Movement flag bearer Yoweri Museveni have brought the tail end of their vote hunt to a region... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Debate - Museveni Attendance Hangs in BalanceKampala — Organisers of the second televised presidential debate remain uncerta
Presidential Debate - Museveni Attendance Hangs in Balance
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — Organisers of the second televised presidential debate remain uncertain about the appearance of President Museveni despite several negotiations with the incumbent's team ahead of the debate due tomorrow. "They have in fact told us point... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debate Good Platform for Candidates - ACMEKampala — The January 15 presidential candidates' debate was a shot in the arm
Debate Good Platform for Candidates - ACME
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — The January 15 presidential candidates' debate was a shot in the arm for hitherto little known candidates Gen Benon Biraaro, Joseph Mabirizi, Maureen Kyalya, Abed Bwanika and Venansius Baryamureeba. According to the African Centre for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Drama As Museveni Meets Besigye's Supporters On Entebbe RoadKizza Besigye's supporters outcompeted themselves in an attempt to demonstrate
Drama As Museveni Meets Besigye's Supporters On Entebbe Road
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kizza Besigye's supporters outcompeted themselves in an attempt to demonstrate their love to the Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate when President Museveni convoy made its way to Entebbe from Kampala. The usually speedy president's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Poll Gives Museveni 53 Per CentKampala — Findings of a new opinion poll released yesterday put Yoweri Museveni
New Poll Gives Museveni 53 Per Cent
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — Findings of a new opinion poll released yesterday put Yoweri Museveni, the NRM presidential candidate a head of his opponents in the 2016 presidential race, six days to the February 18 general election. The poll that was conducted from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who's Moderating the Second Presidential Debate?The first Presidential Debate saw Nancy Kacungira and Allan Kasujja put the Sev
Who's Moderating the Second Presidential Debate?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The first Presidential Debate saw Nancy Kacungira and Allan Kasujja put the Seven Presidential Candidates on the spot. Kasujja in particular attracted mixed reactions at the end of the debate. Some felt he'd been too hard on the candidates while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bush War Veterans Told to Quit for YouthMbarara — The coordinator for NRM party campaign task force in western Uganda,
Bush War Veterans Told to Quit for Youth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Mbarara — The coordinator for NRM party campaign task force in western Uganda, Ms Peace Mutuzo, has said its high time the Bush War revolutionaries gave way for the young generation to run the country. While addressing journalists in Mbarara on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Vows to Scrap Idle and Disorderly LawWakiso/Mukono — The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential cand
Museveni Vows to Scrap Idle and Disorderly Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Wakiso/Mukono — The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday ordered police and other authorities to stop arresting people for being 'idle and disorderly". The NRM leader who was addressing his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Moderators Confirmed for Presidential DebateRetired journalist, Joel Kibazo and Makerere University don Suzie Muwanga will
Three Moderators Confirmed for Presidential Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Retired journalist, Joel Kibazo and Makerere University don Suzie Muwanga will join Straight Talk Africa host, Shaka Ssali to moderate at the forthcoming debate due on February 13. This was confirmed on Thursday in a press conference held in... Read more
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DW
Ugandan election: 'zero chances' for the opposition |Ugandans head to the polls on February 18 amid a troubling increase in threats
Ugandan election: 'zero chances' for the opposition |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Ugandans head to the polls on February 18 amid a troubling increase in threats against the opposition and the media. President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled the country for 30 years, has said he wants to extend his term in office in order to help... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Luweero Tells NRM to Stop Skulls Campaign AdvertsThe ruling National Resistance Movement leaders from the districts in Luweero T
Luweero Tells NRM to Stop Skulls Campaign Adverts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The ruling National Resistance Movement leaders from the districts in Luweero Triangle, the main frontline for the 1981-86 National Resistance Army (NRA) guerilla war that brought President Museveni to power, have asked the Electoral Commission (EC)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Will Leave Power After East Africa Is UnifiedKampala — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has defended his long stay in pow
I Will Leave Power After East Africa Is Unified
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kampala — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has defended his long stay in power and campaign to extend his 30-year presidency for another five years, saying he needs to help East African countries achieve a federation. "I am here to see whether we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President to Restrain Landlords On EvictionsWakiso — NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni yesterday vowed to end the
President to Restrain Landlords On Evictions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Wakiso — NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni yesterday vowed to end the "war" between land lords and tenants and promised to use the Land Fund to stop evictions. The President, who was addressing a rally in Nakawuka trading centre in Busiro... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cranes Need Shs1.8 Billion for AFCON ClashWith four games remaining in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group D qua
Cranes Need Shs1.8 Billion for AFCON Clash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
With four games remaining in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group D qualifiers, Uganda Cranes are in good stead to make the finals for the first time since 1978. Coach Micho Sredejovic's side lead the group with a maximum six points ahead of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Declares February 18 a HolidayThe Ugandan government has declared February 18 a public holiday to allow regis
Govt Declares February 18 a Holiday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Ugandan government has declared February 18 a public holiday to allow registered voters to participate in the upcoming presidential elections. According to Daily Monitor, the call was confirmed by permanent secretary public service ministry... Read more
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International Business Times
Uganda: People have not had a free and fair election for the past 20 years, activists claim Ugandans have not had a free and fair election for at least the past 20 years,
Uganda: People have not had a free and fair election for the past 20 years, activists claim
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Ugandans have not had a free and fair election for at least the past 20 years, a human rights group has claimed. New research compiled on rights abuses in Uganda since 1997, meanwhile, has revealed that human rights violations in Uganda for the past... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Uganda declares February 18 a holiday for presidential electionsAccording to Daily Monitor, the call was confirmed by permanent secretary publi
Uganda declares February 18 a holiday for presidential elections
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
According to Daily Monitor, the call was confirmed by permanent secretary public service ministry Catherine Bitarakwate who issued a statement. "First Deputy Prime Minister and minister of Public Service informs the general public that Thursday 18th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Activists Petition EC Over NRM Skulls Campaign AdvertActivists and local leaders in Luweero district are demanding for the ban of a
Activists Petition EC Over NRM Skulls Campaign Advert
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Activists and local leaders in Luweero district are demanding for the ban of a television campaign advert by the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) showing skulls of killed fighters and residents during the bush war. The advert appeals to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IGG to Investigate Police PromotionsKampala — Inspector General of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja yesterday indi
IGG to Investigate Police Promotions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kampala — Inspector General of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja yesterday indicated that her office will review several complaints against the recent police promotions following a petition to her office. The petition, lodged early this week,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU to Join S.Sudan Border Demarcation TeamMoyo — An African Union (AU) team will work with two technical committees from
AU to Join S.Sudan Border Demarcation Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Moyo — An African Union (AU) team will work with two technical committees from South Sudan and Uganda to demarcate the disputed borderline between the countries. The Chief of Military Intelligence, Brig Charles Bakahumura, told a meeting of the two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besigye, Museveni Break Electoral Laws AgainDr Kizza Besigye and the incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, yesterday Wednesd
Besigye, Museveni Break Electoral Laws Again
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dr Kizza Besigye and the incumbent President Yoweri Museveni, yesterday Wednesday, breached Section 21 of the Presidential Elections Act that bars candidates from campaigning beyond 6pm. Besigye addressed his campaign rally at Wankulukuku stadium in... Read more
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