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#AfricanLivesMatterToo: The romanticising of a continent’s failuresgreat crime against Africans is a cardinal violation of pan-Africanism. The pan
#AfricanLivesMatterToo: The romanticising of a continent’s failures
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 hours ago
great crime against Africans is a cardinal violation of pan-Africanism. The pan-Africanism rhetoric of the likes of Mugabe, Museveni, Kabila, Obiang Nguema and Dos Santos has unfortunately replaced the necessity of asking serious questions about the... Read more
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Museveni Recognizes, Awards Late Maj. Gen RwigyemaUganda's President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has today awarded the late Maj. Gen
Museveni Recognizes, Awards Late Maj. Gen Rwigyema
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Uganda's President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has today awarded the late Maj. Gen Fred Gisa Rwigyema with a Golden Jubilee medal for his contribution to democracy in that country. The awards were organized by the Speaker of Parliament in conjunction... Read more
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I Will Remain Arua Diocese Bishop, Says Odokiyourself, it shows that you have no capacity for dialogue. At the inauguration
I Will Remain Arua Diocese Bishop, Says Odoki
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
yourself, it shows that you have no capacity for dialogue. At the inauguration of Muni University, you told President Museveni publicly, and followed it with an official letter, that some of the Christians in Arua are terrorists and that they... Read more
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FDC Demands Review of Policy On National MedalsFormer Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LoP) Wafula Oguttu says President Mu
FDC Demands Review of Policy On National Medals
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Former Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LoP) Wafula Oguttu says President Museveni's government has now devalued the importance of national medals by awarding them for political reasons rather than for standout performances. Addressing the media... Read more
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Al Shabaab Parades UPDF Soldier Captured in Somaliain September last year. In the new video, the seized UPDF soldier Masassa M.Y.
Al Shabaab Parades UPDF Soldier Captured in Somalia
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in September last year. In the new video, the seized UPDF soldier Masassa M.Y. has urged the president of Uganda Yoweri Museveni and his government to set him free from Al shabaab militants. Masassa M.Y. was a serviceman under African Union... Read more
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Rakai Earthquake Victims Reject Government Beans, Maizetheir houses which were badly destroyed and others developed serious cracks. T
Rakai Earthquake Victims Reject Government Beans, Maize
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
their houses which were badly destroyed and others developed serious cracks. The furious residents wondered why President Museveni had sent aid to the affected people in neigbouring Tanzania as stated in a section of the media when Ugandans who... Read more
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Uganda Awards More Than 1,000 MPs With MedalsPresidential Awards Committee decorated legislators who have served since Ugand
Uganda Awards More Than 1,000 MPs With Medals
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Presidential Awards Committee decorated legislators who have served since Uganda's Independence in 1962. President Yoweri Museveni, himself a former legislator (he chaired the National Resistance Council), presided over the function. But not all... Read more
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Bridge Schools Stay But Ministry Has Some Adviceto follow a curriculum that hasn't been approved by the ministry. Acting on thi
Bridge Schools Stay But Ministry Has Some Advice
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to follow a curriculum that hasn't been approved by the ministry. Acting on this information, minister of education Janet Museveni called for the suspension of the schools' activities in Uganda until they meet the required standards. Bridge... Read more
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Karuma, Isimba Dams Materials Inferiorbe remedied and the supervision and management of the projects streamlined. Th
Karuma, Isimba Dams Materials Inferior
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be remedied and the supervision and management of the projects streamlined. The committee was constituted on President Museveni's orders to investigate alleged inferior works and negligence by contractors and government officials manning Karuma... Read more
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Is Chamber of Commerce Still Relevant?in getting the government to the table. In 2012, they went on strike over the h
Is Chamber of Commerce Still Relevant?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
in getting the government to the table. In 2012, they went on strike over the high-interest rates and forced President Museveni and Bank of Uganda (BoU) governor Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile to meet them. The outcome of the meeting did not... Read more
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Govt to Pay Former LegislatorsParliament — President Museveni yesterday announced that his government will be
Govt to Pay Former Legislators
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Parliament — President Museveni yesterday announced that his government will begin providing stipends for former Members of Parliament, but gave no specifics or timeline. The Ministry of Finance last evening said that whereas stakeholders would... Read more
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Govt to Buy Cancer Machine From U.S.Kampala — President Museveni has said Uganda will buy a new cancer radiotherapy
Govt to Buy Cancer Machine From U.S.
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Kampala — President Museveni has said Uganda will buy a new cancer radiotherapy equipment from Varian Medical Systems Global Government, a leading manufacturing company based in the United States. The President's statement, however, was not specific... Read more
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A Tale of Greed, Corruption and IncompetenceMany MPs having spent a lot to get elected developed holes in their pockets. Th
A Tale of Greed, Corruption and Incompetence
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Many MPs having spent a lot to get elected developed holes in their pockets. The NRM MPs decided to approach President Museveni for a bail out. The President told them that given the outcry from pensioners, teachers and medical workers he... Read more
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a Nation Dead in a DreamAs a child, I overheard the utopia of President Museveni rattling to us through
a Nation Dead in a Dream
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
As a child, I overheard the utopia of President Museveni rattling to us through our then black-and-white television, courtesy of UTV (Uganda Television). In the 90s, Museveni had a dream. Like every revolutionary theorist, the president dreamt of an... Read more
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Ugandans Excel in Israeli Internship Programmecontingent after the Philippines. Some 19 developing countries are involved. I
Ugandans Excel in Israeli Internship Programme
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contingent after the Philippines. Some 19 developing countries are involved. In her remarks, the education minister, Janet Museveni, commended Hussein Asega, who is returning to Israel as a bonus for his excellent performance in the 2013 intake,... Read more
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Kato Lubwama - I Can't Refuse Museveni Cashthe comedian-turned-politician told SADAB KITATTA KAAYA that he would readily a
Kato Lubwama - I Can't Refuse Museveni Cash
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the comedian-turned-politician told SADAB KITATTA KAAYA that he would readily accept cash from Gen Salim Saleh or President Museveni because they shouldn't eat alone. Who is Kato Lubwama and what inspired him to join politics? Kato Lubwama is a... Read more
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Bidandi to Museveni - Don't Destroy Buganda, UgandaIn our continuing series on letters exchanged between President Museveni and hi
Bidandi to Museveni - Don't Destroy Buganda, Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
In our continuing series on letters exchanged between President Museveni and his former minister JABERI BIDANDI SSALI, we pick up from where we stopped last week when Bidandi cautioned Museveni on his handling of Buganda after the 2009 Buganda... Read more
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Chinese National Masqueraded As a Eutaw Officialexplanation, when Justice Gidudu asked him why he was absent during the ground-
Chinese National Masqueraded As a Eutaw Official
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explanation, when Justice Gidudu asked him why he was absent during the ground-breaking ceremony presided over by President Museveni on July 1, 2014. The judge alluded to a testimony by Martin Olwao, a former project engineer with Unra, who said... Read more
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Museveni's Trip Exposes Somalia's Teething ProblemsPresident Museveni inspecting a guard of honour in Somalia. When three heads o
Museveni's Trip Exposes Somalia's Teething Problems
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President Museveni inspecting a guard of honour in Somalia. When three heads of state, a foreign affairs minister and a top diplomat from the East African region gathered in the Somalia capital Mogadishu on September 13 for a regional conference, it... Read more
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Opposition Urged to Fight For Age Limit to StayPresident Museveni raises the Presidential Seal as one of the instruments of po
Opposition Urged to Fight For Age Limit to Stay
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President Museveni raises the Presidential Seal as one of the instruments of power during his swearing-in ceremony (file photo). Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu, the FDC president, has urged party MPs not to back any move to have the constitution amended to... Read more
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Former VP Asks Museveni to Rule for LifeGilbert Bukenya with President Museveni at his hotel in Katomi recently. Forme
Former VP Asks Museveni to Rule for Life
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Gilbert Bukenya with President Museveni at his hotel in Katomi recently. Former vice president Prof Gilbert Bukenya has urged parliament to enact a law enabling President Museveni to rule for life. At his Katomi resort hotel in Wakiso on Friday,... Read more
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Maureen Kyalya Joins Conservative Partythe poor. Kyalya was one of the eight candidates in the controversial 2016 pre
Maureen Kyalya Joins Conservative Party
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the poor. Kyalya was one of the eight candidates in the controversial 2016 presidential elections won in which President Museveni was declared winner with with 60.75%. After the polls, Kyalya went back to UK where she had worked as a social... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2,000 Kenyan Pastoralists Cross to Uganda As Drought Hitsthey should not come with their guns," he said. Last year during the Tarehe Si
2,000 Kenyan Pastoralists Cross to Uganda As Drought Hits
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they should not come with their guns," he said. Last year during the Tarehe Sita celebrations held in Moroto, president Museveni warned that he will not tolerate Kenya Turkana and Pokot pastoralists who enter into Uganda with guns. The Turkana... Read more
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Besigye, Wife to Miss Parliament Awards Ceremonythe Nalubaale and Rwenzori medals for their outstanding contribution to the fiv
Besigye, Wife to Miss Parliament Awards Ceremony
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the Nalubaale and Rwenzori medals for their outstanding contribution to the five-year armed struggle that brought President Museveni and the NRM to power in 1986. Although Dr Besigye participated in the 1981-86 NR guerrilla war and was Mr... Read more
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Uganda takes on the 'world's most dangerous road'in the last seven years. Last year, all 900 road authority employees were sack
Uganda takes on the 'world's most dangerous road'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
in the last seven years. Last year, all 900 road authority employees were sacked on the instructions of Uganda's President Museveni. Now, with the death toll rising, the concern is people might avoid the 'highway to hell' altogether. - The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Announces $133 Million Aid for South Sudan Refugeesstruggle broke out between the two principals. In his address to the UN Genera
U.S. Announces $133 Million Aid for South Sudan Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
struggle broke out between the two principals. In his address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, President Yoweri Museveni, revealed that Uganda is home to 690,000 refugees, which makes it the third biggest host of refugees in Africa after... Read more
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Our MPs Must Be Defendedto add more benefits to offer a comprehensive package. Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda
Our MPs Must Be Defended
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
to add more benefits to offer a comprehensive package. Ssemujju Ibrahim Nganda has often reminded us that under President Museveni, 'better life' means three things: a beautiful wife or wives, a nice car, and big, gorgeous houses in town and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Illusion of Selfless Politiciansis increasingly looked at as the most important site for access to national pow
The Illusion of Selfless Politicians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
is increasingly looked at as the most important site for access to national power and resources. General Museveni has foregrounded a most unfortunate portrayal of an MP as the chief developer of his or her constituency. Thus,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Donation to Ghost Sacco Underlines Flawed ApproachIt has come to light that a savings and credit cooperative (Sacco) to which Pre
Donation to Ghost Sacco Underlines Flawed Approach
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
It has come to light that a savings and credit cooperative (Sacco) to which President Museveni donated Shs 100m alongside an assortment of car washing equipment early this month was actually non-existent. The Observer reported on Monday that 'Mulago... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Politics of Pigs and MPsas opportunistic political projects such as Anne Maria Nankabirwa's Kyankwanzi
The Politics of Pigs and MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
as opportunistic political projects such as Anne Maria Nankabirwa's Kyankwanzi district resolution urging President Museveni to rule beyond 2021, and Kafeero Ssekitooleko's age-limit bill. On the other hand, MPs point out that they deserve... Read more
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Speaker Disowns Deputy's Trip to U.S.Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy Jacob Oulanyah shake hands as President M
Speaker Disowns Deputy's Trip to U.S.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy Jacob Oulanyah shake hands as President Museveni looks on (file photo). The feud between the speaker of parliament and her deputy has taken an intriguing turn with Rebecca Kadaga telling The Observer last week... Read more
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Museveni's 100 Days in Office CriticisedPresident Museveni addressing parliament (file photo). By Moses Okeya and Andr
Museveni's 100 Days in Office Criticised
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President Museveni addressing parliament (file photo). By Moses Okeya and Andrew Katabulawo Jinja — The 100 days of President Museveni's fifth term in office has elicited mixed reactions in Busoga sub-region. Participants from across the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Building Materials Scarcity Delays Jinja Bridge Workssite in Jinja takes time," he added. This means that unless this problem is fi
Building Materials Scarcity Delays Jinja Bridge Works
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
site in Jinja takes time," he added. This means that unless this problem is fixed, the project launched by President Museveni about three years ago, could be completed beyond its 2018 agreed timeline. However, the Uganda National Roads... Read more
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Museveni Showcases Girl-Child Policy in U.S.President Yoweri Museveni addresses the 71st Sssion of the UN General Assembly
Museveni Showcases Girl-Child Policy in U.S.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni addresses the 71st Sssion of the UN General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York . Kampala — President Museveni has spoken highly of Uganda's policies that empower the girl-child and push women's progress. Speaking at a... Read more
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Govt Development Projects 'Are Cash Cows'If that is the cause shall we go back? No. We shall not surrender to that bad m
Govt Development Projects 'Are Cash Cows'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
If that is the cause shall we go back? No. We shall not surrender to that bad method". Recently at Munyono, President Museveni was furious with ministry of Education officials for failing to spend over Shs 330bn grant secured in 2014/15... Read more
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What Other Say - Politicians Now Live and Die By Crowd Sizedon't win elections. In Uganda in February, crowd size was a big issue in the
What Other Say - Politicians Now Live and Die By Crowd Size
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
don't win elections. In Uganda in February, crowd size was a big issue in the election clash between President Yoweri Museveni and his long-term rival Kizza Besigye. Things go so thick, the Museveni campaign deployed drones to photograph his... Read more
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Ugandan villagers locked out of forest waiting for the 'promised land'for over 30 years. "They took away our farmland and we have become beggars."
Ugandan villagers locked out of forest waiting for the 'promised land'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
for over 30 years. "They took away our farmland and we have become beggars." To appease villagers, President Yoweri Museveni pledged to allocate them 500 hectares of the leased land but this "promised land" has yet to materialise, setting... Read more
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Uganda's Museveni Makes Case for Refugees At UNPresident Yoweri Museveni addresses the 71st Sssion of the UN General Assembly
Uganda's Museveni Makes Case for Refugees At UN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni addresses the 71st Sssion of the UN General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York . President Museveni has called on world leaders to respect the rights of refugees in their countries. Speaking at the world leaders'... Read more
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Refugees Should Be Treated Well, With RespectPresident Yoweri Museveni addressed the Leaders Summit on Refugees at UN genera
Refugees Should Be Treated Well, With Respect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni addressed the Leaders Summit on Refugees at UN general assembly in New York, calling for refugees to be treated with respect by their host countries just like other citizens. Uganda ranks third after Ethiopia and Kenya in... Read more
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Villagers Locked Out of Forest Waiting for the 'Promised Land'for over 30 years. "They took away our farmland and we have become beggars."
Villagers Locked Out of Forest Waiting for the 'Promised Land'
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for over 30 years. "They took away our farmland and we have become beggars." To appease villagers, President Yoweri Museveni pledged to allocate them 500 hectares of the leased land but this "promised land" has yet to materialise, setting... Read more
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Church Members Clash With Authorities Over Bishop's EvictionBaptist Odama and Arua Diocese Vicar general with stones during the burial. Od
Church Members Clash With Authorities Over Bishop's Eviction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Baptist Odama and Arua Diocese Vicar general with stones during the burial. Odoki reportedly the attackers to President Museveni a week ago, calling them "terrorists". This branding worsened an already dangerous situation. The bishop, however,... Read more
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Leaders, Land Owners Split Over Amuru Landand the government of having plans to acquire 40,000 hectares of land without b
Leaders, Land Owners Split Over Amuru Land
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and the government of having plans to acquire 40,000 hectares of land without being consulted. In April 2011, President Museveni who visited the area accused Amuru politicians of frustrating development by inciting the population against... Read more
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Empower Government Institutions, Gen Muntu Tells MuseveniKibuku — Forum for Democratic Change party president Mugisha Muntu has urged Pr
Empower Government Institutions, Gen Muntu Tells Museveni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Kibuku — Forum for Democratic Change party president Mugisha Muntu has urged President Museveni to empower government institutions and systems which are key to good governance. "The problem with Mr Museveni is that he is insensitive to current... Read more
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Govt, Opposition to Hold Parallel Independence Celebrationsto hold this year's celebrations at Luuka District headquarters. Like it has b
Govt, Opposition to Hold Parallel Independence Celebrations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
to hold this year's celebrations at Luuka District headquarters. Like it has been in the past celebrations, President Museveni is expected to preside over the event. Last year, the 53rd Independence Day celebrations were held at Kaunda... Read more
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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and East African Leaders Agree to Business Commitments in New Yorkand economic growth in their respective countries. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and East African Leaders Agree to Business Commitments in New York
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and economic growth in their respective countries. Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Uganda, Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, and William Ruto, Deputy President of Kenya participated,... Read more
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Ugandan villagers locked out of forest waiting for the 'promised land'for over 30 years. "They took away our farmland and we have become beggars."
Ugandan villagers locked out of forest waiting for the 'promised land'
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
for over 30 years. "They took away our farmland and we have become beggars." To appease villagers, President Yoweri Museveni pledged to allocate them 500 hectares of the leased land but this "promised land" has yet to materialize, setting... Read more
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Leaders Call for More U.S. Investmentsinfrastructure projects as the key attraction. Deputy President William Ruto,
Leaders Call for More U.S. Investments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
infrastructure projects as the key attraction. Deputy President William Ruto, Presidents Paul Kagame (Rwanda) and Yoweri Museveni (Uganda) and Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn also urged the United States to stop negative publicity... Read more
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Government Denies Doho Rice Scheme GiveawayScheme Farmers' Co-operative Society Limited said a district official informed
Government Denies Doho Rice Scheme Giveaway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Scheme Farmers' Co-operative Society Limited said a district official informed residents of Butaleja that President Museveni had identified an investor to take over the scheme. The farmers also accuse the district leadership of pushing for... Read more
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Abim Residents Want Hospital Ward Named After Besigyecampaign visit to the rundown hospital, Dr Besigye in the company of journalist
Abim Residents Want Hospital Ward Named After Besigye
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
campaign visit to the rundown hospital, Dr Besigye in the company of journalists accused the government of President Museveni of neglecting the health sector for the past 30 years he has been in power. Days after Dr Besigye's widely... Read more
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Tooro Mixes Mourning With Dancing As King Oyo Marks Coronation Anniversaryoff. As Oyo's guests from Kampala, including second deputy prime minister Ali K
Tooro Mixes Mourning With Dancing As King Oyo Marks Coronation Anniversary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
off. As Oyo's guests from Kampala, including second deputy prime minister Ali Kirunda Kivenjinja who represented President Museveni, and Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago among others watched, his subjects drummed and blew on long flutes and horns as... Read more
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