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Why Amateur, Half-Baked Political Strategies Are the Most DangerousSIASA correspondent CT Muga's essay last weekend headlined "The road to 2017: W
Why Amateur, Half-Baked Political Strategies Are the Most Dangerous
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SIASA correspondent CT Muga's essay last weekend headlined "The road to 2017: Why Raila must proclaim the 'Third Liberation' espouses the most dangerous political ideas in Kenya in the 21st century. The observation that because Kenya's first four... Read more
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How the Mistake of Small-Holder Farm Unions Made Kenyan Sugar UnviableIf there is a sugar company that was jinxed from the start, it is Chemelil. The
How the Mistake of Small-Holder Farm Unions Made Kenyan Sugar Unviable
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If there is a sugar company that was jinxed from the start, it is Chemelil. The company, declassified government records show, was branded a disaster even before it started milling, an experiment that would go awfully wrong. "The planning in itself... Read more
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Chinese Perspectives On Obama's 2015 Visit to AfricaFacts belie America's critique that China is in Africa for resource extraction
Chinese Perspectives On Obama's 2015 Visit to Africa
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Facts belie America's critique that China is in Africa for resource extraction only In his recent state visit to Kenya and Ethiopia--his fourth presidential visit to the African continent--US President Barack Obama argued that Africa's economic... Read more
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Lumumba Picks Nomination Forms for President MuseveniNRM secretary general, Justine Lumumba has today picked nomination forms for Pr
Lumumba Picks Nomination Forms for President Museveni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
NRM secretary general, Justine Lumumba has today picked nomination forms for President Yoweri Museveni from the Electoral Commission headquarters. Lumumba was accompanied by the NRM deputy national treasurer Dr Kenneth Omona. Once endorsed by the... Read more
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Controversial Poll Shows Ugandans' Political AmbivalenceThe Afrobarometer, Africa's premier opinion polling organisation, has recently
Controversial Poll Shows Ugandans' Political Ambivalence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
The Afrobarometer, Africa's premier opinion polling organisation, has recently begun releasing the results of a poll it conducted in Uganda in May this year. There is much debate, joy, and also anger and frustration at the poll itself and the sweet... Read more
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Lessons for Opposition From Opinion PollsUgandans seem unhappy with Museveni but they don't seem to be willing to accept
Lessons for Opposition From Opinion Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Ugandans seem unhappy with Museveni but they don't seem to be willing to accept his opponents either. Here is why We are exactly six months away from elections and recent opinion polls are already giving us a glimpse of things to come. The polls... Read more
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Why NRM Should Fear MbabaziWhen on Aug.14 Research World International released an opinion poll showing th
Why NRM Should Fear Mbabazi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
When on Aug.14 Research World International released an opinion poll showing that majority or 55 percent of the respondents would vote President Yoweri Museveni if elections were held, many were quick to dismiss it. Patrick Wakida, RWI's executive... Read more
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South Sudan WarUPDF readies for fresh fighting as peace talks falter Threats by rebels in Sou
South Sudan War
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UPDF readies for fresh fighting as peace talks falter Threats by rebels in South Sudan to strike and close down the only road linking the war-torn country to Uganda have put a group of Uganda People's Defence Forces fighters based in the country on... Read more
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New Districts DebateHow politics defeated financial logic In the run-up to the last presidential a
New Districts Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
How politics defeated financial logic In the run-up to the last presidential and parliamentary elections in 2011, Irish Times reporter Jody Clarke wrote a story under the headline "How to keep winning elections -Uganda style". It reported on the... Read more
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Uganda Deploys Security Officers Ahead of Pope Francis' VisitUganda has started deploying security officers countrywide ahead of the Pope's
Uganda Deploys Security Officers Ahead of Pope Francis' Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Uganda has started deploying security officers countrywide ahead of the Pope's visit. A security source told the Daily Monitor that a committee comprising police, Special Forces Command and intelligence organisations are meeting daily to map out a... Read more
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Wolokoso - General Tumwine for Going Forward?General Elly Tumwine, the UPDF representative in parliament, is a renowned NRM
Wolokoso - General Tumwine for Going Forward?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
General Elly Tumwine, the UPDF representative in parliament, is a renowned NRM pillar given his remarkable contribution to the five-year NRA liberation struggle that shot Museveni into power. But recently, General Tumwine has made two remarkable... Read more
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Opposition Needs Many Options - Abed BwanikaOn August 18, DR ABED BWANIKA, 48, the president of the People's Development Pa
Opposition Needs Many Options - Abed Bwanika
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On August 18, DR ABED BWANIKA, 48, the president of the People's Development Party (PDP) picked nomination forms for the 2016 presidential contest. This will be Dr Bwanika's third attempt at the presidency, despite his dismal performance in the last... Read more
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Confusion as MPs Miss July, August PayConfusion and suspicion were mounting in parliament last week after MPs failed
Confusion as MPs Miss July, August Pay
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Confusion and suspicion were mounting in parliament last week after MPs failed to receive their emoluments for July and August. By press time, it was not yet clear why the MPs had not been duly paid, with parliament and the finance minister each... Read more
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Upgraded Entebbe to Handle 3 Million PassengersPresident Yoweri Museveni has directed Chinese firms involved in big infrastruc
Upgraded Entebbe to Handle 3 Million Passengers
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President Yoweri Museveni has directed Chinese firms involved in big infrastructure projects to use locally produced materials largely to support domestic companies and the country's economy. Chinese firms have won multibillion contracts for local... Read more
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4,800 Youth to Campaign for MuseveniMoroto — A total of 4,800 people in Moroto District have been recruited to carr
4,800 Youth to Campaign for Museveni
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Moroto — A total of 4,800 people in Moroto District have been recruited to carry out door-to-door campaigns for President Museveni ahead of 2016 general elections. The group named 'NRM foot soldiers' will concentrate in Tapac and Rupa sub-counties... Read more
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Youth Activists Accuse Anite of NeglectGulu — Youth in Acholi sub-region have accused the Northern Youth MP, Ms Evelyn
Youth Activists Accuse Anite of Neglect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Gulu — Youth in Acholi sub-region have accused the Northern Youth MP, Ms Evelyn Anite, of only pursuing her personal interests and those of the ruling NRM. Mr Jommeo Komakech, a youth activist working with Forum for Women in Democracy in Gulu... Read more
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Malaba Sub-County Boss Convicted for CorruptionKampala — The Anti-Corruption Court last week convicted Malaba Sub-county chair
Malaba Sub-County Boss Convicted for Corruption
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Kampala — The Anti-Corruption Court last week convicted Malaba Sub-county chairperson Alfred George Obore after he was found guilty of embezzling Shs4 million from the council. The court also found former town clerk Phillip Gonzaga Opolot and his... Read more
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Museveni Calls for Local Content in U.S.$200 Million Airport ExpansionPresident Museveni has called for the use of local content in the expansion wor
Museveni Calls for Local Content in U.S.$200 Million Airport Expansion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
President Museveni has called for the use of local content in the expansion works of Entebbe Airport. Commissioning the 5-year $200m project yesterday at Entebbe, the president strongly recommended such infrastructure projects to be connected to... Read more
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Museveni Lifts Ban On Mineral ExportsA weakening foreign reserve position, sluggish export revenues and a shilling u
Museveni Lifts Ban On Mineral Exports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
A weakening foreign reserve position, sluggish export revenues and a shilling under siege could have informed President Yoweri Museveni's partial lifting of a ban on mineral exports last week. Although there are signs that the economy is going into... Read more
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Security Drills Up Ahead of Pope's VisitKampala — Police and security agencies have started deploying officers countryw
Security Drills Up Ahead of Pope's Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Kampala — Police and security agencies have started deploying officers countrywide ahead of the Pope's visit. A security source last Thursday told Daily Monitor that a committee comprising police, Special Forces Command and intelligence... Read more
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Kanungu Councillors Clash Over Museveni, Mbabazi CandidatureKanungu — Kanungu District Council has resolved to seek audience with President
Kanungu Councillors Clash Over Museveni, Mbabazi Candidature
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Kanungu — Kanungu District Council has resolved to seek audience with President Museveni over internal divisions. The councillors on Wednesday said there is polarisation between factions supporting Mr Museveni and former prime minister Amama... Read more
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NRM Youth Fundraise for Museveni CampaignsKampala — A group of youth has started soliciting money to facilitate President
NRM Youth Fundraise for Museveni Campaigns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Kampala — A group of youth has started soliciting money to facilitate President Museveni's campaigns for the forthcoming 2016 elections. The group code-named 'National Resistance Movement (NRM) High Command' comprising self-employed youth also... Read more
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Tooro Asks President to Stop TribunalKabarole — The prime minister of Tooro Kingdom has asked President Museveni to
Tooro Asks President to Stop Tribunal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Kabarole — The prime minister of Tooro Kingdom has asked President Museveni to suspend proceedings of the tribunal chosen to arbitrate in issues dividing the monarchy. Mr Bernard Tungwaho claims that the committee headed by Bishop Reuben Kisembo has... Read more
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I Exposed NRM Ills When All Were Silent - MuntuNtungamo — Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party president Mugisha Muntu has
I Exposed NRM Ills When All Were Silent - Muntu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Ntungamo — Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party president Mugisha Muntu has claimed that he spoke about NRM's wrongdoings when everyone was silent. He said at the time he was in the ruling party, because of fear, very few people could come up... Read more
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Militias Will Cause Turmoil, Say ClergyKampala — The clergy have warned that that the ongoing recruitment of vigilante
Militias Will Cause Turmoil, Say Clergy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Kampala — The clergy have warned that that the ongoing recruitment of vigilante groups by politicians might throw the country into the past political turmoil. The clerics, under their umbrella body, the Inter-Religious Council Uganda (IRCU), said... Read more
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Punish UNRA 'Thugs' Severely, Sebutinde Tells ProbeKampala — Culprits implicated in diverting and abusing public funds in the ongo
Punish UNRA 'Thugs' Severely, Sebutinde Tells Probe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Kampala — Culprits implicated in diverting and abusing public funds in the ongoing Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) probe, must be punished and ordered to refund the stolen money, Justice Julia Sebutinde has said. "My colleague, Lady Justice... Read more
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Exit Kenya's Sugar, Enter Tanzania Rice - Kampala's New Trade WarEven as recent trade wars in the East African Community have mostly featured Ke
Exit Kenya's Sugar, Enter Tanzania Rice - Kampala's New Trade War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Even as recent trade wars in the East African Community have mostly featured Kenya and Uganda over sugar exports, Kampala has for the past two months been locked in a dispute with Tanzania over an 18 per cent value added tax on the latter's... Read more
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Uganda/Comoros: Cranes Seek Funding for Comoros TripKampala — Under normal circumstances, Fufa ought to be focusing on how the Ugan
Uganda/Comoros: Cranes Seek Funding for Comoros Trip
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Kampala — Under normal circumstances, Fufa ought to be focusing on how the Uganda Cranes will negotiate the tricky 2017 Afcon qualification trip to Comoros next week. But these are not normal circumstances. Having spent, according to Fufa president... Read more
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EA Whispers - Only a Give-and-Take Approach Can Sweeten IntegrationUgandan President Yoweri Museveni's address to the East African Legislative Ass
EA Whispers - Only a Give-and-Take Approach Can Sweeten Integration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's address to the East African Legislative Assembly in Kampala, in which he bashed Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga, had repercussions for regional integration that may not have been obvious to many... Read more
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Who Will Carry Uganda Opposition's Flag?The eventual single presidential candidate for the Democratic Alliance (TDA) in
Who Will Carry Uganda Opposition's Flag?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
The eventual single presidential candidate for the Democratic Alliance (TDA) in next year's General Election could be whoever carries the flag of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) in a contest that has pitted Mugisha Muntu -- the current... Read more
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Nkurunziza Seeks to Forestall Diplomatic FalloutBy Moses Havyarimana and Trevor Analo A week after President Pierre Nkurunziza
Nkurunziza Seeks to Forestall Diplomatic Fallout
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
By Moses Havyarimana and Trevor Analo A week after President Pierre Nkurunziza's inauguration only a few leaders had sent messages of congratulations as he started his third term in office. Foreign ministries in the region told The EastAfrican that... Read more
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Uganda Organ Starts Joint VentureKampala — Uganda National Commodities Exchange has entered into a joint busines
Uganda Organ Starts Joint Venture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Kampala — Uganda National Commodities Exchange has entered into a joint business venture with the government to boost trade, officials said in a recent meeting with the Minister of Trade Industry and Cooperatives, Ameria Kyambadde. "We have... Read more
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Dr Besigye, for How Long Will You Heavy-Lift?Dear Col (rtd) Dr Kizza Besigye, In your interview with The Observer, you insi
Dr Besigye, for How Long Will You Heavy-Lift?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Dear Col (rtd) Dr Kizza Besigye, In your interview with The Observer, you insinuate that in my earlier interview with the same paper, l was trying to speak on behalf of FDC president Mugisha Muntu, yet I am not his spokesperson and Muntu can speak... Read more
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Tororo Cement Reported to MuseveniBy Justus Lyatuu And Pius Opae Papa Tororo Cement Limited was last week accuse
Tororo Cement Reported to Museveni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
By Justus Lyatuu And Pius Opae Papa Tororo Cement Limited was last week accused of being a bad corporate citizen, endangering national infrastructure and employing only a few local people. Residents of Tororo on Friday told President Yoweri... Read more
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Museveni Hails Barcelona Star for Boosting TourismKampala — The visit to Uganda by former Dutch and FC Barcelona Captain soccer a
Museveni Hails Barcelona Star for Boosting Tourism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Kampala — The visit to Uganda by former Dutch and FC Barcelona Captain soccer ace, Patrick Kluivert and teammate Rayco Garcia Caberera, has been hailed as a big boost to Uganda Tourism sector. President Yoweri Museveni who met the football legend... Read more
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the Devil Lies in Implementing the Peace Deal"Whichever way the vote goes, there is going to be far-reaching ramifications f
the Devil Lies in Implementing the Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
"Whichever way the vote goes, there is going to be far-reaching ramifications for The Sudan (Khartoum) and South Sudan (Juba) and the entire region. Southern Sudan is a patchwork of different communities brought together not by their geographical... Read more
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ICC the Greatest Threat to Ideals of 2010 ConstitutionFive years after Kenya promulgated its new constitution on August 27, 2010, the
ICC the Greatest Threat to Ideals of 2010 Constitution
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Five years after Kenya promulgated its new constitution on August 27, 2010, the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) continues to haunt the country. Discernibly, the ICC is potentially a greater and more ominous threat to Kenya's... Read more
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Raila Tells President Museveni to Keep Off Kenyan AffairsCord leader Raila Odinga has warned Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to keep o
Raila Tells President Museveni to Keep Off Kenyan Affairs
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Cord leader Raila Odinga has warned Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to keep off Kenya's internal affairs. Addressing hundreds of Bungoma residents at the Bungoma bus terminal after meeting the region's ODM party delegates, Raila said, "He has no... Read more
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South Sudan President Salva Kiir signs peace deal - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
South Sudan President Salva Kiir signs peace deal
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- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America South Sudan President Salva Kiir... Read more
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Uganda to Pull Out of South SudanUganda says it will honour the requirement of the latest peace agreement to wit
Uganda to Pull Out of South Sudan
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Uganda says it will honour the requirement of the latest peace agreement to withdraw its army from South Sudan territory, but on condition that the safety of its citizens is guaranteed. Chief of Defence Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala told The... Read more
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Uganda Embassy in U.S. Under Investigation Over CorruptionThe Uganda Embassy in Washington, D.C. is under investigation for reported admi
Uganda Embassy in U.S. Under Investigation Over Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Uganda Embassy in Washington, D.C. is under investigation for reported administrative misconduct and corruption. The investigation stems from a four page-letter written by whistle-blowers at the mission to the President Museveni and Foreign... Read more
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President Kirr Signs Final Peace Deal in JubaPresident Salva Kiir of South Sudan signed on Wednesday in Juba the "Negotiated
President Kirr Signs Final Peace Deal in Juba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan signed on Wednesday in Juba the "Negotiated and Revised Version of the Final Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict of the Republic of South Sudan" after holding consultations with his advisors. The signature... Read more
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Attacks threaten S Sudan peace dealAFPSouth Sudan's President Salva Kiir, left, shakes hands with Uganda's Preside
Attacks threaten S Sudan peace deal
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AFPSouth Sudan's President Salva Kiir, left, shakes hands with Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni after signing a peace agreement in Juba. Picture: Charles Lomodong Juba - South Sudanese rebels and the army have accused each other for the second... Read more
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Museveni to Meet Judges On SundayKampala — President Museveni will on Sunday meet all judges at State House, Ent
Museveni to Meet Judges On Sunday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kampala — President Museveni will on Sunday meet all judges at State House, Entebbe, Daily Monitor has learnt. According to a highly placed source in the Judiciary that preferred anonymity, the meeting is intended to brief the Head of State on the... Read more
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Ministers Gave Me Namulonge Land - SudhirProperty mogul Sudhir Ruparelia has said three ministers 'approved' one of his
Ministers Gave Me Namulonge Land - Sudhir
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Property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia has said three ministers 'approved' one of his companies' request to lease government land belonging to Namulonge National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCCRI), 30km northeast of Kampala. Responding to Daily... Read more
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Museveni Launches Door-Door Disease Prevention ProjectSheema — President Museveni has launched a house-to-house health programme to e
Museveni Launches Door-Door Disease Prevention Project
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Sheema — President Museveni has launched a house-to-house health programme to ensure disease prevention at the earliest stages. While launching the Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM), a strategy to bring quality and effective treatment of... Read more
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Term Limits Debate Is DiversionaryI had avoided re-engaging with the debate about term limits, but my name was dr
Term Limits Debate Is Diversionary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
I had avoided re-engaging with the debate about term limits, but my name was dragged back into it by my esteemed 'uncle' and elder academic, Prof Matthias Ssemakula Kiwanuka (New Vision, August 12, 2015). Supporters of life presidency, such as Prof... Read more
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Kakooza Mutale Should Be Arrested for TreasonI used to envy adults because I thought their age meant wisdom. However, as I j
Kakooza Mutale Should Be Arrested for Treason
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
I used to envy adults because I thought their age meant wisdom. However, as I join that age bracket of elders, I seriously wonder whether it was worth the wait. Things seem to be bizarre. The younger people look wiser than their seniors and... Read more
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Here Is the Absurdity of Crime PreventersSomething rather ominous has been going on, and many Ugandans are getting appre
Here Is the Absurdity of Crime Preventers
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Something rather ominous has been going on, and many Ugandans are getting apprehensive. We have people undergoing military training in the name of 'crime prevention'. Initially, we were told that this is a project under the 'community policing'... Read more
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Museveni Praises Health MinistryThe ministry of health on Wednesday drew praise from President Yoweri Museveni
Museveni Praises Health Ministry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The ministry of health on Wednesday drew praise from President Yoweri Museveni for finally understanding its purpose. The president said health means wellbeing although the ministry has always concentrated on sickness and talking up equipping... Read more
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