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Artists Shaping the New Face of East Africa's Politicsbloodshed that we have seen in the past," he said. He has also emerged as serio
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bloodshed that we have seen in the past," he said. He has also emerged as serious critic of the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni something that prompted the President to write an open letter in the Daily Monitor recently in which he didn't seem... Read more
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Ugandan opposition leader held on murder charge after protestsheld on murder charge after protests Kizza Besigye, who has contested and lost
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held on murder charge after protests Kizza Besigye, who has contested and lost four elections against long-time leader Museveni, was detained on Thursday. FILE: Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye. Picture: AFP KAMPALA - Uganda’s main... Read more
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Ugandan opposition leader held on murder charge after protestswith murder, police said on Friday, after they broke up a rally organised to pr
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with murder, police said on Friday, after they broke up a rally organised to protest moves to extend President Yoweri Museveni's rule. Kizza Besigye, who has contested and lost four elections against long-time leader Museveni, was detained on... Read more
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Ugandan opposition leader held on murder charge after protestswith murder, police said on Friday, after they broke up a rally organized to pr
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with murder, police said on Friday, after they broke up a rally organized to protest moves to extend President Yoweri Museveni’s rule. Kizza Besigye, who has contested and lost four elections against long-time leader Museveni, was detained on... Read more
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Top Ugandan opposition figure charged with murder after deadly proteststeargas and bullets. Kizza Besigye, who has contested and lost four presidenti
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teargas and bullets. Kizza Besigye, who has contested and lost four presidential elections against long-time leader Yoweri Museveni, was detained on Thursday. He and two other senior officials of his opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)... Read more
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MPs Kato Lubwama, Muwanga Kivumbi Arrested Over Age Limita meeting to consult his electorates on the proposed removal of article 102 (b)
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a meeting to consult his electorates on the proposed removal of article 102 (b) from the constitution to allow president Museveni who has been in power for over 30 years contest for another term of office in 2021. Police seems to be in control... Read more
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Treasury Secretary Muhakanizi - I'm Under Pressure to Fund New Districtsof new districts has been seen as a political tool used to galvanise support fr
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of new districts has been seen as a political tool used to galvanise support from the local folks. President Museveni, the enthusiastic lead voice behind the new districts phenomenon, often tells his supporters that he 'gave them'... Read more
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MP Kakooza - We'll Remove Age Limits Despite Opposition Noisethis in 2003, people were saying 'no way.' Was it an oversight in 2005 not to
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this in 2003, people were saying 'no way.' Was it an oversight in 2005 not to amend article 102 (b); or you never thought Museveni would want to stand beyond 75 years? No, a constitution doesn't have time. Whenever there is need, Ugandans will... Read more
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Besigye Arrested in Kabale, Accused of Murder, Attempted Murderan environment where we can consult without intimidation, without abusing one a
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an environment where we can consult without intimidation, without abusing one another..." Speaking in Busoga on Tuesday, Museveni warned anyone intimidating people in support of age limit removal, saying the NRM party is the "master of... Read more
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Museveni Has 'Undressed Himself' - Opposition LeaderDemocratic change (FDC) president Gen Mugisha Muntu has said the current situat
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Democratic change (FDC) president Gen Mugisha Muntu has said the current situation in the country has exposed "President Museveni's greed for leadership." Gen Muntu said he fought closely with Mr Museveni in the bush war to make Uganda a better... Read more
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Show Me Land I Stole, Museveni Tells OppositionBy Patrick Ebong & Bill Oketch Lira — President Museveni has challenged the Op
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By Patrick Ebong & Bill Oketch Lira — President Museveni has challenged the Opposition who are decampaigning the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2017 to tell him whose land he has stolen in the past 31 years he has been in power. The President said... Read more
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Museveni Will Win but Only Because He Is At His WeakestFew people doubt President Museveni's ability to push through the age limit con
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Few people doubt President Museveni's ability to push through the age limit constitutional amendment to allow him to run again in 2021, and possibly for life. On the face of it, such an outcome is surprising because the proposal is widely unpopular... Read more
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To Amend the Constitution or Not?is nothing about age limits in our Constitution as it presently is that is a ba
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is nothing about age limits in our Constitution as it presently is that is a bar to longevity in power. President Museveni has been in power for 31 years and some people believe this is 'too long'. He assumed power at the age of 42 years -... Read more
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Nurse Who Battled Early HIV Storm Is Now MPentire villages in Rakai deserted. Being that it was only a year after the gue
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entire villages in Rakai deserted. Being that it was only a year after the guerrilla war that brought President Yoweri Museveni and the NRM to power, the social service structure was at its worst. And because of this, prevention and treatment... Read more
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Sheraton Marks 50 Years in StyleAs Sheraton Kampala hotel celebrated 50 years of operation last Thursday, Presi
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As Sheraton Kampala hotel celebrated 50 years of operation last Thursday, President Museveni was the chief guest. The president presided over a function that started with cocktails as Sheraton honoured its guests and historical members who... Read more
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International Business Times
Uganda police kill two at protest against President Yoweri Museveni trying to mobilize against efforts to remove an age barrier in the constitution
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trying to mobilize against efforts to remove an age barrier in the constitution that prevents 73-year-old President Yoweri Museveni from extending his rule when his current term expires in 2021. The constitution bars anyone who is 75 or older from... Read more
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Police Stop Joint Age Limit Consultative Meetingsamendment Bill on September 27 after two days of fist-fighting by MPs inside Pa
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amendment Bill on September 27 after two days of fist-fighting by MPs inside Parliament. On Monday, President Yoweri Museveni warned that he would not tolerate any violence in regard to the ongoing age limit debate and that the ruling... Read more
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Age Limit Rallies - 8 Things Police Have Bannedleaders immediately began a countrywide campaign to denounce the move they say
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leaders immediately began a countrywide campaign to denounce the move they say is calculated to give President Museveni a freehand to rule for life. Debate over the matter has polarised Ugandans, resulted in fist-fights among MPs and... Read more
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One dead at protest against extending Ugandan president's ruleteargas to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters rallying on Wednesday agai
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teargas to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters rallying on Wednesday against plans to extend Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's rule. Police have broken up a series of protests in recent days against a bill to let the 73-year-old president... Read more
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One dead at protest against extending Ugandan president's ruleteargas to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters rallying on Wednesday agai
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teargas to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters rallying on Wednesday against plans to extend Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s rule. Police have broken up a series of protests in recent days against a bill to let the 73-year-old president... Read more
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Cheeye's Analysis On Uganda Economy Wrong, MisleadingIn his weekly column in the Sunday Monitor of October 15, 2017, Mr Teddy Ssezi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
In his weekly column in the Sunday Monitor of October 15, 2017, Mr Teddy Ssezi Cheeye, in an opinion titled, "Museveni's letter to Kyagulanyi: What are the real issues? Part I", Cheeye raised a number of economic and political issues and answers them... Read more
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Museveni Warns On Age Limit Violenceproposed deletion of Article 102 (b) from the Constitution. By Misairi Thembo
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proposed deletion of Article 102 (b) from the Constitution. By Misairi Thembo Kahungu & Ronald Seebe Kampala — President Museveni has warned that he will not tolerate any violence in regard to the ongoing age limit debate and that the ruling... Read more
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We Can Defeat Money and Gunsbullets and teargas to disperse a consultative rally on the proposed deletion o
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bullets and teargas to disperse a consultative rally on the proposed deletion of Article 102 (b) from the Constitution. Mr Museveni has sent his staff and security operatives to districts to persuade local government leaders and his party branches... Read more
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2017 Raid of Parliament Worse Than 1966 Editionfact quite different. First, the 2017 invasion. Too fresh in our minds to warr
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fact quite different. First, the 2017 invasion. Too fresh in our minds to warrant detailed description. Summary: Yoweri Museveni, the 73-year-old President who has ruled the place for nearly 32 years, appears to be in full control of the State.... Read more
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Tooro Elders Reject Removal of Age LimitParliament seeking to remove Article 102(b) which bars a person aged below 35 o
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Parliament seeking to remove Article 102(b) which bars a person aged below 35 or above 75 from standing for president. Mr Museveni, now 73, will not be eligible to stand for president again in 2021 as he will be 77. The Bill has been referred to... Read more
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Let's Not Blind Ourselves, Museveni Wants to Stay in Power Forever2021. It is likely to go beyond that, should Article 102(b) be amended to lift
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2021. It is likely to go beyond that, should Article 102(b) be amended to lift the age limit capped at 75. This will allow Museveni to contest at the age of 77 and as happened whenever he has been on the ballot paper, he will be announced winner.... Read more
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Age Limit - Cabinet Minister Supports Amendment to Survivepeople who are less than35 years and above 75 years from contesting for preside
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people who are less than35 years and above 75 years from contesting for presidency. Unless it is amended, President Yoweri Museveni, 73, will not qualify to contest in 2021 because he would be 77 years old. Proponents of the bill say, Mr Museveni,... Read more
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Beyond Term & Age Limit Is the Besigye-Museveni Nexussituations, the Uganda Constitution provides room for constitutional amendment
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situations, the Uganda Constitution provides room for constitutional amendment of both articles by parliament. Yesteryear, Museveni (not the president), seemed not visibly bothered by such thorny provisions in the Constitution on term and age... Read more
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Ruling Party is the Master of Violence - President MuseveniForces Command stormed parliament and violently ejected MPs opposed to the lift
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Forces Command stormed parliament and violently ejected MPs opposed to the lifting of the presidential age limit, President Museveni has suggested that his ruling NRM may not shy away from using brute force in future. Presiding at a thanks-giving... Read more
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Police Beef Up MP's Security After Attack Over Age Limit RemovalMs Amule was identified as one of those championing Presidential age limit from
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Ms Amule was identified as one of those championing Presidential age limit from the constitution to allow President Museveni to run in 2021. "According to reports, I have got from the DPC of Amolatar, the celebrations at Amolatar Boma... Read more
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Ocampo Revelations Exposing Hypocrisy of ICC, Opponentswho vilify the ICC as "racist", yet use it when it suits them. When Jubilee won
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who vilify the ICC as "racist", yet use it when it suits them. When Jubilee won the 2013 elections, President Yoweri Museveni described its victory as "a rejection of the blackmail by the ICC and those who seek to abuse this institution for... Read more
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Age Limit - NRM MPs to Change Strategy After Harsh Reactionvillage, Agwingiri sub-county and her security beefed up. During an NRM caucus
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village, Agwingiri sub-county and her security beefed up. During an NRM caucus meeting on Friday, President Yoweri Museveni reportedly cautioned legislators against holding "rally-like" consultative meetings, instead to invite small groups... Read more
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Why I Need More TimePresident Museveni has reportedly said he has a "mission to accomplish" and thi
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President Museveni has reportedly said he has a "mission to accomplish" and this is why he wants parliament to scrap age limits in the constitution for elderly presidential candidates like him. Before the Friday, October 13 caucus meeting, Museveni... Read more
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NRM Leaders in Buzaaya Vote Against Age Limit Billto favour the impending amendment that is seen by a section of Ugandans as a pl
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to favour the impending amendment that is seen by a section of Ugandans as a ploy to pave way for President Yoweri Museveni, 73, to contest in 2021, however, turned rowdy when the party leaders in the area tried to bar some members of the... Read more
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Elders Reject Age Limit Billthe 'Age Limit Bill', they said only seeks "to suit one person's interest". Th
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the 'Age Limit Bill', they said only seeks "to suit one person's interest". The elders' forum also reminded President Museveni who will be 77 in 2021, when his current five-year term expires, that "time has come for him to rest so that a new... Read more
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How Age Limit Debate Has Overshadowed LCI Pollspolls using the State security apparatus and other such resources. During last
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polls using the State security apparatus and other such resources. During last week's independence celebrations, President Museveni warned individuals and groups against sabotaging democracy in the country. "Democracy is about the harmonious... Read more
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I Don't Regret Leaving Cabinet Over Term Limits - Sarah Kiyingiremoved from the Constitution, I had seen it coming and I actually went to one
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removed from the Constitution, I had seen it coming and I actually went to one of my church leaders and I told him that Mr Museveni wants another term. But I made it clear to him that if the matter was passed in Cabinet, I would oppose it and... Read more
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Only Value in Age-Limit Committee Is That We Will Have Some Recordof MPs on September 27 was a signal moment in the current fight over moves to e
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of MPs on September 27 was a signal moment in the current fight over moves to ensure a life presidency for President Museveni. When in broad daylight, specially trained security operatives storm the belly of Parliament to kick, slap, place... Read more
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Muntu Explains Rare Unity Against Age Limit Billhe told The Independent "The opposition is weak" is a refrain in Uganda's poli
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he told The Independent "The opposition is weak" is a refrain in Uganda's political discourse. President Yoweri Museveni's ability to thwart opposition protests, NRM's super majority in parliament, and the absence of an alternative... Read more
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Has Museveni Become Uganda's Problem?Kampala — Once celebrated at home and abroad as one of a new breed of African l
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Kampala — Once celebrated at home and abroad as one of a new breed of African leaders, President Yoweri Museveni now finds himself the subject of intense criticism. Observers say he faces challenges created by lack of new ideas to revive a stunted... Read more
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NRM MPs Ask Museveni to RetireIn a letter to president Museveni signed by the ruling National Resistance Move
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In a letter to president Museveni signed by the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party legislators - Theodore Sekikubo, Banabus Tinkasimire, Monica Amoding, Patrick Nsamba Oshabe, Sam Lyomoki, Gaffa Mbwatekamwa, John Baptist Nambetsye, Alex... Read more
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NRM Offers Deals to Age-Limit Probefrom majority members on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee, which i
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from majority members on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee, which is scrutinizing the age-limit bill, President Museveni's strategists are reported to be reaching out to its leadership with offers of a concession. Speaking to The... Read more
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Museveni's Long March to Powerthe debate on Raphael Magyezi's bill to amend Article 102(b) rages, BAKER BATTE
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the debate on Raphael Magyezi's bill to amend Article 102(b) rages, BAKER BATTE LULE looks back at the journey President Museveni has walked to where he is now. Some pundits refer to his 31 years in power as a life presidency project. That from... Read more
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President's Wife Says Daughters Avoided Sex Before MarriageFirst Lady Janet Museveni (middle in a hat) with adolescent girls and regional
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First Lady Janet Museveni (middle in a hat) with adolescent girls and regional leaders in Kyenjojo. Kyenjojo — First Lady Janet Museveni has said that she kept her daughters virgins until marriage by using traditional African way of bringing up a... Read more
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What Ugandans Think About Doctors' Demands, Strikecommission failed it's work and everything seems to be done by the President an
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commission failed it's work and everything seems to be done by the President anyhow," he said. "Yeah they are right. Museveni wastes money on bribing the MPs and other cabinet Ministers, yet the relevant parts like doctors are left and... Read more
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Lessons From Togo to African Leaders Clinging to Powera country like Togo, the protests serve as an inspiration to other countries su
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a country like Togo, the protests serve as an inspiration to other countries such as Uganda where President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni plans to use the parliament to remove the 75 years presidential age limit. A similar move was made in Togo in 2005,... Read more
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Tanzania Signs Oil Exploration Deal With UgandaEyasi Wembere basin in central Tanzania. In August, when Tanzania's President
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Eyasi Wembere basin in central Tanzania. In August, when Tanzania's President John Magufuli and Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni laid foundation stones for the Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline, President Magufuli asked President Museveni to provide his... Read more
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Govt Clears Ubteb to Assess Post-O'level Certificate Programmesstudents join the world of work very fast," he said. The Ubteb results release
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students join the world of work very fast," he said. The Ubteb results released today by the education minister, Janet Museveni, indicate that, overall, the board registered an improvement in competence acquisition of candidates from 71 per... Read more
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Age Limit - MP Magyezi Wants Legal Committee Disbandedcontroversy, with the opposition accusing the NRM of hatching a life presidency
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controversy, with the opposition accusing the NRM of hatching a life presidency for their party chairman, Gen Yoweri Museveni. Museveni will be 76 years old in 2021 and ineligible to stand for the country's top job. Addressing the media at... Read more
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Museveni Slams MPs for "Forgetting" the YouthKampala — President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday slammed Members of Parliament
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Kampala — President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday slammed Members of Parliament who are always bent on fighting for their salaries and those of civil servants instead of allocating adequate money to priorities that can help grow the economy. The... Read more
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