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The 1995 Constitution Is Wearing Thin On Retreadsof five Cabinet ministers from Cabinet by president Milton Obote in 1966. How
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of five Cabinet ministers from Cabinet by president Milton Obote in 1966. How did we get here so fast? First, President Museveni's biggest achievement establishing firm control over the military wrongly blamed for the rise of misrule in the... Read more
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Michael Mawanda Declared Winner of Igara East MP Pollalso Independent got 76. It was a heated contest which saw the major players o
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also Independent got 76. It was a heated contest which saw the major players of Uganda's politics including President Museveni campaign for their respective candidates. President Museveni who was in the district on Tuesday asked Mr Martial to... Read more
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DP Launches Red Ribbon Week Campaignto ensure that those who have betrayed the will of the people pay a political p
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to ensure that those who have betrayed the will of the people pay a political price of their treachery." President Museveni, who once said he would retire at 75 arguing that at that age, one lacks the vigour needed for the job, has since... Read more
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Doctors Propose Mental Health Tests for Presidential Candidates102 (b) of the Constitution to lift the upper age cap for presidential candidat
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102 (b) of the Constitution to lift the upper age cap for presidential candidates. Lifting the cap will make President Museveni, who will be 76 in 2016, and thus, ineligible to contest again, should Parliament not amend the Article. In the... Read more
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Oil the New Test in Nile Basin Relations?timely manner." It is against this backdrop, one senior official in the Water
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timely manner." It is against this backdrop, one senior official in the Water ministry told Daily Monitor, that President Museveni had ordered for an impact assessment on the potential impacts of oil and gas development and associated activities... Read more
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How President Museveni, Ruling Party MPs Agreed On 7-Year TermPhoto: YoweriKagutaMuseveni/Facebook Members of Parliament from the ruling Nat
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Photo: YoweriKagutaMuseveni/Facebook Members of Parliament from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party, who had asked for 'logistics' before they support lifting of the presidential age limit from the Constitution, on Tuesday asked... Read more
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MPs Look at Abolishing Age Limit for Musevenifive to seven years. The proposal, which would require a constitutional amendm
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five to seven years. The proposal, which would require a constitutional amendment, has the backing of President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled Uganda for over 30 years. The moves would benefit Museveni, for whom the parliament scrapped term... Read more
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Imagine a Marathoner Collapsing and Dying 500 Metres From the Finish Line!At a recent meeting in State House with MPs from the Legal Affairs Committee of
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At a recent meeting in State House with MPs from the Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament, President Museveni argued that running a country is not like Olympics competition. He was not entirely right. In Africa, there is nothing that comes closer... Read more
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7-Year Term 'Smuggled' Into Age Limit Bill Reportwould scrap presidential age limits. The 29-member committee was booked into t
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would scrap presidential age limits. The 29-member committee was booked into the luxurious resort after meeting President Museveni. Committee members opposed to the amendment had threatened to boycott the retreat, however, Medard Lubega Sseggona... Read more
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This Is a Crucial Week in Ugandan PoliticsA decision by NRM MPs this week to endorse a report on removing presidential ag
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A decision by NRM MPs this week to endorse a report on removing presidential age limits for the sole benefit of Mr Yoweri Museveni has potential to worsen an already uncertain future. And almost all these MPs know. Privately, they will tell you how... Read more
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President's Brother Led Probe Into Govt Wastea 30-day ultimatum to table a bill for the scrapping of agencies listed in the
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a 30-day ultimatum to table a bill for the scrapping of agencies listed in the November 25 Saleh report to President Museveni as wasteful. The report titled; Rationalisation of commissions, agencies and authorities in Uganda for better... Read more
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Age Limit - NRM MPs Blocked From Leaving Country, Kampala102(b) of the Constitution scrapped, thereby dropping the 35-75 age limits for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
102(b) of the Constitution scrapped, thereby dropping the 35-75 age limits for presidential aspirants. President Yoweri Museveni is 73 and would not qualify to run in 2021 if Article 102(b) stands. The order not to travel out of the country was... Read more
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Bit By Bit, Uganda Is Laying the Groundwork for Future Unrestthe government's actions are leading to growing frustrations and lawlessness.
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the government's actions are leading to growing frustrations and lawlessness. After 30 years of President Yoweri Museveni, Uganda's system of government has shifted from broad-based and constitutional to one increasingly reliant on... Read more
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Museveni Asks NRM Flag Bearer to Denounce Age Limit PositionBushenyi — President Museveni yesterday asked the NRM flag bearer in the Igara
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Bushenyi — President Museveni yesterday asked the NRM flag bearer in the Igara East by-election, Mr Andrew Martial to openly denounce his position on the controversial age limit Bill. The President was campaigning for Mr Martial who happens to be... Read more
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Kadaga Blocks Access to Parliament From President's Officeshe was not aware of the extra-security measures brought in by the Sergeant at
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she was not aware of the extra-security measures brought in by the Sergeant at Arms, and wrote a letter to President Yoweri Museveni questioning the move. The President has not responded. Age Limit not on order paper With all eyes Tuesday on the... Read more
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Gulu Gears Up for Cultural Festivalthe budget shortfall will not affect the activity from taking place as schedule
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the budget shortfall will not affect the activity from taking place as scheduled, adding: "We expect many people to enjoy the event." Mr Olaa said the Acholi Paramount Chief David Onen Acana II and President Museveni are expected to grace the ev... Read more
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FDC Pulls Out of Ruhaama RaceRuhaama County parliamentary seat fell vacant following the death of William Zi
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Ruhaama County parliamentary seat fell vacant following the death of William Zinkurateire Beijukye on October 4. Beijukya had represented the constituency for 18 months after replacing the First Lady Janet Museveni who did not contest in the... Read more
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U.S.$84 Million to be Raised for Crude Oil Pipelinephase is expected to take an estimated 36 months with expected enormous demand
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phase is expected to take an estimated 36 months with expected enormous demand for materials and equipment. President Museveni and his Tanzanian counterpart early last month laid foundation stone for the project in Rakai district, the second... Read more
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Once Declining Fish Stocks in Lake Victoria Bounce Backunder the Fisheries Protection Unit began policing the water ten months ago to
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under the Fisheries Protection Unit began policing the water ten months ago to control illegal fishing. President Yoweri Museveni deployed UPDF on the lake in response to complaints by stakeholders - including fish catchers, processors, traders... Read more
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Media Rights Groups Warn Government Over Detention of Red Pepper JournalistsPepper directors and editors are still in detention on grounds that their freed
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Pepper directors and editors are still in detention on grounds that their freedom would endanger national security having been accused of disturbing the peace of President Museveni, Gen Salim Saleh and security minister Lt Gen Henry... Read more
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Agricultural Enterprises Are Killing Lake Victoria, Scientists Sayestablishments had the highest pollutant concentrations. This has not spared f
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establishments had the highest pollutant concentrations. This has not spared fishing. According to President Yoweri Museveni, illegal fishing had weakened havoc in the country's fish processing industry, noting that out of the 21 fish... Read more
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Infighting Will Kill NRM - Otafiireto reconcile with his political foes have been ignored but said he would contin
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to reconcile with his political foes have been ignored but said he would continue to work for the growth of the party. President Museveni last year tried to reconcile Ms Nantaba and Mr Karangwa in vain after the former snubbed the planned me... Read more
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MPs Voting Pattern By Region, GenderParliament — Results of a poll among 336 MPs indicate that legislators from Pre
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Parliament — Results of a poll among 336 MPs indicate that legislators from President Museveni's home region of Western dominate the support for removal of the presidential age limit from the Constitution while majority from the Central (Buganda)... Read more
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Are We Witnessing Killing of the 1995 Constitution?was not one of the issues ordered by the Supreme Court in its judgement upholdi
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was not one of the issues ordered by the Supreme Court in its judgement upholding the 2016 election of President Museveni following Amama Mbabazi's petition, to be addressed by government in two years. It is wrong to tag the Bill to the... Read more
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Newsweek
Zimbabwe dumped Mugabe, but will other African countries do the same to their dictators?events have undoubtedly caught the attention of a few of the “strongmen” called
Newsweek / Posted 3 days ago
events have undoubtedly caught the attention of a few of the “strongmen” called out by Obama. Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni, who has led the East African nation since 1986, promised a pay raise to soldiers the day after Mugabe’s... Read more
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Museveni, Besigye Hold Campaign Rallies in Neighbouring Sub-Counties TodayPresident Museveni, who is the NRM national chairperson and Dr Kizza Besigye, f
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President Museveni, who is the NRM national chairperson and Dr Kizza Besigye, former FDC presidential candidate are campaigning for their candidates in two neighboring Sub counties of Ruhuumuro and Kyabugimbi respectively ahead of the Thursday Igara... Read more
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Army, Police Meet Speaker Kadagayesterday, the deputy Opposition Chief Whip, Mr Roland Mugume, raised concerns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
yesterday, the deputy Opposition Chief Whip, Mr Roland Mugume, raised concerns about their security. He said President Museveni is yet to reply Ms Kadaga's letter about the identity of "unsolicited forces" that raided the House. However, the... Read more
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Journalists' Open Letter On Red Pepper Attackin recent months. On Tuesday this week, an artiste and his producer were charg
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in recent months. On Tuesday this week, an artiste and his producer were charged with "disturbing the peace" of President Museveni and remanded to Luzira prison. Take the charge of "disturbing the peace" of police chief Kale Kayihura, for... Read more
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FDC Pulls Out of Ruhaama County Race Over Fundingsaid. The Ruhaama county MP seat fell vacant following the death of Beijukye o
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said. The Ruhaama county MP seat fell vacant following the death of Beijukye on October 4, 2017. Beijukye had represented the constituency for at about 18 months after replacing the First Lady Janet Museveni who did not stand in the 2016 elect... Read more
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Speaker Kadaga Meets Kayihura Over Security At Parliamentnot to pass the presidential age limit removal bill, which they say is intended
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not to pass the presidential age limit removal bill, which they say is intended to benefit the incumbent, President Yoweri Museveni. The bill among other things, seeks to remove the presidential age limits currently capped between 35 and 75 years.... Read more
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East African Crude Oil Pipeline - the Inside Storybe completed by the year 2020, when the country is scheduled to start oil produ
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be completed by the year 2020, when the country is scheduled to start oil production. In fact, Uganda's President, Yoweri Museveni and his Tanzanian counterpart recently commissioned the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline. The two... Read more
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Poll Shows How MPs Will Vote On Age LimitMP Raphael Magyezi has now been adopted by the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
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MP Raphael Magyezi has now been adopted by the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee. Under the Article, President Museveni, now aged 73, will be ineligible for re-election at the next election in 2021. Daily Monitor contacted 336 of 436... Read more
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Police On High Alert As Age Limit Debate Returns to Parliamentthe age limit of 75 on the presidency, a move seen as a significant step toward
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the age limit of 75 on the presidency, a move seen as a significant step towards securing a free run for President Yoweri Museveni to seek re-election in 2021. When the motion first came up for debate in September, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga... Read more
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Districts That Host Refugees Should Be RewardedPresident Yoweri Museveni has appealed to the international community to reward
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President Yoweri Museveni has appealed to the international community to reward communities that host refugees in terms of infrastructural development. He said that in Uganda the reward would focus on the construction of two main roads - Moyo - Yumbe... Read more
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President Meets Five Envoys At NakaseroPresident Yoweri Museveni has today met a delegation of 5 Ambassadors accredite
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President Yoweri Museveni has today met a delegation of 5 Ambassadors accredited to Uganda at State House Nakasero. The envoys are High Commissioner Peter West from the United Kingdom, Ambassador Deborah Malac of the United States of America,... Read more
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Guinea President Conde Begins 2-Day State Visit to Ugandacurrent Chairman of the African Union (AU), has started a 2-day State Visit to
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current Chairman of the African Union (AU), has started a 2-day State Visit to Uganda at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni. Prof. Conde who jetted in this morning, was received on arrival at Entebbe International Airport by his host,... Read more
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'Don't Frustrate Investors' - President Warns Technocrats in GovernmentPresident Yoweri Museveni has, once again, strongly warned all technocrats in G
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President Yoweri Museveni has, once again, strongly warned all technocrats in Government Ministries and Departments, especially that of minerals, to immediately stop frustrating foreign investors who come to Uganda to add value to the county's... Read more
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President Museveni Calls Upon Lawyers to Promote East African Integrationthe EAC flag from his Ugandan counterpart Gen Edward Katumba Wamala (L) at Namb
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the EAC flag from his Ugandan counterpart Gen Edward Katumba Wamala (L) at Namboole Stadium in Kampala. President Yoweri Museveni has called upon lawyers to work hard for the prosperity of East Africans through integration. The President made... Read more
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President Commends Indian Community's Role in Development of UgandaPresident Yoweri Museveni has commended the Indian community in the country for
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President Yoweri Museveni has commended the Indian community in the country for having played a big role in Uganda's development. He wooed more Indian business people to invest in Uganda and take advantage of the unexploited potential in raw... Read more
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President Museveni Pays Tribute to the Freedom Fighters for Liberating UgandaPresident Yoweri Museveni has commended freedom fighters for their role in libe
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President Yoweri Museveni has commended freedom fighters for their role in liberating Uganda. The President made the remarks last evening during the wedding reception of Mr. Arnold Akandinda Kazoora and his bride Ms. Kobusingye Kukunda Mushega. The... Read more
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Security Heightened Ahead of Besigye, Museveni Rallies in BushenyiIgara East County in Bushenyi District where Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)
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Igara East County in Bushenyi District where Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leader, Kizza Besigye and President Yoweri Museveni are expected to campaign for their candidates ahead of the December 14 by-election. Mr Besigye is today (Monday)... Read more
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Leadership Is Knowing When It's Time to Pass the Batonpower. President Robert Mugabe is no different than President Denis Sassou-Ngu
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power. President Robert Mugabe is no different than President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Republic of Congo, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, or President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Masogo of Equatorial Guinea. As of 2016, Africa has about six leaders... Read more
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MPs Advised Against Passing Repressive Lawshuman rights standards. This law, they said, also conflicts with sections of th
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human rights standards. This law, they said, also conflicts with sections of the Constitution. In October 2013, President Museveni assented to this contentious law, whose passing a few days before had faced stiff resistance from opposition... Read more
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Age Limit Chaos - MP Tells How Her Back Was Injuredin the history of Uganda's Parliament, MPs opposed to the lifting of the age li
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in the history of Uganda's Parliament, MPs opposed to the lifting of the age limit, which will open the door for President Museveni to run again in 2021 by removing the 75-year age cap, had vowed to resist the move and if need be even go physical... Read more
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Rethinking Politics in Africawho ruled Zimbabwe for 37 before he was forced to resign recently. It is also t
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who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 before he was forced to resign recently. It is also the accusation against President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda as the ruling party seeks to amend the constitution and remove age limits so that he can run for the... Read more
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Opposition Chiefs Who Declared Themselves 'President'closing doors on Mr Tshisekedi's final bid for the presidency. In Uganda Mr Be
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closing doors on Mr Tshisekedi's final bid for the presidency. In Uganda Mr Besigye, a perennial rival of President Yoweri Museveni, conducted a similar ceremony - which was only available in a video shot from a secret location. Although Dr Besigye... Read more
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Legal Committee MPs Approve Age Limit BillPresident Yoweri Museveni chats with Members of Parliament on the Legal Affairs
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President Yoweri Museveni chats with Members of Parliament on the Legal Affairs Committee at State House Entebbe on Tuesday. The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee members endorsed the most sweeping constitutional changes since 2005, with 18... Read more
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Committee Concludes Age-Limit Consultationschaired by West Budama South MP Jacob Oboth Oboth has concluded its hearings wi
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chaired by West Budama South MP Jacob Oboth Oboth has concluded its hearings with its final witness being president Museveni who is seen to be the direct beneficiary of amending article 102(b) of the constitution to lift presidential age... Read more
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Museveni Enters Fight Over U.S.$20 Billion Oil DealsIndependent has learnt that senior executives from the companies have had to se
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Independent has learnt that senior executives from the companies have had to seek frantic meetings with President Yoweri Museveni to resolve their issues. The Independent has learnt that Total S.A's Vice President for Africa, Guy Maurice and... Read more
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Bodies of Tanzanian UN peacekeepers to be repatriated this weekpositions.The ADF is a shadowy rebel group dominated by hardline Ugandan Muslim
Gulf News / Posted 5 days ago
positions.The ADF is a shadowy rebel group dominated by hardline Ugandan Muslims and opposed to Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, who has been in power for 31 years.The attack is the worst loss of life to a UN peacekeeping force since 1993 when... Read more
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