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Big crocodile or  small fry, a thief remains a thief  

IGG Irene Mulyagonja

The squabble between Chief Justice Bart Katureebe and Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja, about prosecuting or not, of magistrates caught in the acts of stealing money, is merely a case of splitting hairs. Their spat is over two magistrates: Richard Ndangwa and Freddie Awacnedi, who, during their respective duties, …

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United Nations has failed the Nations

UN Secretary General Antonio Gutterez

“Britain is like a toothless bulldog, wagging its tail before Smith, and fearing him like hell.” In 1974, that statement, during the Internet pre-viral days, went globally “viral”. It was said by the Zambian High Commissioner to Britain, Ali Simbule, castigating the British Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, for failing to …

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No actual dispute between Janet and Stella Nyanzi

Foul mouthed Stella Nyanzi

  The squabble between First Lady and Minister of Education Janet Museveni and Makerere University Don Dr. Stella Nyanzi, has a number of interesting angles to it. It may be about aspects of education in the country. For a start, both women are involved in aspects of education; one is …

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Who is behind AIGP Kaweesi’s assassination?     

Clandestinely, the late Assistant Inspector General of Police (IGP), Andrew Felix Kaweesi, must have been a person who many people loved to hate. In virtually any area you turn to, Kaweesi drew a lot of distaste. Publicly, however, he appeared to have been respected, liked and his actions approved. That …

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Need to Harmonize SGR East African Construction Prices    

President Uhuru inspecting the progress Kenyan side of the Standard Gauge Railway

  For some time now, unsettling developments have been floating around about the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), in the three East African countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. In the interest to improve the livelihood of the peoples of the region, it is necessary to advance their …

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Kampala: Hunger debacle bedevils pe-teen K’jong girls

A hard-bitten journalist and former editor at Radio Uganda, last week, urgently summoned me to take a look at the pictures in his mobile touch phone. What were they? These were pictures of very young Karimojong Girl-children; he had taken at the intersection of the Kampala-Entebbe Road, on the verandahs …

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Museveni’s Masindi ‘Not-Servant’ Reference: Change or No Change?

NOT A SERVANT: President Yoweri Museveni

The segment of the speech made by President Yoweri Museveni during this January’s 31st Liberation Day in Masindi, which has generated controversy and heated banter, is when he refers to himself as, “…not a servant….” From a casual look, the reasons appear rather obvious; a deeper assessment however, may paint …

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