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Is Mbabazi eying Alliance slot for 2016 presidency?

Amama Mbabazi has also picked the nomination forms

Uganda’s former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has refused to yield to NRM’s tricks by declaring he will not seek presidency under the Yellow umbrella. But Mbabazi carefully chose his words this week while announcing that he will still contest the presidency by avoiding to state beforehand that he will contest …

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Oil: Reason Museveni, Mbabazi are fighting!

President Museveni and Former prime minster Amama Mbabazi

Societies become great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in! I strongly believe that Uganda’s biggest growth-retarding factor since 2005 has not been low schooling, or underdeveloped financial systems. It has neither been high government deficits nor distorted foreign exchange markets. We are …

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Amama Mbabazi presidential bid faces dilemma

Amama Mbabazi as he appeared in the Youtube video

Former Prime Minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has enjoyed overwhelming public attention and hype ever since he announced his intention to contest for the presidency of Uganda in 2016. But the Amama16 Caravan is facing an almost insurmountable challenge and is likely to end in an unceremonious crash, even before …

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Is Amama rethinking presidential run?

John Patrick Amama Mbabazi

John Patrick Amama Mbabazi’s statement last week on a radio talk show was surprising and controversial.  Or, maybe not? He indicated that were he not to be selected by the NRM delegates’ conference as the flag official bearer of the NRM, he would not contest the 2016 presidential elections after …

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