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US Envoy ignores court verdict, turns up the heat on Museveni’s gov’t

If supporters of the ruling NRM party expected a congratulatory message from the US embassy in Kampala following the Supreme Court’s decision last week that validated President Yoweri Museveni’s victory in last February 18, elections, they will be disappointed. Instead, the new American Ambassador Deborah Malac has turned up the …

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Fight Corruption the Buhari way

Nigeria's president Buhari has opened a new war on Corruption that has netted top leaders from past government of Goodluck Jonathan

They said Corruption in Nigeria can never be fought because the corrupt in Africa’s biggest economy and most populated country, are bigger than life. And the agents of the ‘corruption mafia’ were unleashed to propagate the idea that corruption in Nigeria ‘is so much a way of life’ that whoever …

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43 more constituencies; For the sake of an election? One Day…

Uganda's local government minister Adolf Mwesige presented the incredulous new list of administrative units to Parliament.

When you think our politicians can’t go any lower, while addressing graduating crime preventers, President Yoweri Museveni addressed the issue of creating new counties. The president was categorical. He opposed the idea of creating new constituencies and he informed Ugandans especially because some counties were not big enough to warrant …

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Is Parliament a bunch of greedy, selfish individuals?

Speaker of the 9th Parliament Rebecca Kadaga

Civil society laments Parliament’s failure to check government excesses The Speaker of the lower house of Australia’s Parliament Bronwyn Bishop was forced to resign her prestigious job a fortnight ago over an expenses scandal that exposed her use of US$5000 (Approx Ushs16m) of public funds for an unofficial fundraiser. Most …

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We warned you on Bujagali – Environmentalists tell Museveni

The Bujagali Dam in Jinja, Uganda. Pictured in June 2011 by NAPE

For nearly a decade President Museveni has castigated Ugandan environmentalists and energy analysts for allegedly delaying the construction of Bujagali Hydro Power dam which he claimed resulted into rampant load-shedding, and the subsequent economic adverse economic ramifications a couple years ago. But the President’s recent remarks in which he regretted …

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