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Museveni has caused the economic crisis in Uganda, say economists

President Museveni has been touring the country rooting for irrigation. But his failure to address vulnerabilities to weather shocks such as drought has attracted criticism and led many to say he is to blame for the economic crisis in the country

  President Yoweri Museveni’s government has received unkind treatment by economists as the biggest cause of the economic crisis currently being witnessed in the country through unprecedented business closures, rising numbers of problem banks, rising poverty and starvation. The ruthless verdict came during a public debate on, The Turbulence in Uganda’s banking sector that was …

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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 heat on the government by …

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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 attempts to fight it would …

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May be we need change!

Left to Right: Veteran politician Al Hajj Kirunda Kivejinja, Gen. Moses Ali and Public Service Minister Henry Kajura should be retired to create opportunity to more energetic and dynamic young men

Can a government led by men with average age of 76 years transform a country? I have had a very busy week, split between teaching my students and running around, working on economic policies and strategies to transform our country. I never complain about working to make Uganda a better place, mainly because I know …

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Museveni, Mbabazi make NRM a non-party

President Museveni and Former prime minster Amama Mbabazi

It is still at least six months away to the general elections, or what appears to be left of it is tearing itself to shreds. Not that it matters anyway; the party is now literally the preserve of two individuals: President Yoweri Museveni and former prime minister, Amama Mbabazi. Whenever Mbabazi “coughs”, the NRM catches …

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