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Amama’s vision for Uganda

By Flavia Nassaka Questions on whether manifestos mean anything to Ugandans rise as TDA launches plan A Uganda that works for everyone’ is what Go-Forward Presidential candidate John Patrick Amama Mbabazi and his coalition The Democratic Alliance (TDA) promise Ugandans.  After several postponements, the ex-prime minister finally launched his manifesto …

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Time for economic pragmatism

By David Nyende Infrastructure investments alone will not result in economic growth and development In answer to the question: “How do you make an economy grow?”, one economist wrote: “The secret of economic growth remains mysterious despite the tremendous efforts by economists into trying to solve it: neither free market …

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Inside Mbabazi’s coalition with DP

By Haggai Matsiko and Flavia Nassaka Mbabazi shined in DP’s stronghold, can he sustain that outside Buganda, across the country? As former Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi embarked on the second week of campaigns, he defied talk that the numbers at his rallies would drop significantly the moment he gets out …

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Behind Besigye’s campaign chiefs

By Agnes E Nantaba On Sunday Nov. 8, Dr. Kiiza Besigye the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer in the 2016 general elections officially announced his campaign team headed by party chairman Ambassador Wasswa Birigwa deputized by Kamuli District LC5 Chairperson Salaam Musumba. Besigye who has failed to trounce …

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Ssebaana on his 2006

By Agnes E. Nantaba John Ssebaana Kizito was 72-years old and the oldest among the aspirants when he ran for president in 2006. He ran on the Democratic Party (DP) ticket. Nine years later, it is a challenge he recalls with fondness and readily shares tips for today’s presidential candidates, …

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