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Is Museveni to blame for voter apathy?

By Flavia Nassaka 2016 general elections could record the lowest voter turnout ever According to the latest revised roadmap for the 2016 general elections, the polling date for the President and Members of Parliament has been set for February 12, 2016. While that might be certain, what is now worrying …

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Why Akena beat Otunnu

By Patrick Kagenda On May 30 before Olara Otunnu, the UPC outgoing president, went to bed, news had come in that his arch rival Jimmy Akena had overwhelmingly won the party primaries.  Otunnu could not believe what he was being told until the following day when the party electoral commission …

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Petersberg climate dialogue

By Angela Merkel and François Hollande A call for a fundamental shift to low-carbon infrastructure, technologies, land use France, incoming Presidency of COP 21, and Germany, Presidency of the G 7, are firmly decided to take all efforts to reach an ambitious, comprehensive and binding UN climate agreement by the …

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Akena wins UPC presidency primaries

By Patrick Kagenda Son of founding father promises to return party to `sound footing’ Two weeks after he was allowed to contest for the party presidency, Jimmy Akena appears set to follow in the footsteps of his father, UPC founding father and two time former Uganda president; the late Milton …

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