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Why Museveni is targeting Mailo

Experts say land issue might end badly, if not handled well Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Since President Yoweri Museveni’s ‘attack’ on Mailo land ownership — one of the four land tenure systems under which Ugandans can own land—public debate has reached a crescendo with Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi …

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Russian vehicle tracking deal

How Museveni letter trapped Muhwezi Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Tuesday July 27, the new Minister for security, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi made a humbling return to the headlines of Ugandan news media when he made a statement to parliament regarding the controversial vehicle tracking deal between Uganda …

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Uganda’s next war

Experts warn as phones of politicians are hacked Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Sometime in February 2020, then-Uganda Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda’s phone might have been hacked by Pegasus; a spyware manufactured by the Israel firm, NSO. The collaborative media investigation dubbed “Pegaus project” that outed the global spying …

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Fight over Covidex

Mistakes Prof. Ogwang, his lawyers, employers shouldn’t make Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Prof. Patrick Ogwang, the pharmacist now renowned for the supportive Covid-19 herbal remedy, Covidex, is being challenged by his employer; Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST), over the ownership rights. In June, the National Drug …

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Robinah Nabbanja

  Mobile cash and her changes in PM office Kampala, Uganda | JOSEPH WERE | Debonair. Reticent.   Uganda has recently had two very different prime ministers personality-wise; Amama Mbabazi and Ruhakana Rugunda. It is up to you to tick who of the two was debonair and who was reticent. Now …

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When is the reshuffle?

Museveni new cabinet: It’s his fight for survival COVER STORY | THE INDEPENDENT | When is the reshuffle? That was just one of many shock reactions to the new cabinet President Yoweri Museveni announced on June 08. After many nail-biting days since the country entered the post-election June cabinet naming …

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