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Elections without EU observers

Does it matter that government ignores their recommendations? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | For the first time since the 2006 general elections, the European Union Election Mission will not have election observers in Uganda. Initially they citied the Covid-19 pandemic threat and ensuing travel complications for their absence …

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Gen. Muhoozi is back

Bad news for Bobi Wine supporters Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | What should be the main takeaway from President Yoweri Museveni’s Dec.16 re-appointment of his son, Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, to head the Special Forces Command and Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech to be the deputy inspector general of police …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Gen Muhoozi is back

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Gen. Muhoozi is back: Bad news for Bobi Wine supporters THE LAST WORD Bobi Wine is selfish, power-hungry politician: He is leading his supporters and admirers to COVID-19 mass suicide with recklessness and …

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Inspired by the ordinary

Kateregga captures the everyday in his gripping paintings THE INDEPENDENT | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Not very far from the artist’s studio, you can hear the constant piercing sound of metal fabricators welding and hammering away at aluminum- steel metal. They fabricate the material to produce windows and doors for the …

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Uganda – Kenya trade tension

Ugandan manufacturers to ran to East African Court of Justice over trade restrictions Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Tensions between Ugandan traders and the Kenyan government is likely to get worse a head of the festive season this December, according to executives at the Uganda Manufacturers Association. The traders …

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