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Africa’s presidents wrongly stereotyped

They are serious political actors, not mere acentric characters | ANAÏS ANGELO | All-powerful presidents are an essential part of a stereotypical representation of African politics controlled by a few individuals, rather than by institutions. This view has been reinforced by a literary tradition sanctifying the biographies of “great men” …

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ON BIZONTO: A time for introspection

  COMMENT | PAUL KALUNGI | “If you ever wish to understand anything, study its birth and its development”. So if you want to understand Bizonto’s drama on the current government in power, rather than reading the day’s headlines, study its development and evolution from FRONASA to PRA to NRA …

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Appellant court upholds MP Taban Amin’s election

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal challenging the election of Kibanda North Member of Parliament Taban Idi Amin.   The dismissed appeal was filed by Simon peter Kinyera, a voter from Kibanda in Kiryandongo District challenging a decision by Masindi High Court, which labelled …

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Life under Idi Amin

Thousands of recently discovered photographs document his reign ANALYSIS | Derek R. Peterson & Richard Vokes | In 2015, researchers working in the storeroom at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation forced open the lock on an unremarkable filing cabinet. Inside were thousands of small wax envelopes, neatly arranged in rows, each …

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