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FDC wrangles in Rukungiri a blessing to NRM leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement- NRM party leaders in Rukungiri district have expressed optimism that the internal wrangles in the opposition Forum for Democratic Change – FDC is a blessing to their party. Rukungiri, the ancestral home of former FDC presidential flag bearer, Dr Colonel Kiiza …

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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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Bobi Wine’s next move

He has already changed the Ugandan opposition. Can he change the government? | SAM WILKINS AND RICHARD VOKES | Just three weeks into his official campaign for the Ugandan presidency, Ugandan musician and parliamentarian Robert Kyagulanyi (better known by his stage name Bobi Wine) had already been arrested twice. The …

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Gen. Elly Tumwine

 TUMWINE: The face of UPDF violence Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Uganda’s Minister of Security, General Elly Tumwine, is famed for having fired the first bullet that set the war that brought President Yoweri Museveni to power. For 30 years he has been perpetually representing the country’s military, the …

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Why and how the opposition is playing right into Museveni’s hands

On Wednesday, Kampala went on fire after police arrested pop star turned politician/presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. The riots continued through yesterday (Nov.19). The partisans on either side are in overdrive. Critics of government post videos of police shooting at crowds where some people have, unfortunately, died. THE …

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Police violence scares voters

So why does President Museveni ignore it? Uganda, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Since scenes of violence being meted out in broad daylight against the most prominent presidential candidates challenging President Yoweri Museveni, most commentators and analysts have said the violence sets stage for the 2021 elections. Presidential nominees …

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