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Muhoozi’s hot tweets

Should the General be banned from social media? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba has a new moniker. He is now called “The Tweeting General”. It is a joke on his rather choice tweets. But Gen. Muhoozi’s tweets are no jokes. His latest controversial tweet …

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Muhoozi’s Rwanda mission

 What next after Rwanda re-opens border? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The latest attempt at improving Uganda Rwanda relations registered some significant steps forward with Rwanda re-opening its border to Uganda on Jan. 31 nearly three years after it was closed. In addition, Uganda replaced Maj. Gen. Abel Kandiho, …

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Winnie Byanyima’s diplomacy

How Besigye’s wife negotiated a deal between Museveni and Kagame Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Dec. 03 2019, Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of the United Nations Aids (UNAIDS) programme, was at the airport in Kigali, Rwanda, when she received a telephone call. She was told President Paul …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Winnie Byanyima’s diplomacy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Winnie Byanyima’s Rwanda diplomacy: How Besigye’s wife negotiated a deal between Museveni and Kagame THE WEEK Attack in the north: UPDF barracks in Zombo attacked THE LAST WORD Besigye as Museveni’s ally: How Uganda’s …

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Fighting HIV stigma through beauty pageantry

Participants in the Y+ pageant are groomed into anti-discrimination ambassadors and given life skills to tap into opportunities Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Robina Babirye is an articulate young lady who has garnered a large following on Facebook. She is not a television presenter or an aspiring politician. Babirye …

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