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Uganda arrests dozens of opposition activists

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Police in Uganda announced the arrests of opposition activists this week amid speculation that longtime President Yoweri Museveni is planning to change the constitution so he can stand for re-election. No official move has been made to lift the bar on Museveni running due to …

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VIDEO: Ssebana Kizito buried amidst political drama and chaos

VIDEO: Ssebana Kizito buried amidst political drama and chaos Uganda | NTV UGANDA| Chaos broke out at the burial of former Democratic Party President Ssebaana Kizito as supporters of the current DP leader Norbert Mao tussled it out with supporters of Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago. The burial also turned into a political …

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Parliament honours Ssebaana Kizito

Kampala, Uganda| GODFREY SSALI | Uganda’s Parliament on Thursday unanimously passed a motion moved by Prime Minister Dr.Ruhakana Rugunda  to pay tribute to the former Kampala Mayor and former opposition Democratic Party president John Ssebana Kizito. The deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah put the tribute motion to the floor that was unanimously …

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Parliament to pay tribute to Ssebana Kizito

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Government has released the burial program for the late former Minister, DP President and Kampala Mayor John Ssebana Kizito, who succumbed to a stroke at Nakasero Hospital on Monday. According the chairperson of the burial committee and Busiro East Mp Medard Lubega Sseggona, the body will be picked …

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DP President Emeritus Ssebaana Kizito is dead at 83

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT REPORTER| Former Democratic Party (DP) President John Ssebaana Kizito is dead. He was born in 1934. Ssebaana, also a former Uganda cabinet minister, Mayor of Kampala and a leading businessman, died at Nakasero Hospital on Monday. “Rest in Peace President Emeritus Dr. John Ssebaana Kizito. …

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DP mourns former chairman Mzee Boniface Byanyima

The Democratic Party (DP) has mourned  one of its pioneer leaders Boniface Byanyima, who passed away on Tuesday at Kampala’s Nakasero Hospital. “DP mourns Mzee Boniface Byanyima. In his disturbingly unassuming way his life was a moral challenge to corruption and the arrogance of power,” DP President Norbert Mao said. …

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