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Besigye’s new Front

For pressure group, is competition with Bobi Wine’s NUP better than cooperation? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The People’s Front for Transition comes at a time when Dr. Kizza Besigye is marking twenty years since he first ran for president. After four grueling election cycles, Besigye sat out the …

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Museveni’s stand on bail

Why is the President insistent on a seemingly winless war? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | What does President Yoweri Museveni have against two young opposition legislators; Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana so much as for him to revive his unpopular stance on bail? It is something that has vexed …

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Moroto-Lokitanyala road to boost regional integration

Kampala, Uganda | Ian Katusiime | The upgrading of the 42km Moroto-Lokitanyala road from gravel to bituminous standard has been billed as a boon for regional integration. The road from Moroto town skirting deep into Karamoja up to the Uganda Kenya border has been hailed as a timely intervention for boosting …

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Isimba street lights installed after Nankabirwa directive

Kayunga, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Kayunga district leadership has installed street lights on the bridge to Isimba dam following a directive by Minister for Energy and Mineral Development Ruth Nankabirwa. The minister made the directive while starting her tour of the energy sector on Sept. 14 at the 183 …

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Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya

Why is government targeting the MPs over Masaka killings? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The charge with murder and remand of MPs Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya, to Kitalya Prison (later switched to kigo) in connection with the killings in the Greater Masaka region has sparked criticism from angry …

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UNRA to spend Shs122bn on Kampala-Expressway maintenance

  Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) will spend Shs122billion on operations and maintenance of the Kampala Entebbe Expressway, the roads agency revealed at its annual performance briefing on Sept. 9 at its offices in Kyambogo, Kampala. The Operation and Maintenance service provider commenced work in …

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