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Katumba ‘Oyee’ performed poorer than polls suggested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Afrobarometer pre-election survey of Uganda had indicated that John Katumba might perform best among the new crop of politicians that contested in the presidential election 2021. The Afrobarometer survey had among other findings indicated that 24 year-old Katumba was best known of the …

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KATUMBA: I am still in the Presidential Race

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | John Katumba, the youngest presidential candidate says he has not withdrawn from the race, as indicated by social media posts and blogs. Information that started circulating last evening through WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter alleged that the candidate has been offered a lucrative job …

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11 presidential candidates

  What does each stand for? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Following months of uncertainty, Uganda will hold the next presidential polls on Jan.14 next year with a record 11 candidates. President Museveni, who has been Uganda’s president since 1986, is seeking another five year term after successfully removing …

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VIDEO: Gen. Katumba Wamala hands over office

VIDEO: It was a smooth transition as UPDF’s Gen. Katumba Wamala handed over office to his successor Gen. David Muhoozi with announcement that the region needs an operational standby force to help pacify the East African region. The announcement comes at a time when parts of the region like Burundi and …

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Museveni appoints new CDF in army reshuffle

In a Jan 9 reshuffle in the army, President Museveni replaced Gen. Katumba Wamala as the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) with Maj Gen David Muhoozi, previously Commander of Land Forces. Wamala is now the new Minister of State for Works filling a vacuum left after Parliament’s Appointments’ committee threw …

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