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The Besigye-Bobi Wine alliance

Why their alliance is an inconvenience Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Did youthful music superstar and Kyadondo East MP Robert Sentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine commit a political blunder by appearing beside opposition strongman Kizza Besigye recently? The leading opposition duo appeared on the same podium on June …

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Fear of another lockdown

Experts differ on handling rising COVID-19 cases | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Recent increases in coronavirus disease COVID-19 cases are causing anxiety among Ugandans. Many fear the government will impose another lockdown. By June 11 total confirmed cases were 679. That is a jump of 172 cases or 34% from …

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Terror alert?

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati Concern persists over Uganda’s readiness to counter terrorism threats The calm at the popular Ethiopian Village Restaurant in Kabalagala today is in stark contrast to the horror of July 11, 2010. Management has tightened security and all visitors are subjected to thorough security checks. Outside the …

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Ugly face of hacking

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati URA hackers awaken Ugandans to reality of Internet crime On June 20, the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) arrested four men suspected of hacking into its systems for a year, causing revenue losses amounting to Shs 2 billion. Richard Kibalama, an Information and Communication Technology specialist, Guster …

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Uganda’s expired envoys

By Mubatsi Asinja Habati Massive reshuffle looms as ambassadors’ contracts expire On June 20, Henry Okello Oryem, the Foreign Affairs State Minister, complained to the Parliamentary Foreign budget Committee that low funding had left Uganda’s embassies and foreign missions broke, giving the country a bad international image. But Oryem’s frustrations …

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