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THIS WEEK: Museveni names new judges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a Feb.07 notice by the clerk of parliament to members of the parliamentary appointments committee, it was revealed that the president had appointed 14 judges – 4 to the court of appeal and 10 to the high court. Those appointed to the Court of …

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PICTORIAL: President Museveni harvests from demo farm

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixteen months after demonstrating bottle irrigation, President Yoweri Museveni returned to his Kawumu farm in Luwero District this week to harvest tomatoes, passion fruits, mushrooms, pineapples and matooke alongside fish, chicken and dairy products. ” I am proud to be back in this place as we …

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Museveni advises bishop to read Ecclesiastes 3:1-3

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandan religious leaders to seek a “disciplined way of interacting” with him and stop provoking him. “I am somebody who knows what I am doing. I do not think there are many people who can lecture me about what …

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TAREHE SITA: Museveni hails Nyerere, Samora Machel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda is greatly indebted to Mwalimu Julius Nyerere and FRELIMO leader Samora Machel for their support to the country’s liberation struggle from the early 70s, President Yoweri Museveni has said. “This logistical support, training and ideological grounding is what laid a firm foundation for …

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COMMENT: Museveni’s decision on Kayihura

Unlike what the public is hoping for, ending criminality in the police is not the President’s biggest concern COMMENT | JOSEPH WERE | Following recent revelations of shocking criminality in the Uganda Police Force, Inspector General Kale Kayihura’s number is up it appears. Equally feeling the chill wind must be President …

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NRM’s big numbers

Ruling party’s unrivalled growth scrutinized as it marks 32 years in power Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | In 2006, after the first election since the country adopted the multiparty system of government in 2005, the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) had 205 MPs, after the 2011 elections that shot …

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Testing NRM’s promises

ANALYSIS: After 32 years in power, has NRM party lost its ideology Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | Every politician makes great promises to win and retain power and President Yoweri Museveni has mastered that. Every year during the National Liberation Day celebrations, he revises old promises and makes new ones. …

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Museveni and the death penalty

President says it’s his way of dealing with the rampant killings happening in the country Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | President Yoweri Museveni has repeated his determination to sign death warrants for those who commit offences like murder. He says it is his way of dealing with the rampant killings …

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