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Luweero residents criticize Tumukunde for gov’t failures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Luweero town council have rejected an apology from presidential candidate General Henry Tumukunde accusing him of doing nothing to help the area when he was still in government. Retired General Tumukunde is among the National Resistance Army fighters that waged a liberation war …

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MUSHEGA: Not too late for Museveni to retire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former senior cabinet minister and NRM political ideologue Nuwe Amanya Mushega has said it is not too late for Uganda to turn course, after admitting that, “We are not in the best of state. This violence which is going on is not nice.” Mushega said he …

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Police confirms that Tumukunde faces treason charges

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Police has confirmed that Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde will be charged with treason. The former security minister and now Presidential aspirant, was arrested Thursday night. Police said in a statement that the arrest follows “his utterances in a series of radio and television …

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Rukikaire’s view of history

Former cabinet minister and NRA ideologue Rukikaire on politics and leadership BOOK REVIEW | Ian Katusiime | Mathew Rukikaire has seen it all. Born into an aristocratic family and educated in the best institutions that the colonial era could offer locally and abroad, Rukikaire has either made or participated in …

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ANALYSIS: 34 years in power

 The successes and the challenges of NRM Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The ruling party, the National Resistance Movement (NRM), marked Liberation Day January 26 in Ibanda District, western Uganda. Liberation Day commemorates the NRM capture of power in 1986 after a five-year guerrilla war. The 34th anniversary was …

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Ugandans should not surrender their future to fate

OPINION | Ofwono Opondo | Today marks thirty-four years since the resilient and glorious National Resistance Movement/Army (NRM/A) under the leadership of Yoweri Kaguta Museveni captured Kampala. The battle for Kampala, marked the defeat and retreat of UPC and UNLA remnants, which also ended the reign of terror, uncertainty, and …

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