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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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Priest in fear as his anti-Museveni book draft leaks to ISO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Reverend Father Denis Mayanja, a catholic priest attached to Masaka diocese is in fear following the leakage of the draft of his book titled “People Power” to Internal Security Organization-ISO operatives. The priest started writing the book that points out the deficiencies of president, …

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Much to celebrate about UPDF

As young people, we need to avoid being duped into forgetting or ignoring our history and say never again to chaos Kampala, Uganda | NATASHA MARIAM | On February 6 Ugandans joined the UPDF to celebrate Tarehe-Sita, a day which marks the attack on Kabamba barracks by 27 armed and …

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Museveni salutes FRELIMO for role in birth of UPDF

Maputo, Mozambique | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has hailed the very strong historical and political relations between Uganda and Mozambique. He paid tribute to Mozambique’s ruling party FRELIMO in particular for their role in training and shaping Uganda’s Front for National Salvation (FRONASA), which became the foundation of Uganda’s …

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