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Uganda’s political and economic risks

Why growing societal discontent can lead to violence and protests Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT TEAM & AGENCIES | Uganda, political-economically speaking, is moderately stable compared to other countries that are highly unstable such as Sudan and Libya. On the policy front, this can be seen in the government’s tendency to run …

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Muhoozi has freedom to express himself but must be conscious – Sseninde

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rosemary Nansubuga Sseninde, the National Resistance Movement-NRM National mobilizer has asked Gen. Muhoozi Kenerubaga to refrain from further making political comments that are likely to hurt the government and the ruling NRM party. According to Sseninde, whereas the general has the freedom of expression and …

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VIDEO: How Joseph Kabuleta was arrested

  Police explain charges against Kabuleta Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police have confirmed that they are the ones who arrested Joseph Kabuleta today. Police said in a statement that he was arrested for failing to honor summons issued to him to report to Kampala Metropolitan Police on …

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Masette Kuuya was Obote’s ‘Bituli Mia’, wanted Mandela Stadium in Nabumali

OBITUARY | Alfred Geresom Musamali | Hon Patrick Masette Kuuya, son of Abner Walyawula of Sibanga in the current Manafwa district, was the “Bituli Mia” of Dr Apollo Milton Obote’s Second Government (1980 to 1985). “Bituli” in some Ugandan languages means gaps, holes, shapes or openings while “mia” is Kiswahili for a …

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PM Nabbanja asks Archbishop to end church politics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Premier Robinah Nabbanja has asked Kampala Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere to order politics out of the church, or else unhappy believers opt out. She said this during the requiem service for former Democratic Party President and Minister, Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere, who was eulogized by many …

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Dr. Ssemogerere’s death marks end of an era

OBITUARY | Michael Wambia  – URN | Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere aka Ssemo has been described as an “emperor” of Uganda’s democracy and his passing away is the end of an era. Dr. Paul Ssemogerere has been a thread and needle that attempted to bring different opposition groups to unite for …

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GOVT: Official burial for Dr Ssemogerere

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has directed that the former Democratic Party-DP President General Dr. Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere be accorded an official funeral.  This was announced on Saturday by the Minister in Charge of the Presidency, Milly Babalanda. According to Babalanda, she is scheduled to hold …

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