Military experts note growing capability of East Africa forces COVER STORY | Agencies & Independent Team | An article in one of South Africa’s top newspapers, the Mail & Guardian, has sparked renewed interest in the capabilities of armies in the East African region. The article was written against tweets made about …Read More »
THE INDEPENDENT: Muhoozi tweets, East African armies
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Muhoozi tweets trigger look at regional armies: Military experts note growing capability of East Africa forces THE LAST WORD The Lee Kuan Yew myth: Why I think Singapore would have transformed even with …Read More »
Mali asks spokesperson of UN peacekeeping mission to leave amid friction over tweets
Bamako, Mali | Xinhua | Malian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday asked the spokesperson of MINUSMA, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali, to leave the country in 72 hours as tweets about a diplomatic incident have escalated tensions between the two sides. Mali announced last week the temporary suspension of all …Read More »
PROF OLOKA: Gen Kainerugaba’s parties, tweets attempt to overthrow constitution
Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan lawyer and academic, Prof Joe Oloka-Onyango has described Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba’s actions to organize birthday parties and tweets as an attempt to overthrow Uganda’s Constitution. First son Kainerugaba has been the Special Forces Commander – SFC before he was appointed by his …Read More »
What’s hidden in Muhoozi’s tweets?
COMMENT | Moses Baguma | On Monday 21st of February 2022, Peter G. Mwesige, a seasoned journalist, shared photos of The Crusader newspapers bearing an interview he conducted with a 23-year-old Muhoozi Kainerugaba in 1997. In the interview, the first son identified himself as a contemplative person. If one capable of …Read More »
SFC Commander Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba ‘fires’ three tweets!
Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three days after newly re-appointed Special Forces Commander Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba deleted tweets considered by many Ugandans to promote tribalism, he is back on the twitter offensive against NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. Muhoozi has this morning ‘fired three shots’ …Read More »
A philosopher rates Kanye West’s tweets
Kanye says: Truth is my goal. Controversy is my gym. I’ll do a hundred reps of controversy for a 6 pack of truth Kampala, Uganda | MARK SAVAGE | “It’s not where you take things from. It’s where you take them to.” We all knew Kanye West had a way with …Read More »
Leave Trump’s tweets alone, says advisor
Washington, United States | AFP | President-elect Donald Trump’s habit of firing off tweets, even at such critical times as when forming a new government, is a harmless and legitimate way to “cut through the noise,” one of his top advisors said Monday. Trump was known during the campaign for …Read More »