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Anti-corruption walk paralyzes transport in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Transport within Kampala city centre was on Wednesday paralysed following the anti-corruption walk. The walk is aimed at intensifying the fight against corruption.      The walk being led by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni started at around 8:30 am from the Constitutional Square to Kololo Ceremonial Grounds where the …

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CSOs write to president Museveni against building dam on murchison falls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A section of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have jointly written to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni demanding him to declare that no dam is constructed at Murchison Falls. The letter dated 28th November is signed by Dickens Kamugisha, the Executive Director of Africa Institute for Energy Governance …

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800 sign petition to drag president Museveni to ICC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Over 800 people have so far signed a petition to drag President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to the International Criminal Court- ICC.  The petition spearheaded by the People’s Government led by Former President of the Forum for Democratic Party- FDC party Dr Kiiza Besigye requires at least …

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Youths petition speaker Kadaga over unemployment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A section of youths has petitioned Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga demanding immediate action to reduce unemployment. The petition was presented through the  umbrella; Uganda Youth Federation for Good Governance, today. Eric Bithum Opondo, the Organisation’s General Secretary said  that parliament needed to recognize that …

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MPs in support of IPU human rights probe committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Kassiano Wadri has appealed to the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) to expeditiously investigate gross human rights violations in Uganda before the 2021 general elections take place. The Inter-Parliamentary Union Standing Committee on Human Rights for parliamentarians sponsored a resolution …

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Bobi Wine blasts Museveni over land grabbing, evictions in Bunyoro

Hoima,Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Kyandondo East Member of parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi wine has blasted President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his National Resistance movement-NRM party for the rampant land grabbing and evictions in Bunyoro sub region and other parts of the country. According to Bobi Wine, a number …

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Museveni accepts call to serve another term

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has agreed to run in the 2021 elections after two of the top organs of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) urged him to. “I thank my Colleagues in CEC and the NRM Parliamentary Caucus for forwarding my name to continue adding …

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Al-Shabaab already defeated

By Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Attacking malls, football fans, students shows they cannot even attack a well- guarded police station The most atrocious, criminal, cowardly and monstrous attacks by Al-Shabaab against soft and innocent targets such as shoppers in a Shopping Mall, young students in a University or football fans watching …

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The way forward on homosexuality

By Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Should we involve Uganda in endless wars with our trade partners on account of this? “Abaine enaama, baita abatagiine” – meaning the ones who caucus first, can overpower the ones who do not caucus. Ekitetekatekirwe, embwa ekahuunga omukaro – sudden confrontation can lead to surprising outcomes …

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