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Daily Monitor | President Museveni agrees to retire General Sejusa

President Museveni has accepted to retire Gen David Sejusa from the army after a meeting at State House Entebbe yesterday. He also ordered Military Police to leave Sejusa’s home in the city suburb of Naguru which they had sur...


NTV Special – David Sejusa | News of the renegade General’s return caught many by surprise!

NTV News-night discusses Sejusa’s return watch as Maurice Mugisha and Andrew Mwenda breakdown the pros and cons of this trending story from Kampala, Uganda.  The former coordinator of intelligence services, Gen. David Se...



Daily Monitor | National Consultation on Free and Fair Elections conference Begins at Hotel Africana President Museveni Absent

Daily Monitor — Kampala- President Museveni yesterday skipped the opening of the National Consultation on Free and Fair Elections where he had been invited to officiate. There was also no official government representatio...



The Weekly Observer | NRM Faces New Dawn

How delegates’ conference will change ruling party The political future of the NRM could greatly hinge on the outcome of the delegates’ conference on December 15, where the party is expected to make key changes to its const...


Daily Monitor | Museveni reveals why he sacked Mbabazi in a BBC Exclusive Audio Interview

Dalily Monitor — President Museveni has said he dropped former prime minister Amama Mbabazi from Cabinet because he was involved in divisive activities. Mr Mbabazi was sacked on September 18 in a lone cabinet reshuffle. H...



Weekly Observer |The Inside Story | Museveni – Why I fired Amama

Details from NRM’s heated CEC meeting Publicly, President Museveni has said very little about the sacking of Amama Mbabazi as prime minister but on Thursday, October 16, Museveni offered members of NRM’s Central Executive C...



The East African | Checkmate – How Jacqueline Mbabazi outsmarted Museveni in CEC

In summary — Goose ’n gander — A delegate recalled Mrs Mbabazi’s argument thus: “Mrs Mbabazi reasoned that there was nothing on record to show that the SG had declared his candidature against Museveni or that...


Besigye’s Q&A on NTV Uganda | ‘It’s a Monarchy, not a Presidency

Appearing on NTV on Thursday October 2nd 2014, Col Kizza Besigye discussed the Amama Mbabazi-Museveni fallout and the president’s grip on power. Besigye revealed that he parted ways with the NRM leader in 1990, long before he...



Opinion | Daniel Kalinaki | On Amama Mbabazi’s Loyalty, Enemies and Sacking – The East African!

President Yoweri Museveni asked Amama Mbabazi to resign as prime minister, then sacked him before he could jump, according to people familiar with the matter. The president and premier are said to have met last weekend to try ...


The East African | Is this the end of the road for former premier Amama Mbabazi?

By BARBARA AMONG Special Correspondent— President Yoweri Museveni has sacked his long time confidant Amama Mbabazi from the position of prime minister, and replaced him with Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, in what political watcher...



People & Power | Palace Politics Inside Uganda’s State House

IN SUMMARY — Mafia system? From the briefings to the documents he gets, sources indicate President Museveni is often fed on lies by those close to him. However, although the President treads carefully, the most powerful ...



The Weekly Observer | How NRM has failed to kill ‘Mbabazi 2016’

The ruling party might not admit this, but going by its stated purpose, the NRM legislators’ “Kyankwanzi resolution” has been a failure.Some five months ago, when members of the NRM caucus in Parliament drew up and signed...


The Daily Monitor | Museveni’s famous quotes since 1980

IN SUMMARY — Verbatim. Museveni’s journey to take over State power started even before 1980. The man who in 1980 contested the presidency but lost to UPC’s Milton Obote soon waged a guerilla war, resulting in the over...



Uganda Opposition Leader | Wafula Oguttu – Here is what Uganda needs to be a better country

Rt. Hon. Speaker, Hon. Members of Parliament, Fellow Ugandans Introduction 1. Article 101(1) of the Constitution provides that “The President shall, at the beginning of each session of Parliament, deliver an address to Parlia...



Weekly Observer | Opposition Considers Mbabazi Alliance

Keen to destabilise the already divided top NRM leadership, opposition parties are working on a possible alliance with Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, The Observer has learnt. Speaking last Friday, FDC President Mugisha Muntu tol...


Weekly Observer | Why NRM is losing Buganda

Ruling party has lost 5 out of 6 by-elections since 2011 and Prof Gilbert Bukenya says that is just the beginning. Voters in Buganda appear to have turned against the ruling NRM and embraced opposition candidates in the last c...



Q&A Part II | The Video Edition – A Conversation with Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi In Boston

By Ronnie Mayanja — Last week I received a tip from a reliable source that the Prime Minister of Uganda was due to arrive in Boston on May 8th 2014 on a private family visit. Your journalist swung into action for what was...


Transitional Politics in Uganda | Tyranny of numbers at Grand Citizens’ Debate

If Wednesday’s Grand citizen’s debate had pitted the minister for the Presidency, Frank Tumwebaze, against only the FDC-founding president Kizza Besigye, in a direct one-on-one match-up, it would still have been an unfair c...



Sunday Monitor | Archbishops deny pro-Mbabazi scheme

Three Anglican and Catholic bishops have denied claims in a much-publicized secret police tape that they are supporting and promoting Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi’s supposed presidential bid in 2016. The one-hour-thirty-minut...



Weekly Observer | Amama, Kayihura spy tapes exposed

Recording reveals new details about the extent of Prime Minister Mbabazi’s strength among lower-level party cadres. As tensions between President Museveni and Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi persist, it has emerged that police c...


Weekly Observer | Mbabazi Row – Museveni Doing it the Obote Way

Although 1964 and 2014 are half a century apart, Ugandan politics, especially contestation at the highest level, does not seem to have changed much over the decades. Observers last week drew parallels between the present suspic...






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