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Human Rights Watch | Uganda – Ensure Free and Fair Elections | Unimpeded Media, Police Accountability Critical to Campaigns

For Immediate Release – The Ugandan government should ensure a level playing field, free from abuse for all voters and candidates during the 2016 presidential election campaigns, Human Rights Watch said today. Police brutali...


Aviation News | Ethiopian Airlines To Become First African Carrier to Take Delivery of Airbus A350 XWB Next Year.

The first Airbus A350-900 for Ethiopian Airlines is taking shape on the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France.  Ethiopian Airlines will be the first African A350 XWB operator when it takes delivery of the aircraft next...



The Observer | How Mbabazi, Besigye race has divided Buganda

Summary – Ssuubi group and other opposition politicians stand to lose as NRM candidates look set to benefit.  Parliamentary contestants in Buganda could pay dearly for taking sides in the mini-contest between FDC preside...



Sunday Monitor | A Three Horse Race | Museveni, Besigye, Amama Pick Campaign Teams

Kampala- As the 2016 presidential campaigns kick off tomorrow, with the various candidates holding their first rallies in diverse parts of the country, the incumbent, President Museveni, has picked a team of people he expects t...



Opinion | Paul L. Mukasa | My Impressions of Mbabazi’s Acceptance Speech

Opinion – I have finally managed to sit down and read John Patrick Amama Mbabazi’s acceptance speech following his nomination at Nambole this week and here is my assessment. It was a smart, idealistic and visionary spee...



Deborah R. Malac | The Incoming US Ambassador to the Republic of Uganda

Deborah R. Malac, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service will be the incoming Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Uganda following confirmation hea...


The Observer | Credible Election, Not Crowds, Will End Museveni Misrule By Moses Khisa

Opinion — Since Tuesday, the key talking point has been who, among the three leading presidential candidates Amama Mbabazi, Kizza Besigye, and Yoweri Museveni, pulled off the biggest show of support. The talk has been mor...



The Washington Post | In Uganda, Many Find It Difficult to Believe That Museveni Could Ever Be Defeated In an Election

The Washington Post — Ugandan politics is more interesting and unpredictable now than it has been for over a decade. As the country approaches the next general elections, scheduled for early next year, President Yoweri Mu...


State House | Museveni to Mbabazi and Besigye – They Have Nothing to Offer

Daily Monitor — No tight race. Mr Museveni said the next general election will not be a tight race because Mr Mbabazi and Dr Besigye do not have any message for the voters After what looked like “an issued-based” kick...



In Loving Memory | Omukulu Nelson Edmund Nkalubo SSebugwawo Memorial Service In Dallas, Tx

On the evening of Saturday October 24, 2015, the family and friends of the late Nelson Edmund Nkalubo Ssebugwawo gathered at the Hawthorne Suites by Wyndham DFW Airport North in Irving, Texas, for a memorial service and celebra...



Uganda Decides | Besigye Gets Nominated, As Thousands Pledge Their Support.

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye says his campaign will be about liberating power from ‘dictatorship’ back to the people. Besigye told the press immediately after nomination...


Uganda Decides | Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi Kicks Off Presidential Campaign at Nakivubo Stadium

Uganda’s former Prime Minister and former NRM Secretary General Amama Mbabazi’s campaign for the Presidency of Uganda kicked off on November 3rd with a nomination of his bid at 11.05am at Nambole Stadium. Mbabazi’...



Uganda Decides | President Museveni duly Nominated to Contest for his 5th Term in Office.

The President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who is also seeking a fifth term in office was nominated November 3rd at about 10.21am.  The President who drove to Namboole stadium in a convoy of about 100 vehicles was accompa...



Events | Join The Multi-Professional Consultants – MPC For Their Annual Community Appreciation Day – Sat Nov 28th

Our community reporter — The city of Waltham in the State of Massachusetts is home to the largest concentration of Ugandans living in North America, great universities like Brandeis and colleges like Bentley are partly re...


The Observer | How Mbabazi, Besigye meeting in London ended in stalemate

By Sadab Kitatta Kaaya — The surprise entry Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general, into the opposition stuttering search for a joint presidential candidate, has renewed debate and hope that one of the two presidenti...



Ugandan Diaspora News Editorial | November 2015 – What really Happened Inside the London Ugandan Opposition Meet?

Dear Readers, Greetings from Boston, Massachusetts where we have enjoyed some great Fall foliage amidst mild temperatures. Back in Uganda it is sure to be a month of intense political activity as various camps position themselv...


Daily Monitor | Uganda’s Largest Opposition Political Party FDC Refutes Besigye Exit from 2016 Race

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) President, Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu, has dismissed media reports that the party’s presidential flag bearer, Dr Kizza Besigye, plans to withdraw from the 2016 presidential race in favour of A...



The Observer | Making Sense of the NRM Election Mess By Moses Khisa

Tuesday’s primary elections for the ruling National Resistance Movement had twists and turns, some interesting, others a cause for trepidation for many Ugandans. Now, I must start with a caveat. As I have argued in this colum...



Daily Monitor | NRM Primaries – List of results – Prominent Party Members Trounced!

The Ruling party primaries were characterized by missing names of aspirants, late delivery of voting materials, wrong consignments and violence in some constituencies. Preliminary results indicate prominent party members were t...


Health Watch Q&A | World Health Organization – Processed Meats Cause Cancer

1. What do you consider as red meat? Red meat refers to all mammalian muscle meat, including, beef, veal, pork, lamb, mutton, horse, and goat. 2. What do you consider as processed meat? Processed meat refers to meat that has be...






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