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Posts Tagged ‘slider’

Opinion | Mbabazi cheapens his supporters as Besigye hides inside FDC – By Betty Nambooze-Bakireke

Amama Mbabazi has been known to keep silent, build tension and interest and then open up to the anticipating public. This may be a strategy on his part, but it could as well raise questions of transparency and honesty. This br...


The New African | Tanzania faces ‘mother of all elections’

Mark Kapchanga — The October general elections are unarguably the most highly contested since Tanzania embraced multi-party democracy in 1992. Election fever has been unprecedentedly high in the build up to polling day. S...



EACC Summit | The East African Chamber of Commerce Trade and Investment Conference 2015 Highlights!!

The East Africa Chamber of Commerce trade and investment 2015 annual conference held in Dallas, Texas was a major success.  The event kicked off with a women only networking cocktail dinner hosted by EACC trustee Beth Plumlee ...



London School of Economics | Africa is rising – but for whom? Winnie Byanyima captivates a full house at LSE

London School of Economics — Times are changing, and so too must charities. After 75 years in Oxford, Oxfam International will soon be relocating its headquarters to Nairobi, the charity’s executive director Winnie Byan...


The Uganda Women’s Association International (UWAI) Invites You All to The First Family Career Day In Waltham, MA – 14th Nov 2015

The purpose of the First Parents and Students Career Day Workshop is to help parents and students better understand the educational system of the USA. Pressures are compounded for the first-generation or underserved parents and...



The Daily Monitor | NRM invites Mbabazi for delegates conference

KAMPALA- The National Resistance Movement (NRM) has said it will invite its former secretary general Amama Mbabazi to attend the party’s delegates’ conference between October 30 and November 2. Mr Mbabazi was technically re...



The Observer | Ambassador Edith Sempala | Why Museveni woman joined team Mbabazi

Former Ambassador to USA Edith Ssempala now compares Museveni to Idi Amin — After a 22-year career as Uganda’s top diplomat in the United States, the Nordic countries and the African Union (AU), plus a stint at the Wor...


Opinion | Backlash against Uganda’s Tubonga Naawe Celebrity Choir By Dr. Daniel Kawuma

By Dr. Daniel Kawuma — As the saying goes, “he that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas.” It’s a saying that often comes true when one is found guilty by association in the court of public opinion. Pol...



Inspirational Stories | Nigerian student Ufot Ekong breaks 50 year Japan record of Excellence

A Nigerian student has broken a 50-yr record in Japan after graduating with 1st class degree and best overall student from Tokai University in Tokyo Japan. Ufot Ekong from Akwa Ibom State was the best overall student, and the f...


Opinion | British Airways exit and drying symptom of worsening inflows – Karoli vs British Envoy

Daily Monitor — The world’s largest airline operator owners of British Airways announced their exit from Uganda effective October 3, after a 24-year run operating flights from Entebbe. This is not a vote of confidence i...



The Citizen | President Jakaya Kikwete Bids Farewell To Tanzania’s State House

By Citizen Reporter — President Jakaya Kikwete said ten years of leadership are more than enough for the head of state to make significant changes. The president also called upon State House staff to give full support f...



Opinion | “Journalists Working With Opposition Parties Are Partisan” Kayihura   By Arthur M. M. Katabalwa

Chief of The Ugandan Inspector General Of Police General Kale Kayihura has warned Ugandan NBS and NTV televisions against embedding journalists with the opposition as according to him this is not good journalism. This was at a ...


The Independent | Amama Mbabazi’s losing strategy By Andrew Mwenda

By Andrew Mwenda — How Uganda’s elite pundits are misunderstanding the election dynamics and why Mbabazi should worry — There is a widespread perception among a large section of the Ugandan elite class that forme...



BBC News-night | UK firm’s surveillance kit ‘used to crush Uganda opposition’

BBC Report — A UK-based firm has sold surveillance technology to Uganda which has been used to crush and potentially blackmail opponents of the president, according to documents seen by BBC News-night. An internal report ...



Watch Uncut Video | FDC’s Fatuma undressed herself – Uganda Police

Below is a statement from Uganda Police following the arrest of a Forum for Democratic Change National Executive Committee member Naigaga Fatuma where she had her clothes ripped off. On Saturday 10/10/2025 at about 1130hrs at K...


Uganda Dispatch | UNEB Examinations Off To A Sleepy Start – By Arthur M. M. Katabalwa.

Yesterday students sitting for their O level exams (S4) started off on a bad note. At many examination centers, the exams didn’t start off on time. Students resorted to sleeping on their desks as they waited for the paper...



Health Watch | Are You In Touch With Your Breasts? By Dr. Nandawula Kanyerezi Mutema, M.D.

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month world over. It is an annual campaign dedicated to increase the awareness of the deadly disease. According to the World Health Organisation breast cancer is the top cancer in wo...


Daily Monitor | Besigye, Mbabazi give Museveni chance to choose main opponent

Daily Monitor — Joseph Tamale Mirundi is a funny man. Asked who between Dr Kizza Besigye and Mr Amama Mbabazi he would rather President Museveni faces in next year’s election, he says: “It is like asking a Muslim whet...



EVENTS | OPIC & ASPEN DIASPORA INVESTMENT FORUM FOR EAST AFRICA, OCTOBER 13-14, BOSTON

BOSTON, MA – October 8, 2015 —Ever dream of starting a major business or bringing a top-rated franchise back to your motherland, but you are hamstrung by lack of capital or technical support? If so, a major investment f...



Daily Monitor | Former VP – Prof Gilbert Bukenya Makes U-turn, Pledges Support for Museveni Come 2016

Former vice president, Prof Gilbert Bukenya has pledged to support President Yoweri Museveni in the 2016 general elections. Bukenya who has been nursing presidential ambitions in the next elections said “there’s no other c...


The Observer | How Museveni took Besigye votes in 2011

Mapping Museveni’s spectacular climb over Besigye  With a 37 percent vote haul in 2006, Dr Kizza Besigye notched his most significant performance so far in a presidential election – defeating President Museveni, the eventu...






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