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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

Inspirational Music | Charles Jenkins & Fellowship Chicago – Awesome Lyrics

“Awesome” My God is awesome He can move mountains Keep me in the valley Hide me from the rain My God is awesome Heals me when I’m broken Gives strength where I’ve been weakened Forever He will reign My G...


Elections | Kenya vote to go ahead after block attempt fails – Al Jazeera

Nairobi, Kenya – A rerun of the August presidential election is set to go ahead on Thursday, after a last-minute attempt to block the vote failed at the Supreme Court. Kenya’s Supreme Court was unable on Wednesday t...



Boxing | Sharif Bogere Inches closer to a Title Fight After Defeating Jose Rodriguez In Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV – In the main event of the evening, Uganda’s Sharif Bogere (30-1) took a step closer to title contention with an unanimous decision over Mexican Jose Rodriguez (23-10-1). The difference in hand speed w...



Q&A | Museveni should use remaining four years to facilitate transition – Prof. Apolo Nsibambi

By Charles Bichachi — You were part of the CA delegates as a nominator. It was perhaps the most transparent Constitution-making process we have had. In light of the current attempts to change a very critical part of ...


US Visa | Green Card Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery 2019 Entries Now Open

Green Card Diversity Lottery 2019 — Due to a technical issue, the DV-2019 entry period that began on October 3 has been closed. Entries submitted during October 3-10 are not valid and have been excluded from the system; t...



Flashback | When The Proposed Bill on Age Limits was First Raised in 2016

Preamble — The article below was first published in The East African edition of Sunday September 18th 2016 when the issue of the proposed bill to remove the age limit was first raised. On September 14, 2016 parliament rej...



The Observer | NRM MPs will not consult voters on age limit!

The Observer — Ruling party members of parliament will not consult their constituents on the controversial ‘age limit’ bill that seeks to lift the presidential age limits from the Constitution. Party chairman ...


The Observer | Museveni, MPs plot age limit passage

The Observer — Behind closed doors at State House Entebbe, President Museveni has held back and forth meetings with his ruling party MPs to plan how to marshal their numbers in parliament for the passage of the age limit ...



Actionaid NGO Closed | Ugandan Authorities Shut Down ActionAid’s Work, Freeze Bank Accounts

Press Release — On Thursday the Ugandan authorities closed down the bank accounts of ActionAid Uganda, preventing the organization from doing its vital work tackling poverty and injustice. The authorities also sent a lett...


Reuters | Soccer star Weah leads most counties in Liberia Presidential election vote

MONROVIA (Reuters) – Former soccer star George Weah leads in partial presidential election results in 11 of Liberia’s 15 counties, the electoral commission said on Thursday, after a vote meant to bring about the country...



Opinion | Kadaga acted within provisions of Parliament rules of procedure – By Chris Obore

By Chris Obore — Former ambassador William G Naggaga wrote so many assumptions and falsehoods in Daily Monitor of October 9 regarding the events in Parliament and particularly Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. He said the situation...



Denver Dispatch | Ugandans in Colorado Protest the Age Limit Removal From Uganda’s Constitution

Denver — The Ugandan Community in Denver, Colorado met on Sunday 7th October joining the many Ugandan diaspora communities in protest to the removal of article 102b from Uganda’s constitution — the final act t...


Sunday Inspiration | Hezekiah Walker – Featuring “Every Praise”

Hezekiah Walker Lyrics Every praise is to our God Every word of worship with one accord Every praise every praise is to our God Sing hallelujah to our God Glory hallelujah is due our God Every praise every praise is to our God ...



Age Limit Debate | President Museveni Responds to Hon. Kyagulanyi`s Statement(s)

Author President Yoweri Museveni — Again, I congratulate our young friend, the Hon. Kyagulanyi, Bobi Wine, for his recent elections in Kyaddondo East.  I also notice that he is quite active in sending out messages ab...



Opinion | Understanding the Museveni Trap By Moses Khisa

By Moses Khisa — Writing a newspaper column every week can get rather tiring, not so much for want of the energy to write as for a sense of deja vu feeling and emptiness of thinking. Over the last couple of weeks, with th...


Breast Cancer | Early Detection Saves Lives – Get Screened at The Mall Clinic

Back by popular demand, “Two Mammograms for the price of One”. Please bring you Mother, Aunt, Sister, Girlfriend or Friend for a mammogram. Support each other in screening for Breast Cancer. We are offering this discount so...



Opinion | It’s good for the age limit to be removed at gun point By Charles Onyango-Obbo

By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO — Last week in these pages, Makerere University law don Joe Oloka-Onyango writing about the military siege of the Uganda Parliament ahead of an expected move to amend the Constitution and remove th...


Amb. Deborah Malac | Statement By The US Ambassador to Uganda on the Age Limit Debate

The issue of the presidential age limit is one for Ugandans to decide, and the Ugandan government is responsible for ensuring all Ugandans have the right to discuss this issue freely and without fear of intimidation. We are dis...



Age Limit Debate | Opposition MPs decry ‘rape’ on Parliament

Opposition leaning Members of Parliament have condemned the ugly scenes at the floor of parliament on Wednesday afternoon after several legislators fought. Nile Post — Following a decision by the speaker Rebecca Kadaga to...



The Observer | Presidential guards take over Uganda Parliament, arrest 27 MPs

The Observer — A joint force of presidential guards, the elite Special Forces Command (SFC) soldiers and police officers attached to parliament forcibly pulled out several legislators opposed to lifting the age limit from...


Age Limit Debate | Chaotic MPs force Kadaga to postpone sitting – Daily Monitor

By Agencies — Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has adjourned the House sitting to 2 pm on Wednesday after Opposition legislators disrupted Igara West MP Raphael Magezi from moving a motion on removing the presidential age limit. Fo...






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