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Posts Tagged ‘spotlight’

UNAA Elections | Response From Mr. Monday Atigo to the UNAA Board of Trustees(BOT) Ruling Nullifying Recent Vote

UGANDAN NORTH AMERICAN ASSOCIATION (UNAA) 1337 Massachusetts Avenue P.O Box 213 Arlington, MA 02476 Saturday, November 4th 2017 Dear Dr. Buwembo & The Esteemed UNAA Members, I would like to thank you and your board for the ...



UNAA EC | RESPONSE TO THE KAWUMA PETITION CHALLENGING VOTER REGISTER AND UNAA BOT RULING ON ELECTION OUTCOME

Disclaimer — The draft below was sent to the BOT Chair from the UNAA-EC on October 13th 2017. Ugandan Diaspora News has however established that no updated version addressing the concerns of the BOT was ever submitted by ...



UNAA PETITION | STATEMENT FROM THE UNAA BOT NULLIFYING THE RECENTLY CONCLUDED 2017 UNAA ELECTIONS

UNAABOT 2015-2018 Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 From: Dr. Joseph Buwembo (UNAABOT Chair 2015-2018) To: All UNAA Members Re: STATEMENT FROM THE UNAA BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGARDING THE RECENTLY CONCLUDED 2017 UNAA ELECTIONS Dea...


Opinion | The real crisis of the NRM and the failure to Justify the Age Limit debate By Andrew Mwenda

By Andrew Mwenda — The debate on the proposed amendment of the constitution to remove the age limit has gathered a lot of momentum. Across the country people are debating. Yet the NRM which began it still lacks a sense of...




Featured News | Renown Critic Frank Gashumba Arrested For Posing As Defence Official To Defraud Investors

Press Briefing — Renowned government critic and businessman Frank Gashumba has been arrested and detained at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in Kireka for alleged impersonation to fleece investors and the government...


President Museveni | 5-year term is too short – The Observer

The Observer — During the ruling NRM’s National Executive Council meeting at State House Entebbe on Friday, President Museveni suggested that a five-year presidential term is too short for a head of state to deliver. In...



Reuters | In Kenya, polarizing election re-run rekindles ethnic tensions

MUHORONI, Kenya (Reuters) – Kenya’s repeat presidential election, boycotted this week by millions, has reignited long-running tensions between ethnic communities in some areas, leading inhabitants of one small village i...


Opinion | Desecration of Uganda Police Force By Moses Khisa

By Moses Khisa — Uganda’s self-declared political ‘liberators’ who arrived in 1986 labelled the extant Uganda Police Force as an anti-people establishment. It was a colonially oriented state coercive institution...



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...






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