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Besigye arrested again

Former Forum for Democratic leader Dr. Kiiza Besigye has again been arrested. He is now being held at Naggalama police station. According to the police spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Ibin Senkumbi, Besigye was arrested at Kasangati early this afternoon after he allegedly knocked a police vehicle injuring two police officers. Senkumbi says Besigye is still …

Kabaka’s visit a gesture of reconciliation

The Kabaka’s visit to Bugerere in Kayunga district is a gesture of peace and reconciliation. Buganda kingdom Information Minister Denis Walusimbi says the planned visit by the King of Buganda marks a new era of peace and unity among the difference ethnic groups in Bugerere County. Walusimbi says hate speech and gestures must be avoided …

President launches Youth Livelihood Program

President Yoweri Museveni has today officially launched the National Youth Livelihood Program with a call for more discipline in the disbursement of the funds. Speaking at the Kololo ceremonial grounds, this morning, President Museveni has blamed the failure of the previous youth programs on poor delivery mechanisms, saying that the lessons learnt from those bad …

South Sudan Speaker defends President Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni is not a war monger, according to the Speaker of the South Sudan parliament. Manaseh Magok Rundial’s remarks follow claims by some civil society organizations in South Sudan and other groups in Uganda that Uganda’s involvement in the conflict was meant to intensify the war. Meeting members of the defence committee of …

Besigye rubbishes NRM achievements

With just a day to Liberation Day, some political players are faulting government for not doing enough to consolidate the achievements and ideals for which the NRA fought 28 years ago. One such people is former Forum for Democratic Change leader Dr. Kiiza Besigye who says the 28 years have climaxed into suppression of people’s …