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Museveni sworn in for new term

Uganda’s incumbent President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in on Wednesday to serve for the sixth five-year term in office. Chief […]

Uganda heightens security ahead of presidential swearing-in ceremony

Ugandan police and military have stepped up security in and around the capital Kampala ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of […]

Media industry evolving rapidly in the new normal era

Thomas Bundi      Following Covid-19 disruptions in 2020, the media and creative industries are evolving rapidly, as players strive […]

Uganda’s social media ban stifles economic rights

The global community–including internet companies–must feel obligated to make it both difficult and unfashionable for despotic governments to ban digital […]

Ugandans vote in charged poll under Internet blackout

Vote counting is under way at some polling stations in Uganda’s capital, Kampala.  An increased presence of security force members […]

Bobi Wine, the ‘ghetto president’ rattling Yoweri’s nearly four-decades rule

Ten years ago, reggae singer Bobi Wine, sporting dreadlocks and oversized black sunglasses, regularly appeared in music videos surrounded by […]

Why a Nobel laureate is backing Bobi Wine’s bid to be Uganda’s president

Yinka Adegoke Author, playwright, and poet Wole Soyinka has long been forthright about African democracy, especially in his home country […]

African Union must wake up to rescue burning continent

The African Union (AU) is missing in action at the time when it is most required by the continent. Africa […]

How Irish potatoes and cassava helped Uganda’s Museveni shed off 30kg

BBC A diet of cassava, Irish potatoes and indigenous vegetables helped Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni shed 30kg, he told the […]