Museveni

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2012
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Jamie Hitchen October 9 marked the fiftieth anniversary of Ugandan independence from British colonial rule. Yoweri Museveni and the National Resistance Movement (NRM), in power since 1986, celebrated the day’s events at the official event in the district of Kololo in the capital Kampala. Sixteen Head...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 8th, 2012
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by John Burnett,npr Rebel leader Joesphy Kony, head of the infamous Lord’s Resistance Army, has achieved greater notoriety than any other Ugandan in the world today. Idi Amin, who ruled the country through most of the 1970s, still stands as a symbol of African dictators who abused power and inf...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2012
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Pius Muteekani Katunzi President Museveni is being misunderstood when he says that he has not seen anyone in the NRM who could steer the country in the right direction after him. And he has been consistent on that point. His dream of retiring to becoming a modern cattle keeper has been frustrated by ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 8th, 2012
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President Museveni is ruling Uganda through repression and patronage like Milton Obote and Idi Amin did, setting up the country for future bloodshed, the International Crisis Group has warned. The latest report released on Thursday – but one State House described as the handiwork of “ignorant E...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2012
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By Richard Dowden Invisible Children’s StopKony video that has recently created a sudden storm on the web shows what might be done have been done at any time in the last 20 years. Unfortunately the video is inaccurate and wildly out of date. Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army was formed in the late 1980s ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 18th, 2012
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Conspiracy appeared to have crept into the NRA guerrilla movement at the very launch of the rebellion… Rwandan President Paul Kagame (WASHINGTON D.C.) – President Kagame is expected for yet another four day visit in Uganda where he will be decorated with a medal for his contribution in th...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 12th, 2012
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Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni refused to yield under pressure to striking local traders demanding the authorities direct banks to stop raising interest rates, as retailers in the capital locked up their shops for a second day. Museveni, whose administration cracked down on a wave of opposition-le...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 17th, 2011
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Kampala – Ugandan police on Monday cracked down on demonstrators in Kampala protesting against rising inflation and the cost of living, using tear gas and rubber bullets to dispel the activists. “We have [been] trying to restore order, but people were throwing stones and other objects at ...
By benim
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Feb 20th, 2011
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Uganda’s leader, Yoweri Museveni, has won more than two-thirds of the votes in a presidential election rejected by the opposition as fraudulent. With nearly all the ballots counted, Museveni had 68% of the vote, according the country’s electoral commission. His nearest challenger, Kizza B...