Ugandan blogger writes open letter to Museveni over Rwanda standoff

A Ugandan blogger has penned an ‘open letter’ to the country’s President Yoweri Museveni over the current impasse between Uganda and Rwanda, outlining a list of hostile activities by Kampala against the Rwandan government. In what he describes as “provocation” by...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 10:29pm

On refugees, Museveni is the arsonist that sets fire on a house

The world has marked another World Refugee Day (20th June). The plight of the millions that get run out of their countries by wars; the internally displaced persons and all the suffering they endure has been remarked upon, for the umpteenth time. Reading about the refugee situation in Uganda in...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 9:00am

How Museveni’s vulnerability at home dragged Uganda and Rwanda to conflict

On June 8, 2019, Uganda's The Daily Monitor carried a story by Ugandan journalist Angelo Izama entitled, “How clashes of class, egos drag Uganda and Rwanda to conflict.” Mr. Izama attempts to situate the current episode in the context of a broader protracted structural conflict of...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 9:14am

Museveni vows to eliminate assassins of Ugandan MP

Police in Uganda fired teargas to disperse mourners at the home of a legislator who was gunned down on the outskirts of the capital Kampala on Friday evening. Ibrahim Abiriga was a member of parliament representing Arua Municipality in Northern Uganda. He was a controversial figure on the national...

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 7:30am

Ethiopia PM to be honored as an 'African hero' in Uganda

Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed is set to receive the highest distinction accorded to a head of state by the government of Uganda, as the latter celebrates National Heroes’ Day. Abiy will pay an official visit to Uganda over the weekend, where he will attend the event celebrated...

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 9:06am

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