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Editor's Note

Dec
22

This has been a trying year, but somehow, we are making it to the end. Hopefully 2021 will be better since we now have vaccines which will most likely bring COVID-19 pandemic to an end as soon as possible.

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WAVA GOES POLITICAL, TELLS M7: GOOD LEADERS OWN UP AND DON’T RULE FOR LIFE

Dec
22
By Mulengera Reporters

In a 138-page book, Independent Uganda: Reflections and Recollections, veteran business mogul Gordon Balaba Kasibante Wavamunno has given his views on all the governments Uganda has had since independence.

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PRESIDENT MUSEVENI’S  SECTARIANISM CHALLENGED

Dec
22
By Asuman Odaka

Mr.  President, if your advisors/ handlers were bold enough, they would have told you how much your Bushenyi speech utterly negated your campaign message “Securing Your Future.”

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IN UGANDA, ANOTHER MUSEVENI CRACKDOWN

Dec
22
By Helen Epstein

Visiting Professor of Human Rights and Global Public Health at Bard College, the author of, “Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda, and the War on Terror (2017)”.

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WHY INCUMBENT UGANDAN PRESIDENTS HAVE NOT LOST ELECTION?

Dec
22
Okot Nyormoi, Editor

Nancy Kalembe is one of 10 candidates running for the Ugandan presidency against the incumbent, Yoweri Museveni. The election is scheduled for January 14, 2021. The question often asked is whether Nancy Kalembe or any of her co-contestants have a prayer to dethrone the incumbent. It is an intriguing question since in its 58 years of independence, no Ugandan president has ever lost an election.

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THE DEATH OF THE FRENCH PRESIDENT AND THE STORY OF HIS DIAMONDS

Dec
22
By Johnathan Power, a foreign affairs columnist

Early this month the former president of France Valery Giscard D’Estaing died. The Guardian in its obituary described him as “the grand old man of French politics”. President Emanuel Macron said, “his presidency had transformed France and his direction still guides its way”. The New York Times said he was “a modern-minded conservative”.

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THE LONG MARCH TO NATIONAL FREEDOM

Dec
22
By Okot Nyormoi, Editor

It was with a heavy heart that I learned of the passing of Dr. Obyara David Anyoti last month. I first met David in the early 1980s when he was Minister of Information and Broadcasting in the Milton Obote II government of Uganda. The last time I visited him was in 2011 when I passed through Nairobi. 

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