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Uganda President Museveni vows to fight urban terrorism after blasts

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni says “neither rural-based insurgency nor urban terrorism” will succeed, following two separate bomb attacks this month. In a televised national address, he referred to the perpetrators as opportunists and parasites attacking unarmed civilians. The Democratic Republic of Congo-based
October 29, 2021

‘Uganda army to crush Bobi Wine’s People Power’

Uganda’s Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire has said the country’s army will crush politicians using the “People Power” slogan to “disorganise the country” The slogan is used by opposition politician Bobi Wine, a musician-turned-politician, to rally support against President Yoweri Museveni’s government. Bobi
October 30, 2019

Top army post for Ugandan president Museveni’s son

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has promoted his son to the rank of lieutenant general – the second highest position in the army. Lt Gen Kainerugaba Muhoozi is considered a likely successor to 74-year-old President Museveni, but denies any immediate plans to enter
February 19, 2019

Uganda introduces bill to remove presidential age limit

KAMPALA: Uganda’s parliament on Wednesday took the first step towards scrapping the presidential age limit that would allow long-standing ruler Yoweri Museveni to stay in power. Tempers frayed for a second day over a plan, backed by members of President Museveni’s National
September 28, 2017

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