Is Museveni stepping down in 2026?

By Dr. Muniini K. Mulera Dear Tingasiga: Many Ugandan political commentators appear to be convinced that the “presidential succession” game is already in play. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, son of Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has already been anointed the leading candidate. Numerous people, at home and abroad, are falling over each other to be seen to be Muhoozi…

M7 Address regarding Ebola outbreak in Uganda

By H.E Yoweri Kaguta T Museveni Published Thursday 13th October 2022 Countrymen & countrywomen, regarding the Ebola outbreak, our country has the capacity to control this epidemic. The government is doing everything possible to ensure your safety. As I indicated in my address, a confirmed case was admitted at Kiruddu Hospital from Mubende & died….

President William Ruto’s full inauguration Speech

Dr William Ruto was on Tuesday sworn in as the fifth President of Kenya at Kasarani International Stadium. Here’s the full speech he issued afterwards. “This is a momentous occasion for Kenya. Our politics and elections have never failed to be emotive, engaging and dramatic. The most recent installment, however, showcased our most exemplary democratic…

Uganda 50 years after the expulsion of Indians

Thanks But the worst thing the Indian community business class ever did to Uganda in the colonial times was to frustrate and delay the formation of cooperative societies by Africans. By JOACHIM BUWEMBO August marks an important anniversary for two nation-communities; Ugandans and Ugandan diaspora Indians. 2022 marks the 50th year since the expulsion of…

UAE stance on Ukraine war reflects ‘strong alliance’ with Russia

UAE toes fine line as it navigates increasingly strong ties with Moscow amid Western fallout over Ukraine conflict, say analysts. By Arwa Ibrahim As the Western world moves to diplomatically isolate Russia amid widespread global condemnation over its war on Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stands out as one of a few countries keen…

2021 Message from Kugonza Youth Impact Uganda

On such a special morning of 31st December 2021, l would love to thank the Almighty God for his provision and protection in this year that has merged to be harder and harder for every one of us. Working with each one of us in this new world of COVID -19 has been a great…

The difference between Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)

The Millennium Development Goals are the international community’s most broadly shared, comprehensive and focused framework for reducing poverty. Drawn from the Millennium Declaration, adopted and agreed to by all Governments in 2000, the MDGs represent the commitments of United Nations Member States to reduce extreme poverty and its many manifestations: hunger, disease, gender inequality, lack…

Africa should breed its own type of democracy

By Crispin Kaheru Wednesday September 15 was the International Day of Democracy. It was established through a resolution passed by the UN General Assembly in 2007, encouraging governments to strengthen and consolidate democracy. Current debates point to growing ‘authoritarianism’ or at least how the continent’s colonial past continues to shape the present. Questions continue to…