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Day: October 18, 2022

Mao left holding empty can as he insists transition is in “black and white” in Museveni deal.

Mao left holding empty can as he insists transition is in “black and white” in Museveni deal.

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The president of the Democratic Party, Norbert Mao, has insisted that the matter of “political transition” is written all over the cooperation agreement that he signed with President Museveni in July, 2022. Mao’s denial comes days after President Museveni, in an interview with NBS TV, denied that there had been a discussion over political transition in his talks with Mao. In a series of tweets, Mao said at least on DP’s part, political transition was front and centre of the discussion. “Political transitions can be initiated either from within by incumbents or by outside groups. The means vary. DP’s goal of a “Peaceful Presidential Transition” is in black and white in the Cooperation Agreement. What is left is to mutually discuss it’s modalities in detail,” Mao tweeted. He added: “If the h...
NRM Buganda youth endorse Museveni for 2026.

NRM Buganda youth endorse Museveni for 2026.

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As the mission to win over the NRM Buganda youths by the Uganda’s presidential hopefuls continues, National Resistance Movement (NRM) youth leaders from Buganda have endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as the sole presidential candidate for the 2026 elections. Museveni, who has been in power for 26 years, has not yet indicated that he will run for 2026. Speaking at a press conference in Masaka city, the NRM youth leaders from Buganda region unanimously agreed and signed a petition to back president Museveni as the sole candidate in the coming elections. The endorsement comes at a time when another section of youth within the NRM has intensified efforts to front the first son, Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba as their candidate in 2026. Muhoozi has as well not yet affirmed that he will stand in 2026...
Greater Mukono Sugarcane Out Growers Sack Leadership Over Missing funds.  

Greater Mukono Sugarcane Out Growers Sack Leadership Over Missing funds.  

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The Mukono sugarcane out grower’s cooperative society in Buikwe district, has lashed out at the leadership of the society for misappropriating 600 million shillings which was supposed to cater for their welfare in times of hardships. Over 500 sugarcane farmers and transporters from the districts of Buikwe, Buvuma, Kayunga and Mukono gathered at Kawolo in Buikwe district to analyze the leadership of Paddy Mubiru and Kaana Baraza to explain missing funds and the money from the tractor the government gave them. The farmers accused the leaders of conving with the Indians to restrict them from getting permits and increase the permit fees to 1 million shillings to supply sugarcanes to SCOUL, which leads farmers to face the consequences as there canes dry on the field and on the lorry while th...
Exams Starts Amidst Warning Against Malpractices.

Exams Starts Amidst Warning Against Malpractices.

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Head teachers in secondary schools in Mukono have been warned against examination malpractices during this period as students are sitting for their final exams as it could lead to prosecutions. The warning was sounded by Jovita Kobumanzi the chief scout from the Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) while handing over exams to teachers and head teachers at Mukono central police station. Jovita Kobumanzi, Chief Scout from the National Examinations Authority, warned school authorities to avoid submitting an inconsistent number of students as this could lead to disciplinary action. Kobumanzi said UNEB has provided a form to all schools to fill in the number of all students who are going to sit for the final examinations as well as those in the subsequent classes ( S3 and S5) and urged them...