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Museveni Brother Sodo Declared Mawogola NRM Flagbearer Amidst Tension

Museveni Brother Sodo Declared Mawogola NRM Flagbearer Amidst Tension

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By Our Reporter President Yoweri Museveni’s younger brother Godfrey Aine Kaguta aka Sodo was Wednesday evening declared the Mawogola North National Resistance Movement (NRM) flagbearer for the 2021 general election. Aine was announced  winner of the NRM primaries following a stiff competition with Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa’s daughter Shartsi Musherure Kutesa, in which he polled 17,775 representing 46.3% while Musherure got 16,155 votes (42.17%) and  Salim Kiseka scored 4,415 votes. The belated National Resistance Movement (NRM) primaries for Mawogola North and West in Sembabule district were held on Wednesday under tight security to avert acts of violence, intimidation of voters and hooliganism. In Mawogola North, the race had three contenders, including t...
Museveni Warns Relatives, Gov’t Officials To Stop Using His Name For Political Gains

Museveni Warns Relatives, Gov’t Officials To Stop Using His Name For Political Gains

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By Keefa Nuwahereza President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has warned all his relatives, members of the First Family and government officials to desist from using his name when campaigning for political office. Museveni made these shortly after meeting political leaders in Ssembabule, Isingiro, Kiruhura, Kazo and Mbarara Districts  who were warring over who becomes the flag bearers for the National Resistance Movement (NRM) ahead of the 2021 general election. Minister Sam Kutesa's daughter Shartsi Musherure Kutesa is warring with President Museveni's younger brother Aine Godfrey Sodo for the Mawogola North MP seat The President issued the warning in a missive he wrote on social media on Friday, 11 September 2020, in which he stated thus; “I spent the day in Mbarara and Semba...
Gen. Muhoozi Raises Eyebrows As He Asks Gov’t To Erect Statues For Rwandan President Kagame

Gen. Muhoozi Raises Eyebrows As He Asks Gov’t To Erect Statues For Rwandan President Kagame

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By Elite Reporter The First Son Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who is also the Presidential Advisor on Special Operations, has proposed to government to build statues in remembrance of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta, plus bush war heroes Gen. Salim Saleh and late Col. Fred Rwigyema.  Muhoozi made this revelation in a tweet on Thursday, in which he posted pictures of the four Generals and accompanied them with the  caption ; “The greatest military heroes in Africa's history. Generals Museveni, Saleh, Rwigyema and Kagame. They achieved the impossible. We should build statues in their honour in every town in Uganda and Rwanda.” Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba tweet about erecting a statute for Paul Kagame, Yoweri Museveni, Salim Saleh and Fred Rwigy...
Min. Kutesa Accused Of Segregation After Allowing Tycoon Kavuya’s Family To Fly Into Uganda Despite COVID-19 Lockdown

Min. Kutesa Accused Of Segregation After Allowing Tycoon Kavuya’s Family To Fly Into Uganda Despite COVID-19 Lockdown

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By Elite Reporter Sam Kahamba Kutesa, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, has come under fire for reportedly allowing city tycoon Ben Kavuya’s wife, daughter and grandson to fly into the country, despite the COVID-19 lockdown that President Yoweri Museveni announced last month, which saw a ban on all passenger flights in and outside Uganda. The development comes after a letter purportedly written by Minister Kutesa permitting Kavuya’s wife Barbra Kavuya, daughter Blanche Kibaju and grandson Isaiah Tiba Byabashaija to fly into Uganda from the United States of America via Ethiopians Airlines, leaked to this website. Letter from Minister Sam Kutesa allowing Ben Kavuya's family to fly into Uganda from USA The letter seen by Elite News Uganda states thus; AUTHORISATION TO TRAVEL TO U...