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Al Jazeera Hosts Bobi Wine On “The Stream” Tonight: Will He Whine Or Build Hope?

Watch Bobi Wine On AlJazeera tonight

After his landslide victory as the elected Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East Constituency last month, more and more people are just coming to know Bobi Wine [formally Robert Kyagulanyi].

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A Journalist’s Feeling about Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi’s Write-Up to the President

In all honesty, if I were the newly elected Independent Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi [Bobi Wine], I would receive the presidential recognition more graciously.

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The Most Powerful Female News Anchors On Ugandan Television

They have the attitude. They are smart, vivid and down to business. They are squarely emancipated and will take on anyone. They are the most powerful female news anchors in Uganda.

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The Ghetto President: Why Bobi Wine Election Has Worked Up The Whole Country Into A Frenzy

After his landslide victory as the elected Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East Constituency, more and more people are just coming to know Bobi Wine [formally Robert Kyagulanyi] and his story is such a great inspiration to young Ugandans;

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World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities List Is Out: Diddy, Beyoncè, Drake & The Weeknd Are In Top 10

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The Weekend: Turned 3.2 Billion Streams into $92 Million

Forbes Magazine has just unveiled its 2017 list of Highest Paid Celebrities, and on top it, with a career-high $130 million in the last year is Sean “Diddy” Combs. It emerged earlier this month, that the rapper had also topped the magazine’s list of Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists of 2017.

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Usain Bolt Wins His Final 100m Race In Jamaica In Emotional Farewell & Twitter Has Not Rested Since…

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Usain Bolt does his signature pose for last time as a competitor in Jamaica

Having started at a slow pace, Usain Bolt had to overcome a rather unusual feeling of nervousness to produce a winning farewell in front of his home fans in Jamaica.

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PICTURES: Uganda Budget Reading For FY 2017/18

Are Some Ugandans Really So Forgetful Or Are They Just Daft?

A few months ago all hell broke loose as a bunch of Uganda’s artistes were threatened to lose their careers in music because of their involvement in partisan politics. This followed the infamous Tubonga Naawe project which not only became the official campaign song of the NRM Camp but was also an instant hit.         Continue reading Are Some Ugandans Really So Forgetful Or Are They Just Daft?

List: The Faces Behind The Clout Uganda Has So Far Garnered On The World Stage [Part One]

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Winnie Byanyima

To this point Uganda swanks of not much as far as economic advancement or social sophistication is concerned.

Nonetheless Uganda today stares closely at a glimmer of hope because of what we could accomplish with our human resource in the near future – especially now that the younger Ugandan “dreamers” have human faces, like accolades, that they can look up to and derive an audacity to go somewhere and happen.

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Why The Newly Elected Members Of EALA Should Focus More On Mending Bridges Among Peoples Of East Africa & Popularize The Ideology Of Community Integration

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President Museveni addressing NRM Caucus at State House, Entebbe

February 28, 2017 the Parliament of Uganda, in an event that attracted such diverse reviews, nine (9) members out of 45 Candidates were voted to represent Uganda in the East African Legislative Assembly in Arusha, Tanzania.

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Why Regional Integration Is The First Right Step Towards Correcting An Injustice Done To East Africans

Recently Uganda was privileged to host the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala. The country received scores of rave reviews – not only for being such a hospitable [unprejudiced and accommodative] people but also for our ‘clean air’ and good weather – of course. The event was a success and an outright bag of bliss.

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The Misnomer of “American Exceptionalism”

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President Barack Obama on American Exceptionalism

In its classic forms, according to Ian TyrrellAmerican Exceptionalism refers to the special character of the United States as a uniquely free nation based on democratic ideals and personal liberty.

Of course, I grant it to the Americans who so hang on to their respective successes as their “Exceptionalism”. They are undeniably unique. What I sternly dissent is when they misunderstand every other civilization to be a second-rate class of humans. That is a misnomer.

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Donald Trump Is Domineering And Repressive But He’s Got A Snag – The Media, Pan-Africanism & Democracy

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America First” was one of Donald Trump’s catchphrases during the Campaign, from which he emerged as America’s 45th President. This refrain continued into his Presidency and so has it epitomized his first month in office.

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Just Who Is Robert Shaka?

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TVO ADMIN: Robert Shaka

Earlier this year, internationally acclaimed journalist, Andrew M. Mwenda came out strongly against TVO, a Facebook page that has long been bent on a campaign to smear the government of Uganda.

According to Mwenda, this TVO entity has hacked into poorly protected government of Uganda websites and apparently negotiated deals to buy alleged classified content from them.

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Flashback: It’s Been A Week Since America’s 45th President