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Uganda Is Moving Forward — Andrew Mwenda

ANDREW M. MWENDA | August 14, 2017 | Last week I used the Entebbe Express way to go to the airport (see the magnificent picture below). A journey that usually takes two hours when traffic is bad took me only 25 minutes.

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Andrew Mwenda Edgily Dissects The Rift Between Bank Of Uganda And Embattled Sudhir Ruparelia’s Crane Bank

ANDREW M. MWENDA | August 16, 2017: Rape Of Crane Bank | Yesterday two things happened. First it was revealed that Bank of Uganda (BOU) bought 350 pens at the cost of Shs 125m.

Bank of Uganda Pens

I don’t know what type of pens they are and their special purpose. But Ugandans must ask why our central bank buys pens that cost Shs 357, 000 each.

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The Rise Of Shanty Towns In Uganda: Why They Could Soon Turn Into A Catastrophe

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Living standards in one of Kampala’s slums

There is an alarming rate of development of slums in many parts of this country . . .  

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Andrew Mwenda Nudges Oppositon About How Museveni Beats Them

Opposition have been in an overdrive on social and other media, hurling insults and abuses at anyone they suspect supports or is likely to support the removal age limits.

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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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Andrew Mwenda Taunts Opposition Activists About How They End Up Aiding Museveni Instead

Uganda will amend the constitution and remove age limit easily because the NRM party has an overwhelming 82% majority in parliament.

Then Museveni will win the 2021 presidential elections because his opponents have consistently failed to learn the basic principle of marketing – product differentiation. Continue reading Andrew Mwenda Taunts Opposition Activists About How They End Up Aiding Museveni Instead

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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The Top 10 Awkward Moments Of Museveni Presidency Since 1987

If it is “unpresidential”, it should be awkward. For example; last week as the Budget for FY 2017/18 was being read to the country, the President Yoweri Museveni astounded the nation when he turned up at Parliament [Serena Conference Center] dolled up in full military wear. It is unconventional.

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PICTURES: Uganda Budget Reading For FY 2017/18

President Museveni Comments On Uganda’s Budget For FY 2016/17

Finance Minister Matia Kasaijja presented the 2017/18 National Budget on behalf of the President of Uganda, last evening. Here is the summary of his remarks;

“I have been reading newspapers giving a pessimistic view of the economy. As the Bible says, they have eyes but they don’t see. They have ears but don’t hear.

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Pictures: State of the Nation Address by President Yoweri Museveni 2017

Revived Uganda Airlines Will Succeed – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni and Uganda Airlines1
President during a meeting with Monsieur Patrice Bauebo, a representative of Airbus group at State House Entebbe

Entebbe. President Yoweri Museveni has said once revived, the Uganda Airlines will succeed mainly because of the direct travel opportunities that it will offer its Ugandans in the diaspora, business community, tourists and the vast domestic travel opportunities.

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President Museveni Buys Himself Pair Of Shoes From A Shop In Wandegeya On A Tour Of City Businesses

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, buys himself a pair of shoes from a shop in Wandegeya. The President was on a brief tour of the businesses in Wandegeya, on his way to launch the Presidential Initiative On Skilling the Girl Child project, that is housed in the main Wandegeya market complex.

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President Museveni Launches Initiative On Skilling The Girl Child

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Friday, June 2, launched “The presidential initiative on skilling the girl child” at the Northern wing, Wandegeya market. Under this initiative, 700 girls are currently enrolled for training at the two centers in kampala

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The logic of Besigye claims

By Andrew M. Mwenda

What psychology tells us about Besigye/FDC’s claims to have won last year’s presidential election

Recently, opposition presidential candidate, Dr. Kizza Besigye, claimed on a television show that he won the last presidential elections and that he has evidence to prove it.

This was a very vital revelation, which Besigye has actually made many times in the past. I was surprised the moderator did not ask him to table his evidence. Continue reading The logic of Besigye claims