Gen Sejusa urges Ugandans to join him overthrow Museveni

Gen David Sejusa, who is still a serving Ugandan army officer, is still awaiting his release from the army. But this hasn

By Nkonge I Kaggwa – Kampala Correspondent General David Sejusa has for the first time since his return from self-exile in the United Kingdom publically admitted committing injustices during his tenure as a serving Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) officer and apologized to Ugandans. He made the admittance during a broadcast show on one of the country’s leading radio stations, Central Broadcasting Services (CBS) this week. “Yes, as a human being I made mistakes here and there but we have to move on. I was under durance and I should be forgiven. The public has to forgive me so as we take on the dictatorial regime,” said Sejusa. Sejusa who is … Continue reading

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How a Ugandan university holds lectures under tree shades

Some of the Kampala University students pictured last week during a

By Ruth Namatovu – Kampala Correspondent Kampala University’s Lake View main campus at Gaba on the outskirts of Uganda’s capital Kampala wears the toga as one of the nation’s Centres of Excellence. Indeed, this is the wording on their welcome message on their website: “Kampala University is a fountain of knowledge, which produces holistic and all round graduates who become vanguards of change in the community. This philosophy is founded on a society, which needs graduates who are competitive in the job market, academically, morally and socially. It is the University’s belief, firm hope and desire that Uganda as a nation, the East and Central Africa Region, and indeed the … Continue reading

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Nigerian NGO ‘reports’ Zulu King Zwelithini to ICC

South African Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko may soon find himself in The Hague as witness against King Zwelithini. He was present when the king made the venomous speech against black African migrants.

A Nigerian Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has ‘reported’ Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for allegedly causing the death of at least 15 people and the injuring of hundreds of others after a speech he gave prompted his countrymen to run amok in two of South Africa’s major cities and carry out xenophobic attacks on African migrants. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a Nigerian NGO, has requested ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to use her “good offices and position to investigate allegations of hate speech by King Zwelithini, which has resulted in killing, violence and discrimination against Nigerians and other African citizens living in South Africa, … Continue reading

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Zulus vow to continue xenophobic attacks on African migrants

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini denied he had ordered the attack on African migrants.

By Henry D Gombya South African hooligans are vowing to continue their persecution of African migrants despite a promise made by the country’s President Jacob Zuma to send the army to assist police in stopping attacks that have so far claimed at least seven lives and injured hundreds more. Responding to worldwide disgust and condemnation of violent attacks in which African migrants were attacked and burnt to death or seriously injured after the Zulu king, Goodwill Zwelithini allegedly told his countrymen that Africans who had settled in his country were like ‘lice’ and needed to be ‘uprooted from South Africa,  President Zuma has sent in the army to assist the … Continue reading

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Why ‘Tata Mandela’ must be turning uncomfortably in his grave

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By Henry D Gombya They lay wriggling on the floor, their hands tied behind their backs, a family of four that included a man, his wife and two boys aged between eight and ten. They were surrounded by an angry mob shouting obscenities at them and repeatedly saying ‘burn them, burn them’. A man casually walked around them with a jerry can from which he sprinkled its contents on the family while the angry crowd shouted at the top of their voices encouraging him to continue sprinkling what was later turned out to be petrol. Then the man fished from his pocket a match box. The first strike didn’t light. … Continue reading

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