Museveni overthrow wont solve Uganda’s problems – Besigye

Former Ugandan opposition leader Col Dr Kizza Besigye addresses Ugandan in Amsterdam at the weekend. On his left is UDE General Secretary, Steve Mwase and Janat Magato from Sweden.

By Dradenya Amazia in Amsterdam Overthrowing President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda needs only ‘a few top people currently on the outskirts of power’. He can fall any moment now if Ugandans want. But this will not solve the enormous problems the country now faces after nearly 30 years of power by the Uganda leader.  This was said at the weekend by the former Ugandan opposition leader Col Dr Kiiza Besigye when addressing Ugandans in the Netherlands capital of Amsterdam. The three times presidential candidate and former leader of Uganda’s main political party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) said: “You can overthrow a dictator and may bring a worse Kizza Besigye … Continue reading

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British intelligence ‘identifies’ militant who beheaded journalist

Abdel-Majed Abdel-Bary. Is this the face of the militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley?

By Staff Writer Reports are circulating here in London this evening that British intelligence services have identified the ISIL militant who beheaded US journalist James Foley recently. A report published by the Sunday Times said senior British government sources reported that Britain’s Security Service (MI5) and the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) have identified the masked executioner, known by his fellow militants as ‘John’. According to the report, no details about the man have been disclosed. However, a key suspect is said to be a London hip-hop artist who went to Syria to join Takfiri militants. Named as Abdel-Majed Abdel-Bary, the suspect reportedly travelled to Syria last year from Maida Vale, … Continue reading

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Shock, disbelief and anger as ‘British man’ beheads journalist

Freelance photojournalist John Foley who has been executed by the terror gang of ISIS in Iraq.

By Henry D Gombya Journalists all over the world are reeling with disbelief, shock and anger after one of our own, an American freelance journalist was believed to have been beheaded by a man speaking with a clear British accent. James Foley was kidnapped in Syria nearly two years ago after unknown men grabbed him and forced him into a car. At the time of his kidnap, Foley was working for an online news organisation called Global Post. His murder, shown widely on YouTube, forced British Prime Minister David Cameron to cut short his holiday in Cornwall, south of England and rush to his official office and residence at No10 … Continue reading

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Gen Museveni’s presidency hanging ‘precariously on cliff edge’

Uganda police chief Gen Kalekyezi Kayihura with the man he is said to have been ordered to harass out of office - PM Amama Mbabazi.

By Henry D Gombya The nearly 30-year presidency of Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni is hanging ‘precariously at the cliff side’ as Ugandans change course and head away from what they now consider ‘a shattered bus whose driver has lost focus, vision and the good will of the passengers’. Having used the gun to fight his way to power in 1986, the Ugandan leader is being warned even by those who used to be seen as very close friends who are now said to be openly telling the ageing dictator that Ugandans have called time on his leadership and are doing everything they can to force him to vacate power ‘by any … Continue reading

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Museveni ‘spy’ kicked out of Uganda organization in Netherlands

Ibrahim Ndaula (1st right) who has been dismissed from the UDE for allegedly spying against Ugandans in the Netherlands  for the Ugandan regime.

By Richard A Luce Information reaching our news desk from The Hague say a man believed to have been spying on Ugandans in Scandinavian countries has been kicked out of an organisation he has been using as a front for his activities. Following a vote by seven out of the eight members of the Uganda Diaspora Europe (UDE), Ibrahim Ndaula who until now has been Secretary for Mobilization for the UDE which is based in The Hague, was dismissed from the organization with immediate effect. A press release sent to The London Evening Post by Mr Dradenya Amazia said: “As UDE we have overwhelmingly voted to suspend Ndaula from the … Continue reading

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