LETTER FROM KAMPALA:
Return of the renegade general – NR1M gives Museveni more powers – and EAC’s first woman Speaker thrown out by men

Sejusa with friends on the day he arrived at his upcountry home in Sembabule

By Jessica A Badebye Renegade army General David Tinyefunza’s (a.k.a.) ‘Sejusa’ surprise return to Uganda has been and is still the talk of town since his arrival last weekend aboard a British Airways flight. According to sources close to the deal it was only Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and the director general of the Internal Security Organization Brigadier Ronnie Balya who knew of the plan. They say a deal was brokered letting Tinyefuza scot free of any arrests and charges of any crime. David Tinyefuza officially changed his name to David Sejusa after a fall out with government. The name ‘Sejusa’ doesn’t appear in any Kiganda names but loosely translated, … Continue reading

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We reveal why Gen David Sejusa has returned to Uganda

Gen Sejusa (2nd from left) meets some Ugandan exiles in London on the day he formed the Free Uganda party. Will they now believe him?

By Henry D Gombya Ugandans in London are waking up this morning to hear news that Gen David Sejusa has at long last returned to Kampala as many of them have suspected all along. News of his return has caught many by surprise, especially those that have been working closely with him in his Free Uganda movement that he founded soon after arriving here nearly two years ago. I first heard about his return while I was doing my Sunday newspaper reviews at Arise TV news studios in Piccadilly, London. The message I got was that Gen Sejusa had arrived at Entebbe Airport aboard a British Airways flight that landed … Continue reading

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Collapse of ICC case against Kenyatta vindicates Matsanga

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta became the first sitting leader to appear before the ICC.

By Jessica A Badebye The chief Executive Officer Africa World Wide Media Ltd Dr David Nyekorach Matsanga has congratulated Kenyan President Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta on his recent collapsed 2007/2008 Post Election Violence (PEV) case brought against him by the International Criminal Court (ICC). In a press release dispatched this week, Dr Matsanga acknowledged his vindication of the position he took on the side of President Kenyatta throughout the ICC case. He said his stand in the case labelled against President Uhuru caused him to be wrongly investigated by former ICC prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo the ICC under Article. 70 of the Rome statute after he exposed him and his Office … Continue reading

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Museveni obsessed with power – Uganda Opposition claims

Power corrupts. Museveni and his wife Janet travel in style while the country is saddled with debts.

By Nkonge I Ismail in Kampala – Uganda Uganda’s Opposition has described President Yoweri Museveni as an obsolete leader who is more obsessed with power and no longer interested in adhering to advice. The description was made by the Leader of Opposition in parliament Phillip Wafula Oguttu (Forum for Democratic Change – FDC; Bukooli Central), while addressing the media at parliament this week. “The president seems to be oblivious of the reality around him, lives in self-delusion and behaves exactly like similar obsolete rulers,” he affirmed. Oguttu said the country requires urgent change pointing out that the year ending has been the worst. He revealed that government expenditures have suffered … Continue reading

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New Afghanistan President tells the world:
“The sacrifices you’ve made for our country won’t be in vain”

New Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani while addressing the London Conference on Afghanistan.

By Tilusha Vyas – Asia Correspondent Afghanistan new President Dr Ashraf Ghani has vowed to see to it that the sacrifices the international community have made in efforts to restore democracy to his war-ravaged country do not go down in vain. Addressing the recently concluded London Conference on Afghanistan, the  Afghan leader outlined his plans to fight corruption, install a competent cabinet within four weeks’ time and to build an Afghanistan that would be worthy of the casualties that the United States and other nations had endured during the 13-year war there.  “The sacrifice is not going to be in vain,” he said, referring to the more than 3,400 American and … Continue reading

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