Sejusa tells Mbabazi: “Join me remove the monster we created”

Former Ugandan Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi (right) with the man he is being asked to help remove, President Yoweri Museveni.

By Henry D Gombya Gen David Sejusa has opened his heart to the former Prime Minister of Uganda Mr Amama Mbabazi and told him that as both men were responsible for the creation of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) leader Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, he must come out and join him in the efforts to remove ‘the monster we created’. In a letter he has written to all Ugandans,  Gen Sejusa who is now exiled in the United Kingdom, tells his fellow countrymen that it is ‘never late to do the right thing’. He says as both he and Mr Mbabazi are responsible for forming the NRM and handing its leadership … Continue reading

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Understanding when it’s time to give someone else a chance


By Henry D Gombya in Edinburgh “I think there is an aspect that you have to understand and recognise when it’s time to give someone else a chance.” These were the very words used by Alex Salmond, the outgoing leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), when he announced here yesterday afternoon that he was stepping down from his post as leader of his party and his country’s First Minister after he lost his lifetime dream of making Scotland an independent country. Mr Salmond’s words are ones that cannot be repeated by many dictators around the world who have held on to power even after it has become clear they … Continue reading

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Scotland votes to remain part of the United Kingdom


By Henry D Gombya in Edinburgh, Scotland Scotland has just voted an emphatic ‘No’ to independence thereby saving the breaking up of the 300-plus year history of the United Kingdom. With  votes cast from 31 of the 32 Scottish constituencies counted, those voting to remain in the United Kingdom were a total of 1,914,187 compared to 1,539920 for those voting for independence, giving the ‘No’ vote a winning majority of 55% top 45% for the ‘Yes’ campaign. Within minutes of the votes making clear that the ‘No’ vote had won, Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) conceded defeat but paid tribute to the … Continue reading

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Is today the last day of the ‘United Kingdom?’

Supporters of the

By Henry D Gombya, Managing Editor Today Scottish voters go to the polls to decide whether the 300-plus history of a union between four nations comes to end. Tempers are high as Scottish nationalist leaders are urging voters to vote to leave the Union as there will never be any chance for them to have the affairs of their country in their own hands. On the other hand, unionists are warning that the breaking up of the United Kingdom is a journey too far that will be felt severely for generations to come by all in what has been a United Kingdom since 1707. Led by Alex Salmond, the head of … Continue reading

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Ex U.S. trade official implicated in Ugandan billion dollar scandal

Former US Assistant Secretary for Trade Rosa Whitaker who is involved in the Ugandan scandal

By Nkonge I Kaggwa in Kampala – Uganda Former United States Assistant Secretary  for Trade in charge of Africa Rosa Whitaker, has been implicated in the Ugandan 8 billion shillings railway scandal that has forced Ugandan legislators to ask her government to investigate her engagement in the deal to construct a Standard Gauge Railway( SGR) in the country. The call comes after legislators, including Forum for Democratic Change’s Abdu and Paul Mwiru and National Resistance Movement’s Theodore Sekikubo and Banabus Tinkasimire got a letter directing Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to give lee way to a company in which Whitaker is believed to have shares. China Harbor Engineering Corporation (CHEC) is … Continue reading

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