End Post Election Violence case against Kenya – ICC is urged

Dr David Matsanga questioned the calibre of the ICC is for allowing fake witnesses to walk free and accept fake evidence on the record.

By Jessica A Badebye Africa World Media Chairman has once again called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to terminate the Post-Election Violence (PEV) 2008 case against the East African country of Kenya to save its image. The call was made by Dr David Nyekorach Matsanga who is also “amicus curiae” in the case in his media statement this week. In the statement The London Evening Post is privy to, Matsanga described the case against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto and Kenyan journalist Arap Sang as a fiction put together to complete a play. “It is a comedy that the world has to watch unfold with fake witnesses being recalled … Continue reading

Posted in Uganda | Leave a comment

Young African entrepreneur set to win US$25,000

Reeta Roy, President and CEO of The MasterCard Foundation. “We’re excited about expanding our support of the Anzisha Prize so that many more young entrepreneurs in Africa can make a lasting impact in their communities and countries.”

Are you an aspiring young African entrepreneur under 22 years of age? Then focus your brain, get your pen ready and apply as quickly as possible to be considered for a whopping US$25,000 that will be awarded to Africa’s youngest, most exciting and business entrepreneur if he or she is judged the winner of this year’s Anzisha Prize. Backed by The MasterCard Foundation and co-hosts African Leadership Academy (ALA), the Anzisha Prize is a growing social impact programme entirely focused on accelerating the entry of millions of young Africans into viable and exciting entrepreneurship opportunities within high growth economic sectors. The impact and success of the programme to date has encouraged … Continue reading

Posted in Africa | Leave a comment

Burundi general ready to contest for the presidency

Brig Gen Ndayambaje Kara Jean Marie who wants to contest the Burundi presidency.

By Nkonge I Kaggwa – Kampala Uganda A former rebel leader of the Burundi National Liberation Movement, Brigadier General Jean Marie Ndayambaje has come out to show interest in contesting for the presidency in Burundi come June if at all the elections are to be conducted. In an interview with The London Evening Post here in Kampala, Gen Ndayambaje said it would be so suicidal for the president of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, to abrogate the country’s constitution and go for another term of office, “Our constitution only allows a president to contest for two terms. He has served them and must go,” said the general who has been in rebel … Continue reading

Posted in Burundi | Leave a comment

UPC urged to apologise to Buganda over the 1966 Crisis


By Henry D Gombya One of Uganda’s oldest political parties which first governed Uganda after independence from Britain has been urged to swallow its pride and apologise to the country’s most popular region, Buganda, for its role in the 1966 Crisis that ended the country’s kingdoms and made Uganda a republic. In the second and last part of A Conversation with The London Evening Post, Amii Omara-Otunnu, a professor of history and executive director of the University of Connecticut in the United States, accused all Ugandan administrations since 1966 of failing to address what led to the 1966 Crisis which saw then President Edward Mutesa who was also the Kabaka … Continue reading

Posted in Uganda | 5 Comments

Dr Aggrey Kiyingi reveals why his wife Robinah was ‘executed’

Dr Aggrey Kiyingi, a Ugandan heart specialist based in Australia is vowing to vie for the country

By Henry D Gombya This month has seen a new ‘kid on the block’ announce his intentions to vie for the Ugandan presidency. Dr Aggrey Kiyingi is a specialist cardiologist based in Australia who many came to know about as the philanthropist who was flooding Ugandan schools, churches and local administrations with computers. But most of those of us living in the Diaspora came to know about him when he was arrested at Kitetikka in Wakiso District while attending the burial of his wife in July 2005. We were intrigued when two of his well-educated children, Dr Andrew Simbwa Kibuuka and his daughter Samalie Rachel Biyinzika Nakagulire, a London-based trial … Continue reading

Posted in Uganda, Uncategorized | 6 Comments