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Katikkiro Advised FDC To Accept the Defeat

Katikkiro advised FDC

The Katikkiro of Buganda, Charles Peter Mayiga, has advised Opposition presidential candidates who were defeated in the just concluded general elections and in the subsequent Supreme Court ruling that upheld President Museveni’s victory to stop grieving over their loss and move on. Check Also: Why Buganda Kingdom Is Demotic In Uganda Mr Mayiga the Katikkiro while addressing the Buganda Kingdom Lukiiko ...

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To break Or To Build: Which Way Will Uganda’s Opposition Turn?

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With the Supreme Court upholding President Museveni’s election victory, which way will Uganda’s opposition turn? The choice is now facing them. Last Thursday afternoon, in downtown Kampala, a crowd of a hundred boda-boda (motorbike taxi) drivers gathered for a victory parade. To the front of their bikes they attached posters of Yoweri Museveni, Uganda’s long-time president, who was declared the ...

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Burundi Finally Accepted UN Police Deployment

Burundi Accepted UN POLICE

Burundi has recently accepted the United Nations Security Council’s resolution to send in police, the foreign affairs minister told Reuters, after months of political tension. The 15-member council unanimously adopted on Friday a French-drafted resolution asking U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to offer options for a police deployment to Burundi, where violence threatens to spiral into ethnic conflict. Check Also: Meet The ...

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Niger’s President Sworn In for Another Term

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Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou was sworn in for another five-year term in office on Saturday after a controversial election boycotted by the opposition. Issoufou took the oath of office in Niamey in front of a crowd that included a number of African leaders from Ivorycoast, Chad, Senegal and other representatives from over 53 nations as well as United States of ...

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Uganda Court Confirms Museveni’s Re-election

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Uganda Supreme Court Thursday upheld the re-election of President Yoweri Museveni in the February 18 national poll. The court rejected a petition brought by former Prime Minister and presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi. Check also:  Court Dismissed Opposition’s Case Uganda’s electoral commission announced on February 20 that “Museveni had won 60 percent”of the vote to opposition challenger Kizza Besigye’s 30.5 percent. ...

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