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You say you want a revolution?

Review of Kizza Besigye and Uganda’s Unfinished Revolution by Daniel Kalinaki (Dominant Seven, 2014).

A pacey biography of Kizza Besigye, by a top Ugandan journalist, is also a lament for the country’s ‘unfinished revolution’. 1,069 more words

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HOW SYMBOLIC IS DR.STELLA NYANZI'S SEXUALITY WEAPON

‘Never judge a book by it’s cover’. This saying came so true on April,18, Monday. It was a rainy and cold morning when all of social media went awash with a video of a naked woman ranting and screaming for what she called suffering oppression from her boss who had closed her office that morning. 732 more words

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Observer effect

The EU Election Observation Mission in Uganda today (21 April) gave their verdict on February’s disputed ballot. But do election observers do any good?

What is the point? 1,015 more words

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On borrowed time?

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni is falling out with Western donors. He thinks he doesn’t need them any more – but is he right? 

‘I don’t like foreigners giving me orders on Uganda. 1,616 more words

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OF UoN INSANE SENATE AND SICK SoNU

So the University of Nairobi (UoN) senate finally decided to pull the trigger, huh? What an ill-advised move of the century this is. Over 200 students who are alleged to have taken part in an expression of a strong opposing voice against the announced SONU election results, led by their leader Mike Jacobs, were handed their suspension  letters this past week! 753 more words

Previously, in Ugandan elections...

Review of Elections in a Hybrid Regime: Revisiting the 2011 Ugandan Polls by Sandrine Perrot, Sabiti Makara, Jérôme Lafargue and Marie-Aude Fouéré (eds.) (Fountain Publishers, 2014). 1,098 more words

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