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Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Date of Birth: 15 August 1944
Place of Birth: Ntungamo, Uganda


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MPs expose airline fiasco

Making the case for the revival of the flag carrier President Yoweri Museveni claimed in 2016 it would retain in-country the $420m that Ugandans spend on air travel with foreign owned aircraft annually...


Speaker accused of undermining parliament

After COSASE interviewed Uganda Airlines CEO Jenifer Bamuturaki – whose appointment raised eyebrows over her apparent lack of qualifications for the job – in September last year President Yoweri Museveni defended her in a cabinet meeting and accused COSASE of trying to blackmail her...


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Museveni changes horses on mega rail project

President Yoweri Museveni sacked the entire URC board and managing director ordering their prosecution when it was revealed that the trains could not be used on Uganda's rail network amid reports of the illegal sale of URC land...

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Economy deprives regime of options

Economic woes and conflicts in Uganda's restive regions are set to escalate during the year as tensions accumulate over whether President Yoweri Museveni will stand for re-election to a seventh term in 2026 when he would be 82 years old or whether he will step aside die or be pushed out (AC Vol 63 No 25 Museveni seeks seventh heaven)...


Museveni seeks seventh heaven

Petitions for President Yoweri Museveni to stand as president in 2026 – his seventh election since seizing power in 1986 – are flooding in from all points of the Ugandan compass...

Insiders claim the Bank of Uganda the central bank has been printing money to cover the gaps after coming under pressure from President Yoweri Museveni...

There's something about Muhoozi Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba continues to annoy the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) and his father President Yoweri Museveni with a string critical tweets as he lays claim to be the standard bearer of a new generation...


Bobi Wine rights campaign sparks more protests

This will guarantee some awkward moments when President Yoweri Museveni travels to Washington his first visit in five years to attend President Joe Biden's US-Africa Leaders Summit on 13-15 December...

Wine chose the 21 November funeral of an opposition hero the former Democratic Party (DP) President Kawanga Ssemogerere who contested the presidency in 1996 to attack President Yoweri Museveni over killings and abductions of his supporters...

This is despite President Yoweri Museveni's removal of Muhoozi as Commander of the UPDF in October...


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Ruto and Museveni go east

Less than a fortnight after their Tanzanian counterpart Samia Suluhu Hassan visited China to drum up trade and investment Presidents William Ruto and Yoweri Museveni of Kenya and Uganda have made their own Asian sojourns...

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Dash to oil depends on China

The European Parliament motion criticising the project and urging TotalEnergies to delay it by a year in order to seek alternative renewable energy projects was dismissed as 'colonialism' and climate hypocrisy by Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni (Dispatches 28/9/22 African leaders warn on climate talks failure at UN General Assembly)...


How Muhoozi threatens his father's grip on power

The falling out between President Yoweri Museveni and his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba is dividing the first family and the state bureaucracy as well as deepening disaffection in the military the guarantor of the president's grip on power since 1986...


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