Musinguzi Blanshe is a politics-cum-business journalist. He joined Uganda Radio Network in February 2017. Previously, he worked at Daily Monitor and Red Pepper Publications Limited. He is keenly interested in data journalism.
The photo taken by Daily Monitor photojournalist and posted on social media yesterday, two days after President Museveni named Joyce Ssebuggwawo as State Minister for Information clearly show that the then acting FDC President pointed her pen on the lower end of the ballot while FDC candidate Amuriat was the first on the ballot.
Sarah, who was badly beaten up by soldiers at Makindyefor her husband now pleads, “I am appealing to you, President, forgive me, at least show me my husband. I am on my knees president. I am a situation where I cannot look after the children.”
This is the second loan that Uganda is taking from the IMF since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Uganda last year borrowed USD 491.5 million roughly 1.7 trillion Shilling under the Rapid Credit Facility, a programme that provides access to rapid and concessional financial assistance to Low-Income Countries facing urgent balance of payments needs.
Several police investigators were seen at Kisota Road Kisaasi-Kyanja junction trying to figure out whether this could have been the exit route used by the assailants. Not even interviews with the residents in the vicinity could help.
Many families have since established the whereabouts of their kidnapped relatives while others have been released. For Nakibuuka, it’s a different tale as she has never heard about her sons. A Boda boda rider who drove this reporter to Nakibuuka’s home described her as welcoming after exchanging pleasantries.
Kampala Times, an obscure online site on Monday last week published a story claiming that a total of 118 Members of Parliament of the 131 sworn in on the first day had declared support for Kadaga. How did the website source its story?