President Museveni must protect Uganda’s natural resources, else rich foreigners will grab all the gold
Kintu Mutekanga was the son of Igaga of the Musubo clan and the red small bird totem. He was sent by his father, Igaga, to work in Chief Gabula’s courtyard. While there, he acquired knowledge of the art of governance and administration. He was a trader who dealt in simple agricultural implements, clothes, beads, tobacco and also bought cattle from Bukedi through barter trade.
How colonial collaborators planted the seeds of political deceit in Uganda that President Museveni has perfected
When history writers write they write as if Busoga suddenly emerged some three hundred years ago and formed into an organised state only with the coming of the white man, which ends up presenting an unnatural history of the land. Apparently, Busoga is the natural home of Lake Victoria. And the source of the world’s longest river – the Nile, which is even mentioned in the Bible (Genesis, 41:1; Exodus, 1:22; 7:20; Isaiah, 23:10; Amos, 8:8) is in Jinja, Busoga.
Trump makes video appearance in New York criminal case, trial date set for primary in March
Trump said little during the hearing, but lashed out afterward on social media, writing: “Just had New York County Supreme Court hearing where I believe my First Amendment Rights, ‘Freedom of Speech,’ have been violated, and they forced upon us a trial date of March 25th, right in the middle of Primary season.”
Julian Assange’s supporters say their push for release Wikileaks founder on ‘cusp of success’
US prosecutors and Western security officials regard him as a reckless enemy of the state whose actions imperilled the lives of agents named in the leaked material. Stephen Kenny, a lawyer for former Australian Guantanamo detainee David Hicks, told the crowd that Assange had committed no crime.
Ukraine hunt for African, Latin American support as it looks for support in its war with Russia
Political analysts say Ukraine is accelerating its push to court the Global South – a term meaning Latin America, Africa and much of Asia – and that the effort has taken on greater importance as rival peace proposals to end the war in Ukraine have popped up in other capitals.
Jailed businessman pulls veil off US murky politics with details of how Russian President Putin ‘funded’ Trump
Parnas said DeSantis had agreed to meet Muraviev and knew of the tycoon’s ambitions to enter the cannabis business in Florida. The meeting, however, never happened. Prosecutors did not specifically mention the $50,000 donation by Parnas’ company to DeSantis in their federal case.
Texts tie Florida Governor DeSantis to Trump insider with financial links to Russian President Putin
DeSantis and Parnas worked more closely together than the Republican governor has disclosed, according to a detailed account of their relationship Parnas provided to Reuters and 63 previously unreported text messages from DeSantis to Parnas between May and October 2018, as DeSantis campaigned for governor. A jury later found Parnas guilty of campaign finance crimes and other charges
Why Biden, Republicans are involved in fierce haggling over debt ceiling and how the impasse could end
In Congress, meanwhile, House Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries has launched a process that would “discharge” the issue to the House floor and force a vote on raising the debt limit. It’s a cumbersome legislative procedure, but Jeffries urged House Democrats to sign on to the measure in hopes of gathering the majority needed to trigger a vote.
Weary of cannibalistic government, Ugandans reserve doubts about President Museveni’s vague modernity ‘evangelism’
Social exclusion will be seen in education, health, agriculture and even justice and human rights observance. The majority will be ignored and a few will have it all. The law will tend to apply to the excluded, not the included, as exemplified in the iron sheets scandal.
Russian forces in hasty retreat as supplies thin out and Ukrainian troops launch ground, air strikes
The blasted ruins of Bakhmut, described by both sides as a “meat grinder”, would be Moscow’s only prize for its huge winter offensive that failed elsewhere along the front. Kyiv says it has launched local advances around Bakhmut as a prelude to an upcoming big counteroffensive that it hopes will turn the tide against Russia’s 15-month-old invasion.