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Joe Biden Makes History In Picking Kamala Harris As His Running mate: She Is Black

After months of anticipation, United States Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.

If Joe Biden is elected, Harris would be the first black woman to serve as US vice-president.

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My Problem With Bobi Wine And His Supporters

Some of our “intellectuals” are treating Bobi Wine as an alternative to President Yoweri Museveni. This is the pathway to disaster.

By Andrew M. Mwenda

Bobi Wine is being presented to us domestically and internationally as the symbol of our struggle for democracy, freedom, liberty and social transformation. Even some of our “intellectuals” are treating him as an alternative to President Yoweri Museveni. This is the pathway to disaster.

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Kanye West Declares He’s Running for President This Year

I am running for president of the United States this year – Kanye West

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American rap star, Kanye West posted a message to his over 29million Twitter followers in which he stated that he was entering the 2020 Presidential race.

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future,” he wrote, on Saturday, July 4, 2020.

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Constitutional Court Dismisses Petition Challenging the sole candidature resolution of The Ruling NRM

Court dismisses suit challenging Museveni’s sole candidature

Court dismisses suit challenging President Museveni’s sole candidature. In a 4-1 ruling, Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo of the Constitutional Court, Thursday, July 2, 2020, dismissed the application by 11 NRM-leaning MPs, arguing that there was nothing constitutional for them to interpret

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Beyoncé Urges Viewers to Vote in BET Awards Acceptance Speech

“We have to vote like our life depends on it, because it does.” Beyoncé urged black communities to vote as she accepted an award for her humanitarian work at the virtual BET Awards.

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US MEDIA: Donald Trump Admits He’s Losing His Second Term Bid

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The president has privately come to that grim realization in recent days, multiple people close to him told us, amid a mountain of bad polling and warnings from some of his staunchest allies that he’s on course to be a one-term president.

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Twitter Adds Warning Label to Donald Trump’s Tweet About ‘Shooting’ Protesters in Minneapolis, Saying It Glorifies Violence — Variety

American President Donald Trump

Just hours after President Donald Trump issued an executive order seeking to strip legal protections from social-media companies that “censor” speech, Twitter early Friday applied another a warning label to one of Trump’s tweets — with the company saying his post about unrest in Minneapolis violated its policy banning content that glorifies violence. Trump, in…

Twitter Adds Warning Label to Donald Trump’s Tweet About ‘Shooting’ Protesters in Minneapolis, Saying It Glorifies Violence — Variety

Politics Has A Way Of Turning Good People Into Sheer Narcissistic Phonies

90% of the time, the Opposition in Uganda spends its energies lecturing government on democracy and proper management. The assumption would be that they have deeply internalized the tenets of democratic organization – especially “dialogue” and harmonization – as opposed to impulsiveness.

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Pres. Museveni Questions The Patriotism & Role Of Uganda’s Media In New-Year’s Message [Read Full Speech]

In his new year’s message to the nation, the President of Uganda, H. E. Yoweri K. Museveni, last evening, sternly questioned the role of the media [including the government’s own New Vision] in the economic development of our country.

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When Besigye Was Museveni’s Closest Buddy

By Andrew M. Mwenda

[Yesterday, January 26, 2017] NRM marked 31 years in power. On this day 31 years ago, Besigye was only 28 years and Museveni’s blue eyes cadre. They had been in the bush together fighting apparently to bring about democracy and transform the economy of Uganda.

Within three days of taking power Besigye was announced as the Minister of Internal Affairs responsible for the police. Ask the opposition politicians of the day how Besigye’s police treated them. In fact most were in Luzira.

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