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NUP: “We were not invited to join Besigye’s new pressure group”

The National Unity Platform (NUP) spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi has said that the party was not invited to be part of the People’s Front for Transition (PFT), a new pressure group that will be headed by Dr. Kizza Besigye. A section of opposition politicians launched the PFT on Thursday, saying it will be a new front […]

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Five reasons why Besigye’s new opposition alliance is headed for failure

Yesterday amidst fanfare and tough talk, some of the leading lights of the opposition led by former FDC president, Dr Kizza Besigye came together and formed a pressure group termed; People’s Front for Transition (PFT). According to the advocates of the pressure group’s key objective is to dislodge President Museveni from power without using the […]

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Inside the structure, leadership of the new opposition pressure group to oust Museveni

A section of opposition politicians on Thursday launched a new pressure group named the People’s Front for Transition (PFT) which will be a new front to be used to oust President Museveni from power before 2026. The Xtremewood Press looks at the leadership and structure of the new opposition pressure group. The new pressure group […]

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DP blasts newly formed opposition pressure group over misrepresentation

The Democratic Party has blasted the newly formed opposition pressure group, People’s Front for Transition (PFT) over misrepresentation. During the launch of the pressure group on Thursday at the JEEMA headquarters, some politicians including Walter Lubega Mukaaku were unveiled as the representatives of the DP block in the new front. However, in a statement DP […]

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Deputy IGP Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech is dead

The deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj. Gen. Paul Lokech ‘the Lion of Mogadishu’ is dead, The Xtremewood Reports. According to Xtremewood boss Gen. Oyet and close sources to the force, Lockech is said to have died of a blood clot at about 10:15AM this morning. In a tweet, the UPDF said; “The IGP with deep […]

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Nurses remanded for injecting Ugandans with water as Covid vaccine

The magistrate’s court in Nakawa has charged and remanded to prison, five people including a nurse and students for injecting Ugandans with water claiming it was the AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine. On Thursday, Kaana Majaabu,24, an enrolled nurse attached to Kiswa health centre III in Kampala, Vanessa Nassuuna,23, a nursing student at KIU, Gloria Katushabe,24 an […]

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Gulu artistes blocked from Salim Saleh’s workshop

A group of local musicians mostly from Gulu has expressed disappointment at being turned away from Acholi Inn, where President Museveni’s brother Caleb Akandwanaho alias Salim Saleh was meeting a section of artistes from Kampala. The artistes from Gulu turned up yesterday on hearing there was a workshop for their colleagues in the vicinity but […]

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MOH: Challenges in accessing vaccines will not affect re-opening plans

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has said that the challenges in accessing vaccines will not affect the country’s re-opening plans. Dr. Aceng, who is also the Health Minister said that the country will go for a phased re-opening plan, despite having failed to achieve its vaccination targets. Dr. Aceng made these remarks while facing the Parliamentary […]

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16 year old student found dead in boyfriend’s house

Residents of Lwadda A in Matugga village are in shock after finding one of their residents a one Rebecca Nakigwe dead in a boyfriend’s house. The deceased, aged 16, was a student of Nakaseke SDA in senior 3 and she was found dead in the boyfriend’s house, a one Alex Kibuuka. The sister to the […]

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South African government asks for 25,000 troops to curb unrest

The pillaging swiftly followed protests over the jailing of the ex-president, who is viewed by some grassroots members of the ruling ANC as a defender of the poor. The South African government on Wednesday sought to deploy around 25,000 troops to curb unrest, now in its sixth straight day, amid fears of food and fuel […]