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It’s high time, all patriotic Ugandans demand Kandiho and those in state house to use the tax payers money efficiently instead of sponsoring media like chimpreports and others in the equation to undermine a neighboring country. The money spend on propaganda can be used to feed ordinary Ugandans that are languishing in their homes, starving … Continue reading CMI and state house should get ashamed for hiding behind a smokescreen to distract people’s attention as Corona Virus wreaks havoc in Uganda.
For a couple of weeks some Ugandan authorities and propaganda media linked to CMI and ISO were celebrating that they were cases of COVID -19 in Rwanda and circulating rumours and biased propaganda to tarnish Rwanda’s image. Little did they know what awaits them? Recently, Brigadier Karara Fred Deputy Commander of the Second Division and … Continue reading Uganda caught pants down on statistics of COVID-19 infected cases
Journalist Andrew Mwenda has revealed that Lt. Gen Henry Tumukunde lied to President Museveni that former Inspector General of Police colluded with the President of Rwanda to overthrow President Museveni yet that in the actual sense it was him. According to Mwenda, he says Tumukunde told President Museveni that the President of Rwanda was working … Continue reading UGANDA: The dark side of Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde
The government of Burundi’s disregard of human rights and critics leaves little room for the international community to navigate the complex humanitarian situation. Over this week there are multiple cases of disappearances and killings of perceived opponents for the Government of Burundi. The fighting is thought to be tied to the country’s upcoming election since … Continue reading BURUNDI: What’s behind the rampant killings as the country heads to 2020 Election?
Over two weeks, the African Union (AU), the UK and the US have sent envoys to speak with Joseph Kabila. Their objective: convince the former Congolese president to cede more power to his successor, Félix Tshisekedi. Former President of the Democratic Republic of Congo; Joseph Kabila Kabange Paul Arkwright was the first to start the … Continue reading DRC: Joseph Kabila under pressure from Washington and AU
In this gidital era, it is often said that tweets are not endorsements but one wonders what happens when one makes Foreign Policy on Twitter. It is a common practice that all sorts of policymakers are using Twitter to promote their policies and condemn their adversaries and Tweet offensives have become a favored method of … Continue reading RWANDA – UGANDA: President Museveni playing diversionary politics to draw sympathies in regards to Katuna/Gatuna border issue
Will an International investigation ever bring the dead back to life, why are the so called rights groups and propagandists hostile to the Government of Rwanda keep on playing cheap politics and propaganda over Kizito Mihigo who decided taking one's own life intentionally? The death of Kizito Mihigo has been turned into a political capital … Continue reading OPINION: Suicidal death exploitation for political gains by anti-Rwanda propagandists
It is disappointing to read articles by Uganda’s media in regards Uganda - Rwanda relations. It is clearly evident that there is ongoing malicious media campaign to frustrate the implementation of Luanda MoU and other ongoing efforts to normalize relations between Uganda and Rwanda. The tone of stories coming from Ugandan media houses strongly suggests … Continue reading LUANDA MoU: Uganda has deported two operatives of RUD-Urunana while keeping a significant number of RNC operatives
As Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye is elected as CNDD-FDD party flag bearer, what is the likely chance that the new President will succeed in bringing about real change and making progress in the fight against poverty, corruption and normalization of relations with neighboring countries? It is no doubt that CNDD-FDD flag bearer will win the country's … Continue reading BURUNDI: is the next President, Gen. Evariste Ndayishimiye likely to succeed in bringing about real change?
Since January 1, 2020, the National Commission for fight against Genocide intends to highlight some of the activities that were carried out as part of the planning of the genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi in 1994. This excerpt gives a glimpse of the period from January 9 to 15 between 1991-1994. The actions against journalists … Continue reading GENOCIDE DENIAL: a glimpse of events involving of planning of The Genocide against the Tutsi