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Friday, February 24th, 2017

Betty Nambooze starts online newspaper, declares herself DP’s leader of the future

Days before Christmas of 2016 a new online newspaper named The Spear News (www.thespearnews.com) started publishing stories, some initially sourced from the publishers of another Ugandan online news outlet www.watchdog.co.ug. By early February 2017, there was clear evidence in the stories that Ms. Betty Nambooze, arguably, the most vocal pro-Buganda MP in Uganda’s NRM controlled parliament, was the

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Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Mayiga going to Buganda Bumu convention in United States after his Katikkiro contract ends in May

The organizers of Buganda Bumu Convention in United States have announced by an electronic mail campaign that the Katikkiro of Buganda, Mr. Peter Charles Mayiga, will be the guest of honor at the 2017 Buganda Bumu North American...

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Kabaka representatives in Diaspora disregard Baganda customs and show off Amakula on Internet

On January 11, 2017, Katikkiro Mayiga introduced a practice that could negatively affect the respect Baganda give to their Kabaka. For hundreds of years, it has been part of the Baganda belief system that a Muganda cannot...

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Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Bukedde accused of taking a bribe to bury story on Mengo’s war against Baganda clans deep in their online version

On September 18, 2016, BugandaWatch received a “whistleblower” email claiming that a “government official” had paid top Bukedde staff to remove a story that “was embarrassing to Mengo” from the Bukedde website.   The email mentioned that the story talked...

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Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Benjamin Netanyahu visits Entebbe, as Baganda youth fear that Israelis may replace North Korean mercenaries

On July 4, 2016, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accompanied by his wife Sarah and about 100 military officials, arrived in Uganda for a visit to mark the 40th anniversary of an air mission that his country...

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Friday, June 10th, 2016

Kabaka to meet Baganda in Diaspora on December 28th of every year

According to an email circulated by the Kabaka’s representative in Canada, Ms. Estella Muyinda, the Katikkiro informed her that Kabaka Muwenda Mutebi II has decided to make December 28th an official day for him to meet Baganda in Diaspora (Abaganda abali ku...

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Friday, January 1st, 2016

Katikkiro Mayiga Launches Engule Beer, Buganda Kingdom Official Alcoholic Beverage

On 2016 New Year’s Eve, in front of the Kabaka of Buganda, the Katikkiro of Buganda, Mr. Charles Peter Mayiga announced that Mengo was launching a beer named Engule Beer. The event was CBS Radio FM’s 2015/2016...

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Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Obubaka bwa Ssaabasajja Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II obwa Ssekukulu n’omwaka omupya (Translated)

LUGANDA (English version at the bottom) Nga tukuza Amazaalibwa ga Yesu Kristo ag’omwaka guno twagala okubakulisa byonna byemuyiseemu. Twebaza Katonda ku lwabo abafunye ebirungi ate ne tusaasira abo abafunye ebizibu eby’enjawulo naddala abafiriddwa abeŋaanda n’emikwano gyabwe. Omwaka...

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Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Al Shabab Blamed for Weekend Execution of Non-Muslim Kenyans

A weekend terrorist attack on a Kenyan bus near the city of Madera has left 28 non-Muslim passengers dead. Initial reports say that the attackers first separated Moslem passengers, who were not harmed, before killing the others....

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

World Bank Data Lies About Extreme Baganda Unemployment

A retired Muganda employee of the World Bank has confidentially told BugandaWatch that the institution where he used to work knowingly published fake data about unemployment in poor African countries, including Uganda. He requested that his names not be...

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