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Who Funded Projects Museveni Launched During Election Campaign?

[Monitor] President Museveni commissioned more than a dozen infrastructure development projects, including five roads, four markets, two power substations and a water transport vessel all worth at least Shs1.3 trillion in the last 50 days of last year. (AllAfrica)

Internet Restored After Museveni's Electoral Victory

[DW] Social media platforms in Uganda played a crucial role in the mobilization of opposition leader Bobi Wine's followers. Shutting down the internet on the eve of polls added to doubts about how fair the elections were. (AllAfrica)

I'll Continue Supporting You Despite Poll Loss - VP Ssekandi Tells Voters

[Monitor] The Vice President and outgoing Bukoto Central Constituency legislator, Mr Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has promised to continue extending services to residents in the area despite losing the seat in the January 14 polls. (AllAfrica)

Court Dismisses Vote Recounting Application in Bukoto South

[Monitor] Masaka Chief Magistrate on Friday dismissed an application seeking to recount votes cast for the Bukoto South constituency parliamentary race on January 14. (AllAfrica)

Dirty Election Tests Museveni's Ties to Key Western Allies - Officials Brace for Likely Sanctions

[East African] A quarter of a century after being listed among a "new breed" of progressive African leaders, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni faces an uphill struggle to win back western allies and reassert his legitimacy after a disputed election which followed violent campaigns. (AllAfrica)

Museveni's Trusted Playbook Delivers Victory Again

[New Frame] The Bobi Wine-led revolution in Uganda might have been streamed live, but Uganda's president relied on tried-and-tested strategies to prevail in the election. (AllAfrica)

Ugandan Man Arrested for Trying to Fix a KPL Match for Sh550,000

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Detectives in Kisumu are holding a Ugandan man arrested on Saturday afternoon for allegedly trying to fix a Kenyan Premier League match involving Western Stima and KCB scheduled for Sunday afternoon at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru. (AllAfrica)

Christians Angry After Top Govt Officials Shun Bishop Kaggwa's Burial

[Monitor] A section of Christians in Masaka Diocese have castigated top government officials for shunning the burial of Bishop Emeritus John Baptist Kaggwa. (AllAfrica)

I'm in Parliament to Stay, Says Nabeta

[Monitor] The newly-elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Jinja South East City constituency, Mr Nathan Igeme Nabeta has vowed to be in Parliament for a full five-year term. (AllAfrica)

Ugandan Match Fixing Agent Nabbed in Kenya League Deal

[Monitor] A Ugandan national will today appear before a Kisumu court where he will face immigration and corruption related charges for attempting to fix a Betking Premier league match. (AllAfrica)

Bobi Wine Accuses Govt of Frustrating His Efforts to Approach the Courts

[Monitor] Former presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has accused the regime of frustrating their efforts to petition court against the recently concluded presidential election results. (AllAfrica)

Uganda Stunned By Debutantes Togo in CHAN Thriller

[Capital FM] Duala, Cameroon -- Debutantes Togo stunned Uganda 2-1 in Group C of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) match of stunning goals at the tournament in Cameroon on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Why Uganda's Cranes Need to Correct Results on CHAN Final Straight

[Monitor] Uganda, Togo, Morocco and Rwanda were all heading to the pitch for their second Group C games of the African Nations Championship (Chan) last night as we published this. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Makes U-Turn On Uganda Sugar, to Import 90,000 Tonnes

[Monitor] Kenya will this year import 90,000 tonnes of sugar from Uganda and source at least 160,000 tonnes from other countries after exhausting its Comesa import quota for 2020. (AllAfrica)

Court Set to Rule On Bobi Wine House Arrest Case

[Monitor] The High Court in Kampala has set Monday January 25 as the date to pronounce itself on a case in which the runner-up in the just concluded presidential polls, Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine and his wife Barbra Kyagulanyi, are seeking unconditional release from house detention following a week-long siege on his home by security. (AllAfrica)

CHAN Success Will Breathe Life Into 'Project Restart'

[Monitor] The world is in terrible times, with the prospect of returning back to normalcy still uncertain, we need to dream for better days ahead. The globe needs a unifier and source of hope. That could be sports. As Nelson Mandela once said, "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire." (AllAfrica)

Nakaayi Skips Indoors to Focus On Olympics

[Monitor] World 800m champion Halimah Nakaayi and her team have intensified focus on preps for the Tokyo Olympic Games where she bids to win Uganda's first medal in middle distance. (AllAfrica)

Beaten Cranes Leave Progress At CHAN to Last Game

[Monitor] By Andrew Mwanguhya (AllAfrica)

Voters Explain Why They Shunned Local Govt Elections

[Monitor] The election of city mayors and district chairpersons yesterday was characterised by low voter turnout across the country, which contrasted sharply with the long queues of voters witnessed in the January 14 presidential and parliamentary elections. (AllAfrica)

NRM Lc5 Flag Bearers Defeated in Teso

[Monitor] The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has lost many LC5 chairperson seats in Teso Sub-region to Independents and the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party. (AllAfrica)

Katosi Water Project 95 Per Cent Complete - National Water

[Monitor] National Water and Sewerage Corporation has said the Katosi Water Project is 95 per cent complete. (AllAfrica)

FDC Wins Big in Soroti City Mayor, Lc Polls

[Monitor] The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has again swept the local council elections in Soroti City. (AllAfrica)

Bukedi, Sebei Wipe Out Old Guard in Lc5 Polls

[Monitor] New entrants in the race for the LC5 chairpersons have floored the incumbents in the North Bukedi Sub-region in the just concluded local council elections. (AllAfrica)

Sugar Exports Decline By Shs108b Due to Blockades

[Monitor] Sugar exports have dropped by Shs108b, representing a 35 per cent decline in earnings in the last three years, according to data from Bank of Uganda. (AllAfrica)

Why Lukwago Beat Nup Wave to Win Kampala Vote

[Monitor] Incumbent Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has been re-elected for the third time to lead the capital City for the next five years. (AllAfrica)

Government Threatens to Arrest Vpn Users

[Monitor] Government yesterday warned Ugandans using Virtual Private Networks (VPN) that it has acquired capacity to monitor and switch off the sites of the VPN service providers. (AllAfrica)

Uganda 2021 Election - Implications and Lessons

[Africa In Fact] Introduction (AllAfrica)

With Politics of Identity, Amateurs Have Replaced Experienced Leaders

[Observer] We can longer shy away from the truth, a certain region in Uganda is deeply emersed into the politics of identity. (AllAfrica)

Radio Presenter Wins Jinja City Mayoral Race On Nup Card

[Monitor] Jinja -- After two days of uncertainty, National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate in the Jinja City Mayoral race, Mr Peter Okocha Kasolo, has been declared winner, beating nine other contestants. (AllAfrica)

Why Uhuru's Facebook Message to Museveni Was Flagged

[Monitor] Facebook on Thursday said that it was in talks with State House over a flagged post by President Uhuru Kenyatta whose content the social media platform incorrectly termed as "false information". (AllAfrica)

Sports Return Drama

[Monitor] President Museveni's announcement about lifting the suspension on sporting activities was as expected greeted with excitement and relief. (AllAfrica)