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Uganda president sets off on six-day march through jungle

Uganda president sets off on six-day march through jungle

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has begun a six-day march through the jungle, walking 195 km (121 miles). He is retracing the route he and his forces took in 1986 when they seized power from Idi Amin and Milton Obote. Critics have dismissed the march as a stunt ahead of Uganda’s elections next year when Mr. […]
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APC’s failed Tazarce and the Rimi anniversary

APC’s failed Tazarce and the Rimi anniversary

First things first: As we RiPPLE along this morning, we should first get this our well known obsession with  GMB, his government, party and politics out of the way for starters.

Re-awakening of Kano, the North’s laboratory

Re-awakening of Kano, the North’s laboratory

“From relative obscurity, each generation discovers its mission; and fulfills or betrays it”. I have since 1979 always had these, or words to that effect ascribed to Frantz Fannon or was it Amilcar Cabral?, as a powerful motivation for any political activism I have been involved with. This phrase was drummed into our ears in the first set of Political Science 101 tutorials, at the “8pm to infinity” sessions of Late Dr. Bala Muhammad in 1979 at the Bayero University (BUK) Kano.

2019 re-election bait and related issues

2019 re-election bait and related issues

Since the return of General Buhari in good health last  year the political atmosphere has been revving up ahead of the mother of all battles in 2019.

Why GMB must contest in 2019

Why GMB must contest in 2019

I am no doubt obsessed with General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB). This is obvious to all who have been reading RIPPLES since we started our weekly chat on these pages. Like many others inexplicably obsessed with GMB and his Government and Politics. And what he does, what he doesn’t do. Plus of course, loads of things needing to be done that he hasn’t done.