People Power Rally Flops In Hoima

OPPOSITION pressure group (People Power) and it’s coalition allies were forced to cancel their campaign rally in Hoima Falls after only a handful of their supporters turned up for the event.
The rally was scheduled to start as early as 10am, but by 5pm the crowd size had not improved, forcing People Power leaders to call off the rally, claiming the Party President had canceled it for security reasons.
For Ugandans, this event was especially poignant, in part because it undermined Museveni’s most important selling points, the stability long associated with his regime. Under his predecessors Idi Amin and Milton Obote, hundreds of thousands of Ugandans are believed to have died through campaigns of targeted killings and a five-year civil war. 
But after Museveni’s rebel NRA army captured power in 1986, much of the country gradually returned to normal life. Today, older Ugandans who remember the pre-Museveni period are often quick to defend their president.
“The NRM government brought us free…

President Museveni Welcomed By Cheering, Flag-Waving Supporters In Hoima

President Museveni Welcomed By Cheering, Flag-Waving Supporters In Hoima
The afternoon sun hangs low over the banana trees as Yoweri Museveni, The Ugandan President makes his long awaited entrance. For hours, thousands of yellow-clad supporters of his National Resistance Movement have camped out on the grounds of Kigolobya in Hoima, waiting to catch a glimpse of the man they refer to as mzee - a Swahili term for respected elder.
When Museveni finally arrives, waving to the crowd from a black Mitsubishi SUV, he presents inhabitants of buseruka village with a brief, familiar set of talking points. Standing at a lectern atop the vehicle, draped in the Ugandan flag and wearing his trademark wide-brimmed hat, he delivers promises of continuing to construct more roads, electricity and resolutions to local land disputes. 
His remarks, which last about 30 minutes, generate wide applause from this predominantly peasant farming population.
Museveni preached the Republican doctrine of increasing job…

Unai Emery Watched A Horror As His Hopes Of Leading His Side Back Into The Champions League

While Sarri was able to end his troubled first season with a smile, Arsenal counterpart Unai Emery had to watch in horror as his hopes of leading his side back into the Champions League after a two-year absence disappeared in the space of 16 second-half minutes.

That's how long it took Chelsea to build an unassailable three-goal lead thanks to the kind of Arsenal defensive collapse that has been all too familiar this season.

Emery won this competition three times with Sevilla but this defeat is particularly painful as it will almost certainly significantly affect his summer spending.

The Gunners will be back in the Europa League again next season, but they will be without veteran goalkeeper Cech, who is set to retire at the age of 37.
This was not the fairytale ending his glittering career arguably deserved, but Arsenal's capitulation was nothing to do with him.

There was little he could do with any of Chelsea's goals from open play, let alone the penalty, and he actually…