UNEARTHED! Why Mzee Byanyima preferred Besigye over Museveni to marry Winnie

UNEARTHED! Why Mzee Byanyima preferred Besigye over Museveni to marry Winnie

As Uganda prepares for an official burial of late Boniface Byanyima, who passed away on Tuesday at Kampala’s Nakasero Hospital more details about his frosty relationship with ‘son’ and former student President Yoweri Museveni have emerged. The latest in the secrets is why one of the pioneer leaders of  Ugandan politics, Mzee Byanyima blocked the then […]

Museveni mourns ‘father’ Byanyima at night (PHOTOS)

Museveni mourns ‘father’  Byanyima at night (PHOTOS)

President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday night joined family and friends in Kampala of the late Boniface Byanyima, a man who influenced Ugandan politics from start to finish. The funeral and burial of Mzee Byanyima is likely to be a hot political potato for the government and the opposition in the currently polarized political times, given […]

Mor tributes pour in for Byanyima

Mor tributes pour in for Byanyima

Political and religious leaders in Mbarara have expressed shock at the passing on of Mzee Boniface Byanyima, the former Democratic Party chairman who died today aged 97. Many in Mbarara, Byanyima’s home area which he represented in Parliament from 1961 to 1971, residents and leaders described the deceased politician as an exemplary leader, advisor and […]

Byanyima dies a bitter man, ‘not forgiven Museveni’

Byanyima dies a bitter man, ‘not forgiven Museveni’

Mzee Boniface Byanyima, President Museveni’s adopted father and the former national chairman of the Democratic Party, has passed away aged 94. The late Boniface Byanyima, a former head teacher at Mbarara High School is father to Oxfam Executive Director Winnie Byanyima. He passed on at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala where he was recently admitted, just […]