Making sense of the fight in State House

President Museveni and First Lady Janet at State House Entebbe. State House has been a war zone of sorts in recent times. The wars, an insider says, were always there but they came out in the open when Trade minister Amelia Kyambadde left State House. FILE PHOTO

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One emerging theory is that with Mr Mbabazi’s departure from government, a race was touched off to determine who among the ministers the President will rely on to execute the most sensitive assignments of government; those assignments which Mr Mbabazi was executing for years.

Presidency minister Frank Tumwebaze has blamed the recent allegations made against him on allies of former prime minister Amama Mbabazi.
At the Media Centre on Thursday, Mr Tumwebaze paraded a man who claimed to have been recruited by an aide of Mr Mbabazi to fight Mr Tumwebaze using social media.

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