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NRM CEC Resolves to Fully Support, Popularize Age Limit Removal

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) Central Executive Committee (CEC) has resolved to fully support the Age Limit bill moved by Igara County West MP Raphael Magyezi. The resolution was made at the CEC meeting held at State House Entebbe on Tuesday (October 24th, 2017). It will be remembered that President Museveni recently

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Parliament Releases Shs 13 Billion to MPs for Age Limit Consultations

Parliament of Uganda has released shs 13 billion to MPs for facilitation for the consultations on the Age Limit bill. The bill tabled by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi seeks, among other things, to delete the upper age limit in article 102b of the constitution to allow anyone to stand for president

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Kayihura Suspends Rukungiri DPC

Police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura has withdrawn Rukungiri District Police Commander Richard Emuna in a mini-reshuffle, The Tower Post has leant. This comes a few days after a battle between Police and four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye’s supporters in Rukungiri town, where Emuna commanded his officers to use live bullets

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PHOTOS: Killed Rukungiri Besigye Supporter Laid to Rest

The body of four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye’s supporter, who was killed in Rukungiri has today been laid to rest in the Western Uganda District. Edson Nasasira, 22, lost his life during Wednesday’s clash between Police and Besigye’s supporters in Rukungiri, also the opposition kingpin's hometown. Several others sustained serious injuries after

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BoU Orders Freezing of GLISS Bank Accounts Over Age Limit

News reaching our news desk indicates that Bank of Uganda has ordered the freezing of all bank accounts of Great Lakes Institute for Strategic Studies (GLISS). GLISS boss, Godber Tumushabe, a renowned government critic, revealed the development. “I am just getting information that Bank of Uganda has issued instructions to have GLISS

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Two Dead, One Injured in Kabale-Mbarara Road Accident

Two people perished in a road accident that occurred at Nyamirama village along the Kabale-Mbarara highway at 1:00AM on Wednesday morning. The accident involved a Scania bus reg number UAZ 654F belonging to modern coast bus company and a motorcycle Bajaj under reg number UEH 958G. According to police in Kabale, “the

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Police Fires Bullets, Teargas to Disperse ‘Togikwatako’ Consultative Rally in Kasubi 

Police on Tuesday evening fired live bullets and teargas to disperse a joint Age Limit consultative rally organized by opposition Members of Parliament in Kasubi, Rubaga Division. Opposition politicians including Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, MPs Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine (Kyadondo East) and Winnie Kizza (Kasese Woman MP) among others

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Arsonists Attack MP Abiriga’s Home

Police are investigating a matter where unknown people attempted to set Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga’s home in Arua Town on fire. According to the legislator’s wife, Ms Aminah Sijali, the attackers attemted to push a jerrican of petrol in the house through a window to set burn their home. “The attackers

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