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Andrew Mwenda: NRM Has Miserably Failed to Justify Age Limit Removal

Opinion: Andrew Mwenda The real crisis of the NRM The debate on the proposed amendment of the constitution to remove the age limit has gathered a lot of momentum. Across the country people are debating. Yet the NRM which began it still lacks a sense of purpose and direction. It has no

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Who Exactly is Frank Gashumba and How Has He Made His Money?

The Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) Monday night arrested renowned activist Frank Gashumba and detained him at their headquarters in Mbuya, Kampala, before searching his home, where fake passports, cocaine and marijuana were reportedly recovered. But who Exactly is Frank Gashumba, and how has he accumulated his wealth? Frank Gashumba: Businessman and Activist Ugandan of Rwandan

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Full Statement: Raila Odinga Announces Next Course of Action

This is the much-awaited statement by Raila Odinga, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) candidate on the disputed repeat poll result that saw rival Uhuru Kenyatta win with over 98 per cent. We Reject Sham Elections: Nasa Campaign For Electoral Justice And Democracy       Ladies and gentlemen The meaningless exercise, a charade purported to be

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Inside NRM CEC Meeting:  Matayo Kyaligonza, 2 Others Openly Tell Museveni to Retire in 2021

Uganda’s three-decade president Yoweri Museveni met members of his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) Central Executive Committee (CEC) Tuesday evening and a heated debate ensued, with a few members strongly rejecting the age limit removal plot. After the meeting, acting NRM secretary general Richard Todwong issued a statement saying CEC resolved

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Nobert Mao: Museveni Does Not Deserve to Rule Uganda Anymore

Opinion : Nobert Mao Why there is Museveni fatigue in Uganda (Part 2) Opinion polls show that Museveni does not enjoy a winning majority. There is Museveni fatigue all over the country. He is like a man who 30 years ago gave Uganda a cheque and upon presentation has been returned to

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Kaweesi Ex-Girlfriend Probe: Tape Already in Museveni’s Hands, Kayihura Not Implicated

Fresh details have emerged in the investigation of the role of Christine Mbabazi Muhoza, a woman suspected to have leads that could unearth the murderers of ex-Uganda Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi Seven Months since was assassinated outside his residence in Kampala’s suburb of Kulambiro. At the centre of the new

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Andrew Mwenda: Why I Work for Museveni

OPINION: ANDREW MWENDA   Controversial journalist Andrew Mujuni Mwenda has explained why he works for Uganda's three-decade president Yoweri Museveni. Mwenda was responding to attacks from supporters of musician and legislator Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine. In a recent social media post, Andrew Mwenda said Bobi was unfit to even head a

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Lupita Nyong’o: How Film Producer Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed Me

Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is the latest to accuse American film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. This follows an investigation launched by the Los Angeles Police Department  into whether Harvey Weinstein raped an Italian model in 2013. The model, whose name was not disclosed, reported her allegations to police on

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Double standards: ‘Why Aren’t We All with Somalia?’

More than 300 people were killed when a powerful bomb blast ripped through Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, on Saturday. The attack marked the deadliest assault the country has ever witnessed. Somalia's three-day national mourning period for the victims is coming to an end, with around 300 more people also injured in the blast. Dozens are missing, hospitals are

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Kenya Election: IEBC Commissioner Akombe Full Resignation Statement

For many months now, I have questioned my role as a commissioner at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. But I have soldiered on hoping that we could collectively find a way of addressing the crisis our country faces today. I have agonised over the decision to leave my committed IEBC

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