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Another NRM-Leaning MP Rejects Age Limit Removal, Rebel MPs Throw Party

Busujju County (Mityana district) MP David Lukyamuzi Kalwanga has Thursday announced his stand on the age limit amendment bill that seeks to delete the upper age limit in article 102b of Uganda’s constitution to allow three-decade president Yoweri Museveni stand for president beyond the age of 75 and possibly rule

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Age Limit: Kato Lubwama Arrested

Rubaga South MP Kato Lubwama was Thursday arrested at Nateete along Nakawuka Road as police foiled an age limit consultation rally. Kato Lubwama had invited Makindye West MP Allan Ssewanya for the rally in Rubaga. But Police arrested Lubwama. There was heavy police presence in Nateete ahead of the rally. Police banned age

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Age Limit: Besigye Arrested in Kabale

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has been arrested on his way to the south western town of Kabale. Police say Besigye, a four-time challenger to three-decade president Yoweri Museveni, will be charged in Rukungiri where one person was killed Wednesday as police fired live bullets to disperse hundreds at an age

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Confirmed: Ebola-like Marburg Virus Kills Two in Uganda

Two people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country's first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years, the health ministry said Thursday. "Blood samples were taken from two people who have since died and were found positive for Marburg", Uganda's health ministry permanent secretary, Dr. Diana

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Tamale Mirundi: Museveni is Suffering from Transferred Anger

President Yoweri Museveni’s advisor on the media Joseph Tamale Mirundi has advised the three-decade leader to fire government and his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) officials the people are angry with if he wants to dent the wrath of the population. Mirundi said Ugandans were not angry with Museveni but were

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Bobi Wine: I Will Never Sing for Museveni

Ugandan singer and legislator Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has said he not bow down to pressure to sing praises for three-decade president Yoweri Museveni.   Bobi Wine, the Kyadondo East MP, was responding to a police ban of his music concerts for reportedly inciting his fans by preaching against the age

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All Set for Airtel Regional Health Camp in Masindi

All roads lead to Masindi this Saturday (21st October) as Airtel Uganda continues on its mission to provide health care and health information to less fortunate Ugandans across the country. In fulfilment of the health pillar of its Corporate Social Responsibility, the telco holds regional health camps every year. This year

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Age Limit: Bobi Wine Summoned Over Stage Name Controversy

Hours after Uganda Police Force Banned musician performances of musician and legislator Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine, the same security organ has summoned the Kyadondo East MP to respond to charges of inciting violence in relation to the controversial age limit removal debate.   The Fire Base Entertainment singer was scheduled

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One Killed as Police Battles Besigye Supporters in Rukungiri Age Limit Protest

One person has been killed as Police continues to fire live bullets at four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and his supporters in the western Uganda town of Rukungiri . Besigye, in the company of opposition FDC party secretary for mobilisation Ingrid Turinawe. had accompanied Rukungiri Municipality MP Roland Kaginda to an age

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PHOTOS: Besigye, Supporters Overpower Police in Rukungiri Age Limit Protest

Four-time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and a big crowd of his supporters have this afternoon overpowered police and moved past a roadblock in an ongoing age limit protest in the area. Wearing the symbolic ‘Togikwatako’ red headbands, Besigye and his supporters have put business in the western Uganda town of

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