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MP Allan Sewanyana Evicted from Parliament for Wearing Overall

Makindye East MP Allan Ssewanyana has Tuesday afternoon been evicted fro Parliament for wearing an overall. Sewanyana arrived at Parliament on Tuesday morning wearing a red overall as the report on the Age Limit constitutional amendment bill, was expected to be presented on the floor of parliament. According to Sewanyana, he could

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Only Ugandans Have Final Say On Who Leads Them – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has that the presence of age limits for any elective office goes against Article 1 of the 1995 Constitution, the bedrock of that supreme law, which says “Power belongs to the people.” Since Ugandans are the custodians of the Constitution and their country, the President said, they should

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Mugisha Muntu Speaks Out on Next Step After Losing FDC Presidential Election

Gen. Mugisha Muntu has revealed his next step after losing Friday’s Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party Presidential elections. Mr. Muntu lost to former Member of Parliament Patrick Amuriat Oboi, who was declared winner of the FDC Party Presidential Election. In his concession speech, Gen said he was disappointed that FDC members

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Patrick Amuriat Wins FDC Presidential Race

Former Member of Parliament Patrick Amuriat Oboi was declared winner of Friday's Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party Presidential Election. Amuriat beat incumbent party President Gregory Mugisha Muntu who was seeking his second and final term in office. Amuriat garnered 641 votes while Gen Muntu got 463. The other candidates Moses Byamugisha

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Besigye Re-arrested Shortly after Court Extended His Bail

Uganda's opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has been arrested minutes after Rukungiri Chief Magistrate’s court extended his bail On Thursday, Besigye, the Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate, FDC secretary for Mobilisation Ingrid Turinawe, Rukungiri District councillor Innocent Tashobya, Joseph Akankwasta Bamuhangire and Darius Tweyambe appeared before the magistrate's

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MP Mwijukye Drags Kayihura to Court

  Opposition party Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has sued Uganda’s Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura for disrupting party presidential campaigns. In an application filed by Buhweju County MP Francis Mwijukye, FDC wants the High Court in Kampala to restrain police from cancelling party presidential campaign rallies. FDC is conducting campaigns for party

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Teargas, Live Bullets as Besigye is Arrested in Mbarara

Police in Mbarara on Tuesday fired teargas and live bullets to block a Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party campaign rally by party presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat, who was accompanied by Dr Kizza Besigye and other opposition politicians. It all started when Police and the politicians failed to reach an agreement

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PM Rugunda Warns Religious Leaders Over Age Limit: Stick to Religious Matters

The Prime Minister of Uganda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda warned religious leaders against engaging in political activity especially the ongoing controversial age limit debate. Rugunda gave the remarks while speaking at a meeting of Kanungu District National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders held at Kanungu District Council Hall on Thursday. According to Rugunda,

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MP Gerald Karuhanga Returns Age Limit Consultations Money

Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga becomes that latest legislator to return Age Limit consultations money, Shs 29 million that was given to each of them as facilitation for the consultations on the Age Limit bill. The bill moved by Igara County West MP Raphael Magyezi, seeks among other things, to delete

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