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Andrew Mwenda: Why Museveni May Rule for Life

By Andrew M. Mwenda I hold a fundamental disagreement with many Ugandan elites when it comes to the discussion of succession. In debating whether President Yoweri Museveni should go or stay we are not indulging in an abstract theoretical exercise but a challenge of practical politics. There are two positions we

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Museveni Warns Newspapers on “Confusing Society With False Information”

President Yoweri Museveni has warned some newspapers against publicising false information that can cause confusion in society. He said that the print media should always work for peace instead of making it a business to spread discord. “I want really to warn some of these newspapers that we are here to

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Renowned Elderly Rukungiri FDC Supporter Killed, Body Dumped

Renowned elderly Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party supporter Mzee Kanabisa Ishanga has been killed by unknown people, The Tower Post has learnt. According to FDC strong woman Ingrid Turinawe, Mzee Ishanga’s body was found in the forest along the road from Rukungiri town to Kyatoko on Wednesday morning. “He has been at the

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Protests Outside Age Limit Court

Ugandans opposed to age limit removal on Wednesday held a peaceful demonstration outside the Constitutional Court sitting in the eastern Uganda town of Mbale town. This is the third day of hearing of the land mark petition. Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo is leading a five-judge bench comprising  Remmy Kasule, Kenneth

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Photos: How New Kiruhura District Administration Block Will Look Like

Kiruhura District has secured Shs 6bn to construct its administration block. Carved out of Mbarara, Kiruhura district is President Yoweri Museveni's home district. Construction of the new administration block will start in the midst of 2018. It will house elected leaders and government workers. It will also accomodate the districts units and a council

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Amuriat and leader of opposition in parliament Winnie Kiiza. Courtesy Photo

Amuriat Threatens to Mobilise Ugandans to Reject ‘Wrong’ Age Limit Petition Ruling

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president Patrick Amuriat has sworn to rally Ugandans to reject a Constitutional Court ruling on the age limit petition if it's not in their favour. Amuriat has also rallied Ugandans to storm the court sitting in the eastern town of Mbale in show of solidarity

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Minister Tumwebaze Makes U-Turn on Taxing Social Media

ICT and National Guidance Minister Frank Tumwebaze has made a U-Turn and said there is no such a proposal as taxing social media users. The Minister was Tuesday addressing journalists at a Press conference held at Uganda Media Centre in Kampala. There is nothing like social media tax. There is no such

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Museveni Eulogizes Winnie Mandela: She Was the Face of the Anti-Apartheid Struggle

President Yoweri Museveni was eulogized the late South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was the former wife of South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela. Museveni described Mrs Mandela has the face of the struggle of the people of South Africa. The President made the remarks during his visit to the

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Museveni Holds Private Meeting With Archbishop Lwanga

President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday evening met with Catholic Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga at Nakasero State Lodge in Kampala. The meeting comes after Archbishop Lwanga’s recent claims that government has planted priests to spy on him. “I was told that Government has recruited spies within the church and

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Andrew Mwenda to FDC Supporters: Stop Blaming Others for Your Misery

Dear friends in extremist radical wing of the FDC led by opposition presidential candidate for life, Dr. Kizza Besigye. I was away on holiday in Dubai during this Easter and was unable to send you a frank festive message as has become custom in our increasingly hot and steamy relationship. You

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