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Abiriga Murder: MP Betty Nambooze Arrested

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Bakireke Nambooze has been arrested over the murder of Arua municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga. The Late Abiriga was gunned down on Friday evening in Kawanda, Wakiso and laid to rest on Monday in Arua. Police surrounded MP Nambooze’s home her home in Nabuti, Mukono and arrested her. She

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Arrives in Uganda for 2-Day State Visit

Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali has arrived in Uganda for a 2-day state Visit. He was received by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at Entebbe State House. Dr Abiy Ahmed who is the 12th Prime Minister of Ethiopia, will be chief guest at tomorrow`s Heroe`s day celebrations at Birembo Sub county,

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Museveni’s Full Speech at 2018 State of the Nation Address

His Excellency the Vice President, Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament, His Lordship the Chief Justice, Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker, His Lordship the Deputy Chief Justice, Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Deputy Prime Ministers, Rt. Hon. Leader of the Opposition, Their Highnesses the Traditional Leaders, Hon. Ministers, Hon. Members of Parliament, Hon. Members of EALA, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and

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Museveni Vows to Protect Church House from Being Auctioned By Equity Bank

President Yoweri Museveni has given assurances to the Church of Uganda that no one will take away Church House from the Church as long as he is still alive. The President, accompanied by the 1st Lady, was speaking at the Anglican Shrine in Namugongo, Wakiso District during the annual Uganda Martyrs’

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Museveni Speaks Out on Outcome of Rukungiri By-Election

By President Yoweri Museveni I congratulate the NRM mobilisers in Rukungiri District for the good work they did in the elections of Woman MP yesterday. Inspite of the divisions among the NRM leaders and attempts to use religion (Catholics vs Protestants) and tribe (Bakiga vs Bahororo-Banyakore), Hon Masiko Winifred won in 114

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FDC’s Muzanira Wins Rukungiri Woman MP By-Election

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer Betty Muzanira was declared winner of Thursday’s Rukungiri District Woman Member of Parliament by election. The Rukungiri District Returning Officer declareg Muzanira winner with 50,611 votes, beating her biggest rival, Winfred Matsiko of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party who got 46,329 votes. The

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Museveni Campaigns for NRM Candidate for Rukungiri Women MP Seat

President Yoweri Museveni has started canvassing for votes for the National Resistance Movement flag bearer, Winfred Matsiko Komuhangi, in the by-elections for the Women Parliamentary seat for Rukungiri District, South Western Region. Museveni who is the National Chairman of the NRM addressed 4 Movement supporters’ rallies in Nyakishenyi, Nyarushanje, Buyanja and

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EC Sets Date for LC1 Elections

The Electoral Commission has finally set July 10th as the date for Local Council (LC) and Women Council elections. While addressing a press conference held at the Electoral Commission headquarters on Friday morning, the Commission’s Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama revealed that the set was set after government released the funds for

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Besigye Meets Opposition MPs at Parliament

Uganda's opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has Wednesday met with opposition members of parliament. The meeting took place in the boardroom of the Leader of Opposition at Parliament. Although it was held in private, this website understands that was the meeting was summoned to resolve differences that had emerged from the 2016

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Ex Gender Minister Nakadama Appointed New Pakistani Envoy to Uganda

Former State Minister for Gender and Culture Rukia Nakadama has been appointed the new Honorary Consul of Pakistan in Uganda. Rukia Nakadama has by appointed by the Ministry of Foreign affairs, replacing the late Bonny Mwebesa Katatumba, who served as the Consul for 17 years. Bonny Katatumba passed away in February 2017. His

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