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Museveni Donates Towards Orthodox Church Project

President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday, donated to the Orthodox Church as a contribution towards the construction of a multi-billion cathedral. Museveni had joined Christians at Lubya Hill in Rubaga Division, Kampala to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Orthodox Christianity in Uganda. The celebration was led by His Eminence, Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga. He also

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NRM’s Hashim Sulaiman Thrown Out Of Parliament; Court Orders Fresh Election

High Court in Nebbi has Thursday nullified the election of Nebbi Municipality MP Hashim Sulaiman of the National Resistence Movement (NRM) party and ordered that fresh elections be held. The nullification follows a petition in which Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag-bearer Robert Onega claimed that Hashim Sulaiman rigged the elections and used another person’s

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Amnesty International Weighs in On Bobi Wine Arrest, Remand

  Following the detention on remand of Ugandan opposition politician and musician Robert Kyagulanyi, commonly known as Bobi Wine, human rights organosation Amnesty International’s has come out to criticise the act saying its persecution of the singer-cum-politician. The organisation's Deputy Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, Seif Magango

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Elections for New Districts Delayed Due to No Funding – EC

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Justice Simon Byabakama, has said the ability for the Electoral Commission (EC) to hold elections for new districts is hampered by inadequate funds. In his presentation to the Parliamentary Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Byabakama said the EC does not have money to go

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“Am Not in Critical Condition, I Hope to be Discharged Soon” – Speaker Kadaga

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has refuted claims by some sections of the media that she is in critical condition and was transferred from Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi to Spain. The speaker refuted the claims in a Sunday morning message via her Facebook page, where she revealed that she

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Museveni Visits Speaker Kadaga at Nakasero Hospital

President Yoweri Museveni on Friday morning visited Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga at Nakasero hospital in Kampala, where she was admitted on Thursday. Speaker Kadaga was rushed to Nakasero hospital on Thursday in critical condition. This website understands that she is currently under Intensive Care. The 62-year-old lawmaker had just returned from New

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Norbert Mao

Mao Becomes Fifth Politician to Declare 2021 Presidential Bid

Norbert Mao of the Democratic Party (DP) is the fifth person to announce he will stand as a presidential candidate in 2021 general elections. Mao told reporters in Kampala on Tuesday that one did not need a prophet to tell them that he (Mao) will stand for president in 2021. He added

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Besigye

Why Bobi Wine’s People Power Must Stop Shouting at Besigye, FDC

FDC's Amuriat on People Power Calls for Besigye to Back Bobi Wine: One of the most difficult currencies to convert or transfer is political support. This applies to the political market and because of this, genuine support for a political party or an individual can only be taken away through

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