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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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FDC Is Not Just About Governance – Mugisha Muntu

The incumbent Forum for Democratic Change president, Gen. Mugisha Muntu expressed that he is not just struggling for governance, on Monday in Mbale town. Though campaigning for his very last term in the opposition party as the president, the candidate announced that he is not just about position but rather aims

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FDC Disowns MP Beatrice Anywar

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) have disowned Kitgum Municipality Member of Parliament Beatrice Anywar, The Tower Post reports. The legislator who had been a strong figure in the opposition party fell out with them in the 2016 General Elections when she sided with Independent presidential candidate John Patrick Amama Mbabazi

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Police Tells Public to Shun Besigye Land Campaign, FDC Fires Back

Uganda Police has issued a warning against meetings held by former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye and the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party officials in a land campaign across the country. A May 5 warning letter issued by Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye reads: “The Uganda Police would like to

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FDC Leaders Move to Impeach Party President Muntu

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leaders from West Budama North Constituency of Eastern Uganda have started a scheme to oust party president Gen Mugisha Muntu as the country’s largest opposition group continues to crack days after chaotic East Africa Legislative Assembly (Eala) polls. The aggrieved West Budama leaders, who are headed

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How 37 Forgotten EALA Losers Performed: Five Candidates Got No Vote

When Uganda’s Parliament picked the nation’s nine representatives to regional assembly, the East African Legislative Assembly, all the eyes were on the winners and one loser: opposition strongwoman Ingrid Kamateneti Turinawe. The winners were: former internal affairs minister Rose Akol; former Kakuuto County MP Mathias Kasamba; policy analyst Paulo Mwasa Musamali,

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INGRID TURINAWE: Uganda’s Parliament Needs Reform

On February 28, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) secretary for mobilisation Ingrid Kamateneti Turinawe lost in the race to become one of Uganda’s nine representatives to regional assembly EALA. There were well over 40 approved contestants. However, what makes Turinawe’s loss interesting is the hostility members of ruling NRM party

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FDC Request to Withdraw Ingrid Turinawe from EALA Race Thrown Out

Parliament has rejected opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) attempt to withdraw the nomination of Kamateneti Ingrid Turinawe from the race to represent Uganda in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) In her letter dated 23rd February 2017, the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige acknowledges receipt of party president Major General

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