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Former Prime Minister Robin Apolo Nsibambi. Courtesy Photo

Nsibambi: Museveni Must Name Successor; Besigye So Arrogant; Bobi Wine Using Wrong Method

Former Prime Minister Prof Robin Apolo Nsibambi has wants President Yoweri Museveni to ‘anoint’ a successor and play an advisory role for the next government. Museveni has been Uganda’s president since 1986 when he took power after a five-year bush war. On ascent to power, Museveni said the problem of Africa was

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Govt Dares Besigye to Publish Names of UPDF Officers who “Back” Him

Government has told opposition chief and four-time presidential candidate DR Kizza Besigye to publish names of soldiers who support him. Ofwono Opondo, the government spokesperson, told journalists at the Media Centre in Kampala on Wednesday said that Besigye, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate in the 2016 presidential polls has

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Electoral Commission Issues Programmes for Toroma, Kagoma By-elections  

The Electoral Commission has released detailed programmes for the by-elections to be held in Toroma County in Katakwi district and Kagoma County in Jinja district. The Toroma County seat fell vacant after MP Cyrus Amodoi Imalingat died in a road accident last month. The Kagoma seat fell vacant after three Court of

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Museveni is Just a Friend; I’m not crossing to NRM, says DP’s Mbidde

Democratic Party (DP) vice president Fred Mukasa Mbidde has taken on a social media group that has severally accused him of siding with ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party chairman Yoweri Museveni to sink the country’s oldest party. Mbidde, who is one of Uganda’s representatives to regional parliament East African Legislative

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Singer Ronald Mayinja Joins MP Nambooze’s “Bad DP”

Ronald Mayinja has joined a feuding faction of the Democratic Party (DP) known as “Bad DP”. Known for his “Tuli Ku Bunkenke song [suggesting looming crises]” which raised dust because of its political undertones, Mayinja was received by Mukono Municipality MP, the self-styled leader of the “Bad DP” faction, at Nsambya

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Electoral Commission Told to De-register “Sleeping” Political Parties

Political science scholar Dr Simba Ssali has urged Uganda’s elections body, the Electoral Commission, to de-register dormant political parties. Dr Simba, a political science lecturer at Makerere University, was Wednesday presenting a paper titled Youth in a Multiparty Political Dispensation at a youth symposium organised by the National Youth Council. One of

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Besigye: Scrapping Presidential Age Limit will Sink Museveni Gov’t

Uganda’s four-time presidential candidate has warned Parliament againsts scraping the presidential age limit to allow three-decade leader Yoweri Museveni eligible for reelection in 2021, terming such an attempt as treasonous. Museveni, 72, will need the help of parliament if he is to extend his rule since the constitution bars anyone above

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