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Andrew Mwenda: Jinja East By-Election Exposes FDC Weakness Yet Again

By Andrew M. Mwenda On Thursday March 15th, the Electoral Commission declared FDC candidate, Paul Mwiru, elected as MP for Jinja East constituency. Since then, opposition gurus have been congratulating themselves on a “big win by the people.” Which people? Yet the results, when properly analyzed, expose the weakness of the

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NRM Refuses to Concede Defeat in Jinja East By-Election

National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has refused to concede defeat in the Jinja Municipality East constituency by-election. In the by-election held on Thursday, NRM candidate Nathan Igeme Nabeta lost Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Paul Mwiru. The Jinja District Returning Officer Sserunjogi Rogers at around 9:00PM on Thursday evening, declared Mwiru

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FDC’s Paul Mwiru Declared Winner in Jinja East By-Election

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Paul Mwiru has emerged winner heated Jinja East Constituency by-election, beating his big rival Nathan Igeme Nabeeta of the national Resistance Movement (NRM) party. The Jinja District Returning Officer Sserunjogi Rogers at around 9:00PM on Thursday evening, declared Mwiru winner with 6654 votes. NRM’s Nabeta got

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“Vote Paul Mwiru” – Besigye, Bobi Wine Tell Jinja East

Uganda's opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, Kaydondo East MP and musician Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and other opposition politicians on Tuesday stormed the Eastern Uganda district of Jinja to campaign for Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Paul Mwiru ahead of the Jinja East by-election slated for Thursday 15th

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Museveni to Jinja East: Please Do Not Support the Opposition

President Yoweri Museveni, also the National Chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) has appealed to the people of Jinja Municipality East not to support the opposition in the constituency’s by-election slated for Thursday 15th March 2018. Museveni was campaigning for NRM flag bearer, Igeme Nathan Nabeta at Kilembe village in Walukuba

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