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Ssebana’s emergence as business guru and politician to the Ugandan scene

Ssebana’s emergence as business guru and politician to the Ugandan scene

Much has been said about the late Ssebana Kizito who was over the weekend laid to rest at his ancestral home in Luwero district. Ssebana was mostly a combination of Business and Politics throughout his life time. However, his political carrier may perhaps have been more dramatic of all his undertakings. During the 2001 presidential […]

Jean-Pierre Bemba convicted of witness tampering

Jean-Pierre Bemba convicted of witness tampering

The former Congolese Vice President, Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, who is serving an 18-year prison sentence for crimes against humanity and war crimes, was convicted of coaching witnesses and bribing them to give false testimony. The applicable law was Article 70(1) of the Rome Statute which addresses various forms of conduct that may encroach upon the […]

Donald Trump to battle Hilary Clinton in First Presidential Debate 2016

Donald Trump to battle Hilary Clinton in First Presidential Debate 2016

Republican Candidate Donald Trump faces off Democrat candidate Hilary Clinton in the first of  four series of  2016 Presidential debates to be held on Monday 26th September 2016 at 9.00 pm ET for 90 minutes with no commercial brake!  The highly anticipated showdown takes center stage at Hofstra University, New Hampshire with experts estimating viewership […]

Mao calls for check on parliament as MPs demand 200m for cars

Mao calls for check on parliament as MPs demand 200m for cars

The president general of Democratic Party Norbert Mao has asked parliament to check itself as a way to build confidence among the citizens. Mao said this after piglets were this morning thrown at parliament by jobless brotherhood demonstrating against a move by parliament to pay 200 million shillings to members of parliament to buy vehicles. Mao […]

Speaker called out for lack of a moslem appointee to judicial service commission

Speaker called out for lack of a moslem appointee to judicial service commission

Moslem community has petitioned the speaker of parliament over failure by the president to appoint any Moslem on the judicial service commission. Yesterday the parliament appointments committee vetted seven members of the commission out of the eight that were appointed by the president and none of them was Moslem. This has prompted the speaker to ask […]

Judicial service commission members approved

Judicial service commission members approved

Members of parliament on appointments committee have approved the newly appointed members of the judicial service commission. The committee  chaired by the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga  approved  the chairperson Justice Benjamin Kabito, Ruth Sebatindira, Norah Matovu, Laban Kirya, Rose Nyakikongoro, Amongin Aporu and Justine Mugabi. Rose Nyakikongoro who is the former MP for Shema district  […]

MPs call for halt of Micro Finance Support Centre over funds mismanagement

MPs call for halt of Micro Finance Support Centre over funds mismanagement

Members of parliament on the parliamentary committee on public accounts  have recommended the halting of the operation of Micro Finance Support Centre over poor management of the funds allocated to this Centre to lend to the poor people through SACCOs. This after members of parliament on the Public Accounts Committee chaired by Soroti district woman MP […]

FDC youth group opposes removal of age limit clause

FDC youth group opposes removal of age limit clause

In their bid to oppose plans by Museveni group to remove the age-limit clause from the constitution, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has formed a new youth group which is going in and around Kampala mobilizing against the move. The leader of the group, Kantayomba Olive Pearl was arrested last week by police in Kabaawo Mutundwe-Rubaga Division mobilizing […]

Western Youth MP elected to chair parliamentary forum.

Western Youth MP elected to chair parliamentary forum.

Western Youth legislator Mwine Mpaka has been elected as the new chairperson of the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Youth Affairs. Mpaka was elected unopposed by both members of parliament and stakeholders interested in fronting issues of youths during a parliamentary session on Wednesday. The Western Youth MP said his leadership will lobby more resources for the […]

Alaso wins petition to nullify Serere Woman MP seat

Alaso wins petition to nullify Serere Woman MP seat

The High Court in Soroti district has nullified the election of yet another National Resistance Movement (NRM) member, Hon. Hellen Adoa as Woman Member of Parliament for Serere district. Adoa beat Forum for Democratic Change’s Alice Alaso in the Febraury 18 elections to clinch the seat. According the results by the Electoral Commission, Adoa polled […]

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