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Uganda 2011 General elections

Youth raise concerns over continued escalation of firearms possession by fellow youth

Youth raise concerns over continued escalation of firearms possession by fellow youth

Following the conclusion of what they termed as unfair youth elections in the national council youth polls in Fortportal, youth under the Uganda youth network are raising concerns over the continued escalation of firearms by fellow youth whom they now fear are putting lives of the citizens at risk. Ahmed Haji from the youth network  who […]

Presidential candidates should focus on income generating projects – Nanyunja

Presidential candidates should focus on income generating projects – Nanyunja

The aspiring member of parliament for Kawempe North Robinnah Nanyunja has called on the presidential candidates for 2016 to focus on income generating projects for the people to sustain other government services in various sectors. Nanyunja said that they should put programmes that will engage youth for labour production and desist from crimes as they […]

MPs oppose Kavuma’s appointment as Deputy Chief Justice

MPs oppose Kavuma’s appointment as Deputy Chief Justice

Today, 18th March 2015, the Appointments Committee of Parliament which is chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has vetted the newly appointed ministers, the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe and his deputy. However it was not an all-smooth sailing process as Opposition Members of Parliament stormed out of the Appointments Committee to protest the […]

DP forms vote protection brigade

DP forms vote protection brigade

The leaders of the Democratic Party have formed a militia group they have named Bukoto South vote protection brigade which the party intends to use to man the election exercise in Bukoto. The sources in DP say that the brigade is being sponsored and recruited by Makerere University councilor to Kampala Capital City Authority, Bernard […]

Prof. Gilbert Bukenya loses Busiro North MP seat as well

Prof. Gilbert Bukenya loses Busiro North MP seat as well

Things are turning from bad to worse for embattled former Vice President Prof. Gilbert Balibaseka Bukenya. The High Court in Kampala has today cancelled Bukenya’s election as MP for Busiro North in the February 2011 elections. Hussein Kasta Bukenya sued Prof Bukenya seeking court orders to annul Bukenya’s victory and order fresh elections. He accuses […]

Court sets judgment date in Prof. Bukenya electoral petition

Court sets judgment date in Prof. Bukenya electoral petition

The High Court in Kampala has set a date on which to deliver its judgment in an election petition filed against former vice president Prof Gilbert Bukenya on allegations of electoral malpractice. Justice Kibuuka Musoke has set 19th September as a date on which to deliver the judgment.   The judge has told both parties to […]

Lukwago testifies against Singh and Electoral Commission

Lukwago testifies against Singh and Electoral Commission

The Kampala Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago has informed court that the vote recount for the Lubaga North Parliamentary election was in total contravention of the law which renders its outcome null and void. During cross examination, Lukwago has told the high court session presided over by Justice Kibuuka Musoke that the Electoral Commision contravened the […]

Moses Kasibante accuses Electoral Commission of conniving with Katongole Singh

Moses Kasibante accuses Electoral Commission of conniving with Katongole Singh

Former Lubaga North Parliamentary candidate Moses Kasibante has today implicated the Electoral commission for conniving with NRM’s Singh Pamindah Marwahah to overturn the outcome of the elections. Kasibante has told the high court session presoided over by Justice Kibuuka Musoke that the actions of the duo violating the high court order together that had stopped […]

EC Chairman Badru Kiggundu summoned over Butambala elections

EC Chairman Badru Kiggundu summoned over Butambala elections

The High Court in Kampala has issued fresh summons against the Electoral Commission (EC) chairperson Eng. Badru Kiggundu to appear Friday to be cross examined on the alleged irregularities that reportedly marred parliamentary elections in Butambala County. The summon has been issued after court learnt that Kiggundu had not been given the witness summons sent […]

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