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Uganda 2016 General Elections

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 […]

Musumba kicks rival out of Parliament for inadequate papers.

Musumba kicks rival out of Parliament for inadequate papers.

In a series of losses to electoral petitions coined around inadequate academic papers, the High Court sitting in Jinja has nullified the election of National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s Hajat Rehema Watongola as a member of parliament for Kamuli municipality. Kamuli Municipality was created as part of the 12 municipalities approved by parliament and became effective […]

Lord Mayor calls division mayors and councilors for meeting

Lord Mayor calls division mayors and councilors for meeting

Kampala Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago has called a meeting of all elected division mayors and lord councilors of Kampala to discuss a way forward following a letter by the inspector general of police General Kale Kayihura   to KCCA executive director Jennifer Musisi to post pone the swearing in ceremony for these elected leaders  from 1st June to 6th of […]

Speaker and Deputy urged to work together

Speaker and Deputy urged to work together

West Budama south MP Jacob Oboth challenged the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy Jacob Oulanyah to forge a way of harmonizing their relations if they are to succeed in their new assignments as given to them by parliamentarians. Oboth who stood for deputy speakership but withdrew to allow the status quo as requested […]

EC approves programme for Local Government residual elections

EC approves programme for Local Government residual elections

The electoral commission chairman Eng. Badru Kigundu reveals plans for the nation to hold residual elections in the local government councils that will be held in 109 districts. On releasing the plan today Kigundu confirms that a number of areas in local governments were voting did not take place during the general polls on account of […]

Nsereko steps up campaign for Deputy Speaker

Nsereko steps up campaign for Deputy Speaker

Kampala central MP Mohammed Nsereko says he is ready to tussle it out with deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah following the decision by the NRM central executive committee to have him stand for deputy speaker in the 10th parliament. Nsereko says although Oulanyah has been a deputy speaker in the 9th parliament he is not afraid of him because he is […]

Western and Eastern representatives back Kadaga

Western and Eastern representatives back Kadaga

Members of parliament from Western and Eastern Uganda continue their search for votes to enable speaker Rebeca Kadaga wins the speakership for the 10th parliament despite the inside reports claiming that the NRM party Central Executive committee endorsing her as a sole candidate from the party. Kadaga while addressing both members of parliament from Western […]

Karamoja backs Kadaga for speaker

Karamoja backs Kadaga for speaker

The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has gained more support from Karamoja members of parliament to retain her seat for the 10th parliament. Karamoja members of parliament announced their support for Kadaga, promising to vote her 90% as they have been doing to president Yoweri Museveni. A group of 16 MPs from Karamoja led by Mathenico […]

Independents join the race for deputy speaker

Independents join the race for deputy speaker

Two independent members of parliament joined the race for the deputy speakership for the 10th parliament this week. Kampala central member of parliament Mohammed Nsereko and west Budama south member of parliament Jacob Oboth Oboth say that they have the required experience to deputize the speaker and chair parliament. Mohammed Nsereko says that he will look […]

Busoga backs Kadaga for speakership

Busoga backs Kadaga for speakership

Busoga sub region Members of parliament have officially announced their unanimous support for the  speaker of  parliament Rebecca Kadaga to extend her term of office as the speaker for the 10th parliament. 34 members out of the 37 MPs from Busoga unveiled by the Kadaga campaign taskforce chairperson Rapheal Maghyezi at parliament. Busoga MPs  described Kadaga […]

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