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NUP ownership verdict should be overturned: Kibalama

NUP ownership verdict should be overturned: Kibalama

The National Unity Reconciliation and Development Party (NURP) founder member, Moses Kibalama has appealed against a court verdict that allowed Robert Kyagulanyi  to take over leadership of the party. On Wednesday, Kibalama filed the appeal jointly with Paul Kagombe Ssimbwa at the Court of Appeal in Kampala. The two contend that Justice Musa Ssekaana injudiciously […]

Court should nullify Nsereko’s victory: Nyanzi

Court should nullify Nsereko’s victory: Nyanzi

Former Kampala Central MP contestant Fred Nyanzi, has petitioned the High Court to nullify the election of Muhammad Nsereko.  Nyanzi, a brother to former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu wants the court to declare him the validly elected MP for Kampala Central and in alternative order for fresh elections. In an election petition filed at […]

Decision to dissolve Sudan’s Government: Prime Minister

Decision to dissolve Sudan’s Government: Prime Minister

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday issued a decision to dissolve the government, said the Council of Ministers in a statement. “In accordance with the provisions of the constitutional document for the transitional period, the prime minister issued a decision today to relieve the ministers and ministers of state in the government of the […]

East African Community leaders to meet in Arusha, Tanzania

East African Community leaders to meet in Arusha, Tanzania

Preparations for the extraordinary heads of state East African Community (EAC) summit have been concluded, with leaders expected to convene in Arusha on February 27. The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Patrick Mugoya, on Monday confirmed the summit, saying leaders are now discussing whether it will held virtually or physically owing […]

Besigye supports Kyagulanyi in presidential petition

Besigye supports Kyagulanyi in presidential petition

The Forum for Democratic Change  four-time presidential candidate, Dr Kiiza Besigye, has criticized his colleagues in the opposition who mocked the National Unity Platform (NUP) for petitioning court over the recent presidential election results. NUP’s Robert Kyagulanyi who lost to the incumbent President Yoweri Museveni in the January 14 election, petitioned the Supreme Court this […]

UPC lauds Kyagulanyi for challenging presidential election in court

UPC lauds Kyagulanyi for challenging presidential election in court

Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) has hailed the leader of National Unity Platform (NUP) Robert Kyagulanyi for challenging President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory in court rather than leading protests in the country. Addressing the media at the party headquarters in Kampala on Wednesday, Sharon Arach, the party’s spokesperson said Kyagulanyi did the right thing which is […]

Stella Nyanzi flees to Kenya

Stella Nyanzi flees to Kenya

Nyanzi, of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) was beaten by Shamim Malende of the National Unity Platform (NUP) for the Kampala Woman MP. Nyanzi fled the country on Tuesday (February 2, 2021) together with her children. She sought asylum in Kenya claiming she had become a target of the State. Nyanzi’s lawyer, Prof George […]

Kyagulanyi wife leaves country

Kyagulanyi wife leaves country

Barbie Itungo Kyagulanyi the wife of National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi has left the country. Itungo flew out of the country from Entebbe International Airport aboard Qatar Airways on Monday evening to the US. Leaked CCTV footage at the airport showed Itungo clearing at the immigration department before she boarded the plane. Efforts […]

Opposition to boycott elections: Congo

Opposition to boycott elections: Congo

The Republic of Congo’s main opposition party will boycott the March 21 elections in which President Denis Sassou Nguesso, in power for decades, is running for re-election. The 77-year-old has held office for a total of 36 years, making him one of the longest-serving leaders in the world and head of a deeply poor nation. […]

First Female Deputy Defense Security nominated: US

First Female Deputy Defense Security nominated: US

President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated Kathleen Hicks to be deputy secretary of defense, making her the first woman to hold the number two position in the Pentagon if she is confirmed by the Senate. Hicks, who is heading Biden’s transition team at the Pentagon, served in the Defense Department under former president Barack Obama, […]

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