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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 […]

FGM is most prevalent in Amudat – report

For the case of Uganda, the resurgence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is most prevalent in Amudat district, Karamoja sub-region, a new report has revealed. The latest report by the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) revealed that despite the national prevalence rate of the FGM dropping from 1.4% in 2011 to 0.3%, its […]

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 […]

National Resistance Army forms first fighting army

National Resistance Army forms first fighting army

After attacking Kabamba army barracks, the force (NRA) moved westwards and on February 7, had reached Kiboga over 100km away from Kabamba. The force still held onto several trucks that they had captured from the barracks. This was tricky since the trucks exposed the fighters’ locations to the government army. “In the morning of February […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

National Unity Platform Regrets withdraw of candidate from elections

National Unity Platform Regrets withdraw of candidate from elections

The National Unity Platform (NUP), Kasese branch is regretting why they withdrew their candidate in the recently concluded district local council elections. The district local council seat was won by NRM’s Eriphazi Muhindi wh polled 91,064 votes. Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo who NUP rallied behind garnered 86,408 votes. NUP’s Moses Bwambale who withdrew from the race […]

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