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Burundi bans maize imports

Burundi bans maize imports

Burundi has joined Kenya in banning the importation of maize grain and flour imports for the next six months. In a statement released by the country’s Ministry of Commerce on Monday, March 8, 2021, indicated that the maize they recently imported was “not good” and could affect people’s health. “While this grain and flour is […]

Reasons for amending presidential elections

Reasons for amending presidential elections

The Supreme Court is sitting today Tuesday, 9th February, 2021 to hear an application by NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi  seeking leave to amend the petition he filed last week challenging the Election Victory of the incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. A panel of nine Justices led by the Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Ddollo have convened […]

Uganda To distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

Uganda To distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

The Government has approved the procurement of 18 million doses of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India. According to the Monday Cabinet decision, the health ministry, together with the National Medical Stores (NMS), have already placed an order for the vaccine, which will be used to vaccinate persons of 50 […]

Ugandan workers still stranded in Saudi Arabia

Ugandan workers still stranded in Saudi Arabia

Bugabula County MP Maurice Kibalya has appealed to the government to help 43 migrant Ugandan workers, whom he said are stranded in Saudi Arabia, to come back to Uganda. On Thursday, Kibalya read in parliament a letter dated January 19, 2021 in which the Ministry of Gender was asking labor recruiting companies that took the […]

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 […]

Kyagulanyi Legal team serves Museveni

Kyagulanyi Legal team serves Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has been served with a copy of the electoral petition by the legal team of the National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi. Museveni’s lawyers were served by Kyagulanyi’s lead counsel, Anthony Wameli, at the Supreme Court in Kampala on Wednesday. According to the secretary-general of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), […]

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 […]

Guidelines for reopening of schools: Government

Guidelines for reopening of schools: Government

The government has agreed to reopen schools for none candidate classes, except pre-primary, which argues that the children are incapable of observing the standard operating procedures. “The education institutions should be allowed to open for non-candidate classes in a staggered manner that will ensure compliance with COVID-19 Standard operating Procedures (SOPs0) and safety,” Government said. […]

Museveni’s elections should annulled: Kyagulanyi.

Museveni’s elections should annulled: Kyagulanyi.

Former presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has petitioned the Supreme Court, seeking nullification of President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory. On January 16, this year, the Electoral Commission declared incumbent Yoweri Museveni the winner of the presidential election, extending his 35-year rule. Kyagulanyi, also the National Unity Platform (NUP) party president, filed the petition […]

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