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2016

Parliament to amend bill on declaration of gifts to leaders.

Parliament to amend bill on declaration of gifts to leaders.

All leaders subject to the Leadership Code Act will soon be expected to declare all donations and gifts of whatever value and nature if Parliament passes the Leadership Code (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Under the principal Act, a leader can receive a gift and not declare it to the inspectorate of government if it’s below five […]

EAC electoral observing group in the country ahead of elections

EAC electoral observing group in the country ahead of elections

The former Tanzanian president, HE. Ali Hassan Mwinyi has launched the EAC electoral observing group today in Kampala with a call for a serious role, and free and fair electoral process by the citizens of Uganda. According to Mwinyi who also heads the EAC electoral observing group, Uganda’s going through the electoral time is a sign […]

Museveni pledges assistance to land eviction victims in Hoima

Museveni pledges assistance to land eviction victims in Hoima

NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni has pledged to assist land eviction victims in Hoima district. The president made the pledge after being informed that there are land wars in the district which the area RDC attributed to court orders that come even without proper verification of ownership of land. The RDC said that the poor people are […]

Double campaign strategy to unseat Museveni; Kivumbi asks Amama and Besigye

Double campaign strategy to unseat Museveni; Kivumbi asks Amama and Besigye

The Member of Parliament for Butambala County Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi pleads with the leading opposition presidential candidates in 2016 presidential race Amama Mbabazi and Dr. Col. Kiiza Besigye to double their campaigning strategy to deny NRM candidate 51%. The  diminishing  winning percentage of candidate President Yoweri Museveni from 51% to 40%. Will cause a rerun and giving […]

Ballot papers in from South Africa

Ballot papers in from South Africa

The electoral commission chairman, Eng. Badru Kigundu and his secretary, Sam Rwakojo confirmed that the first batch of ballot papers for the presidential, parliamentary candidates are jetting in the country today from South Africa. Addressing a news conference yesterday in Kampala, the dual said the commission contracted Pearl Media group in South Africa to do the printing of the ballot papers among other […]

MPs have mixed reaction over vote rigging allegations

MPs have mixed reaction over vote rigging allegations

Members of Parliament have mixed reaction over vote rigging as opposition MPs say that the opposition has no capacity to steal votes as alluded by President Yoweri Museveni. The member of  Parliament for Busiro East in Wakiso district Medard Segona says the remarks by president Museveni are excuses so that the NRM Party rigs these elections. Kalungu […]

Six presidential aspirants pick nomination forms

Six presidential aspirants pick nomination forms

Six presidential aspirants for the 2016 race have expressed interest in vying for the biggest post of leadership in Uganda as they picked nomination forms from the electoral commission headquarters in Kampala today, among them being the former premier and secretary general for the ruling party, Hon. Amama Mbabazi, Prof.Venacious Baryamureba, Fredrick Kunya, John Mutono […]

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