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Priest warned against participating in LC1 elections

Priest warned against participating in LC1 elections

The Luweero Anglican Bishop has directed priests not to contest and participate in the forthcoming Village council elections, saying it might split their churches. Bishop Eridard Nsubuga Kironde issued the directive on Sunday shortly after ordaining priests at St. Mark Cathedral Church in Luweero town. In his speech, Bishop Nsubuga warned the priests against contesting […]

Questions still remain over the scheduled Kenyan re-election

Questions still remain over the scheduled Kenyan re-election

In an unprecedented move, the Kenyan supreme court overturned the August 8th election results and called for fresh elections within sixty (60) days of the announcement. This was declared citing irregularities and illegalities harming the integrity of the election. Suffice to say there are as many people happy as there are sad about this verdict […]

Kadaga wants government to table electoral reforms for early discussions

Kadaga wants government to table electoral reforms for early discussions

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt.Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has re-echoed the need for the government to table electoral reforms early to avoid past mistakes. Kadaga said that the pursuit for electoral reforms started in the 9th Parliament with a call for a complete overhaul of the electoral system and institutions. “A lot of consultations and recommendations […]

Buganda caucus elections called off due to lack of quorum

Buganda caucus elections called off due to lack of quorum

Elections for new leaders of the Buganda parliamentary caucus today flopped after MPs turned rowdy and started trading insults. Out of over 100 MPs, about 45 turned up for the elections with others in support of holding the elections while others wanted cancellation. The meeting chaired by former Buganda caucus chairperson Godfrey Kiwanda later agreed to […]

Nagwomu threatens to sue Mutembuli over defamation

Nagwomu threatens to sue Mutembuli over defamation

Bunyole East MP in Butaleja district Moses Musamba Nagwomu has threatened to drag to court one Yusuf Mutembuli over what he refers to as defamation. Speaking to journalists at parliament, Musamba Nagwomu said the process of consulting his lawyers and constituents is ongoing and once they tell him to sue he will not hesitate to drag […]

Sematimba thrown out of Parliament on account of academic qualifications

Sematimba thrown out of Parliament on account of academic qualifications

Busiro south elected Member of Parliament Peter Sematimba  of the ruling NRM party has been thrown out of Parliament for lack of academic qualifications, by the high court. One of Sematimba’s political rivals in the February elections Steven Ssekigozi  of the opposition  Democratic Party-DP, dragged him  to the courts of law challenging his papers. In his  petition  Sekigozi asked court to  nullify […]

Werder Bremen’s Melvyn Lorenzen uncertain over Uganda commitment.

Werder Bremen’s Melvyn Lorenzen uncertain over Uganda commitment.

Werder Bremen’s Melvyn Lorenzen is undecided over commiting himself to Uganda according to media reports. The 21-year-old will not feature in Africa Cup of Nations qualification match when Botswana will take over Uganda Cranes on Saturday June 4, 2016. “Decision time [for Lorenzen] will be after the match against Botswana,” Uganda FA communications manager Ahmed […]

Uganda Cranes lose to Zimbabwe, Sudan hold Kenya in friendlies.

Uganda Cranes lose to Zimbabwe, Sudan hold Kenya in friendlies.

Uganda Cranes suffered a 2-0 defeat on Tuesday May 31 in a friendly match played at Rufaro stadium in Harare with  Zimbabwe. The match was played in preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations qualification match with Botswana scheduled June 4th 2016. A brace from Tennage Hadebe in the first half  gave the Harare stars […]

NRM ranked highest in election spending

NRM ranked highest in election spending

NRM party has been ranked first in spending money in the previous concluded general elections. According to the final report released by Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring- ACFIM on campaign financing, NRM spent about 91.7% followed by Independents, FDC and the rest. According to the Country director of  Alliance for Election Campaign Finance Monitoring (ACFIM)  Henry […]

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 […]

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