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Death toll of newborn babies rises at Abim Hospital

Death toll of newborn babies rises at Abim Hospital

Source: Daily Monitor Residents in Abim District in Karamoja Sub-region have asked security officials to investigate the deaths of newborn babies at The residents say at least five newborns have so far died in the last one week at the district hospital without clear reasons. Mr Patrick Owili, who lost his newborn last Friday, says that his […]

Police Block “Unsowing the Mustard seed” Book Launch

Police Block “Unsowing the Mustard seed” Book Launch

Police in Kampala blocked the launch of a book that is thought to critic President Yoweri Museveni. The book, titled ‘Unsowing the Mustard Seed’ reportedly seeks to contradict President Museveni’s autobiography ‘Sowing the Mustard Seed’. The book was scheduled to be launched by anti-Museveni activists under their umbrella union Jobless Brotherhood. They are also known […]

Who is the ‘Samwyiri’ in the midst of the #FreeSamwyiri outrage?

Who is the ‘Samwyiri’ in the midst of the #FreeSamwyiri outrage?

Tusiime Samson alias ‘Samwyiri’ a blogger and founder of Veritas Interactive has up until now been best known as proprietor of SchoolPlus, a new generation school Information system. The former Makerere University Business School student, now detained by Uganda Police for allegedly wearing and distributing T-shirts with Kizza Besigye’s image, is the center of attention […]

Democratic Party calls for dialogue between Government and Opposition

Democratic Party calls for dialogue between Government and Opposition

Democratic Party (DP) has called on government to embrace a political dialogue with opposition leaders and Civil Societies to solve the current political impasse in the country. Addressing the press this morning at City house in Kampala, the DP National Chairman Mohammed Besweri Kezaala says that government has gone astray with the way they treat […]

Opposition Leader Kizza Besigye Secretly Detained in Moroto

Opposition Leader Kizza Besigye Secretly Detained in Moroto

Uganda police transferred by plane, Forum for Democratic Change’s (FDC) Dr Kizza Besigye to a detention facility in the northern district of  Moroto, over 400 kilometers from Kampala where he was arrested. Besigye was arrested after he escaped a ’24-hour’ security surveillance at his Kasangati home in Wakiso District. He unexpectedly emerged in the city’s […]

Kizza Besigye’s swears self in as President of Uganda

Kizza Besigye’s swears self in as President of Uganda

FDC Presidential candidate today swore himself in as President of Uganda amid unclear circumstances. With a day left to the official swearing ceremony of President elect Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, Ugandans were taken by surprise as video emerged of Colonel Besigye swearing in. It’s earlier noted that outspoken Opposition leader has been under heavy police detention […]

FDC MPs weigh in on Besigye’s failed petition attempt

FDC MPs weigh in on Besigye’s failed petition attempt

Some  of  the Members of Parliament from the main opposition party FDC  have expressed mixed feelings on blocking their presidential candidate from petitioning court over the recent concluded presidential elections. One of the senior members in FDC Elijah Okupa of Kasilo county says that it would make a difference if Col. Besigye was allowed to petition and expose the rot […]

Land grabbing a deliberate move by government – Besigye

Land grabbing a deliberate move by government – Besigye

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye says the ongoing land grabbing across the country is a deliberate move by government to, among other things, leave Ugandans more powerless. Addressing different rallies in Baale, Kitimbwa, Busana, Bukamba, Nazigo, Kangulumira sub counties and Kayunga town council in Kayunga district today, Dr. Besigye said […]

Besigye thanks supporters for flag bearer nomination

Besigye thanks supporters for flag bearer nomination

Former FDC boss Kizza Besigye says he was not pressured to become a party candidate for the race of flag bearer for the 2016 presidential race and thanks all party members who did their best to have him nominated. While addressing the press this morning in Kampala, Besigye also accused police of acting as regime agents vowing that will […]

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