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Paul Mwiru swears in as MP for Jinja East

Parliament has conducted an oath ceremony for the newly-elected Jinja East Member of Parliament Paul Mwiru. Mwiru, the Forum for Democratic Change candidate, defeated NRM’s Nathan Igime Nabeta in last week’s by-election in Jinja. Mwiru bagged 6,758 votes against Nabeta’s 6,057. The second runner up in the race was DP’s Alex Waiswa Mufumbiro. Mwiru, a […]

Besigye woos Nathan Igime Nabeta into FDC

The opposition leader in Uganda, Col. Kiiza Besigye has asked the National Resistance Movement loser in last week’s parliamentary by elections in Jinja East, Nathan Igime Nabeta to join Forum for Democratic Change. Besigye in a letter he has written to Mwiru today alleges that NRM, the party Nabeta subscribes to has lost public trusts […]

Museveni summons Nathan Igime Nabeta over Jinja East MP loss

President Museveni has invited the former industry minister; Nathan Igime Nabeta to statehouse to console him upon losing last week’s parliamentary by elections in Jinja East to an FDC candidate, Paul Mwiru. Museveni has reportedly summoned Nabeta after Nabeta announced yesterday to members of the press that he is quitting active politics such that he […]

Museveni receives intelligence report on how government lost Jinja MP Elections

President Museveni has received a shocking report narrating how the ruling party, NRM lost last week’s parliamentary by election to an opposition candidate. The highly contested race was won by Paul Mwiru of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). The report shows that FDC used smear campaign to defeat NRM candidate, Nathan Igime Nabeta. For example, […]

Nabeta to petition against Jinja FDC victory

The loser of the Thursday parliamentary by elections in Jinja East, Nathan Igime Nabeta has threatened to petition court challenging the out come of the Thursday polls that was won by Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate Paul Mwiru.  Nabeta who lost the polls with a margin of 2000 votes alleges that Mwiru bribed his […]

Former MP Nabeta suffers from high blood pressure

Former Member of Parliament for Jinja Central, Nathan Igime Nabeta we have heard he has developed high blood pressure. His pals have told us that yesterday he failed address a by election rally at Jinja Industrial area because he is undergoing treatment.  His pals also tell us that Nabeta developed the pressure on the day […]

Jinja Municipality MP by elections set for February 9

The voting day for the Jinja Municipality East parliamentary by elections will be held on February 9th this year according to the programme the electoral commission has issued. The nomination exercise is already over.  The seat went vacant after the High Court nullified the election victory of Nathan Igime Nabeta over voter bribery.  Over three […]

DP vows to win NRM in Jinja East MP race

The Democratic Party vows to defeat NRM party in Jinja East parliamentary by elections come January next year. The seat fell vacant last week after the high court nullified the victory of Igime Nabeta (NRM) over lack of academic qualifications and voter bribery. The DP president General, Norbert Mao says that DP has got money […]

Court Nulifies Igeme Nabeta election as Jinja Municipality MP

The Court of Appeal has nullified the election of Jinja Municipality East MP Nathan Igeme Nabeta and ordered for fresh and immediate elections in the constituency. The three judges led by Constance Byamugisha cited the lack of requisite academic qualifications and voter bribery to nullify Nabeta’s election. The judges faulted the High Court in Jinja […]

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