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Political parties to miss government funding in FY 2018/2019

Political parties to miss government funding in  FY 2018/2019

Main  Political Parties with members of parliament  to  miss government funding  their activities as no money has been availed in the budget of the financial year  2018/2019 . The revelation was made by Simon Byabakama, the Chairman of Electoral Commission while appearing before the Committee of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to present the Commission’s budget. […]

Support women candidates – Kadaga tells African political parties

Support women candidates – Kadaga tells African political parties

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has said that political parties in Africa need to support women candidates because their financial limitations represent a substantial obstacle to them making a contribution in the governance of their countries. Kadaga was closing a four day Commonwealth Women Parliamentary Conference (Africa Region) in Dar-es-Salam, Tanzania. Kadaga said Women have the […]

FDC criticizes police over continued disruption party activities

FDC criticizes police over continued disruption party activities

Forum for Democratic Change members of parliament have criticized Police over continued disruption of their Party activities despite efforts to operate within the Law. Aswa County MP Reagan Okumu flunked by Tororo County MP Geofrey Ekanya, Rukungiri municipality MP, Roland Mugume Kaginda, and Kumi County Patrick Amuriat while addressing a joint Press Conference warned that […]

Ugandans’ support for multiparty politics has increased over the years – Afro Barometer

Ugandans’ support for multiparty politics has increased over the years –  Afro Barometer

The Afro barometer report released today shows that Ugandans have increasing support for multiparty politics coupled with increasing support for the sitting party, NRM, though most Ugandans are of the feeling that opposition political parties are not given enough space to operate by the NRM and the state. The Afro barometer findings indicate that seven out […]

opposition blamed for missing independence jubilee celebrations

Uganda marked 50 years of independence in a colorful ceremony that attracted hundreds of dignitaries and heads of state from around the world. The vice president Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi has expressed disappointment at the failure by major opposition political parties to attend the golden Jubilee independence celebrations. Despite having several local and international dignitaries in […]

Government threatens to deregister FDC over accountability

The Electoral Commission (EC) is in the process of deregistering some political parties over their reported failure to account for the funds they get from local and international donors. The chairman of the electoral commission, Eng. Badru Kiggundu has sent letters to Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) and Democratic Party among […]

Mukasa Mbidde tells Mafabi to be careful with his words

The newly sworn in DP member for EALA and the new chairman for legal committee of the EALA, Mukasa Denis Mbidde has warned the leader of opposition in Uganda parliament, Nathan Nandala Mafabi to be careful with his words he utters on DP. Mbidde says that DP went to court because NRM and FDC had […]

IPU delegates meet UYD leaders, government puzzled

  The Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) delegates currently in Uganda for an IPU conference have held a closed door meeting with the leaders of Uganda Young Democrats. The meeting left the government puzzled because president Museveni could not imagine IPU officials could hold a closed door meeting in Kampala. The venue for the meeting was […]

A4C to register as a political party

It looks the Activists for Change popularly known as A4C will soon be registered as a political party in Uganda. Currently Uganda has 38 registered political parties. We have heard from very many supporters of A4C in different parts of the country requesting the A4C leaders including Col. Kiiza Besigye (FDC), Masaka Municipality MP Mathias […]

National Consultative Forum conference costs Uganda taxpayers 800 million shillings

The three day National Consultative Forum conference meeting has cost Ugandan taxpayers 800 million shillings. The retreat for members of the National Consultative Forum for Political Parties was held at Lake Victoria Serena hotel. The retreat kicked off on March 5th and closed on March 7th. It attracted representatives from the Democratic Party, Forum for […]

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