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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 […]

National head count exercise starts

  The ministry of education and sports has informed the Chief Administrative Officers, district chairpersons, district education officers, municipal education officers, districts security officers, and heads of schools that there will be a national head count exercise for S1, S2, S3, S4, S5 and S6 students on Universal Secondary Education (USE) schools in Uganda. The […]

Opposition parties threaten to pull out of National Consultative Forum

Members of opposition political parties including Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and Democratic Party (DP) have threatened to pull out of the National Consultative Forum (NCF) because president Museveni’s government doesn’t listen to their concerns. The leadership of opposition parties have told us that they supported NCF in the beginning but it has now turned […]

Buganda MPs to mediate between Buganda kingdom and central government talks

MPs who hail from Buganda are set to mediate between Buganda kingdom and central government wrangles. This was revealed on Wednesday when the MPs who represent constituencies in Buganda kingdom paid a visit to the Katikkiro of Buganda, Eng. JB Walusimbi at the Buganda kingdom headquarters in Bulange Mengo in Kampala. The MPs were led […]

Top scientists urge end to policy and governance failures to tackle social and environmental crises

News Release Top scientists will tomorrow (20 February) urge governments to replace GDP as a measure of wealth, end damaging subsidies, and transform systems of governance to set humanity on a new path to a better future — or risk climate, biodiversity and poverty crises that will spawn greater problems worldwide. These are among the […]

DP petitions parliament over election of East African Legislative Members

The Democratic Party has written to the members of Uganda parliament giving its position of the law relating to the elections of EALA members. Our news desk has brought you the petition in full and it goes as follows: Date: 20th February 2012 Hon .Members of the 9th Parliament Parliament of the Republic of Uganda […]

MPs to pay taxes to ruling party headquarters

The members of Parliament on NRM ticket have been asked by the NRM Chairman Gen. Yoweri Museveni to increase the money they contribute to the party’s consolidated fund per month. According to sources, President Museveni and NRM Secretary General Amama Mbabazi have proposed that each MP on NRM ticket pays a monthly tax of 15% […]

Museveni, Ban Ki Moon return from Ethiopia

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni and the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon are among the world leaders who have left Addis Ababa, Ethiopia after attending the 18th African Union summit. Others who have left Ethiopiaare Benin’s President Thomas Boni Yayi, and Libyan interim Prime Minister Abderrahim el-Keib. Over 40 heads of states attended the summit. […]

US, Museveni held talks on security

President Museveni and theUSdeputy Secretary of State, William Burns have held talks on bilateral issues such as regional security, human rights issues and good governance.  The talks between Museveni and Burns highlighted the strength of the bilateral partnership between US and Uganda on a wide range of  issues, including regional security and good governance and […]

Elections in Uganda to be cancelled’

Propaganda is spreading in some political parties inUganda, especially in the Democratic Party (DP), Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC), Conservative Party (CP) and Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) that there will be no general elections in 2016 because president Museveni’s government would be topped in 201. FDC president Col. Kiiza Besigye has told his supporters in […]

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