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Olara Otunnu to leave active politics

Olara Otunnu to leave active politics

Some of the opposition members of parliament have said that the former UPC president Ambassador Dr. Olara Otunnu should reverse his decision of quitting the county’s politics. This as Ambassador Otunnu has categorically promised to leave active politics after handing over power to the right UPC president. The member of parliament for Masaka municipality Mathias Mpuuga […]

500 million splits UPC, Olara Ortunu fearing for his life

Things are not well in Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC), the party that ruled Uganda twice (1966-70 and 1980-5). Some of the leaders of the party, including MPs are bitter that the party bank account has over 500 million Uganda shillings lying idle but the party president, Olara Otunnu has never withdrawn it to fund party activities.   […]

Uganda People’s Congress investigating defectors over party property

The Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) headed by Olara Otunnu has launched investigations into reports that one of its former bosses now an NRM defector Badru Wegulo stole some vital party’s properties. According to the UPC publicist Moses Nuwagaba, the party continues to receive information even from Wegulo himself indicating how the old man made away […]

UPC party Lango concerned about party divisions

UPC party Lango region opinion leaders have expressed concern over the pressure group formed in the party without knowledge and permission of the party headquarters. They say the move violates the party constitution. A fortnight ago, while at Christ the King in Kampala, a group of youths formed a group called UPC Pressure group which […]

Uganda People’s Congress in party grassroots elections

Opposition party, UPC is now holding elections across the country as their initiative to revive party leadership in the country. The party secretary, Joseph Bosa, says that the exercise will kick off in the western district of Hoima and then roll out to Buganda. He says dormant leaders of UPC will be relieved of their duties. Bosa also confirms that they are finalizing […]

Internal wrangles within Uganda people’s Congress widen

The Uganda People’s Congress has disowned the pressure group sat yesterday saying the group is illegal. Yesterday a group led by party’s chief whip Betty Amongi and Jimmy Akena sat at Christ the King and condemned the leadership of the party saying it was illegally elected. UPC Vice President Joseph Bbosa says UPC as a peaceful and a […]

Uganda People’s Congress concern about former Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya

Uganda people’s congress has strongly condemned the step taken by government for dragging for vice president professor Gilbert Bukenya to court yet other suspects of CHOGM scandal are left free. The members say they are surprised to see only Bukenya being accused of using Chogm money for his selfish interest yet money was involved. Addressing […]

Uganda People’s Congress founders defect to ruling NRM

As campaigns for the 2011 general elections in Uganda enter high gear, the opposition Uganda People’s Congress has suffered a major setback with its key members defecting to the ruling National Resistance Movement. Former UPC party President, Al hajj Badru Wegulo, and former Vice Chairman, Henry Mayega led a group of other UPC big men […]

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