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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 […]

How are Ugandan women fairing as candidates and voters under the multiparty dispensation in Uganda

On 18th February 2011, Ugandans participated in a second general election to elect the next president under the mult party dispensation. The electoral process leading to this general election is multifaceted with different levels of activities to be accomplished prior to election. In this piece we examine how men and women have faired under selected […]

Long way to go for Uganda women in political parties

After 19years of no party rule that saw modest efforts for women empowerment in Uganda, the country adopted a multiparty system of governance in 2005. Many political parties were formed in the run-up to the 2006 general elections. Like in other countries, multi party democracy was expected to open more opportunities for women to become […]

Electoral Commission warns militia groups affiliated to Uganda political parties

The Uganda Electoral Commission has expressed concern at the formation of militia groups by different political groups in Uganda, which the elections body is worried might lead to violence during the 2011 general elections. The Chairman of the EC, Eng. Dr. Badru Kiggundu told a briefing of journalists and diplomats on Wednesday that several political […]

Uganda Political parties criticized for snubbing public debate on Health

The President of the Uganda Federal Alliance, Betty Kamya and the President of the People’s Development Party have criticized other political parties for their failure to turn up for public debate on health that was organized to allow the different political parties give the policies they would hope to implement to address health issues in […]

550 delegates to attend Bidandi’s People's Progressive party meeting

About 550 delegates from across the country will on Thursday attend the delegates’ conference of the Peoples Progressive Party led by the former Minister of Uganda for Local Government, Bidandi Ssali. The conference is expected to confirm Bidandi as the party’s presidential flag bearer for 2011 general elections. Bidandi Sali has told Ultimate Media in […]

Uganda UYD to join IPC

The Uganda Young Democrats (UYD) a youth wing of the Democratic Party has indicated its intentions to join the opposition alliance of Inter-party cooperation (IPC) in preparation for the coming 2011 Uganda General elections. The Uganda currents political parties under the IPC alliance are JEEMA, FDC, UPC and Conservative party. The head of UYD Susan […]

3500 people invited to attend NRM national conference on Friday

About 3,500 people from different parts of Uganda have been invited to attend the National Resistance Movement (NRM) national conference due to take place on Friday, 25th June 2010 at Namboole National Stadium in Kampala. The Secretary General of NRM, Amama Mbabazi says the conference will be attended by NRM leaders in municipal councils, MPs, […]

Uganda Minister says IPC will not win elections

The Uganda government Minister of Relief and Disaster Preparedness Prof. Tarsis Kabwegyere has indicated that the Uganda opposition alliance called the Inter Party Cooperation (IPC) is incapable of winning the coming Uganda 2011 general elections because of its poor strategies. Kabwegyere told Journalists at Parliament that the alliance strategy will not help it win elections […]

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