Uganda politics

Muntu’s New Formation starts recruiting members

Former Forum for Democratic Change(FDC) president, Mugisha Muntu has started voluntary recruitment of members into his new party, New Formation. Sources who preferred anonymity told daily monitor the New Formation is recruiting members on voluntary basis despite having plans to reach out to nationally recognised politicians who may wish to work with the new party. […]

Inter Religious Council releases agenda for national dialogue

Inter Religious Council releases agenda for national dialogue

The Inter Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) and The Elders’ Forum of Uganda (TEFU) have released the agenda that will be followed in the national dialogue that intends to unite all political heads in Uganda. The agenda includes  seven points that will act as the major stem of the dialogue and the set date for […]

NRM MPs propose 7 year term in office for President

NRM party members of Parliament have mixed reaction whether the presidential term in office be extended to seven years. This as some MPs in the ruling party are supporting the President term in office to move from five years to seven years. Some MPs are arguing that five years are not enough for the president […]

Uganda Opposition Leader Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye of Forum for Democratic Change swears in as President of Uganda

If Uganda’s politics were a matter of first declare first serve, Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye would be the official President of the Republic of Uganda today. The erstwhile opposition leader on Wednesday May 11 2016 was sworn in at a brief ceremony in Kampala and took oath of President of Uganda despite prolonged battles with […]

Gen. David Sejusa hits at President Museveni in BBC interview- Listen

After the government managed to ensure he does not appeal on a local radio show on KFm, Gen. David Sejusa was this evening hosted on BBC focus on Africa and he wasted no time in lambasting his bush war colleague as a dictator, anti people and man pushing an “unconstitutional” project of life presidency and […]

Ian Clarke quits Uganda politics

  Dr. Ian Clarke Busulwa, the LC3 chairperson of Makindye division has quit active politics. Busulwa says he will not seek reelection as LC3 chairperson for Makindye division after his term of office in 2016. Ian Clarke has quit politics at a time when the ruling NRM party was persuading him to accept to contest […]

Prof. Gilbert Bukenya retains Busiro North County

  Former Vice President Prof. Gilbert Balibaseka Bukenya has retained his Busiro County North in the 1st December hotly contested by-elections. Prof. Bukenya of National Resistance Movement (NRM) party won the elections with 10,728 votes against 3,035 votes polled by his close rival, Hussein Caster Bukenya of the Democratic Party (DP). Other candidates in the race […]

Minister Ruhindi fails to defend Public Order management Bill

Members of parliament on legal and parliamentary Affairs thrown out the committee deputy Attorney General Fred Ruhindi for failure to defend the public order management bill which is under scrutiny. The deputy Attorney General Fred Ruhindi was asked to leave the committee when he told MPS that he wanted to first harmonize some issues in the bill […]

Kamya says she will contest for president again

Former Lubaga North MP Betty Olive Kamya says that she will take in the next presidential elections come 2016. Kamya has told our informers that last time she lost the polls because she did not have enough money and she was new entrant in the field. She says that this time she has mastered all […]

NRM stalwart to sue IGG over Prof. Bukenya

A National Resistance Movement party strong member has threatened to sue the Inspector General of Government, Raphael Baku over withdrawing the CHOGM charges against the former Vice President, Prof. Gilbert Bukenya. On Monday last week the Anti-Corruption Court discontinued the hearing of some of the CHOGM cases against Bukenya basing on the IGG’s directive to […]

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