November 21, 2014
The election of Margaret Zziwa as speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) in 2012 was a classic tale of an underdog defying the odds.
November 19, 2014
The National Resistance Movement party’s chairman in Lwengo district, Muyanja Mbabaali, has handpicked party members to contest in the 2016 general elections and blacklisted others.
November 17, 2014
Heads of state unhappy with current speaker Zziwa
Despite public protests from troubled EALA speaker Margret Nantongo Zziwa, sources within the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) say internal silent campaigns are going on among Ugandan EALA members to front a new candidate who will finish the remaining two and a half years on the term. In just a...
November 10, 2014
FDC boss says his plan is ready for roll-out
Retired army major general Gregory Mugisha Muntu says he is ready to deal with challenges to his leadership of Uganda’s biggest opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), but does that include facing off with party...
November 4, 2014
A mishap in the packaging of exams left 29 candidates at St Theresa Girls primary school-Nandere in Luweero stranded for over an hour.
October 30, 2014
Opposition stalwart says he will neither stand nor support an FDC candidate if there are no reforms
October 28, 2014
Many of the 3,020 Uneb centres where candidates are writing this year’s final O-level exams are either using answer booklets of previous years or lack graph papers, some head teachers have revealed.
October 27, 2014
With the country’s focus increasingly turning to the 2016 elections, the Forum for Democratic Change has drawn up a strategy and road map for building robust party structures to help it take power.
October 24, 2014
- NAIROBI, Oct 24 (Reuters) - - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - EVENTS: * BOTSWANA - The country holds general election, likely to usher in another five years in power for President Ian Khama's Botswana Democratic Party, which has been in charge of the world's biggest diamond producer since independence from Britain in 1966. BOTSWANA - Bank of...
In its new recruitment drive, the Democratic Party is targeting the youths ahead of the 2016 general election.