August 11, 2014

  • Analysts query selection process, competence of appointees

    After a prolonged and arduous process, the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act became law in April 2013 while the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream Storage) Act was enacted in July of the same year. More than a...

August 6, 2014

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July 30, 2014

  • It’s not official yet, but after representing Kinkiizi West  in Parliament for 18 years, Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi is “not likely” to seek re-election in 2016, a reliable family source told The Observer on Monday.

July 27, 2014

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June 9, 2014

  • Museveni’s rant after the rout, opposition’s mistaken bravado

    On May 16, The Independent magazine run a story “Has Museveni Lost Luwero?” (See...

  • Can the opposition build enough muscle to change its poll-predicted fate in 2016?

    It is only 18 months to 2016 when Uganda goes to the next polls. Yet while President Yoweri Museveni, hit the campaign for these polls as early as 2012, not much has been going on for the opposition.

    Apart from the `Free and Fair Elections Now’ campaign, which was...

June 8, 2014

  • Appearing on BBC on May 28, Col Kizza Besigye, a three-time challenger to President Museveni’s 28 year hold on power, spoke about his pro-democracy efforts and his plans for the 2016 general elections. On May 30, The Observer ran part of Besigye’s interview.

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