August 29, 2014
It might take a while before the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) gets a new management team, especially after it emerged that there is a clandestine plot to start fresh recruitments for new candidates.
August 27, 2014
Eighteen months to the 2016 elections, the Electoral Commission has warned that Ugandans failing to register for national identification cards will not be allowed to vote.
August 25, 2014
It’s a case of natural selection weeding out weak banks, expert says
Just days after it announced the liquidation of Global Trust Bank at the end of last month, Bank of Uganda (BoU) issued a quick, brief and interesting notice. “This is to inform the public that Guaranty Trust Bank (Uganda) Ltd...
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
Struggling to survive in Uganda, Kenyans who fled the 2007-08 post-election violence are angry at their government’s failure to return them home.
August 1, 2014
Former Vice-President Gilbert Bukenya has said he doesn’t need support from opposition party leaders to win the 2016 elections.
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
Some Democratic Party leaders have not warmed up to the mainstream opposition’s push for a joint candidate come 2016.
June 13, 2014
Wednesday’s election of Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa as the 69th president of the United Nations General Assembly has drawn a flurry of reactions from Ugandans and the international community.
June 10, 2014
Some district councillors in Kanungu have disowned a resolution allegedly presented by Chairperson Josephine Kasya, in support of President Museveni’s sole candidacy for the 2016 elections.