March 6, 2014
In a unanimous ruling today, the Supreme court ordered the four expelled NRM MPs to keep their parliamentary seats, just hours after the Electoral Commission had announced by-elections in the four constituencies.
March 4, 2014
Some NRM-leaning independent MPs are lobbying President Museveni to support a Constitutional amendment that would allow them to switch political allegiance at least one year to the 2016 general elections.
March 3, 2014
UPC President, Olara Otunnu spoke to The Independent’s Joan Akello about his party’s road map.
What is UPC’s strategy for 2016?
We have been moving around the country to mobilise, raise awareness, and get the youth and women league organised. Historically, the three main UPC pillars were the youth, women, and workers...
March 2, 2014
The FDC was last week hoping to meet its former President Kizza Besigye to discuss his calls for the opposition to boycott the 2016 general elections.
Teams of NRM loyalists have started forming countrywide to sell President Museveni, after ruling party MPs recently endorsed him as their candidate for 2016.
Supporters of Vice President Edward Ssekandi have joined a widening base of NRM members calling on their leaders to seek re-election in 2016.
February 25, 2014
Uganda National Examinations Board released UCE results with notable examination malpractice in science subjects. A total of 289,012 students sat for the examinations marking a 10% increment compared to the 262,987 who sat last year. The Minister of Education Jessica...
February 20, 2014
NRM lines up 50 new amendments
• MPs to vacate Parliament upon expulsion from party
• Primary election losers can’t stand for Parliament
• MPs’ powers to vet appointments reduced
• Special courts for...
The exiled former coordinator of intelligence services, Gen David Sejusa, has warned that the decision to sign the Anti-homosexual bill into law is a calculated ploy President Museveni intends to use in the run-up to the 2016 elections.
February 18, 2014
Following the events of the last two weeks during which a group of youthful Pro-Museveni supporters ambushed the ruling party MPs’ retreat at Kyankwanzi with a resolution making the president a sole candidate in the 2016 elections, Amama Mbabazi, who is believed to have been the target of the scheme is back to work.