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By Daniel Ojara The Omoro County MP, who also doubles as the deputy speaker of the 10th Parliament, Rt. Hon.Jacob Oulanyah has donated over 600 bags of rice to his constituents. According to MP Oulanyah, he says the contribution is part of his political compaign in 2016 to support the communities in Omoro County in …

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By Mugisha Muntu Fellow Ugandans, Over the weekend, it was reported that a rowdy group of people, identifying themselves as members of the opposition heckled Rtd. Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye. While the identity and motives of these people are still a matter of debate, it must be made clear by all leaders of opposition groups …

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The political temperature in Kole South constituency is almost reaching boiling point even with roughly two years left to the 2021 elections after. This is after the emergence of “a money bag”, “new boy” Dean Denis Omedi Rwangkonte jumping into the political podium. Peter Ocen Akalo the current MP, a UPC – independent leaning beat …

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Aruu North Member of Parliament Odonga Otto has announced his exit from Uganda’s leading opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change [FDC]. Mr. Otto says he won’t subscribe to any political party ahead of reclaiming his seat come 2021 general polls. Addressing the press from his constituency after his thanks giving prayer last week, Odonga says …

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President Museveni has been passed fit for 2021 and beyond presidential polls by his party’s top decision making body, CEC. Mr. Museveni, even without endorsement by CEC last week, was guaranteed his candidacy in the next general polls after parliament removed presidential age limit from the Constitution. After it [constitutional amendment of Article 102(b)] faced …

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The retired assistant Bishop of the Church of Uganda, Bishop David Zac Niringiye has criticized National Resistance Movement [NRM] government under the leadership of President Yoweri Museveni. Zac says the President; also the NRM party national chairman has eternally been lying to Ugandans about his retirement from office. Citing the recent decision by the Central …

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By Asuman Odaka I have been actively engaged in the politics of Uganda since 2004 and very close to the centre of the organize opposition. I have also been in the informal but legal political activism as provided for in article 38(2) of the Ugandan constitution. This article is therefore my personal opinion informed by …

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The entire month of February – through March, 2019, if not seen critically will be dominated by Uganda People’s Congress [UPC] indoor and outdoor “bad politics”. To most people, they thought reconciliation, truce and love had been made, or if not yet, it was in the pipeline – coming! This is after two groups, one …

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In his first press conference of the year held on Wednesday at Uganda House – Uganda People’s Congress [UPC] Party President, Jimmy Akena says enough is enough! Jimmy Akena – also the Lira Municipality MP told the press briefing that even when the party was willing and ready to talk peace and reconcile with its …

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The political wars among Uganda Peoples’ Congress [UPC] party “past and present” leaders is back! The political wars – now characterized with questioning the legality of the current leaders, especially party President, James Micheal Akena Obote, arose after “Ayuus” Secretary General, Freb Ebil Ebil wrote a letter dated 29, January, 2019 – summoning “former” leaders, …

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