East Africa National Politics

Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi finally approved.

The parliament appointments committee chaired by the speaker Rebecca Kadaga has finally today approved the designate appointed deputy Attorney general Jackson Kafuuzi who doubles as Kyaka south MP in Kyegegwa district. Kafuuzi first appeared in the same committee on 3rd January but his appointment was not approved as he lacked a number of documents as required. […]

National Politics

‘Rebels’ attend NRM meeting.

Rebel Legislators including Buyaga West MP Barnabas Tinkansiimire,Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo, Kabarole woman MP Ms Sylvia Rwabwogo and others have attended the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) at State House, Entebbe today Friday Jan 24,2020. The meetings started yesterday Jan 23, and they will end with a […]

National Politics

NRM Steadily Losing Direction-Fr.Gaetano

By APN Reporter Reverend Father Gaetano Batanyenda the Kitanga parish priest has revealed that the ruling National Resistance Movement –NRM Party is steadily losing direction. Batanyenda told our reporter in an interview at Kitanga parish that the ruling party has failed to live up to the expectations of the Ugandans and is now after over […]

Politics

Anger in Kabale as Independent Participates in NRM Party Primaries

By Felix Tumwesigye Kabale Kabale District National Resistance Movement (NRM) youth leaders are protesting the decision by the district party registrar Maurice Mugenga Keitaba for declaring unopposed Ezra Aryanyijuka, an independent candidate on the party’s Finance Secretary National Youth Council. Voting was held at Kabale District council hall on Tuesday. Aryanyijuka was contesting against, Shallot […]

East Africa National Politics Security

Rwanda-Uganda standoff is a sensitive issue – Uganda.

Government chief whip Ruth Nankabirwa on Tuesday Jan 21,2020 asked parliament to let government conclude the ongoing talks between the Ugandan government and its counterpart in Rwanda, prompting Parliament to respond with an order. This was after the Rukungiri municipality legislator Roland Mugume raised a matter of national importance in which commented about the continued […]

National Politics

Electoral Commission cautions Politicians.

The Electoral Commission (EC) insists that persons with expressed interest in vying for the presidency must observe the election laws. These include the Public order Management act and the presidential elections act. They among other things dictate on venues and nature of consultation meetings. This follows running battles with police and some presidential hopefuls including […]

National Politics

FDC set to declare Presidential flag bearer.

The Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has started preparations for party primaries to choose the party Presidential flag bearer in the forthcoming general elections. Deputy FDC party spokesperson John Kikonyogo notes that the presidential party primaries are scheduled to start next month. Those eligible must fulfill the requirements of a presidential candidate and must […]