After commanding ‘Rukungiri Besigye’ shootings, DPC Emuna fired by Kayihura

After commanding ‘Rukungiri Besigye’ shootings, DPC Emuna fired by Kayihura

Rukungiri District Police Commander Richard Emuna has been fired. This was announced in Sunday’s quick reshuffle by the Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura. The Police boss has deployed Superintendent of Police Moses Nanok, who was convicted in police disciplinary court for beating up Dr Kizza Besigye’s supporters, to Rukungiri District as the overall […]

Minister Natamba denounces Museveni during age limit rally

Minister Natamba denounces Museveni during age limit rally

Due to public demand and after a long time of soul searching, Aida Nantaba, the Kayunga District Woman MP went against her master President Museveni while gathering her voters’ views on the proposed Constitutional Amendment. The private member’s bill tabled by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi seeks among others to amend article 102 (b) that […]

How Bobi Wine rates among Ugandan artists gone anti-establishment

How Bobi Wine rates among Ugandan artists gone anti-establishment

While events to mark 50 years of Uganda’s political independence, were going on, two prominent theatre companies, Afri-Talent and Bakayimbira Dramactors wrote and staged a play; ‘The State of the Nation’ (Ejjirikiti), which was an indictment of the government for its failure to curb corruption and sectarianism among many other ills. The play attracted the […]

Police kills Besigye supporters in Rukungiri

Police kills Besigye supporters in Rukungiri

Two people were shot dead by the police in Rukungiri following violent clashes between FDC supporters and the police force. One of the deceased has been identified as Edison Nasasira alias Kakuru, believed to be in his 30s and a resident Kafunjo cell, Eastern division in Rukungiri Municipality. He’s been working as a taxi tout […]

Age limit: DP’s Mao runs to High Court

Age limit: DP’s Mao runs to High Court

Democratic Party has decided to head to the High Court challenging the proceedings of age limit bill in Parliament. Addressing journalists in Kampala party President Norbert Mao revealed that the case will be filed tomorrow by a team of DP lawyers lead by Alex Waiswa Mufumbiro. According to Mao, the case hinges on the fact […]

‘Museveni is like a snake’ says Cecilia Ogwal over Age limit

‘Museveni is like a snake’ says Cecilia Ogwal over Age limit

The Dokolo district woman MP Cecilia Ogwal says President Museveni has betrayed the good intentions he displayed during the framing of the constitutions. Ogwal who was a member of the constituent assembly that debated the constitution notes that Museveni made tangible contributions in making sure that they shaped the constitution in the best interests of […]

Buganda Kingdom toughens stance against Age limit removal by Museveni

Buganda Kingdom toughens stance against Age limit removal by Museveni

Buganda Kingdom is calling on the central Government to allow Ugandans determine their destiny, in regard to the Presidential age limit bill currently before the legal committee of Parliament. The Katikiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga, while addressing the Kingdom Parliament – The Lukiiko – at Bulange Mengo on Monday said the removal of the […]

Age Limit: Museveni signs off Shs 90 billion for MPs

Age Limit: Museveni signs off Shs 90 billion for MPs

President Yoweri Museveni on Friday approved facilitation in the regions of Shs 90 billion for consultative meetings following the NRM parliamentary caucus where he backed a decision by his cabinet to support a Bill seeking to amend the Constitution to remove age limits. A source privy to the proceedings of the meeting held at the […]

MP Magyezi is now ‘Masilu’, says Matembe

MP Magyezi is now ‘Masilu’, says Matembe

Civil rights activist and rabble-rouser Maria Matembe has criticised and ‘renamed’ Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi, the mover of a constitutional amendment Bill which seeks to among others, lift the presidential age limit which is currently capped at 75. She made the remarks while making an appearance on NBS TV’s Frontline political talkshow on Thursday […]

Age Limit: MP Magyezi orders firing of some legal committee members

Age Limit: MP Magyezi orders firing of some legal committee members

As the move to lift the presidential age limit picks pace, Igara West Member of Parliament Raphael Magyezi wants the membership of parliament’s legal committee to be changed. Magyezi cites bias on the side of Opposition Chief Whip Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga, Kumi Woman MP Monica Amoding, National Female Youth MP […]

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