Gen. Muntu tasks new FDC president Amuriat to capture power

Gen. Muntu tasks new FDC president Amuriat to capture power

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and former DP president, Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere and former FDC president Dr Kizza Besigye are among the renowned politicians present at the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) headquarters in Najjanankumbi as the swearing in ceremony of their new president Patrick Amuriat took centre stage. The ceremony was conducted by one […]

Mugisha Muntu, Amuriat shun key FDC activity during presidency bid

Mugisha Muntu, Amuriat shun key FDC activity during presidency bid

Opposition Forum for Democratic  Change FDC members have shunned the party prayers that were organised to pray for the national delegates conference, elections for party presidential candidate slated for Friday and the candidates. Out of the four candidates in the race, only Dan Malcolm Matsiiko showed up and talked about himself as a man of […]

FDC to clash with Police if Besigye is not released from cells

FDC to clash with Police if Besigye is not released from cells

The FDC party has given police and the state 24 hours to produce in court or release party members who were detained in relations to the Rukungiri violence last week. Just after 3:00 pm on Monday, party president Mugisha Muntu arrived at Nagalama police station to check on three opposition leaders who are being detained. 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 […]

‘A pig is a pig’ – Ingrid Turinawe hits at NRM MPs again

‘A pig is a pig’ – Ingrid Turinawe hits at NRM MPs again

Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) candidate Ingrid Kamateneti Turinawe on Tuesday again attacked NRM Members of Parliament ahead of the election. For her bid to be successful, Turinawe will have to scoop one of the two slots reserved for the opposition parties. Ms. Turinawe struggled to present her manifesto […]

EALA elections kick off amid disagreements from candidates

EALA elections kick off amid disagreements from candidates

As elections for members of the East African Legislative Assembly kick off today, several candidates have so far expressed discontent with the way the process is being conducted with some complaining about the way ballot papers are arranged. The Tuesday election has 47 candidates who want 9 jobs at EALA among which NRM is fielding […]

Besigye finally agrees to hold talks with Museveni

Besigye finally agrees to hold talks with Museveni

Dr Kizza Besigye and his political rival, President Yoweri museveni have finally agreed to have talks about their different political approaches in Uganda. The two most influential politicians in Uganda will, according to Daily Monitor hold talks for a period of six months following an agreement on a neutral and foreign mediator. Both Dr Besigye […]

TVO makes a come back as Andrew Mwenda trembles, goes into hiding

TVO makes a come back as Andrew Mwenda trembles, goes into hiding

Anonymous government critic, Tom Voltaire Okwalinga aka TVO has been missing in action on his facebook page which prompted many to think that government may have hacked into his account or he is into hiding. On Tuesday, veteran journalist, Andrew Mwenda celebrated his victory over TVO with whom they have been having a heated exchange of words over social media. […]

TVO is finished, FDC’s Besigye is next – Andrew Mwenda

TVO is finished, FDC’s Besigye is next – Andrew Mwenda

Veteran journalist and political commentator Andrew Mwenda has said that social media supporter In the name of Tom Voltaire of Dr Kizza Besigye is no more. Mr Mwenda who claims that TVO has disappeared from social network facebook says his expose released on January 28 has weakened the Besigye fan who has always criticised President […]

FDC dumps notorious Ingrid Turinawe at crucial moment

FDC dumps notorious  Ingrid Turinawe at crucial moment

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has Monday decided not to send its controversial mobliser Ingrid Turinawe as their representative to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala). Ms Turinawe, also FDC’s chief mobiliser, lost to Ibi Florence who was last year kicked out of the Ugandan Parliament as woman representative for Kaberamaido after two two terms. […]

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