Museveni suffering from Hubris syndrome -Mushega

Museveni suffering from Hubris syndrome -Mushega

National Resistance Movement (NRM) historical Amanya Mushega has opposed the proposed scrapping of age limits from the constitution, saying power intoxicates far more than alcohol. The former top NRM ideologue turned critic after he walked out of the party in 2005 made the remarks when appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Thursday to submit […]

Museveni set for first age limit consultation meeting

Museveni set for first age limit consultation meeting

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to attend a consultative meeting on the presidential age limit in Kabarole district on Thursday. Museveni will address a rally at Karambi Play Ground in Karambi Sub County. This will be the first time Museveni is attending a consultative meeting on the controversial Constitutional (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2017 that has […]

al-Shabab will be wiped out, Museveni reassures UK’s Boris

al-Shabab will be wiped out, Museveni reassures UK’s Boris

Ugandan troops make up the bulk of the African Union force helping Somalia’s UN-backed government. With much of the country under the control of al-Shabab Islamist militants, it is probably one of the most dangerous missions that a soldier could embark on. On Tuesday, President Yoweri Museveni met UK’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the […]

Museveni meets NRM MPs to push through amendment Bill

Museveni meets NRM MPs to push through amendment Bill

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party Members of Parliament are meeting President Museveni this afternoon over the proposed constitutional amendment on government acquisition of land. The MPs are scheduled to meet President Museveni at 2pm. Solomon Silwany, the vice chairperson of the NRM parliamentary confirms that the scheduled meeting will discuss and conclude the proposed […]

US Ambassador tells Museveni to leave power

US Ambassador tells Museveni to leave power

The United States Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Malac, has said that strong institutions, not one person or party, is the secret to longevity and stability of nations. Malac was speaking on Wednesday night at the celebrations of America’s 241 Independence anniversary at the US Embassy in Kampala. She noted that a true democracy requires the […]

Nankabirwa SPILLS secrets on removal of presidential age limit

Nankabirwa SPILLS secrets on removal of presidential age limit

Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa has scoffed at National Resistance Movement (NRM) party members who are pushing for a constitutional amendment to lift presidential age limits. A number of legislators are reported to be making financial demands in order to market the ‘project’ to make President Yoweri Museveni eligible to contest for the presidency when […]

Uganda sets minimum wage for housemaids, labourers

Uganda sets minimum wage for housemaids, labourers

After lengthy pleas from Ugandans, a government-appointed committee set up in 2015 has recommended Shs136,000 as the lowest pay per month to any worker, including housemaids as a way of solving economic hardships. The lack of established practice to set minimum wages in Uganda has left workers vulnerable to exploitation, where the high levels of […]

Government apologises for torturing Ugandans

Government apologises for torturing Ugandans

The State minister for internal affairs has apologised in parliament for the use of torture. Kania Obiga was speaking after President Yoweri Museveni condemned the use of torture in a letter to his top security chiefs. Mr Obiga referred to a number of recent reports suggesting that suspects had been tortured by police. “We apologise […]

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