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Opposition walkout inconsequential, says Hon Baryomunsi

By Sarah Achen Kibisi. The minister for Information and National Guidance, Dr Chris Baryomunsi, has said that the ongoing Opposition MPs boycott of plenary sessions will not disrupt parliamentary business. Baryomunsi said that the ruling NRM has enough numbers to raise quorum.        They announced that they will never set foot in parliament again until their […]

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Kenya election 2022 fever hits Kampala

By James Wafula in Nairobi. Tension is running high in Kampala as Kenya’s 2022 transition elections approach with long serving Uganda President Yoweri Museveni crossing his fingers on his choice carrying the day. Museveni, 78, in power since 1986, is widely believed to support Kenya Deputy PresidentDr William Ruto. Museveni has had rather warm but […]

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Gideon Moi banks on dad’s sympathy votes to win 2022 Kenya Presidency

By Our Reporters. Kenya’s second President  Daniel Arap Moi was the undisputed regional kingpin of the vast vote rich Rift Valley throughout his 24 year reign. Even at the dawn of multi-partyism euphoria that challenged the ruling party KANU three decade monopoly of power, Rift valley remained “loyal” to Moi. Indeed as he was stepping […]

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SCRAPPING OF BAIL WILL PROMOTE HATRED AND INSECURITY

By Stephen Ouma Bwire Ugandan President Yoweri Museven’s  proposal to scrap court bail for capital offences especially murder,  is a matter that has caused a stormy debate  in the country in all platforms. Although the concerns by the President sound to be valid but the spirit in which the whole matter has been brought is […]

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Court dismisses Wanyoto’s petition, upholds MP Galiwango’s win

By Julius Odeke in Mbale. A bid to have Ms. Connie Nakayenze Galiwango thrown out of parliament by her opponent Ms. Lydia Wanyoto Mutende hit a dead end on Thursday, September 30, 2021, as Mbale High Court upheld the election of Ms. Galiwango as Mbale City Woman Member of Parliament.   Ms. Wanyoto’s application was […]

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WANTED UGANDAN JOURNALIST FLEES AFTER LINKS WITH ADF REBELS

Our Reporter. A Ugandan Journalist is seeking asylum after threats on his life following  links to the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) fighting  to topple the National Resistance Movement (NRM) government. Sources in London say Bukedde Televison News Reporter and Anchor Mr Hussein Mukiibi Wasswa, who went to London ,United Kingdom  to cover an international […]

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Uganda’s 2021 Elections marred by violence and Human Rights abuse

By Yawe Araphat in Kampala. Uganda’s recently concluded elections were characterized by widespread violence and human rights abuses according to Human Rights Watch.  The abuses included killings by security forces, arrests and beatings of opposition supporters and journalists, disruption of opposition rallies, and a shutdown of the internet. Since election campaigns began in November 2020, […]