Politics

FULL LIST: Museveni names three dozens of lawyers to handle Mbabazi petition

All is set for the legal battle between Ugandan president-elect Yoweri Museveni and his ex-premier Amama Mbabazi. The latter has petitioned the country’s Supreme Court to

48 NRM secretariat staff petition Museveni to fire SG Lumumba: Here are 12 reasons why

Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) is facing yet another crisis at its secretariat. Some 48 staff members have petitioned party chairperson Yoweri Museveni to

Besigye: We shall form our own government to “disempower Museveni regime”

The candidate for Uganda’s largest opposition political grouping, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), in the country’s recently concluded presidential election has said his party

BATTLE FOR MUNICIPALITIES: Opposition, NRM share mayoral seats. FULL REPORT

The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) and the opposition parties have shared spoils in the Wednesday mayoral polls. In the western Ugandan town of Kasese that

Museveni: I can’t share power with Besigye and Mbabazi

Ugandan president-elect Yoweri Museveni is not interested in forming a unity government as some opposition leaders, diplomats and civil society organizations have recommended. Museveni who won

FULL REPORT: FDC announces next course of action

Muntu termed failure by EC chairperson Dr Badru Kiggundu to announce the will of the people as “a creeping coup d’état under way in Uganda". Uganda’s

FDC’s Muntu warns Museveni: It won’t be Business As Usual

Uganda’s largest opposition political party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), has failed to submit an election petition for its candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, who has

DETAILS: Mbabazi challenges Museveni election in Supreme Court

“It is going to be a marathon, including weekends and working beyond normal hours,” he explained. “It will involve extra costs and of course the

Tumukunde, escort shot as NRM sweeps youth MP seats

Sources say Tumukunde, in company of his son and candidate Amanya Tumukunde, was hit by a tear gas canister as they made for the tally

BREAKING: Besigye arrested again as he headed for FDC leaders meeting

Forum for Democratic Change iron man Kizza Besigye has again been arrested as he was leaving his home in Kasangati to attend a party leaders'

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