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Inside Politics

The Observer | Retired Col. Fred Bogere Speaks Out On Term Limits and The President’s Desire to Neutralize Him

Thirteen years ago in 2005, Col Fred Bogere, a quiet little-known army representative in parliament, was cast in the public spotlight for refusing to vote for passage of the controversial legislation that lifted presidential te...


Daily Monitor Editorial | Shrine visits – Officials must act responsibly

The Parliament Speaker, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, is in the news for visiting a shrine ostensibly to thank ancestral spirits for her re-election as Speaker and Member of Parliament. Ms Kadaga is a self-confessing Christian. The dissim...



The Observer | CEC to decide next speaker – Museveni

President Museveni on Wednesday carefully remained above the campaign fray for speaker of the 10th parliament by urging the antagonists not to engage in premature campaigns. “Premature politicking will polarize the party,” ...



Daily Monitor | Uganda’s Largest Opposition Political Party FDC Refutes Besigye Exit from 2016 Race

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) President, Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu, has dismissed media reports that the party’s presidential flag bearer, Dr Kizza Besigye, plans to withdraw from the 2016 presidential race in favour of A...


Daily Monitor | NRM Primaries – List of results – Prominent Party Members Trounced!

The Ruling party primaries were characterized by missing names of aspirants, late delivery of voting materials, wrong consignments and violence in some constituencies. Preliminary results indicate prominent party members were t...



The Observer | Ambassador Edith Sempala | Why Museveni woman joined team Mbabazi

Former Ambassador to USA Edith Ssempala now compares Museveni to Idi Amin — After a 22-year career as Uganda’s top diplomat in the United States, the Nordic countries and the African Union (AU), plus a stint at the Wor...



Opinion | TDA Protocal | Open Letter To the leaders of The Democratic Alliance

To the leaders of The Democratic Alliance Kampala, Uganda Esteemed friends, As you deliberate the choice of a joint candidate for president, please remember the experience of our Kenyan cousins in 1992 and 1997. A fractious opp...


PRESS RELEASE ~ Statement by Prime Minister Rt Hon Dr Ruhakana Rugunda on the sudden death of Hon Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, Minister of Internal Affairs

Statement by Prime Minister Rt Hon Dr Ruhakana Rugunda on the sudden death of Hon Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, Minister of Internal Affairs: We have today learnt, with great sadness, of the sudden death of Hon Gen. Aronda Nyakairima...



Opinion | Arthur Katabalwa | What Really Happened In Jinja as Mbabazi Set Out to Consult the Electorate.

There times when a society reaches a nadir, when suddenly events as they are are no longer sustainable; when we need to check and question our conscience. Europe is currently going through a refugee crisis. For a while, most of...


Daily Monitor | Amanya Mushega’s Open Letter to Dr. Kizza Besigye

Dear Col. (rtd) Dr Kizza Besigye, In your interview with one of the local English papers, you insinuated that in my earlier interview with the same paper, l was trying to speak on behalf of president Mugisha Muntu, yet I am not...




Weekly Observer | Museveni walks out on Amama, former PM refuses to apologise

Any lingering hopes of reconciliation between President Museveni and Amama Mbabazi appeared to vanish on Friday, after the president abruptly walked out on his former premier. During a meeting at State House Entebbe on Friday, ...


Opinion | The Renegade View | A RUN For 2016 – Mbabazi and Bukenya, The Power Brokers?

The Renegade View — So, its true that after the Central Executive Committee meeting recently held in Entebbe the NRM big wigs resorted to negotiations with John Patrick Amama Mbabazi (JPAM) and Gilbert Bukenya whereas thi...



Newsday | The Man Challenging Uganda’s Museveni Talks to BBC’s Allan Kasujja

The Man Challenging Uganda’s Museveni — Uganda’s former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi is challenging his long-time ally President Yoweri Museveni to become the next president in 2016. Mr Mbabazi said he will fi...



The Roadmap to 2016 | Museveni Responds to Mbabazi’s Presidential Aspirations

Daily Monitor — Yes, the NRM is not that organised as it should be but Rt. Hon Mbabazi was our secretary general for more than 10 years and that is why I moved that we should amend the [party] constitution and we have a f...


The East African | Museveni, Mbabazi meet, avoid politics

President Museveni Sunday met with former prime minister Amama Mbabazi and shook hands for the first time since their fall-out seven months ago. Mr Mbabazi was sacked as prime minister in September over his supposed presidentia...



Daily Monitor | Mbabazi denies VP post deal

Kampala- Former prime minister Amama Mbabazi has dispelled media reports suggesting that he is in reconciliatory talks with President Museveni who has promised him a spot as vice president. Local media reports indicate that the...


The Weekly Observer | Museveni offers Mbabazi VP deal

President worried power struggle might split NRM with elections 8 months away. To calm the public feud between him and Amama Mbabazi, his former confidant, President Museveni has initiated dialogue, The Observer has learnt. Rel...



Daily Monitor | A peek into the coming Museveni – Mbabazi fight By Timothy Kalyegira

According to reliable sources, sometime within the next two weeks, Mbabazi is expected to formally announce his bid for the chairmanship of the ruling National Resistance Movement party, writes Timothy Kalyegira As for the Oppo...



The Fourth Estate On NTV | State House, Rumors and Misinformation

The panel continues its analysis of apparent intrigue in the NRM and the various rumors doing rounds on social media.


The East African | Between Besigye and Museveni, Uganda’s struggles are far from over

By GAAKI KIGAMBO — Longtime Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni spent most of last year undercutting the influence of Amama Mbabazi, hitherto his right hand man for four decades, because he perceived him to harbour serious...






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