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The Roadmap to 2016

Opinion | Amama Mbabazi | Is He The Game Changer The Opposition Has Been Waiting For?

Events of the last couple of weeks on the political spectrum in Uganda has been both interesting and confusing. After many days of uncertainty and legal drama the Go Forward Team might have been surprised when out of the blue t...


Opinion | Kampala – A City Of Two Tales By Arthur M. Katabalwa

Ugandan Diaspora Special Correspondent — What a weird week we have had here in Uganda. Two main stories have held the nation to its grips. First there was the absolutely shocking death of General Aronda Nyakairima on a fl...



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...



Weekly Observer | Mbale Crowds Overwhelm Mbabazi Team, Police

If crowds indeed mean votes then Amama Mbabazi’s political team can be pleased with their first political field test in Mbale today. From what seemed like ill preparations from the onset, Mbabazi’s team can take consolatio...


NTV Fourth Estate | FDC Presidential Flag-bearer Debate Mugisha Muntu vs Kizza Besigye

On 30th August NTV in collaboration with the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda broadcast a live debate between the two contenders for the FDC Flag-bearer position in the 2016 Presidential Election-Party President Gregory Mugish...



NRM Primaries | President Museveni Picks Nomination Forms Officially Becomes NRM Party Sole Candidate!

With barely 24 hours to the deadline of picking nomination forms at the ruling party offices on Friday July 31st 2015, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni declared his intentions to run as NRM flag bearer and party Chairman. The f...



Uganda Decides 2016 | Uganda’s Ex-Prime Minister Mbabazi to Stand As Independent

Former prime minister and presidential hopeful, John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has said he will not contest for presidency on the NRM ticket on grounds that the party primaries are illegal. “I’m not leaving NRM. I’m just not ...


Al Jazeera | Uganda Police Arrests Two Presidential Hopefuls

Ex-PM and opposition leader, both planning to challenge incumbent in 2016 poll, detained in separate incidents. Ugandan police have arrested two presidential hopefuls, according to police and an aide of one of the politicians. ...



Uganda Decides | Nomination Speech For FDC Flag Bearer 2016 Presidential Elections – Mugisha Muntu | July 2, 2015

Ladies and gentlemen, Ten years ago, we formed the Forum for Democratic Change, with the singular purpose of pulling this country back from the dark and disastrous path of dictatorship and a failed state. Our vision and mission...



Opinion | Uganda will need another transition by Moses Khisa

Weekly Observer — Last week, a leading member of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) told me he fully agrees that the country has gone ‘astray and needs to be redirected’. This view is held by Ugandans acros...






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