Tanga Odoi on Monday threatened to walk away from a television studio during a debate won the recently concluded Soroti City East by election.
According to results released by Justice Simon Mugenyi Byabakama’s national Electoral Commission, NRM’s Herbert Edmund Ariko beat Moses Okia Attan of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and Pascal Amuriat of the Uganda People’s Congress (UPC).
But the FDC alleges massive ballot staffing and intimidation of its polling agents, among other claims.
So, when Tanga Odoi came to discuss the election on NBS Morning Breeze set that had FDC spokesperson and Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the NRM EC boss threatened to walk out of studio, claiming that Ssemujju’s intention was just to provoke him.
Tanga Odoi said he could not throw ...
Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament* Anita Annet Among and Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) president Moses Hassim Magogo are said to have moved a step further in as far as making their relationship formal is concerned.*
After reportedly dating for many months and appearing on even together, Magogo, who is also the Member of Parliament for Budiope East as well as the Chairperson of the ICT Committee of Parliament, chose to visit the home of Uganda’s head of legislative assembly so that the duo can enjoy themselves in peace.
Magogo and his family are said to have visited Among’s family in Bukedea District at the weekend, making it clear that the Fufa boss was interested in making the Bukedea District Woman MP his official wife.
Reports indicate that Magogo and his people dug dee...
The Electoral Commission of Kisoro District has selected two of the five candidates expected to contest for the Bukimbiri constituency, and the nomination was done amidst differences from NRM members and tight security at the district headquarters.
By 4pm, independent candidate Asigalirwe Turyagyenda had already arrived at his polling station and he had submitted his nomination papers and was nominated
Agasilwe, who was accompanied by NRM MPs and refused to leave the contest after losing the NRM primaries, condemned the Kisoro NRM leaders for starting to intimidate Bukimbiri voters, and vowed to declare Eddie Kwizera under any circumstances .
However, Owebbeyi of the FDC condemned the updf officers saying they were deployed everywhere including at the school where they set up camp which ha...
The Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) on Monday 1, started conducting of the July-August 2022 assessment and examinations.
According to UBTEB, a total of 53,765 candidates are sitting for this year’s examinations, from 507 examination centres across the country and to conclude on August 19, 2022.
UBTEB’s Executive Secretary, Onesmus Oyesigye, noted in a press statement issued yesterday that the board has deployed 600 examination managers including reconnoiters and monitors to ensure vigilance and security of examinations.
He added that due to the practical and hands on assessment of some modules, the board has deployed 2,500 practical assessors and 60 verifiers.
Onesmus explained that the deployments are aimed at making sure that the whole examination process runs s...
The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has cautioned staff of Parliament against forming cliques that inculcates negative energy, emphasising the need for teamwork.
The speaker made the remarks as she launched an open arm initiative dubbed, “Meet Your Speaker” which seeks to build, maintain and strengthen the relationship among staff of Parliament.
The meetings are also intended to empower and boost morale of staff in the institution in order to increase productivity and be able to serve the citizenry better.
Among cautioned staff not to get involved in partisan politics while executing parliament duties.
“In this Parliament, you are all equal. No one is above the other. As such, we should all be able to work collaboratively to deliver on our mandate. I also want to caution you to refrain...
The Ministry of Education and Sports has issued an immediate on erotic performances in both primary and secondary Schools until guidelines have been put in place.
According to a document from the ministry, all head teachers and Principals in government and private schools have been instructed to ban the performances.
“Headteachers and Principals of both Primary and Secondary Schools are cautioned not to hire or allow any of these “artists” to perform in schools. Failure to comply, will lead to school managers being personally held responsible and disciplinary measures charged against them,” reads part of the document.
The ministry further noted that extracurricular activities in school normally mean sports and games, debate clubs, etc and if schools need to entertain themselves, then they ...
Opposition leaders have signed yet another agreement to foster cooperation amongst themselves in any upcoming elections and other efforts geared towards ousting President Yoweri Museveni from power.
The agreement which was signed during a meeting held at Hotel Africana on Monday afternoon attracted leaders of four political parties including Forum for Democratic Change-FDC, National Unity Platform-NUP, Justice Forum-JEEMA, People’s Progressive Party-PPP and People’s Front for Transition.
In their joint statement, which was later read by the NUP Secretary General David Lewis Rubongoya, opposition leaders noted that the recent blatant election cheating, particularly in the by-elections staged in Kayunga, Omoro, and Soroti, served as the impetus for the new agreement.
“In all the last general...