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Nathan Nandala Mafabi Pens Down His Journey to FDC.

Nathan Nandala Mafabi Pens Down His Journey to FDC.

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In 2000, while working at the World Bank, I heard that Dr Kizza Besigye would contest for the national presidency in 2001, and I affirmed that he would be my candidate. Earlier on in 1996, while still working at the Ministry of Finance, I had met Dr. Besigye as we investigated tax fraud in an organisation called Danze. This organization was run by high-profile people in government and business moguls. Goods imported by this company would be registered as ‘goods on transit’ yet they were being sold here in Uganda. The government officials would falsify stamps from exit points like Koboko and Mutukula, claiming the goods had left the country.  When we did the investigation, the Government of Uganda had been defrauded of 152 billion shillings. During this investigation, we even me...
Bobi Wine Hails Dr. Besigye As He Launches Presidential Manifesto

Bobi Wine Hails Dr. Besigye As He Launches Presidential Manifesto

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By Our Reporter Presidential aspirant Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine, who is vying for presidency in the 2021 general election on the National Unity Platform (NUP) ticket, has hailed Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) stalwart Rt.d Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye for leading the struggle for change in Uganda. Bobi Wine revealed that and more in his presidential manifesto which he launched on Facebook and other social media platforms, after his efforts to launch at the NUP offices in Kamwokya, Kampala, were thwarted by police on Tuesday. Here below is Bobi Wine’s full speech; Fellow Ugandans, I bring you revolutionary greetings wherever you are, and thank you for the immense support you have offered us for the past three years amidst so many challenges! I take this opport...
FDC MP Mwijukye Cheats Death After Being Poisoned

FDC MP Mwijukye Cheats Death After Being Poisoned

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Veteran Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) stalwart Francis Mwijukye, who is the Member of Parliament for Buhweju County is bedridden and battling for his life after he survived poisoning last week. Mwijukye, who is currently undergoing specialised medical care following a lengthy detoxification process,  was reportedly poisoned  last week through food he ate at one of the top city hotels. Bedridden MP Francis Mwijukye shared a message with friends about his being poisoned He is said to have been rushed to hospital by family members shortly after complaining of abdominal complications and lucky enough medics did quick toxicology tests who turned out positive, which prompted them to immediately start the detoxification process. By the time of fil...
Revealed: Secrets Why Bobi Wine Failed First Election Test

Revealed: Secrets Why Bobi Wine Failed First Election Test

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By Elite Reporter Since he emerged as the head of the People Power pressure group in 2018, the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament (MP) Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, has faced one critical test; whether he would convince the leaders of political parties to rally behind him as the sole opposition presidential candidate in 2021 or not. On July 22, 2020, he confirmed he has failed the coalition forming test when he announced instead that he has formed a political party, the National Unity Platform (NUP). According to many analysts, it was also the day People Power’s popular appeal evaporated. Emerging with a party showed that Bobi Wine has ability to be creative and spring a surprise; something that has so far lacked in the opposition. But his focus on forming a coali...
Gen. Muntu Decimates Besigye’s FDC As MP Winnie Kiiza Quits To Join His ANT Party

Gen. Muntu Decimates Besigye’s FDC As MP Winnie Kiiza Quits To Join His ANT Party

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The death of Dr Kizza Besigye’s Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) looms  nearer every day,  as more Members of Parliament and other renowned political figures continue to defect to Rtd. Maj. Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu’s Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party. The most recent defector is Kasese District Woman MP Winnie Kiiza, who announced that she quit elective politics fifteen years after she entered the House. However, although Kiiza claims to have quit elective politics, credible sources reveal that she has since crossed over to former FDC president Muntu’s ANT. Kiiza, who is a former Leader of Opposition, said she ‘will remain active with the forces of change’ but will not offer herself for political positions in the 2021 general el...
Police Storm City Hotel To Disperse Bobi Wine, Besigye  Meeting As Opposition Honchos Announce Coalition

Police Storm City Hotel To Disperse Bobi Wine, Besigye Meeting As Opposition Honchos Announce Coalition

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By Keefa Nuwahereza  A joint force of the Uganda Police and Local Defence Unit on Monday afternoon stormed  Rose Gardens Hotel in Wakiso District, where they disrupted a joint press conference between People Power leader Robert Kyagulanyi and Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change. Our Moles reveal that the police, which accused the politicians of breaching Presidential Guidelines on social distancing as was of fighting the spread of COVID-19, fired teargas and rubber bullets at the hotel to disperse the meeting, which was attended by among others Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze, Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago, Bugiri Municipality MP  Asuman Basalirwa, Mityana Municipality MP  Francis Zaake, among others. MP Betty Nambooze trying to explain...