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Why Bobi Wine has invited People Power candidate who defeated NRM in Kampala university guild race

People Power candidate Sulaiman Kabunga emerged the winner of Kampala University guild race after counting ballots from all University branches in Uganda, and declared the overall winner of 2019-2020 academic year.

Mutabaazi ‘you are out of order and a blockage to Democracy – Court suspend UCC directive against Journalists

Uganda journalists from different organizations have rebuked Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) boss Godfrey Mutabaazi immediately after High Court Judge Justice Lydia Mugambe issued an interim injunction against the directive by UCC ordering 13 media houses to suspend their managers, producers and programmers with immediate effect for doing live coverage of the arrest of an opposition politician, the Kyadondo East MP Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine a leader of People Power Movement.

Theresa May confirms resignation amidst Brexit pressure

Brexit has finally brought down Theresa May

Prime Minister May was supposed to deliver Brexit for the UK. Now she’s leaving it up to somebody else.

British Prime Minister Theresa May on May 22, 2019.

Brexit has finally brought down Theresa May.

The British prime minister announced Friday that she plans to resign, after trying — and failing — to steer the United Kingdom through its divorce with the European Union. While this brings a close to her beleaguered premiership, it adds even more chaos to UK politics as the country tries to finalize its exit from the EU.

Uganda backed Rwandan rebels (FLN) attacks on Rwanda – Maj Callixte Nsabimana

Terror suspect Callixte Nsabimana yesterday appeared before Gasabo Primary Court where he pleaded guilty to all the 16 charges he faces.

He spent most of the morning giving details of how, among others, Ugandan intelligence supported rebel outfit National Liberation Force (FLN)’s attacks in and around Nyungwe National Park.

Until his arrest last month, Nsabimana was the group’s spokesperson.

People Power supporter and councillor burnt in his house by unknown people

People Power Councillor Ssebulime Rashid a resident of Kawempe Kampala has survived death after unknown people set his house a blaze. Ssebulime was inside his house resting after work.

Babu Owino calls for public participation as he monitors 8,000 bursaries in his county and laughs at Museveni

Kenya Embakasi East legislator Babu Owino a close friend to Kyadondo East MP Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu also known as Bobi Wine, has called upon residents of Embakasi County to participate in monitoring of the bursary scheme to promote the education sector.

Babu said One of the founding principles of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 is public participation in governance. It is important that the people must know and have a say in what their leaders have planned for them.

We must create a corruption free Uganda to remain relevant – Lt. Col. Nakalema tells UPDF

The head of State House Anti-Corruption Unit, Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema called upon UPDF officers to lead the struggle of fighting corruption in the country, as the only way to remain relevant in Uganda after 33 years of stability and peace in Uganda.

Lt.Col Nakalema made the remarks while giving a lecture of opportunity to participants who had been undergoing a Special Investigations Course in western Uganda, at Muhooti Barracks in Fort Portal, Kabarole district. She said that there are no wars in Uganda, thus the army must emback on the war of fighting poverty.

Join the struggle to defeat Museveni or loose everything you possess soon’ – US based activist appeal to Ugandans

Namyalo Patricia a Ugandan activist based in California US has appealed to Ugandans to join the struggle to defeat president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who has ruled Uganda for the last 33years and not showing any sign of stepping aside.

Mr. Museveni who become the ninth president of Uganda after a successful bush war in 1986, has been cleared by his party, National Resistance Movement (NRM) to contest for another more five years.

Mityana Municipality MP to appear in Arua Court today

Mityana Municipality Legislator Zzaake Francis Butebi is expected to appear to Arua Court to hear his case of escaping from lawful custody today.

During the Arua fracas last year after the last campaign day rallies of Arua Municipality parliamentary by – elections MP Zzaake was arrested beaten to comma and was transferred from Arua and dumped at Rubaga Hospital Kampala unconscious by unknown people and saved by good Samaritans who carried him inside the hospital.

Kiir cry’s for peace to Generals Malong and Cirilo

South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardiit has appealed to General Paul Malong Awan and General Thomas Cirilo to accept peaceful ending of the country’s ongoing brutal civil war.

Malong, a former army chief who fall out with President Kiir in 2017 is the leader of South Sudan United Front (SSUF) while Cirilo is the leader of the holdout opposition National Salvation Front or NAS.

Kiir during his opening remarks at the meeting of the SPLM Political Bureau meeting in Juba on Wednesday urg d the two men along with Oyai Deng Ajak to join peace.

“I can’t end these opening remarks without equally appealing to our brothers who are still holding out, Cde Paul Malong, Cde Thomas Cyrillo, Cde Oyai Deng Ajak and others to come and join us on this journey of reuniting the SPLM and reconciling the people of South Sudan,” Kiir said.

India’s Modi decimates opposition in election

Coalition led by the Hindu nationalist BJP set to win nearly 350 of 542 seats as the opposition stands decimated.

Counting of votes is under way in India after its marathon seven-phase general elections concluded on May 19, with early leads indicating the return of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term.

Iran sounds war drums : vows no surrender – even if bombed by ‘enemies’

War rhetoric ratchets up again as Iranian president says his people will never give up the fight for their independence.

Iran will not surrender to US pressure and will never abandon its goals even if it is attacked, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday.

Pelosi urges Trump family ‘intervention’ as he trumps democrats

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she wished President Donald Trump’s family or staff would conduct an “intervention” with him for the good of the United States after he threw what she called a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier.

Trump fired back, questioning Pelosi’s mental state by saying she has “lost it” while calling himself an “extremely stable genius.”

Uganda’s forest cover completely depleted-Environment Minister claims

Sam Mangusho Cheptoris, the Cabinet Minister of Water and Environment has expressed concerns over the continued depletion of Uganda’s natural forests and wetlands.

Uganda’s forest cover has been depleted to 8% up from 24% in 1990s, largely attributed to human encroachment for different activities such as tree cutting for charcoal and timber as well as agriculture.

Political Sergeant Bobi Wine fails to appear in court

The hearing of the disobedience case against Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi has flopped after he failed to appear in court.

Kyagulanyi is charged together with David Lule also known as Selector Davie, Julius Katongole, Nyanzi Fred Ssentamu and Edward Sebufu for disobedience of statutory duty.

Bobi Wine asks parliament to increase salaries of army and police officers , gov’t silent

Kyadondo East MP Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has initiated a campaign to force Uganda government to increase the salaries of Uganda’s serving army and police officers to afford the increasing standards of living in Uganda. Bobi Wine who is concerned about the poor pay of Ugandans in uniform which calls for a national attention and fix it immediately.