NUP, the largest opposition Political Party in Parliament has declined to join saying the platform is merely a hunting ground for NRM from the opposition but without results to the benefit of Ugandans. Last month, FDC announced that they will not sign the new MoU.
"I ask our Kenyan brothers and sisters to forgive us for tweets sent by General Muhoozi, former Commander of Land Forces here, regarding the election matters in that great country. It is not correct for Public officers, be they civilian or military, to comment or interfere in any way, in the internal affairs of brother countries," Museveni said in a statement issued this afternoon.
The party was first registered on 7th October 2005 under the name People's United Movement Party-PUM. Kabuleta says he joined the PUM party two years ago before the presidential elections but chose to run as an independent for reasons he didn't reveal.
The first case of Ebola was reported from Madudu Subcounty Mubende District where a deceased 24-year-old man was confirmed to have had the Sudan variant. The Health Ministry called on the public to be vigilant, report suspected cases, always wash hands or sanitize and avoid contact that puts one at risk of catching ebola.
According to the results released by the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among who is the returning officer for the EALA elections, 495 MPs out of the total number of 529 eligible voters participated in the election.
Among however later added that when the counting ended, 478 MPs had participated in the election. According to the rules of procedure governing EALA elections, each MP is presented with a ballot paper containing the names of all those contesting for him or her to choose nine of the contestants.
Pouyanné in a statement said with the increased penetration of renewables globally, natural gas keeps a key role in the energy transition to ensure firm power, in addition to pushing out coal in all sectors of final demand.
According to the Executive Secretary of the NBRB Flavia Bwire, the now banned Steel-Timber-Concrete composite building method is a patented method by a Ugandan she declined to name, and has been used in the construction of a few storied buildings in Kampala.
This comes at a time when a group of students led by the former Makerere University Guild President Shamim Nambassa has already filed a lawsuit in the High Court contesting the ongoing constitutional review process.
In a statement published on the NIMD website on Wednesday evening and confirmed by its Country Director Frank Rusa, the Institute noted that as a key partner of Ugandan political parties, it is ready to continue supporting the process toward a new Memorandum of Understanding for IPOD and would only consider continuing to host the secretariat if IPOD is fully inclusive.
Alex Waiswa Mufumbiro, the NUP Deputy Spokesperson, says that IPOD has been a hoax to Ugandans for its entire existence, starting out as a dialogue platform but turning into a platform of self-satisfaction.
Speaking at the United Nations Security today, Richard Mills, the United States Deputy Representative to the United Nations said South Sudanese leaders have failed to deliver on their promises ever since the revitalized peace agreement was signed in 2018.
The directive comes after taxi operators in Usafi Park petitioned the Minister challenging the continued operations of Entebbe Road stages in the old taxi park and other illegal stages which have affected the turn up of passengers in Usafi Park.
In July, the university council suspended the students’ guild and indefinitely deferred elections for the university’s 88th guild president after Betungura Bewatte, a student at Uganda Christian University (UCU) was killed in clashes that pitted supporters of the National Unity Platform (NUP) against those of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) on the last day of the campaigns.
During a council sitting on Tuesday, the councilors resolved to conduct investigations into allegations of excessive use of force by law enforcement officers while dealing with street vendors, extortion, and confiscating and destroying vendors’ merchandise.
President Museveni, who was introduced by the new President Ruto first as “the father of our region”, said that whenever he has been following the election debates, none of the politicians has been fronting the idea of East African integration but rather they concentrated on the development of Kenya alone.