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CCEDU wants Museveni to support electoral reforms

By Ben Musanje 23rd Jan 2019   The Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) has written an open letter to President Yoweri Museveni, asking him to support the expeditious enactment of the election campaign financing bill 2018.   This comes after the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, recently tasked the Ministry of Justice […]

Makerere University Students gives two days for lectures

By Ben Musanje 23rd Jan 2019 Makerere University Guild Council has rejected the regulations which were passed by the University Council to guide the election of students’ leaders.    Last year Council passed regulations which include empowering the Dean of students to appoint the members of the Electoral commission, restricting campaign rallies to only four […]

NRM unveils 2021 political roadmap

By Ben Musanje and Charles Katabalwa 23rd Jan 2019 The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) has launched its political road map in preparation for 2021 general elections. The road map activities starting this month will involve mobilization of party supporters to register and get national identity cards, a pre-requisite for all voters according to the […]

Gov’t stops licensing foreign betting companies

By Ben Musanje 22nd Jan 2019 Government has clarified that its ban on sports betting will only affect foreign owned firms.   The Finance, Planning and Economics Development Minister, Matia Kasaija said this during the dissemination of a report by the Equal Opportunities Commission on the Compliance of the National Budget Framework Paper and Sector […]