Sekandi is new Vice President

News coming in from the NRM Caucus in Entebbe indicates that former speaker Edward Sekandi has been approved for the position of the country’s Vice President. Sekandi’s nomination has already been approved by the members. Security minister Amama Mbabazi has been proposed for the position of Prime Minister. Sources at the meeting say the names …

Police commander suspended

The Officer in Charge of the Kasangati police station has been suspended. Collins Mukite has been suspended over alleged neglect of duty for reportedly failing to deploy officers in the area last week. Collins who was in charge of deployment and commended the operations in Kansangati last week is said to have absconded from duty …

Opposition to name leaders tomorrow

The election of a new Chief Whip and Leader of opposition in Parliament has been pushed to tomorrow. ¬†Forum for democratic change leader Dr Kiiza Besigye was expected to name a team of leaders who will head the opposition in the 9th parliament today, but the outgoing chief whip says more consultations are still being …

Hooting campaign kicks off

The hooting campaign has kicked off; with car horns heard ringing in the air in the city centre and other parts of the country. Our reporter in the city centre says several owners of private cars, taxi drivers and bodaboda riders have participated in the campaign.¬† The campaign called by the Activists for Change is …

Vice President in Court over election petition

The Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya Balibaseka has today appeared before court in a petition challenging his election as Busiro North MP. He was sued by one Hussein Kasta Bukenya who claims the elections were marred by various irregularities. Kasta Bukenya is seeking court orders nullifying the Vice President’s election and wants fresh polls held. …