Category Archives: In the Press

09 Apr

Ex-MP Kyamadidi crosses from NRM to FDC

By RAJAB MUKOMBOZI MBARARA- Teargas has engulfed Nyamiyaga, Kibarama Bugamba Sub-county as former Rwampara MP, Mr Vincent Mujuni Kyamadidi announced his defection from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), to the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). Mr Kyamadidi who ...

12 Mar

FDC’s Amanya elected Kyambogo university guild president

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party candidate, German Amanya is the new Kyambogo University Guild president. The university Electoral Commission Chairperson, Robert Asiimwe declared Amanya elected on Wednesday evening at the Student’s Centre, the official tally centre. Mr Amanya ...

27 Feb

FDC wants Parliament to intervene in refugee management corruption scandal

The opposition Forum For Democratic Change wants Parliament to intervene in the corruption scandals surrounding the management of refugees in the country. During their weekly press briefing on Monday morning, the FDC spokesperson Ibrahim Semujju Nganda said individuals implicated in ...

19 Feb

NRM’s Nabeta and FDC’s Mwiru tussle it out in Jinja East by – election

Four people have been nominated by Jinja District returning officer Rogers Sserunjongi to contest in the Jinja East parliamentary by-election. The nominated candidate included the two main contenders, Nathan Igeme Nabeta, the NRM candidate and the Forum for Democratic Change candidate ...

19 Feb

14 battle for Makerere guild presidency

By Derrick Wandera KAMPALA. 21-year old Prize Mari Ahimbisibwe from the school of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) will tussle it out with 13 men who have vied for the helm of the students’ leadership at Makerere University. During the ...

19 Feb

Doctors condemn Blood Bank’s decision to shun FDC blood donation drive

Doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association have condemned the Uganda Blood Transfusion Services of politicking the issue of collecting blood from the forum for Democratic party headquarters where people had gathered to donate blood. Yesterday people gathered at ...

15 Aug

FDC Presidency nominations start

Nomination of candidates seeking to lead the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Party started on Monday, 14th August at the Party Headquarters in Najjanankumbi, Kampala. The nomination exercise follows the end of the first term of office of the current ...

06 Mar

FDC’s Charles Ekemu Passes On

Former Soroti Municipality Member of Parliament Charles Willy Ekemu has passed away. The low-toned Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) politician succumbed to cancer according to party officials. Ekemu is remembered for defeating NRM big shot Capt. Mike Mukula to the ...

07 Feb

FDC chooses Florence Ibi as party EALA candidate

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has chosen former Kaberamaido district Woman Member of Parliament Florence Ekwau Ibi as its flagbearer for the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). Ibi defeated her closet contender, FDC Secretary for Mobilization Ingrid ...

19 Jan

FDC sets pace for EALA elections

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has cleared the way for all interested party members who want to vie for the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), to pick nomination forms at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi. According to a communication ...