Category: In the Press

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 the scam should be held accountable. The scam involving the inflation of refugee numbers by […]

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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 Paul Mwiru. The Jinja East seat fell vacant after court nullified Nabeta’s victory after finding […]

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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 the Forum for Democratic Change party headquarters with the intention to donate blood, as it […]

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FDC’s Charles Ekemu Passes On

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 parliamentary seat in the 2016 general elections. He however lost in the party primaries to […]

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FDC sets pace for EALA elections

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 from the FDC Working Committee, nominations will take place between 24-25 January and on 17 […]

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FDC Issues EALA Nomination Roadmap

FDC Issues EALA Nomination Roadmap

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has Monday released its roadmap for nomination of members that will represent the party at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). FDC has not been represented in the current term for EALA after the party chose to boycott the previous 2012 election exercise citing failure to abide by the […]

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