Politricks

Politricks

Stop wearing red caps, UMSC tells protesters

The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has condemned the use of caps and turbans, which is attire associated with Muslims, in political demonstrations. During a press briefing on Friday at Old Kampala, the UMSC spokesperson, Haji Nsereko Mutumba, said wearing Muslim caps damages the image of the Islamic religion. “We have no problem with anyone showing their dissatisfaction with the political...

NRM ‘Rebel MPs’ Thrown Out Of Age Limit Caucus Meeting

By Kampala Sun writer NRM leaning MPs opposed to the removal of the constitutional Presidential age limit have been thrown out of the party caucus convened on Friday for their outright opposition to the issue. The NRM MPs previously tagged as ‘rebel MPs’ including Theodore Sekikubo attended the meeting despite being side-lined by government chief whip and NRM caucus chairperson...

MP Odonga Otto was drunk in parliament -Anite

By Kampala Sun writer State Minister of Finance for Investment and Privatization Evelyn Anite has said that Aruu County is an incorrigible drunkard who speaks under the influence of alcohol. Anite’s comments come just after Odonga Otto moved a motion in parliament on Thursday seeking to have Anite suspended from Parliament for eight years for for displaying...

MP Bobi Wine equips constituents with digital skills

By Norah Mukimba With barely a month in Parliament Kyadondo East MP Ssentamu Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine) continues to etch in the hearts of the constituents. In a bid to fight to limit on the increasing number of unemployed youth especially in Kyadondo East has centred on skilling the youth, women groups and small businesses with digital skills. Bobi Wine...

Besigye to work closely with Bobi Wine

By Kampala Sun writer He might have campaigned for FDC’s flag bearer Apollo Kantinti in the just concluded elections for Kyadondo East, but Kizza Besigye has come out to show where his heart was in the first place. The FDC strongman He was equally elated after Bobi Wine’s win and sent a tweet ‘Landslide victory for the...

Bobi Wine released after brief detention

By Norah Mukimba Independent Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has been released after a brief confinement at Kira Police Station. The singer was briefly detained at Kasangati police station and later transferred after his fans threatened to torch the Police station. According to Kampala Metropolitan Police commander Frank Mwesigwa, he defied their order not to hold...

Dehydrated MPs grumble over mineral water

By John Odyek As the finance minister Matia Kasaija went about his speech, he cleared his throat, coughed and bellowed into the microphone. The MPs reminded him: “You need water,” a section of MPs retorted. Interestingly, the remarks were made at a time Kasaija talked about irrigation, dams, the river Nile and the sanitation budgets. The Kampala...

Kyadondo East elections: Bobi Wine, Kantinti wait on DP support

By Kampala Sun writer With a fortnight to the highly anticipated Kyadondo East constituency bi-election, the Democratic Party has pulled a master stroke. DP’s party president Norbert Mao has withdrawn the candidature of party representative Lillian Babirye Kamoome describing her chances as slim. “DP fielded its 2016 candidate, Lillian Babirye Kamoome to contest in the by election. A flag...

The run way outfits you missed at the Seed Show

The Seed show was the opening event for the Kampala Fashion Week. Staged at the Square Rooftop, the show was a collection of fashion enthusiasts. 17 year old Charles Semanda won the competition. Here are some pictures from the runway showcases.    

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