Will LCI Election Be a Referendum On Removing Age Limit?

[Monitor] MPs are out to supposedly consult their constituents about the proposed removal of the presidential age limit. But could the Local Council elections, slated for next month, turn out to be a more accurate barometer of whether majority of Ugand…

[Monitor] MPs are out to supposedly consult their constituents about the proposed removal of the presidential age limit. But could the Local Council elections, slated for next month, turn out to be a more accurate barometer of whether majority of Ugandans want the age limit removed to enable President Museveni to continue in power?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Revolutionary Ruling Parties in Africa Are Unwilling to Break From the Past

[Monitor] One of the most enduring legacies of resistance movements which transformed into ruling parties in Africa is their unwillingness to break from the past once they capture power and retain it for such a long time that they begin to make horrend…

[Monitor] One of the most enduring legacies of resistance movements which transformed into ruling parties in Africa is their unwillingness to break from the past once they capture power and retain it for such a long time that they begin to make horrendous mistakes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda’s Bogere Wins Return Fight

[Monitor] Boston, Massachusetts – Saturday night’s fight against Jose Luis Rodrigues (23-10-1) was an open indicator that Sharif ‘The Lion’ Bogere is back to form and a step closer for title contention.

[Monitor] Boston, Massachusetts - Saturday night's fight against Jose Luis Rodrigues (23-10-1) was an open indicator that Sharif 'The Lion' Bogere is back to form and a step closer for title contention.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit Debate Exposes NRM As a One-Man Party

[Monitor] It is clear now that President Museveni is the NRM party and the NRM party is all about him and without him, there is no NRM. Here is why. In 2005, a referendum was held purportedly to establish whether Ugandans wanted a restoration of a mult…

[Monitor] It is clear now that President Museveni is the NRM party and the NRM party is all about him and without him, there is no NRM. Here is why. In 2005, a referendum was held purportedly to establish whether Ugandans wanted a restoration of a multiparty political dispensation. This was after many years of brutalising and restricting political parties under the Movement System, which was actually a one-party rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

PYJ, Weah Seeking the ‘Face of God’ in Nigeria

[Observer] The relationship between the two men has not been exactly rosy in the recent past, but as images of Senator Prince Y. Johnson, leader of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR) and Senator George M. Weah of the Coalition for Demo…

[Observer] The relationship between the two men has not been exactly rosy in the recent past, but as images of Senator Prince Y. Johnson, leader of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR) and Senator George M. Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change at church together in Nigeria with Pastor T. B. Joshua went viral on Sunday afternoon, the debate as to whether or not Weah had won Johnson's endorsement reached a new level.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia