However, in Uganda this space is alarmingly shrinking and becoming a monopoly of the ruling Nrm party.
“I want to repeat the Nrm line to the academicians.
To pile up the challenges of a huge youth population and their attendant challenges on government and specifically the Nrm government under President Yoweri Museveni is to miss the point.
But on one hot afternoon in early 2005, at the height of the ruling Nrm campaign to remove the constitutional two term limits, which posed a real existential threat to President Museveni’s re-election at the tail end of his two terms in office, two top diplomats offered to pay him a visit.
The ruling Nrm party leadership has another worry: plugging the leaks within its ranks and finding the lawmakers who blew the whistle recently on a hushed cash distribution operation for MPs who supported the removal of presidential age limits in 2017.
The next I heard, he had become buddies with President Museveni, singing for the Nrm and trying to graft himself into a regime/national poet.
Others in the top 10 bracket were Fela Durotoye candidate for Alliance for New Democracy (ANN), Omoyele Sowore Africa Action Congress (AAC) presidential candidate, Donald Duke, the embattled Social Democratic Party presidential candidate, Chris Okotie of Fresh Democratic Party, Aliyu Ibrahim of African People Alliance (APA), Usman Ibrahim of National Rescue Movement (Nrm), and Sustainable National Party’s (SNP) candidate Ahmed Buhari.
By ISAAC MUFUMBA The promise: One of the things that the ruling National Resistance Movement (Nrm)party promised as it campaigned for re-election in 2016 was to continue promoting the empowerment of older persons within the communities to participate in economic development activities.
The wife to the ruling Nrm party vice chairman eastern region, Mr Mike Mukula, cried before the Commission of Inquiry yesterday as investigators pressed accusations of land grabbing against her.
Mr Bantariza also said the Nrm will celebrate their 33rd anniversary on January 26 at Muwafu Primary School grounds in Nabuyoga Sub-county, Tororo District.