Democratic Party News

Trump to nominate handbag designer as SA ambassador

The last ambassador to South Africa, Patrick Gaspard, is a member of the Democratic Party and since leaving the diplomatic service has been a harsh critic of Trump.

EWN , South Africa Nov 15, 2018

Justice Kasule’s journey from Idi Amin to Museveni

At the time, Kasule practiced law under the firm Kasule & Kawanga, a law firm he opened in 1974 together with John Kawanga, the former Masaka municipality legislator who belonged the Democratic Party (DP).

The Observer , Uganda Nov 14, 2018

Busia DP candidate Deo Njoki rejects Gov't job, says it was a

Busia DP candidate Deo Njoki rejects Gov't job, says it was a bribe The Democratic Party’s candidate in the Busia District chairperson by-election, Deo Hasubi Njoki has declined a government offer to serve on the Uganda Human Rights Commission.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Nov 14, 2018

Again, federal vs presidential character

A motion by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Senator Victor Umeh and supported by Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe had called on President Buhari to, for the purpose of equity as well as in fulfillment of the federal character principle stipulated in the constitution, appoint an officer from the South-East as a Service Chief.

The Guardian , Nigeria Nov 13, 2018

Norbert Mao Averts Shame on Joint Opposition Candidate – Red Pepper Uganda

14 Shares The Democratic Party maintains that DP’s candidate Hasibu Deo Njoki in the Busia LC V race is still valid and stands.

Red Pepper , Uganda Nov 13, 2018

DP candidate in Busia race declines government job offer

Addressing the media at Democratic Party (DP) weekly press conference in Kampala Tuesday, Mr Njoki said he would have loved to serve on the human rights commission since it’s an independent organ but the will of Opposition mattered more.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Nov 13, 2018

Museveni letter on torture is cosmetic

It followed public anger over the recent violent arrest in Kampala of a man later identified as Yusuf Kawooya; a member of the Uganda Young Democrats (UYD), the youth wing of the opposition Democratic Party (DP).

The Independent , Uganda Nov 13, 2018

Busia DP candidate to be treated as deserter if he takes

Democratic Party (DP) president Nobert Mao has come out to say that Mr Deo Njoki Hasubi, the party’s candidate in the Busia LCV Chairperson by-election will be denounced as a deserter if he takes a job offered to him by government.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Nov 13, 2018

DP candidate in Busia race offered government job

The Democratic Party (DP) candidate in the forthcoming by-election for the Busia District LC5 seat, Mr Deo Njoki Hasubi, is on the verge of quitting the race after being appointed a member of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC).

Daily Monitor , Uganda Nov 13, 2018

Social media and the 2019 elections

Basically, untruths were spread about leading Democrats and the Democratic Party, presumably to Trump’s advantage.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 12, 2018