Uganda: Observers Give Mixed Reactions On Election

[Monitor] As the Electoral Commission (EC) declared President Museveni winner of Thursday’s presidential elections with 58.64 per cent of the total valid votes cast, the home of his closest challenger Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, who got 34.83 per…

Uganda: Kampala Streets Empty After President’s Victory

[Monitor] When president-elect Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the National resistance Movement was announced winner of the General Election on Saturday at 3:35pm for a sixth term, Kampala had gone to ‘sleep.’ The streets were empty and shops were closed.

Uganda: Why Museveni Lost Luweero Votes

[Monitor] While a section of the public including analysts are quick to attribute the poor performance of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party in Luweero, an area greatly cherished by NRM historical members, to a wave by the youthful pop…

Zimbabwe: Mahere Granted $10,000 Bail

[New Zimbabwe] MDC spokesperson Fadzai Mahere has been granted $10 000 bail by Harare magistrate Trynos Utahwashe after spending an entire week behind bars.