Mao warns against riots

By Phiona Namutebi

Democratic Party presidential candidate Norbert Mao has urged his fellow candidates to advice their voters not to riot on the day of casting votes to avoid bloodshed in our country.

While speaking to the press on his way to Soroti district ,Mao said that change is good but it’s better if it is achieved peacefully,Ugandans should not waste their lives because this country does not end on 14th January 2021,

He added that we still need Uganda with all its beauty that is why voters should avoid exercising things like riots that can result into a war that may destroy our mother land.

Mao excludes fighting groups from DP delegates conference

By Robert Segawa

The opposition Democratic Party (DP) president general, Nobert Mao, has revealed that all the people and the branches opposed to DP, will not be invited for delegates conference.

Mao made the remarks during a weekly press briefing in Kampala. He said the party infighting last week hit the peak after an alleged group of members attacked Mao and members of his executive at an extra ordinary meeting at Balintuma road Mengo.

Mao says the party central executive committee will crack a whip on all undisciplined members.

It is on this note that he announced that all branches and people undermining the party Will not be invited to delegates conference scheduled for May this year.

He however revealed that the secretary general was preparing over 2800 invitation cards for both delegates and special guests.

Mao clarified that the party organizing secretary, Suleiman Kidandala was suspended to prevent more damage in the party.

Kidandala was suspended by the party NEC on last Friday on grounds of violating the party Constitution and printing voters registers.

Mao however said he will be summoned and given fair hearing.

DP’s Mao mourns Moi

By Robert Segawa

The opposition Democratic Party (DP) has urged President Museveni to borrow a leaf from the fallen Kenya’s former President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi and handover power peaceful.

Moi was 95 years old when passed on this morning while receiving treatment at Nairobi Hospital.

During the Democratic Party weekly press conference, Mao said that although Moi’s leadership was harsh and cruel but at the end he settled for the multi-party democracy in Kenya, term limits as well as handing over power peacefully which helped Kenya to reach the high democracy they are enjoying today.

Mao adds that President Museveni must help Ugandans and handover power peacefully .

He sends condolences to Kenyans, family members, East African Community and all peace loving people over the lost of such democratic man.

DP’s Mao unbothered by members named in People power coordinators list

By Robert Segawa

The opposition Democratic party ( DP) says it will not take disciplinary action as anticipated against it’s members who are named as coordinator in people power’s team.

Last week, People power pressure group led by Kyadondo East member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobiwine released names of it’s coordinators country wide which included DP members .

The list had Busiro East MP Medard Lubega Ssegona, Butambala member if Parliament Muwanga Kivumbi, Mathias Mpuga MP Masaka municipality among others who are members of the DP block.

Addressing a news conference at the DP headquarters today , party president Nobert Mao said that DP is still committed to work with People power pressure group to bring about change , adding this should be spearheaded by DP as an institution and not at an individual level.

Mao further says he has been informed that President Museveni’s agents in opposition have the intention to destroy the people power movement and DP Bloc efforts.

Mao speaks out on UCC blocking VPN

By Robert Segawa

The opposition democratic Party President Norbert Mao protested against the Uganda Communications Commission banning Ugandans from using the VPN to access internet.

Mao said that UCC has no capacity to disconnect the or bare Ugandans from accessing the VPN because it is a private managed network which is used globally.

Mao indicated that instead of government imposing heavy taxes to the people it should invest more in production to increase its income.

Mao was addressing journalists at the DP offices in Kampala.

He also condemned the increased operational tax on mobile money noting that it has already affected the service providers which will also affect the country’s income in the short run.

Mao blames Apaa wrangles on rich politicians

By Robert Segawa
Democratic party has expressed dissatisfaction in a manner through which the Apaa land wrangles have been fueled by financially motivated politicians.
Mao alleges Gen Moses Ali has been implicated in these wrangles because he has been paid by certain investors who are after tourism promotion in the area.
Mao wonders how district boarders have been put under cornerstones and yet these are brotherly tribes who shouldn’t be fueled to shade blood.
Mao reveals a joint and tribal districts meetings and calls upon other refugee agencies to bail out the Apaa people with food and other basic utensil on addition to police apprehending all names suspects in these wrangles.

Mao speaks out

By Robert Segawa

Following the suspension of DP vice president for Buganda region Betty Nambooze Bakireke, DP president Nobert Mao addressing the media at the party head offices says they are going to hit the ground hard to destabilize her agenda and others who he calls masqueraders aiming to kill the party.

Mao says they either get in line or get out of the party instead of spreading sectarian propaganda in guise of building the party hiding in colors of Kiiza Besigye who he accuses of continuing to destabilize the party by his selfish interests.

He regrets everything that happened to the people of Masaka but SUUBI part2 are responsible for all the mistreatments Masaka residents went through last Sunday.

Meanwhile Mao calls upon the elders to counsel some DP members from Buganda and also asked Nambooze and group to stop spreading sectarian that Acholi and Banyarwanda are taking over DP.




DP’s Mao to join Ugandans to seek justice over sim card registration deadline

By Robert Segawa

The opposition Democratic party says the order by the Uganda communication commission to disconnect all sim cards which are not registered using National IDs is not in good faith.

Party president Norbert Mao while addressing the journalists at their offices said that  UCC directive of sim card registration by national IDs  the time flame is too short, many registered but haven’t got theirs and many village people are facing much hardships to register.

Mao adds that national ID is not the only document to use and so they are going to join other Ugandans to seek for justice in court.

UCC gave 20th April 2017, to block all sim cards which are not registered.