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IPOD Summit: Museveni sits on Amuriat’s empty chair

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni briefly sat in the empty seat reserved for the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party President, Patrick Oboi Amuriat at the ongoing Interparty Organization for Dialogue (IPOD) summit at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. Uganda’s largest opposition party snubbed the first historic IPOD summit backtracking …

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FDC cautions Byamugisha against working outside party structures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has agreed with their former party presidential candidate Moses Byamugisha to follow the constitution while handling matters of the party. Byamugisha 34, was today appearing before the FDC Youth League contrary to the prior summons where he was …

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When defiance defeated Muntu

Will new president Amuriat lead FDC forward or backwards to Besigye? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | With the election of Engineer Patrick Oboi Amuriat as president of Uganda’s biggest opposition party,  the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) behind him, Grant Senabulya, a delegate from Nakaseke district who looks to be in his …

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Amuriat sworn in, takes charge of FDC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eng. Patrick Amuriat Oboi has taken oath of office as president of Forum For Democratic Change (FDC), marking a remarkable rise to the top of Uganda’s leading opposition party. Beaten in the last parliamentary elections in Kumi, Amuriat looked the underdog at the start …

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Muntu versus Amuriat

The battle that shouldn’t have been fought Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | “I bring to this race 25 solid years of political activism; I bring new energy that is currently lacking in the party. And I belong to the ideology of defiance.” With such words, former Kumi Municipality lawmaker, Patrick …

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MUNTU: There was a considerable amount of distrust in me

Patrick Amuriat   – 57.6% Mugisha Muntu  – 41.7% Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rtd Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu has conceded defeat after Friday’s Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential election, but blamed distrust by many members for his failure to retain the top opposition party job. FDC Electoral Commission …

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Patrick Oboi Amuriat is FDC President

FDC Provisional results  Patrick Amuriat   – 57.6% Mugisha Muntu  – 41.7% Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Provisional results from Mandela Stadium indicate that the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) 7th National Delegates Conference has elected former Kumi Country MP Eng. Patrick Amuriat president. FDC Electoral Commission head Dan Mugarura …

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