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Justice Forum to hold grass root elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Forum-JEEMA says it will have regional grass root structure tours in October that will climax with elections to elect new leaders in those structures before end of this year. In an interview with URN on Thursday, JEEMA Secretary General Muhammad Kateregga said that after …

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We must work together to challenge NRM – Basalirwa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Asuman Basalirwa, the sole Member of Parliament from the Justice Forum-JEEMA has said that opposition political parties have no option but to work together in order to outsmart the ruling government. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Basalirwa who was recently appointed deputy chairperson of the …

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Top JEEMA leaders snub Bobi Wine meeting

Kyagulanyi was at the JEEMA offices in Mengo on Thursday to meet with the top party leaders Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Top leaders of the Justice Forum-JEEMA party declined to attend a meeting with the National Unity Platform party president Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu. In his effort to reach out to …

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Unpaid court awards finally fall below UGX400BN – Audit Report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Amidst all the damning findings by the Auditor General John Muwanga, there is something positive to report albeit with a warning;  the outstanding amount in court awards and compensation has after several years fallen below 400 billion Shillings, currently standing at 392.4 billion Shillings. The Auditor …

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MP disowns lawyer in supreme court case

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  There was drama in the Supreme Court when the appeal challenging the constitutional order ejecting six legislators from the newly created municipalities came up for hearing on Wednesday morning.  The legislators are Patrick Ocan from Apac Municipality, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, Sheema Municipality, Tarsis Rwaburindore …

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Political parties not getting funding

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the Inter-Party Organisation on Dialogue (IPOD), Hon Asuman Basalirwa this week revealed that political parties have not received funding from government for the past two years. “The parties have not received funding from the government for the last two years yet …

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Political parties cry to parliament over delayed funding from gov’t

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties have asked Parliament to compel the government to pay 10 billion Shillings support for political activities as many of them are currently struggling to operate. The funding, currently at 10 billion Shillings distributed to the Political parties under the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue …

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MPs caution against double standards as NRM opts for lining up

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of Members of Parliament has asked the government to open up especially for the electoral period after the National Resistance Movement (NRM) approved lining up behind candidates as a voting option for its party primaries. According to the ruling party’s roadmap which was …

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JEEMA rejects digital campaigns, wants polls postponed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Forum (JEEMA) has appealed to Parliament to ensure that the country holds elections as provided for under the Constitution or recommend a postponement of the polls until threats posed by the COVID-19 pandemic are dealt with. JEEMA President Asuman Basalirwa made the …

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