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Besigye’s new Front

For pressure group, is competition with Bobi Wine’s NUP better than cooperation? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The People’s Front for Transition comes at a time when Dr. Kizza Besigye is marking twenty years since he first ran for president. After four grueling election cycles, Besigye sat out the …

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Why NUP stayed away from Besigye’s Front

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP), the party with the highest number of elected leaders in the opposition, officially declared this week that they will not be joining the People’s Front for Transition-PFT. The PFT pressure group was last week launched, with its leaders saying …

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To whom it may concern

  A frank memo to those demanding that we purchase credibility at the price of mutilating of our beliefs THE LAST WORD | ANDREW M. MWENDA | A section of the Ugandan talking heads have made a fetish of “credibility”, particularly the sort of “credibility” purchased by denouncing President Yoweri …

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Bobi Wine versus Supreme Court

Withdrawal of presidential election petition leaves `cadre judges’ on the defensive Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | On Feb. 22 former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi in an unsurprising move announced his decision to withdraw his presidential election petition in the Supreme Court in Kampala challenging the declared victory of President …

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Male Mabirizi Vs Alfonse Owiny-Dollo

Will the Chief Justice quit Kyagulanyi’s presidential election petition? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Supreme Court is preparing to hear lawyer Male Mabirizi’s application he filed on Feb.11 asking Alfonse Owiny-Dollo, the Chief Justice, to disqualify or recuse himself from participation in the hearing and determination of the …

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