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NUP unveils mobilization committee ahead of Dokolo by- election

Dokolo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) has unveiled approximately 300 mobilizers ahead of the Dokolo District Woman MP By-election. On Saturday, a delegation led by the party’s Secretary General David Lewis Rubongoya met mobilization committees from all the 14 sub counties in the district. They tasked them …

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Lessons from Serere by election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emmanuel Omoding won the by-election in Serere County to replace his father who died in a car crash in December. He polled 15,638 votes beating his closest rival by 2000 votes in an election where the opposition candidate came a distant third. “I pledge to …

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Emmanuel Omoding wins Serere County by-election

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent candidate Emmanuel Omoding has been declared the winner of the by-election held in Serere County on Thursday. Omoding, the son of the former MP Patrick Okabe emerged as the winner of the hotly contested race with 15,638 votes, beating four other contenders. He was …

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Serere receives voting materials ahead of by-election

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has delivered voting materials to Serere district, ahead of Thursday’s by-election. The materials that include registers, ballot boxes, ballot papers, Biometric Voter Verification Kits, and basins among others were delivered on Tuesday to the Electoral Commission offices. Sylvia Cheptegei, the Serere District …

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Serere by-election: Kyagulanyi campaigns for ANT candidate Alaso

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of voters in Serere walked kilometers on Monday to join the National Unity Platform-NUP party president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu as he campaigned for Alice Alaso, the Alliance for National Transformation-ANT candidate in Serere county. Kyagulanyi arrived in Serere town on Monday evening for the last …

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Over 1,000 security personnel deployed ahead of Serere County by-election

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 1,000 security personnel have been deployed to man security ahead of Serere County by-election on Thursday. The security personnel include soldiers from the Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF, Uganda Police Force-UPF and the Uganda Prison Service-UPS. The others are intelligence personnel scattered across the …

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Serere County by-election: FDC embarks on door to door campaigns

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Emmanuel Eratu, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate in the Serere County by-election on Tuesday held door-to-door campaigns to lure potential voters. Eratu and his campaign team reached out to voters in their homes and business premises. He said that door-to-door is one of …

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ANT’s Alaso pleads for FDC support in Serere by-election

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Serere County MP aspirant, Alice Alaso has called on the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party to join hands in securing victory for the opposition in the Serere by-election. Alaso made the appeal during a press briefing on Wednesday ahead of the nomination of candidates …

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NUP backs ANT’s Alice Alaso in Serere by-election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP will back the Alliance for National Transformation-ANT candidate, Alice Alaso in the Serere County Parliamentary by-election. Speaking at a media briefing on Tuesday, the NUP Spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi said that while two party members, Jerry Okello, and Joel Obore, expressed interest …

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