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Makindye DP leaders drag party to court over halted polls

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 32 leaders from various levels in the Democratic Party- DP structures in Makindye Ssabagabo Municipality have sued the party leadership for halting internal elections. They contend that the DP Secretary General, Dr. Gerald Siranda arbitrary halted the elections in Makindye on grounds that …

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DP sets new dates for delegates conference

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party has announced new dates for its delegate’s conference. This follows a petition filed by the party’s youth league and women’s league seeking inclusion of youth and women in the party’s elections. The conference which was supposed to take place on July …

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DP issues new membership cards

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Democratic Party-DP has issued new membership cards, the President General, Norbert Mao has revealed. According to Mao, the new tamper proof party cards are part of their efforts to register party members and compile a national register. He explained that they have printed 200,000 cards …

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DP to undertake major Constitutional Amendments

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Democratic Party-DP has started consulting members on the proposed constitutional amendments with the aim of harmonizing leadership within the party structures. Samuel Muyizi, the DP legal advisor says they are currently consulting party members on a cocktail of proposed constitutional amendments before they table …

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Kidandala insists on overseeing DP structures elections

Masaka, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The suspended National Organizing Secretary of the Democratic Party Suleiman Kidandala has insisted on supervising the ongoing elections of party structures further compounding woes that have hit the party in recent months.    Kidandala was suspended by an extra-ordinary meeting of the Democratic Party National …

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DP members to Mao: Return to your Law firm

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Conflicts in Uganda’s oldest political party, the Democratic Party are not be about to end. A cross-section of DP members are accusing their President General, Norbert Mao of a number of improprieties telling him to go back to his law firm because he has failed …

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Rakai DP members defy top leadership on grassroots elections

Rakai, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Democratic Party-DP members in Rakai district have decided to defy the directives of the National Executive Committee-NEC on the procedures of conducting grassroots elections. On Friday last week, the DP National Executive Committee convened an extra-ordinary meeting, which resolved to suspend the National Organizing …

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NEC suspends Kidandala as DP organising secretary

  Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Executive Committee-NEC of the Democratic Party has suspended the party organizing secretary Suleiman Kidandala. The decision was reached during an extra-ordinary NEC meeting held on Friday at the party headquarters at Mengo, Balintuma road. The six hours meeting that started at …

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Mao unbothered by noise in Democratic Party

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Norbert Mao the DP President General has said those accusing him of misguiding the party are on a smear campaign to tarnish his name ahead of the party’s delegates’ conference next month. Speaking to URN, Mao said despite of the ‘noise,’ they are not going …

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DP organizing secretary annuls election of party leaders in Masaka

Masaka, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Organizing Secretary of the Democratic Party-DP, Suleiman Kidandala has annulled the recently conducted elections for party leaders in Masaka district.   The Democratic Party is embroiled in a series of wrangles arising out of the procedures of updating its structural leadership across the country. …

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