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DP calls for Otafiire’s resignation, interrogation over reckless statements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic party has called for immediate resignation and interrogation of Ministry of Internal Affairs Minister General Kahinda Otafiire, over statements he made in connection to the Masaka killings. While appearing on television on Thursday, Otafiire mentioned and insinuated that if the ruling National Resistance …

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Democratic Party sets agenda for Teso sub region

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party-DP has launched what it describes as a permanent campaign in Teso sub region, six months after Uganda’s general elections. Norbert Mao, the President General of Uganda’s oldest party says that the campaign is meant to identify problems faced by the people of …

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IPOD drafting new MoU for political parties

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD is in the process of drafting a new Memorandum of Understanding-MoU that binds all political parties with representation in Parliament. Four political parties namely the Democratic Party-DP, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC, National Resistance Movement-NRM and Uganda People’s Congress-UPC signed …

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How opposition disunity awarded NRM 20 MP seats

NUP spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi says some losses were self-inflicted, adding that the lesson they learn as forces of change is to strive and not only unite at the lower levels but also at the presidency Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After agreeing in principle to fight the 2021 general election …

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Why Museveni should engage FDC, DP, Jeema and co

They represent true Ugandan interests and are equally sidelined by the ‘generational’ new Uganda forces | COMMENT | SWAIB K NSEREKO | Like the ruling National Resistance Movement, Opposition parties including FDC, DP, JEEMA and others are nursing political wounds sustained from recent electoral losses to the newest comer, the …

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Why Mao won’t resign over DP’s failure to raise 15 MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party – DP has said that their President General, Norbert Mao won’t resign from his position despite failure to raise 15 Members of Parliament (MPs) in the recently concluded elections as he had promised. In an address last year while commenting on the …

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DP to hold prayers for victims of election violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party-DP will hold prayers to mourn victims of election violence. DP presidential candidate Norbert Mao disclosed that all their party supporters, leaders across the country will on Wednesday wear black attire. Speaking to journalists in Gulu on Tuesday, Mao said that by dressing …

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Why Mao is key factor in how Acholi sub region votes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | When Democratic Party-DP’s Norbert Mao contested for presidency in 2011, he won Nwoya with 54 percent. He also won Amuru and Gulu districts scoring 44 and 42 percent respectively. Mao also polled 35 percent in Kitgum district. Mao is the only candidate who has ever …

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