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Political parties to review public order management act

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties under the Inter-party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) are set to dialogue on the implementation of Public Order Management Act (POMA). The dialogue is being organised by the IPOD secretariat and Office of the Prime Minister. The event will be held …

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Rukutana states Govt commitment to IPOD dialogue

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana has said all political parties under the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (iPod) should participate in the National Dialogue. Meeting members of the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue-iPod at Golf View Hotel on Wednesday, Rukutana said that the leaders of …

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FDC dismisses DP’s one candidate strategy

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has dismissed, as wishful thinking, a one-to-one strategy broached by Democratic Party (DP) ahead of the 2021 presidential elections. The strategy that would see all opposition parties’ field a single candidate against National Resistance Movement (NRM) …

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Opposition rejects administration of parliament amendment bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition political parties have rejected the Administration of Parliament Amendment Bill 2018. The objective of the Bill is to amend the Administration of Parliament Act to allow for the election of Leader of Opposition following the nomination of at least three contenders by the …

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Bwanika, Mabikke announce new political alliance with DP

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | People’s Development Party, a political ensemble led by former presidential candidate Dr Abed Bwanika has formed an alliance with the Democratic Party in a new effort to facilitate regime change in the country. Also in the coalition is Social Democratic Party, led by …

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Court dismisses case against DP activist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Law Development Centre Magistrate’s Court has dismissed a case against Moses Bigirwa, a Uganda Young Democrats -UYD activist. It is alleged that Bigirwa on December, 29th, 2018 while on Top Radio said that the government had hatched a plan to assassinate Kyaddondo East …

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FDC officially out, DP back for IPOD summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) summit scheduled for next week will go on without the main opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). FDC officially communicated its withdrawal during the IPOD council meeting held at Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy, Ntinda on Friday …

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Mbale High Court halts Busia LCV Chairperson gazette

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mbale High Court has halted the gazette and swearing in of the Geoffrey Wandera, an independent candidate who was declared unopposed in the Busia District leadership race. Wandera was declared a winner after his two opponents, Crispus Bwire and Tony Ojambo stepped down; days …

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