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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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THIS WEEK: DP boss Mao in party reunion drive

THIS WEEK: DP boss Mao in party reunion drive Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The president general of the Democratic Party (DP) Norbert Mao has reached out to rival factions in the party aimed at building unity and cohesion in Uganda’s oldest political party. At a press briefing at the …

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