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ANALYSIS: Besigye reloaded

Does Twerwaneko mean he will run against People Power in 2021? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Kizza Besigye’s recent launch of a national campaign dubbed Twerwaneko (Let’s defend ourselves) is being seen by some as a strategy for the veteran politician to launch himself right back into the political …

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Mao cautions DP members on association with People Power

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party-DP President Norbert Mao has warned his party members against being overridden by the growing political excitement of the People Power pressure group into violating the principles of their party. Mao was on Wednesday addressing a symposium of DP leaders from the …

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Mao faults Museveni’s leadership over brutal killings

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party-DP President General, Norbert Mao wants President, Yoweri Museveni and his ruling National Resistance-NRM party government held accountable for the brutal murder and atrocities committed against Ugandans. He said this at a media briefing at Kolping hotel in Hoima town on …

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Uganda Police start search for missing Nico Mao

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Metropolitan police have launched a hunt for the missing son of Democratic Party president, Norbert Mao. Nicholas Mao reportedly went missing on Monday. The Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says Nicholas left his father’s home and has since not returned home. …

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Police, DP bloc leaders fail to agree on Luweero rally

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police and Democratic Party-DP bloc leaders have failed to agree on venue to host a reunion rally in Luweero town. Recently DP bloc leaders led by Abed Bwanika the president of Peoples Development Party, Former Presidential candidate Sam Lubega and DP Leaders …

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Museveni’s electoral reforms

Why opposition shouldn’t expect President to drop winning strategy Kampala, Uganda | AGATHER ATUHAIRE | Since Attorney General William Byaruhanga tabled before parliament the government proposed electoral reforms on July 26, attention has been on how opposition parties will react to them. Presentation of the proposed reforms is, on paper, a …

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Police brutality

Besigye, Muntu, Mao teams react Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s newest party, the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) likes to be known as the quiet, peace-loving party. It is an image the mirrors the personality of its two most prominent leaders; its founder, Maj. Gen.(Rtd) Mugisha Muntu and …

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Museveni tells off the Opposition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has lashed at the Opposition for criticizing Government programs instead of developing their constituents. He said the opposition in Parliament has not done anything tangible for the people it represents. During the State of the Nation Address at Serena International Conference …

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