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‘We want power’

DP leaders explain frustration with Mao as leader Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Norbert Mao, the current leader of Uganda’s oldest political organisation; the Democratic Party (DP) is at his best when gabbing – and some of his fellow leaders do not like that. They wish he could lead …

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Fresh row breaks out as DP giants fight over party elections

  Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A fresh disagreement has broken out in Uganda’s oldest political party, the Democratic Party (DP) over internal elections. The row pits the party President Norbert Mao, his deputy Denis Mukasa Mbidde and secretary general Blacks Siranda against mainly DP members of parliament led by …

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DP unveils 2021 electoral road map

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party has unveiled its political road-map for the 2021 general elections. The road-map outlines the programme for the electoral process. The roadmap was last week approved by the National Executive Committee. While releasing the road map on Tuesday, the DP Publicity Secretary Suleiman …

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NRM misses IPOD handover to FDC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party skipped the handover of the Interparty Organization for Democracy- IPOD leadership from the Democratic Party-DP to the Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party. DP, which assumed the IPOD leadership on March 25th, 2019, handed over to FDC yesterday at …

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FDC to take over IPOD leadership Wednesday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party will take over the leadership of the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue- IPOD on Wednesday this week. IPOD is a platform that brings together parties with representation in parliament including the National Resistance Movement (NRM), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), …

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DP ready to hand over IPOD leadership

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Democratic Party-DP has finally agreed to hand over leadership of the Inter-Party Organisations for Dialogue to the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party. IPOD is a platform that brings together parties with representation in parliament including the National Resistance Movement (NRM), Forum for Democratic Change …

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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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