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MPs query unequal distribution of funds to political parties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has asked the government to explain the modalities used to distribute the 15 billion Shillings given to political parties with representation in Parliament. The Electoral Commission received 15 billion Shillings last week to cover facilitation for quarter one and  quarter two activities by the …

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NRM sweeps youth council elections in Wakiso district amidst teargas

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Resistance Movement (NRM) has today sweep all the nine positions contested for during the district youth council elections for Wakiso district. There were running battles as Police fired teargas to disperse rowdy youths who attempted to grab the ballot box as the voting …

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NRM to hold talks with its independent candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement party [NRM] has said starting this Tuesday, it will begin holding talks with its members who were defeated in party primaries but opted to be nominated as independent parliamentary candidates. Speaking to news reporters at the party’s secretariat plot 10, …

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Nakaseke MP candidates ask police to treat them equally

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After nominations of MP candidates for Nakaseke district last week, majority have asked the police to treat them equally during the campaigns. Atleast 14 candidates were duly nominated to contest for the four parliamentary positions in Nakaseke district. They are seeking to represent Nakaseke North, …

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Bwanika to rekindle presidential ambitions in post-Museveni Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Despite stooping to seek a parliamentary position for Kimanya-Kabonera division in the recently created Masaka city, the former President General of the People’s Development Party-PDP, Dr Abed Bwanika affirms his resolve to compete for the country’s top leadership office. Using the analogy of hot porridge, …

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Police to procure ambulances for 2021 general elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Force has resolved to procure eight new ambulances. This is part of the plan every directorate of police has been tasked to present regarding next year’s general elections. The ambulances will be procured and be managed by force’s directorate of health services, …

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Fort Portal city councilors protest lack of council sittings

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Councillors in Fort Portal tourism city are protesting the lack of council sessions since the operationalization of the city. In April, Parliament approved the creation of 15 new cities and 10 of these became operational effective July 1. They include Fort Portal, Arua, Jinja, …

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