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Dr. Kamunyu elected member of Makerere University Council

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Makerere University Academic Staff Association-Muasa Chairman, Dr. Deus Kamunyu Muhwezi has been elected as a member of the University Council, the highest governing body of the institution. Kamunyu who defeated Dr. Muhammad Kiggundu Musoke, a man he replaced as Muasa chairman and Associate Professor Nector …

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Voting begins in Equatorial Guinea elections

Kampala, Uganda | Xinhua | Voters in Equatorial Guinea went to the polls on Sunday morning to elect their next president and representatives in both parliamentary chambers. Polling centers across the country opened at 8 a.m. local time for more than 400,000 eligible voters expected to cast their votes and will close …

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300 Luwero mosques participate in UMSC elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Muslims from 300 mosques in Luwero Muslim District have participated in elections organized by Uganda Muslim Supreme Council amidst protests from a rival faction. The elections across the mosques started at 2pm after jummah prayers. The Muslims elected Chairpersons and secretaries for mosques and councilors …

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Trump announces 2024 presidential bid

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Former U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that he will run for the White House again. “I am tonight announcing my candidacy for President of the United States,” the Republican said from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Trump, 76, also filed his paperwork …

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U.S. democracy is the height of hypocrisy

United States is gearing up for the mid-term elections Beijing, China | Xinhua | Democrats are funding Republican primaries to try to nominate more potentially beatable candidates. Republicans are transporting migrants to Democratic-led cities in protest over immigration policy. Both parties are busy gerrymandering to get an upper hand. Former President Donald …

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Israeli ex-PM Netanyahu takes lead in election — exit polls

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Exit polls from Israel’s parliamentary elections suggested Tuesday that former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bloc has a good chance of making a comeback after the country’s fifth elections since 2019. Exit polls of three main Israeli TV channels indicated that the long-time leader and his alliance …

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Parliament denies vote rigging claims during EALA elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has denied that there was vote rigging during last month’s East African Legislative Assembly-EALA elections. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Chris Obore, the director for information at Parliament said their records show that there were neither unauthorized persons who participated in the election nor …

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NUP MPs warned against participating in EALA elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP has warned its MPs against participating in anyway in the election of members of the East African Legislative Assembly-EALA scheduled for Thursday. Speaking on Tuesday after a meeting of all opposition political parties represented in parliament, Manjeri Kyebakutikka, the deputy opposition …

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