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Mbale Mayor defeated in FDC party primaries

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The incumbent Mayor Mbale city Mutwalibi Mafabi Zandya has been defeated in the Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party primaries. The party’s electoral commission in Mbale declared Kassim Namugali winner. He garnered 66 votes against Zandya’s 15 votes while Mugoya Siraji got 11 votes. The …

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11 MPs abandon DP to join Bobi Wine’s NUP

✳ Mathias Mpuuga from DP ✳ Joseph Ssewungu DP ✳ Medard Ssegona DP ✳ Betty Nambooze DP ✳ Moses Kasibante Ind ✳ Muwanga Kivumbi DP ✳ Allan Ssewanyana DP ✳ Ssempala Kigozi DP ✳ Ssentongo Robinah DP ✳ Veronica Namaganda DP ✳ Florence Namayanja DP Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT …

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EU Ambassadors visit NUP offices in Kamwokya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform has expressed confidence that the international community is beginning to believe in the group bidding to take power in the forthcoming 2021 general elections. The confidence was raised after a four-hour meeting between NUP leaders and a delegation of Ambassadors …

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Who is Kamala Harris?

Washington, US | XINHUA | Former U.S. Vice President and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has called Senator Kamala Harris “a fearless fighter for the little guy, and one of the country’s finest public servants.” He said this as he announced on Tuesday that he has picked Senator Kamala Harris of …

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Oulanyah: It is my turn to lead NRM in Northern Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah is seeking President Yoweri Museveni’s affirmation to represent the Northern Region on the Central Executive Committee of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party. Oulanyah alongside three other candidates; businessman Sam Engola, Timothy Jokkene and Dr Samuel Oledo are …

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Katikkiro asks voters to stop pestering aspirants for money

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Katikkiro of Buganda Kingdom, Charles Peter Mayiga has condemned voters pestering aspirants for money ahead of the 2021 general elections. Currently, aspirants for various political seats are holding town hall meetings to convince voters in the ongoing party primary polls. However, in the meetings, …

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Democratic Party moves to revive party support in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party (DP) in Kasese district is stepping up its mobilization ahead of the 2021 general elections. Kasese was a stronghold of the Democratic Party in the 1960’s and 1980’s. But the support waned over the years and to date, DP’s presence in …

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FDC struggling to identify flag bearers in Masaka sub region

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party in Masaka sub-region is struggling to identify flag bearers to contest for various leadership positions in the 2021 general elections. Besides failing to front candidates for positions for Special Interests Groups whose nominations ended last week, the party …

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