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Minister Nabakooba tells presidential debate organizers to go to UBC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has advised organizers of the presidential debate to consider using the National broadcaster, UBC and Vision Group televisions such as Bukedde TV to telecast the presidential debate as a solution to lack of funds. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Judith Nabakooba, the Minister …

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Archbishop Kaziimba calls for justice as election day draws near

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has called for justice and fairness as the country gears up to the January elections. Kaziimba was this morning delivering his Christmas sermon in a socially distanced service at All Saints …

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Abstaining from voting is sinful, Bishop warns Madi christians

Arua, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Christians in Madi and West Nile diocese have been urged to embrace peace during Christmas and the upcoming elections. While delivering his sermon during the first service at Emmanuel Cathedral Mvara this morning, Charles Collins Andaku, the Bishop of Madi West Nile said Christians should …

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Museveni has never won Gulu: Can Mao extend this losing record?

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | As the 2021 general elections draw close the campaigners of the National Resistance Movement-NRM, presidential candidate, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni must be strategizing to overcome his perennial defeat in Gulu district. Museveni has never won any election in Gulu district since 1996.   In 1996, Paul Kawanga …

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NRM candidates decry pressure from independents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement-NRM candidates in Masaka sub-region are decrying the hard times they are facing from independent candidates. Besides facing competition from opposition candidates, the majority of NRM candidates in greater Masaka region are also facing serious challenge from NRM leaning independent candidates. The …

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Minister Onek declared unopposed for Palabek county

Palabek, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission has declared the Relief and Disaster Preparedness Minister and incumbent Lamwo County Member of Parliament, Hillary Onek Obaloker unopposed for the Palabek County parliamentary seat.    This follows the high court decision declaring his soul rival, David Walter Ocira bankrupt for failure to …

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