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Irregularities cited in distribution of NRM motorcycles in Pader

Pader, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders in Pader district are divided over irregularities in the distribution of motorcycles meant for mobilization for the 2021 general elections.   In September, the district received 23 motorcycles from the NRM party headquarters. It was meant to be given …

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Byabakama responds to UN suspension of travels to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission-EC isn’t bothered by the decision by the UN to suspend the travel of its staff to Uganda according to Justice Byabakama Simon Mugenyi. He told journalists at the Commission headquarters on Tuesday that if the UN travel restriction to Uganda is based on …

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NUP leaders in Acholi defect to NRM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP has lost more party officials and members in Acholi sub region to the National Resistance Movement-NRM party. The latest defections include; Tonny Olanya Olenge, the NUP Acholi sub region coordinator and head of the mobilization, Kennedy Otim, the NUP coordinator for …

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Mwanga takes over from Sarah Kagingo at PRAU

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Stephen Mwanga has been elected the new President of the Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU). He takes over from Sarah Kagingo, who has served her full term 2018-2020. Mwanga, who works in Uganda Parliament’s Communications and Public Affairs department, came top with 32 votes …

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Plan B not necessary – Mugisha Muntu

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There will be no need to invoke Col. Kizza Besigye’s plan B to oust President Yoweri Museveni from power come January 14th, 2020, Gen. Mugisha Muntu, the Alliance for National Transformation-ANT party presidential candidate has said. This comes a day after the Forum for …

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CSOs condemn gov’t for freezing NGO accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil society activists have condemned the decision by the Financial Intelligence Authority-FIA to freeze the accounts of Uganda Women’s Network-UWONET and Uganda National-NGO Forum for alleged terror financing. FIA froze the accounts of the two organisations in Stanbic Bank, ABSA Bank, KCB Bank and Standard …

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NRM leaders reject pressure to support MP Musasizi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement-NRM officials in Rubanda district have clashed over attempts to compel them to support to Henry Ariganyira Musasizi, Rubanda County East parliamentary candidate. The officials clashed at a meeting convened at Bubaare sub-county primary school playground in Rubanda district on Friday by Musasizi …

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Opposition are useless and disruptive – Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has castigated the opposition as useless and disruptive, saying their actions will fail because the government is determined to ensure general elections. He was speaking during the annual National Thanksgiving Prayers held at State House Entebbe organised by the Inter-Religious Council Uganda-IRCU. Museveni …

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