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FDC asks gov’t to pay examination fees for all candidates

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has joined parliament to demand government’s intervention to help clear Uganda National Examinations Board-UNEB registration fees for candidates in private schools.  At the beginning of this month, Parliament passed a resolution urging the government to meet the cost of …

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FDC contemplates forming alliances with other opposition forces

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party leadership in Masaka district is contemplating forming alliances with other opposition candidates after failing to field candidates for all parliamentary positions in the area.   FDC has only managed to front two candidates out of the six parliamentary seats …

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Habib Buwembo elected FDC flag bearer for Rubaga south

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has confirmed Habiib Buwembo as the flag bearer for the Rubaga South Member of Parliament seat. This is after Buwembo’s rival Grace Nakanwagi refused to stand down following a request by FDC party officials.  In the elections held …

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RDC accused of harassing FDC supporters in Obongi

Obongi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Supporters of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party in Obongi district have decried continued intimidation and harassment by security personnel as campaigns draw closer. Over 30 candidates are vying for various political positions in Obongi district alone. But several of them have lodged complaints …

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Biriggwa quits race for FDC presidential flag bearer

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Wasswa Biriggwa has pulled out of the Forum for Democratic Change –FDC party presidential flag bearer race.  During the FDC national council meeting held on Thursday at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi, Birigggwa said he does not want to divide the party like it …

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Amuriat, Biriggwa rally FDC supporters to embrace unity

Jinja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Forum for Democratic Change-FDC presidential hopefuls, Wasswa Biriggwa and Patrick Oboi Amuriat have rallied party supporters within Busoga region to unite ahead of next year’s general elections. The duo made the call while addressing party delegates from the 11 districts of Busoga region in …

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FDC loses Kabale municipality youth committee elections

Kabale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party has lost the youth committee elections in Kabale District.  On Wednesday the electoral commission conducted elections for the municipality, city and division youth committees.  The National Resistance Movement- NRM party won all the nine positions that Youth Committee …

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FDC struggles to identify candidates in Acholi

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party is finding a hard time to decide on the party candidates for various elective positions in Acholi sub-region ahead of the forthcoming general elections. This stems from the failure by the aspirants to compromise on who should carry …

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Police probing aspirant’s alleged fake kidnap

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kawempe Police has launched investigations into the alleged fake kidnap of Rukia Namuwanga an aspirant for Kawempe South Woman Councillor.   Namuwanga who is contesting on the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party ticket is also the current area Councillor for Bwaise I, II and III parishes …

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FDC ‘sweet talks’ aspirants to avoid parimaries in Acholi

Amuru, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change – FDC party has started engaging individuals intending to contest for various political positions in Acholi sub-region ahead of the 2021 general elections. The move,  spearheaded by Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County MP and FDC National Vice President, targets aspirants …

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