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Besigye’s new Front

For pressure group, is competition with Bobi Wine’s NUP better than cooperation? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The People’s Front for Transition comes at a time when Dr. Kizza Besigye is marking twenty years since he first ran for president. After four grueling election cycles, Besigye sat out the …

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Former Madi Okollo MP John Arumadri Drazu is dead

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | John Arumadri Drazu, the former Madi Okollo Member of Parliament and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC stalwart is dead. He breathed his last at his home in Anyafio cell in Arua City Central division on Thursday morning after developing breathing difficulties. His elder son, Tony Drazu Arumadri …

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FDC demands for a fulltime education minister

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has called for the appointment of a senior minister in the Ministry of Education and Sports who is accessible and flexible to tackle the challenges the lockdown has imposed on the education sector. Speaking during the weekly FDC press …

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Mpuuga calls for opposition unity as he marks 100 days in office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga has called for unity among the opposition in Parliament to achieve a common goal. Mpuuga was on Wednesday speaking to journalists at Parliament as he marked 100 days in office. The Opposition in Parliament is led by …

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Erias Lukwago replaces Ssebugwawo as FDC VP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Eng Patrick Amuriat has appointed the City Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and the Soroti Woman Member of Parliament Ann Adeke Ebaju as Deputy Presidents. The Deputy Secretary-General of the FDC Harold Kaija confirmed the appointments. He …

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FDC mourns Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC political party has said it was saddened by the passing of Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga, the Archbishop of the Orthodox Church in Uganda. Lwanga, who has been battling cancer passed away yesterday at a hospital in Athens-Greece. Speaking to the press …

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FDC doubts gov’t commitment to solving greater Masaka security crisis

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | If government security agencies managed largely to pacify Somalia, deploy in Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan and Central African Republic among other countries, why is it taking long to decisively deal with bijambiya (machete) murders in greater Masaka region? Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) …

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Salaamu Musumba withdraws election petition against Kadaga

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Vice President for Eastern Uganda, Proscovia Salaamu Musumba has withdrawn the election petition filed against Kamuli woman MP Rebecca Kadaga. Musumba had filed the petition before the High Court in Jinja faulting both Kadaga and Electoral Commission for allegedly orchestrating …

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