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FDC asks parliament to allocate funds for Bududa, Butaleja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change- FDC wants parliament to provide a supplementary budget for the landslide and flood prone districts of Bududa and Butaleja. Last week, floods hit Butaleja district displacing hundreds of people. Five people were also killed by landslides in Bududa.  The most affected …

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Mao blasts FDC, IPOD Summit goes into the night

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the Inter Party Organization for Dialogue (IPOD) Nobert Mao has blasted the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) for continuously snubbing the IPOD summit. Like in the first summit, FDC has participated at council level but refused to attend the summit. Mao …

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Bobi Wine and Besigye

Bobi Wine and Besigye: Who gains, loses in partnership?  Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Did the May 6 agreement between Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye to “partner” against President Yoweri Museveni weaken the People Power leader? Did it strengthen a sinking Besigye? Besigye, representing the People’s Government, and Robert …

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Political parties draft proposal to restrict Independents

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties through Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) have drafted a proposal which calls for individuals seeking to contest as independents to resign from political parties 12 months before elections. Candidates who contest and lose in political parties will thus be blocked from …

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FDC snubs second IPOD summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) says they will not attend the second Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) summit slated for Wednesday in Lira.   Party Spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda described the meeting as a mere “social event.” This is the second time that FDC is …

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It’s too early to judge us says Muntu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Newly-formed Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party says it is resolved to build a formidable force in the country’s political landscape. Alliance for National Transformation leader, Major General Mugisha Muntu says it is too early for Ugandans to judge him and his colleagues based on …

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Second IPOD summit to be held in Lira

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The second Inter-party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) summit will be held next week in Lira district. Frank Rusa, the Executive Secretary of IPOD and country representative of Netherland Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD), says taking the summit to Lira is meant to ensure …

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