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NRM’s big numbers

Ruling party’s unrivalled growth scrutinized as it marks 32 years in power Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | In 2006, after the first election since the country adopted the multiparty system of government in 2005, the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) had 205 MPs, after the 2011 elections that shot …

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Muntu defies Nandala Mafabi, starts nationwide consultations

Muntu’s consultation are going ahead as planned despite a letter from FDC Secretary General Nathan Nandala Mafabi warning that no party member should carry out any public activities anywhere in the country before consulting the party headquarters. Mafabi’s letter dated January 10, 2018 cautions FDC district chairpersons and general secretaries that …

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Court of Appeal orders new polls for Jinja Municipality East

  Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The Court of Appeal on Friday ordered fresh elections be conducted in Jinja Municipality East constituency after discovering that the Electoral Commission (EC) did not conduct the last polls in accordance with electoral laws. Basing on reported fraud that marred the said election …

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COMMENT: Besigye’s Black Swan virus

Something disastrous is happening in FDC that people will only understand much later COMMENT | SSEMANDA ALLAWI | For a decade plus, Dr. Col. Kizza Besigye has been attacking and accusing president Museveni of being a dictator and a selfish individual. He has accused him of failing and using NRM as a …

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When defiance defeated Muntu

Will new president Amuriat lead FDC forward or backwards to Besigye? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | With the election of Engineer Patrick Oboi Amuriat as president of Uganda’s biggest opposition party,  the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) behind him, Grant Senabulya, a delegate from Nakaseke district who looks to be in his …

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Amuriat sworn in, takes charge of FDC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eng. Patrick Amuriat Oboi has taken oath of office as president of Forum For Democratic Change (FDC), marking a remarkable rise to the top of Uganda’s leading opposition party. Beaten in the last parliamentary elections in Kumi, Amuriat looked the underdog at the start …

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MUNTU: No need to rush any decision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Maj.Gen Mugisha Muntu will continue serving Forum For Democratic Change (FDC) after he hands over to the new president Eng. Patrick Amuriat on Friday. “In whatever I do I will look at how FDC can be improved,” he said at a press conference at Hotel Africana on …

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Mugisha Muntu meets Bobi Wine, to announce next move today

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Following his defeat in the Forum For Democratic Change (FDC) presidential elections, Maj.Gen Mugisha Muntu will outline his future plans in a press briefing today. The fallout from the FDC polls has raised speculation that Muntu could break away from the party. Soon after …

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