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Tension as Besigye is “held hostage” in Mubende FM studio

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is high in Mubende Municipality where Dr. Kizza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party president is locked up in the studios of Mubende FM. It all started this morning when a combined team of Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF and police officers stormed …

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FDC: We may boycott second IPOD summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC has threatened to boycott the second Inter-party for Dialogue (IPOD) summit slated for May 15th, 2019. The FDC President, Patrick Oboi Amuriat, says the boycott will be in protest of continued harassment of senior party members by police and …

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Political parties to review public order management act

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties under the Inter-party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) are set to dialogue on the implementation of Public Order Management Act (POMA). The dialogue is being organised by the IPOD secretariat and Office of the Prime Minister. The event will be held …

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FDC asks Mao to apologise to Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has demanded that Democratic Party (DP) President Norbert Mao apologises to Dr. Kizza Besigye for attacks during last week’s DP Block agreement signing event. DP on Thursday, last week held an event to sign a memorandum of understanding …

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Greed for power destroying FDC – party leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party have cited internal greed for power as one of the factors affecting the progress of the opposition political organisation. Roland Mugume Kagyinda, FDC’s Deputy President in Charge of the Western Region says that despite their common …

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Hope radio switched off after hosting Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel on Thursday night switched off Hope Radio in Kabale municipality. The radio was hosting Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party leaders. The leaders were Dr. Kiiza Besigye the former FDC president, Ingrid Turinawe, the FDC Chairperson of the Women’s League, Patrick Amuriat Oboi, …

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FDC decries disruption of IPOD activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has decried the disruption of activities funded by the Netherlands Institute for Multi-party Democracy through the Inter-party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD). This follows the disruption of a training session for the FDC district party leaders in eastern Uganda, which …

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FDC backs revival of Uganda airlines with caution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) says they back the ongoing process of revival of Uganda Airlines. However, the party says government should be transparent in the process. Last week there was controversy in revival process when it emerged that government owned only 0.1% of …

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Muntu’s new party joins the fray

Alliance for National Transformation (ANT), a new party led by Maj Gen. Mugisha Muntu will soon be launched and outline its agenda. Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | ANT was cleared by the Electoral Commission after months of correspondence with the electoral body. In a statement, ANT convener Alice Alaso, …

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