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FDC dismisses DP’s one candidate strategy

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has dismissed, as wishful thinking, a one-to-one strategy broached by Democratic Party (DP) ahead of the 2021 presidential elections. The strategy that would see all opposition parties’ field a single candidate against National Resistance Movement (NRM) …

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FDC is under attack – party president

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president Patrick Oboi Amuriat has said the party is under attack from social media detractors and negative pushes from the leadership of parliament. Amuriat said that the negativity targeted mainly on the opposition leadership in parliament is aimed at …

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Opposition rejects administration of parliament amendment bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition political parties have rejected the Administration of Parliament Amendment Bill 2018. The objective of the Bill is to amend the Administration of Parliament Act to allow for the election of Leader of Opposition following the nomination of at least three contenders by the …

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Court summons incoming COSASE chairman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road court has summoned the Kawempe South Member of Parliament, Mubarak Munyagwa on corruption charges. The January 15th, 2019 criminal summon was issued by the Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate, M. M. Nabende. “You are hereby commanded by the Uganda Government to appear …

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FDC, UPC clash over NRM Links

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Secretary General has tasked Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) to explain its alliance with the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party. Mafabi questioned UPC’s link to NRM during the launch of Political Parties Capacity Support Project, which is supported …

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ANALYSIS: The year Bobi Wine

NRM, FDC battled eight by-elections but a young untested legislator became the issue Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | This year, 2018, saw some upsets and changes in the political lay of the land as 36-year-old legislator Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine continued to exert his presence on a …

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FDC urges religious leaders to preach against bad governance during Xmas

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has said religious leaders should not shy from preaching about critical issues of governance during Christmas festival summons. Harold Kaija, the party deputy secretary general told journalists during a weekly party press conference at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi …

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THIS WEEK: FDC opts out of IPOD meeting

THIS WEEK: FDC opts out of IPOD meeting Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A week before the an Inter – Party Organisation for Dailogue (IPOD) summit scheduled for Dec.12 could be held, the main opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party announced that they would not participate in the event. …

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