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Besigye blames Museveni for stopping food donation to vulnerable

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] president Dr Kizza Besigye has said President Museveni erred by stopping politicians and other well-wishers from donating relief items to those most affected by the COVID-19 lockdown. In a statement, Besigye, Museveni’s four-time challenger said, instead of banning …

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FDC tables response to Constitutional Amendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has reiterated its proposal to create parliamentary seats for presidential candidates who garner 10 percent votes or more in the presidential elections. The party officials led by their president Patrick Oboi Amuriat on Wednesday appeared before the …

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FDC demands violent free political environment to advance IPOD agenda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC wants government to explain the violence directed at opposition politicians if they are to sit and discuss under the Interparty Organization for Dialogue – IPOD. The FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda told journalists during the weekly press briefing …

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Race heat’s up for KCCA Speaker job

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Candidates vying for the newly introduced speaker’s seat at Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA have intensified campaigns as the election date draws closer. KCCA councilors go to the polls on March 5, 2020 to elect their pioneer speaker. Three councilors have expressed interest in the …

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IPOD council to discuss roadmap on Friday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Council of the Inter-party Organization for Dialogue- IPOD is set to meet this Friday to discuss activities to be conducted by IPOD under the leadership of Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party. The Council comprises of Secretaries from all member parties. The platform brings …

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FDC considering primaries for new KCCA positions

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party is considering conducting primaries for all councilors interested in the positions of Speaker and Deputy Speaker in Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA. The recently gazetted KCCA Amendment Act establishes positions of speaker and deputy speaker at City hall and …

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Police, FDC supporters face-off in Jinja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Traffic came to a standstill for close to one and half hours along the Jinja-Iganga highway as police engaged Forum for Democratic Change-FDC supporters who were leading a procession to commemorate 15-years FDC. The supporters, armed with megaphones, stormed the highway in the afternoon to …

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