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IPOD drafting new MoU for political parties

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD is in the process of drafting a new Memorandum of Understanding-MoU that binds all political parties with representation in Parliament. Four political parties namely the Democratic Party-DP, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC, National Resistance Movement-NRM and Uganda People’s Congress-UPC signed …

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JEEMA undecided on attending IPOD summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Justice Forum Party is undecided on whether to attend the 3rd summit of Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue-IPOD. The summit scheduled for Friday this week at Kololo Independence grounds shall be chaired by the National Resistance Movement- NRM Chairman Yoweri Museveni.   The summit that brings …

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IPOD summit set for Friday, FDC not attending

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Heads of Political Parties organized under the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD are set to conduct their 3rd Summit on March 5th at the Kololo Independence ground. IPOD brings together parties with representation in Parliament to dialogue on issues affecting the country and political players in …

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IPOD tasks IGP on repeated brutality against journalists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue -IPOD has asked the Inspector General of Police to take appropriate action against repeated acts of brutality metted against Journalists on duty by members of security forces. This call by IPOD, an organisation that brings together all Political Parties with …

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Proportional representation will root out chaos in elections – IPOD

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Executive Secretary of the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD Frank has said that the violence witnessed in multiparty democracy can be solved by a proportional representation system of democracy. In Proportional representation, apolitical party that wins 10 percent of the vote, will win 10% of …

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Parties struggle as defeated candidates join independents queue

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties through their umbrella organization, the Interparty Organization for Dialogue [IPOD] had proposed an amendment to the electoral laws which would have seen people barred from contesting as independents if they lost party primaries. This was one of the rarest cases in which …

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Political parties not getting funding

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the Inter-Party Organisation on Dialogue (IPOD), Hon Asuman Basalirwa this week revealed that political parties have not received funding from government for the past two years. “The parties have not received funding from the government for the last two years yet …

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Political parties cry to parliament over delayed funding from gov’t

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties have asked Parliament to compel the government to pay 10 billion Shillings support for political activities as many of them are currently struggling to operate. The funding, currently at 10 billion Shillings distributed to the Political parties under the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue …

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