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Mao blasts FDC, IPOD Summit goes into the night

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairperson of the Inter Party Organization for Dialogue (IPOD) Nobert Mao has blasted the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) for continuously snubbing the IPOD summit. Like in the first summit, FDC has participated at council level but refused to attend the summit. Mao …

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IPOD delegates angered by Museveni’s delayed arrival

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Delegates at the second Summit of the Interparty Organisation of Dialogue-IPOD have expressed anger over delays caused by the late arrival of the NRM National Chairman, Yoweri Museveni. He was yet to arrive at  6pm, with IPOD Summit organisers saying he has been delayed by …

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IPOD drafts proposal to restrict independent candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties through the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) have drafted a proposal which calls for individuals seeking to contest as independents to resign from political parties 12 months before elections. Candidates who contest and lose in political parties will thus be blocked from …

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Political parties draft proposal to restrict Independents

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties through Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) have drafted a proposal which calls for individuals seeking to contest as independents to resign from political parties 12 months before elections. Candidates who contest and lose in political parties will thus be blocked from …

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IPOD Summit postponed, venue changed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The second Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) summit has been pushed to Monday, May 20, 2019. Its venue has also changed from Lira to Protea Hotel, Entebbe. IPOD is an umbrella of political parties with representation in parliament. These include the ruling National Resistance …

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Political parties to meet IGP over new POMA regulations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties under the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) are set to meet the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola to discuss implementation of new Public Order Management Act (POMA) regulations. The meeting will be held on Sunday at Prime Minister’s office. It will …

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New POMA regulations: Spontaneous public meeting to last 20 minutes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new Public Order Management Act (POMA) 2013 regulations has created a provision for unplanned public meeting of political parties lasting for only 20 minutes. The new regulations have been drafted through the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) initiative. IPOD brings together political parties …

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Political parties unveil new POMA regulations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties under the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) have agreed and unveiled new regulations that will guide security agencies in the implementation of Public Order Management Act (POMA) of 2013. The new regulations were unveiled by secretary generals of political parties and Prime …

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FDC unmoved by poll placing Besigye behind Bobi Wine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) says it is not bothered by an opinion poll that has placed the party’s four-time presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye in a distant third position, among presidential contenders. The poll by Research World International placed Besigye behind President Museveni …

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FDC questions gov’t commitment on POMA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has questioned government’s commitment on changing the way it’s implementing the Public Order Management Act (POMA), 2013. FDC’s skepticism comes days after government officials led by Prime Minister, Ruhukana Rugunda admitted that the law is being implemented wrongly. This …

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