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Gov’t concedes to opposition’s demands on POMA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has conceded to opposition parties that the Public Order Management Act (POMA) is illegally implemented. On Thursday, a meeting of the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) meeting on POMA was held at Commonwealth Resort, Munyonyo. The meeting that lasted five hours first came …

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Committee set up to draft POMA implementation guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A committee has been set up to scrutinise the 2013 Public Order Management Act (POMA) and draft guidelines on its implementation. This was agreed at an Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) meeting held at Commonwealth Resort, Munyonyo on Thursday. The meeting was attended by …

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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 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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Women of faith call for smooth transition of power

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Women leaders from different religions in the country have called for smooth and peaceful transition of power in Uganda. Under their umbrella, the Uganda Women of Faith Network (UWOFNET), the women urged leaders at all leadership positions to promote and embrace smooth power transition …

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DP assumes Inter-Party leadership

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party (DP) has assumed the leadership of the Inter-party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD), replacing Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC). Democratic Party will be steering IPOD activities for the next six months. Top on its agenda will be the IPOD summit slated for …

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Rukutana states Govt commitment to IPOD dialogue

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana has said all political parties under the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (iPod) should participate in the National Dialogue. Meeting members of the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue-iPod at Golf View Hotel on Wednesday, Rukutana said that the leaders of …

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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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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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