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Next IPOD summit to review council resolutions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The next Inter party Organization for Dialogue (IPOD) summit will be held in May 2019. This was announced on Wednesday by Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) President, Jimmy Akena at the end of the summit at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. IPOD is currently chaired by UPC. The …

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IPOD Summit: Museveni sits on Amuriat’s empty chair

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Museveni briefly sat in the empty seat reserved for the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party President, Patrick Oboi Amuriat at the ongoing Interparty Organization for Dialogue (IPOD) summit at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. Uganda’s largest opposition party snubbed the first historic IPOD summit backtracking …

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Museveni slams ‘petty’ opposition parties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has slammed opposition parties for focusing on petty issues rather than critical issues such as prosperity of Ugandans and strategic security and future of Africa. He said this on Wednesday as the Inter Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) summit opened …

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FDC officially out, DP back for IPOD summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inter party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) summit scheduled for next week will go on without the main opposition party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). FDC officially communicated its withdrawal during the IPOD council meeting held at Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy, Ntinda on Friday …

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JEEMA statement on IPOD summit Verbatim

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Here is a full statement from JEEMA party on the upcoming IPOD summit slated for next week. **** Over the past two days, the media has been awash with news that our other colleagues at FDC had withdrawn from the IPOD summit slated for …

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Fate of IPOD Summit to be determined on Friday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Secretary Generals of all political parties with representation in Parliament will meet this Friday, to determine the fate of next week’s Inter party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) summit. The summit, composed of presidents of political parties with representation in parliament is supposed to take place …

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FDC threatens to skip IPOD Summit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) National Chairperson, Wasswa Birigwa has said the party is considering boycotting next week’s Inter party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) summit. He argued that IPOD summit is “not serious” and “premature.” The IPOD will be the first ever summit of …

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Mao wants IPOD dissolved

Democratic Party President Nobert Mao wants Inter Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) disbanded. Mao said dialogue loses meaning if ideas are discussed only for shelving. “Politics is about having processes that lead to decisions but if entities tasked with this cannot achieve it, then citizens see no value in the …

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VIDEO: UPC attacks FDC over IPOD withdrawal

NBS: The Uganda Peoples’ Congress has hit out at the Forum for Democratic Change Party(FDC) leadership’s decision to opt out of the interparty Organizationfor Dialogue (IPOD); an organization that brings together Ugandan political parties with Parliamentary representation. UPC says FDC’s position is disappointing, especially coming a few months after general …

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