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Besigye, Bobi Wine unite after losing by-elections

What is different this time? NEWS ANALYSIS | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Following a string of losses in recent parliamentary by-elections, the political opposition leaders Kizza Besigye and Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine have seen it fit for all change seeking Ugandans to unite. The recent opposition loss in a …

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Opposition leaders sign new pact

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition leaders have signed yet another agreement to foster cooperation amongst themselves in any upcoming elections and other efforts geared towards ousting President Yoweri Museveni from power. The agreement which was signed during a meeting held at Hotel Africana on Monday afternoon attracted leaders of …

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JEEMA calls for proportional representation in gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Forum party-JEEMA is mooting for a proportional representation electoral system to promote equality in the elections. The Proportional Representation-PR is an electoral system where the number of seats won by a party or group of candidates is proportionate to the votes received by …

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Justice Forum moves to amend party constitution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Forum (JEEMA) party has put in place a Constitutional Review Committee to oversee an overhaul of the party’s constitution. According to Secretary-General Muhammad Katerega, the committee will be headed by Professor Abas Kiyimba of Makerere University. It will comprise of Derrick Namakajo, Haruna Musanje, …

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Besigye’s new Front

For pressure group, is competition with Bobi Wine’s NUP better than cooperation? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The People’s Front for Transition comes at a time when Dr. Kizza Besigye is marking twenty years since he first ran for president. After four grueling election cycles, Besigye sat out the …

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Justice Forum to hold grass root elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Forum-JEEMA says it will have regional grass root structure tours in October that will climax with elections to elect new leaders in those structures before end of this year. In an interview with URN on Thursday, JEEMA Secretary General Muhammad Kateregga said that after …

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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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We must work together to challenge NRM – Basalirwa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Asuman Basalirwa, the sole Member of Parliament from the Justice Forum-JEEMA has said that opposition political parties have no option but to work together in order to outsmart the ruling government. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Basalirwa who was recently appointed deputy chairperson of the …

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Top JEEMA leaders snub Bobi Wine meeting

Kyagulanyi was at the JEEMA offices in Mengo on Thursday to meet with the top party leaders Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Top leaders of the Justice Forum-JEEMA party declined to attend a meeting with the National Unity Platform party president Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu. In his effort to reach out to …

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