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JEEMA, NUP supporters overpower police to launch manifestos

Lwengo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The supporters of Justice Forum-JEEMA and National Unity Platform-NUP Parliamentary candidates have brushed off attempts by the police to frustrate their Manifesto launch.  The JEEMA and NUP members gathered ion Sunday evening at Mbiriizi Town Council playground to launch their manifesto prompting police to fire …

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MPs query unequal distribution of funds to political parties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has asked the government to explain the modalities used to distribute the 15 billion Shillings given to political parties with representation in Parliament. The Electoral Commission received 15 billion Shillings last week to cover facilitation for quarter one and  quarter two activities by the …

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JEEMA rejects digital campaigns, wants polls postponed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Forum (JEEMA) has appealed to Parliament to ensure that the country holds elections as provided for under the Constitution or recommend a postponement of the polls until threats posed by the COVID-19 pandemic are dealt with. JEEMA President Asuman Basalirwa made the …

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Opposition groups challenge new EC roadmap

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Justice Forum-JEEMA has described the reviewed Electoral Commission roadmap as unconstitutional. Asuman Basaalirwa, the Justice Forum President says that the Constitution does not provide for the guidelines issued by the commission in preparation for the 2021 polls.   The new roadmap which was released on …

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JEEMA punches holes in Museveni COVID-19 guidelines

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Justice Forum Party- JEEMA has punched holes in the preventive guidelines issued by government on the Corona Virus- COVID 19 pandemic. In his nationwide address on the COVID 19 pandemic on Wednesday evening, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the closure of all academic institutions by …

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FDC to take over IPOD leadership Wednesday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party will take over the leadership of the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue- IPOD on Wednesday this week. IPOD is a platform that brings together parties with representation in parliament including the National Resistance Movement (NRM), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), …

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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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