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POLICE: No signatures or cash were confiscated in NUP office siege

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The items that were confiscated during the police siege on the offices of the National Unity Platform early this week, did not contain any money or even signatures of people endorsing Robert Kyagulanyi for the Presidency, Police have said.  Police says that the operation …

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Ssenyonyi, Zziwa nominated for Nakawa west MP seat

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The National Unit Platform – NUP spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi, NRM’s Margret Zziwa and Kenneth Paul Kakande have been nominated for the Nakawa West MP seat.  They were nominated on Thursday by Fredrick Muwaya Tibakuno, the Kampala District Returning Officer.     Zziwa said her major …

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NUP collects UGX 117M for nomination fees

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The National Unity Platform [NUP] has said that it was able to collect 117 Million Shillings from well-wishers which they will use to pay for the nomination fees for its parliamentary aspirants.  The nomination of parliamentary candidates’ kicks off tomorrow at all district Electoral …

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Security seizes Kyagulanyi’s nomination documents, CCTV camera monitors

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The National Unity Platform (NUP) has confirmed that several documents and items have been confiscated by security from their offices in Kamwokya today. The party said documents, CCTV camera monitors and documents containing collected signatures required for the nomination of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu as …

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NUP struggles to convince rejected aspirants not to seek nomination

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   As the clock ticks to October 15, the day the Electoral Commission gazetted for the nomination of parliamentary candidates, the National Unity Platform [NUP] is struggling to convince losers not to contest as independent candidates. According to Joel Ssenyonyi, the spokesperson of the party, …

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NUP replaces Kasese municipality parliamentary flag bearer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) has replaced its flag bearer in the Kasese municipality parliamentary race after petitions from both party members and a contender requested the vetting committee to make a re-evaluation of the selected aspirant. The party presented a list of aspirants for …

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Frustration in Masaka as NUP releases final candidate list

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |    Members of the National Unity Platform-NUP in Masaka district have rejected candidates selected to contest on the party ticket for the various leadership positions.  The party’s candidates’ selection committee on Friday released the final list of flag bearers for parliamentary seats that had …

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Military police face-off with NUP supporters at Ssebaggala’s vigil

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Supporters of the National Unity Platform on Saturday night faced off with the military police personnel at the vigil of former Kampala Mayor Hajji Nasser Ntege Ssebaggala at his ancestral home in Kisaasi. At 9:00 pm, two military police trucks carrying armed military police personnel …

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Ssenyonyi, Balimwezo agree not to compete in Nakawa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakawa Division Mayor, Ronald Balimwezo Nsubuga and the National Unity Platform-NUP party spokesperson, Joel Ssenyonyi have agreed to take advantage of the recent decision to split Nakawa into two constituencies to avoid competing against each other. The two NUP party members have been competing …

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NUP condemns blockage of Kyagulanyi’s radio talk shows

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The leadership of People Power pressure group and the National Unity Platform- NUP party have condemned the decision by security to disrupt the talk shows of their president, Robert Kyagulanyi. This comes a few hours after security blocked Kyagulanyi from appearing on a political radio …

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