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NUP leaders take oath to defend human rights

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Elected leaders in the National Unity Platform-NUP party have taken an oath to defend their electorate against human rights violations and fight corruption that they claim fosters poor service delivery in the country. While closing their two-day retreat at the Jinja based Nile Resort Hotel on …

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NUP opposes giving free land for Akon’s futuristic city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The National Unity Platform-NUP political party has opposed a plan by the government to allocate one Square mile of land for the construction of a futuristic city by  R&B American artiste Aliaume Damala Badara Thiam commonly known as Akon.  Last week, Akon together with his …

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NUP paying medical bills of 44 tortured supporters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP is paying medical bills for 44 supporters who were tortured during the just concluded general elections. The majority of these were reportedly kidnapped and tortured by security while others returned from prisons in very bad shape. Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP party …

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2021 polls most violent in Uganda’s history – NUP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP has said that the 2021 polls were the most violent the country has witnessed. On Wednesday, top officials from the party were appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights that is probing violence in the 2021 elections. The leaders reiterated calls …

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After a quiet day, NUP hopes demonstrations will pick up

NUP president Robert Kyagulanyi called on Ugandans to rise up peacefully and unarmed to challenge a regime that has oppressed and exploited them Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) is optimistic that demonstrations that were announced to start today will gain momentum in the coming days. …

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Former NUP coordinator denies attacking Gulu office

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The former Northern Regional Coordinator for the National Unity Platform (NUP), Tonny Olanya Olenge has distanced himself from being part of a gang that attacked the party`s office in Gulu City. On Monday morning rowdy youths and a section of some disgruntled NUP party coordinators …

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NUP faults electoral commission for Kyagulanyi’s arrest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP party has faulted Electoral Commission-EC over the arrest of their presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu. Kyagulanyi was picked up by police from Luuka district headquarters on Wednesday while addressing a campaign rally. His arrest sparked protests in different parts of the …

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NUP launches Kyagulanyi campaign poster without red beret

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Unity Platform (NUP) has officially unveiled Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert also known as Bobi Wine, the party presidential flag bear’s official campaign poster which has no red beret. The unveiled campaign poster has the face of NUP presidential flag bearer Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert, in …

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