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Radio stations in Lango deny blocking NUP candidates

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Radio Stations in Lango Sub-region have denied allegations that they are denying air space to candidates of the National Unity Platform Party- NUP. The radio stations under Lango Radio Owners and Managers Association argue that they accord time to all candidates irrespective of political affiliation.  …

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NUP replaces Bukedi coordinator who defected to NRM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform- NUP party has replaced Wycliffe Sanya Odwori, the Bukedi regional coordinator who defected to the National Resistance Movement- NRM party. Sanya crossed to the ruling party on Monday and was received by the State Minister for East African Affairs Julius …

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NUP complains to EC over denial of air space

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP party has called for the intervention of the Electoral Commission following complaints by their members that some media houses especially in upcountry areas are denying them air space. Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP party spokesperson says that they have received complaints …

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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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