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EC gifted hundreds of Bobi Wine’s votes to Katumba in final tally

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate John Katumba polled more than 100 votes from about seven polling stations across the country according to the tally by the Electoral Commission from polls held on January 14. Katumba who rarely polled votes above five at most of the polling stations …

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John Katumba to launch manifesto as campaigns near end

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the saying goes, better late than never. Independent presidential candidate John Katumba is set to launch his political manifesto in a controversial move as he concludes his campaigns ahead of next week’s general election. Departing from the convention of candidates publishing their manifestos, listing …

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Presidential candidate John Katumba publishes his memoir

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barely a week to the 2021 January polls, independent presidential candidate John Katumba has published a book that he says will inspire fellow youth to stay focused and achieve their desired goals. Titled the ‘Untold Story of John Katumba’ the 91-paged book gives a snapshot …

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Five presidential candidates fail to campaign via radios in Teso

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine of the National Unity Platform- NUP and four other presidential candidates have not had access to any radio station in Teso Sub Region since campaigns commenced last November. Kyagulanyi, Greg Mugisha Muntu of the Alliance for National Transformation- ANT, …

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Katumba blocked from visiting detained NUP supporters in Kalangala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate John Katumba on Saturday stormed Kalangala central police station to visit the 37 supporters of National Unity Platform- NUP. They are among the 94 who were arrested on Wednesday on the campaign trail of NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi. 57 other supporters …

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Katumba to table evidence of brutality to EC on Monday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential candidate John Katumba is now hopeful of a reasonable response from the Electoral Commission when he goes there on Monday to table evidence against the security officers. Katumba believes that the tangible evidence he has will compel EC chairman Simon Byabakama to prevail on …

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UJCC proposal can only work If Museveniw return- Katumba

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate, John Katumba says he can only support the call by the Uganda Joint Christian Council-UJCC for the suspension of the January polls for three years if the incumbent, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will not return to the race.     This follows a …

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Gen Lokech blames Katumba’s bodyguards for Fort Portal scuffle

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential Candidate John Katumba’s police guards could be in trouble with the Deputy Inspector General of Police as he has already made up his mind that the nasty Fort Portal incident in which the candidate was manhandled was caused by their falure to follow operational …

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