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FDC engaging EC on virtual campaigns

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party says it will continue engaging with Electoral Commission to reverse its proposal requiring candidates to hold virtual campaigns. This stems from a revised roadmap for the 2021 elections issued by Electoral Commission indicating that candidates will campaign virtually …

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FDC calls for a clear program to deal with COVID-19 threat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has called upon government to issue a clear program on how it intends to handle the coronavirus when it reaches Uganda. The virus, which was first reported in China’s Wuhan province in December 2019, has since spread …

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FDC tasks Ochola to explain police brutality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has tasked the Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola to intervene on the escalating cases of police brutality and explain claims that Nalufenya police station has once again turned into a torture chamber. The FDC Deputy Spokesperson, …

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You are not paid to walk- FDC tells Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has lashed at President, Yoweri Museveni for the forthcoming Anti-Corruption walk, saying he is not paid to walk.    Museveni will lead the country in a walk aimed at raising awareness against corruption on December 4, 2019 from the …

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FDC condemns attack on NRM supporter

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The opposition Forum for Democratic-FDC Party has condemned the assault of Baker Kasumba, an NRM activist and resident of Avis Kivvulu in Kawempe Division. The 21-year-old was nailed through the palms by unknown thugs on Wednesday night using two six inch nails. While …

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FDC proposes alternative electoral reforms, ridicules gov’t proposals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has listed a number of electoral forms. They include among others the restoration of presidential term limits two five year terms, open recruitment of electoral commission officials and delineation of the military from the electoral process. The FDC …

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FDC asks gov’t to increase funding to sports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change-FDC wants government to increase funding to sports activities. Addressing the press on Monday at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi, FDC Deputy Spokesperson John Kikonyogo said that sport is a very good avenue to market Uganda abroad. According to the 2019/2020 …

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FDC asks parliament to allocate funds for Bududa, Butaleja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change- FDC wants parliament to provide a supplementary budget for the landslide and flood prone districts of Bududa and Butaleja. Last week, floods hit Butaleja district displacing hundreds of people. Five people were also killed by landslides in Bududa.  The most affected …

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