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Amuriat canvasses for votes past campaigning time in Rwampara district

Rwampara, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Patrick Amuriat Oboi, the Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate on Tuesday campaigned past the stipulated time in Rwampara district. Amuriat who started his campaign trail in Ankole region in Ntungamo district arrived 2 minutes past 7 pm and was allowed only five minutes by …

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Police blocks Amuriat, Besigye from holding procession in Rukungiri town

Rukungiri, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police in Rukungiri on Monday fired tear gas to block the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat and former presidential candidate Colonel Dr Kiiza Besigye from holding a procession in Rukungiri Municipality.  Amuriat who is currently on his campaign trail in …

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We shall remove this gov’t by voting or not -Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr. Col. Kiiza Besigye, the Former President of Forum for Democratic Change-FDC has rallied Ugandans to rise up against the current regime that he says has committed a number of atrocities that need to be corrected by a new regime. Besigye says Ugandans must wake …

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Will FDC maintain grip on Kasese without Besigye?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kasese district has overwhelmingly voted for the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidates in the last three general elections. The party has strong representation at the lower local governments. In the 2016 general election, FDC swept the five constituency and district woman parliamentary seats. FDC …

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Two get four years for trying to Rob Besigye’s business

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The General Court Martial in Makindye has sentenced two security men to four years in jail after being found guilty of illegal possession of a firearm and five rounds of ammunition. The two, Banuli Lubanga 34 a former prison warden at Kigo government prison …

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Why men dominate list of presidential aspirants

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  The number of persons aspiring to run for presidency continues to increase as the country prepares for the 2021 elections. It is emerging like in the past elections, fewer women have picked nomination forms to vie for Presidency.    The Electoral Commission Spokesperson, Paul Bukenya confirms …

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800 sign petition to drag president Museveni to ICC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Over 800 people have so far signed a petition to drag President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to the International Criminal Court- ICC.  The petition spearheaded by the People’s Government led by Former President of the Forum for Democratic Party- FDC party Dr Kiiza Besigye requires at least …

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