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Has NUP done enough to get Ugandan political prisoners freed?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | “For activism, you get a point of contact. You can’t have a T-shirt that has hundreds of prisoners. It’s impractical,” Joel Ssenyonyi, the National Unity Platform spokesperson and Nakawa West legislator argued in an interview with URN. Ssenyonyi’s argument is in defence of what ostensibly …

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We are not against Besigye’s new front – NUP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform has said it’s not against the People’s Front for Transition led by former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye. Speaking to the media on Tuesday at the NUP headquarters in Kamwokya, David Lewis Rubongoya, the NUP Secretary-General said although they are not …

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Besigye speaks out on continued attacks from NUP supporters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Kizza Besigye, the national chairman of the People’s Front for Transition, a new political grouping with the aim of ending President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s 36 yearlong rule, has said he’s surprised that among those attacking the new organization are people belonging to the opposition …

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How NUP lost speaker elections even with majority councilors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Despite having super-majorities in urban councils, the National Unity Platform-NUP party lost a couple of speakership and deputy speaker seats to independent candidates or those of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM in polls held this week. In Lubaga division, the NUP candidate Rehema Fugge was …

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Top JEEMA leaders snub Bobi Wine meeting

Kyagulanyi was at the JEEMA offices in Mengo on Thursday to meet with the top party leaders Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Top leaders of the Justice Forum-JEEMA party declined to attend a meeting with the National Unity Platform party president Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu. In his effort to reach out to …

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Security vacates Kyagulanyi’s home, maintain patrols

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A joint Security Force made of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces and the Uganda Police last night vacated the home of former National Unity Platform presidential candidate Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine.  Yesterday, the High Court sitting in Kampala ordered for the immediate withdrawal …

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Kyagulanyi vows to continue holding rallies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The conflict between the Electoral Commission, security agencies and Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu, the presidential candidate of the National Unity Platform -NUP will not be ending soon as he vowed to continue with his normal campaigning. Speaking to reporters shortly after meeting the Electoral Commission chairperson …

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