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Rwandan national at large after killing three minors in Kyankwanzi

Kyankwanzi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are hunting for a Rwandan national accused of hacking to death three minors and injuring more than eight other people in Kyankwanzi district this morning. Charles Twiine Mansio, the Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID Public Relations Officer identifies the suspect as Emmanuel Twagirayezu, a Rwandan …

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Plot to change voting system is misplaced energy – opposition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition legislators have dismissed as misplaced energy, a plot by the National Resistance Movement-NRM party to introduce a Parliamentary System of Government. There have been reports that the ruling party was nursing the idea of moving from the Presidential System of government to the …

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Museveni accepts call to serve another term

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has agreed to run in the 2021 elections after two of the top organs of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) urged him to. “I thank my Colleagues in CEC and the NRM Parliamentary Caucus for forwarding my name to continue adding …

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Opposition MPs condemn new NRM Buganda caucus executive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition Members of Parliament in Buganda have criticized the election of the National Resistance Movement-NRM Buganda Caucus executive committee. On Sunday, the Buganda NRM MPs sitting at the National Leadership Institute (NALI) in Kyankwanzi elected a seven-member executive committee. The new executive is chaired by …

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NRM Caucus endorses Museveni 2021 sole candidature

Kyankwanzi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) Parliamentary Caucus has endorsed the Party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) resolution to have President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as their candidate in the 2021 polls. Last month, the NRM top decision making organ- CEC made the resolution at its retreat …

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Museveni: We cannot afford new districts

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has said that there should be an end to the creation of new administrative units in the country. Opening a retreat of NRM party MPs at the National Leadership Institute-NALI in Kyankwanzi on Friday, Museveni noted that the cost …

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We shall not be intimidated-NRM rebel MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five National Resistance Movement (NRM) party MPs who have been blocked from attending the Parliamentary Caucus retreat at Kyankwanzi have vowed not to backtrack on issues that have put them in dispute with the party. On Monday, the NRM Parliamentary Caucus Spokesperson, Margaret Muhanga, listed …

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MPs to ask Museveni to explain Uganda-Rwanda tension at Kyankwanzi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement (NRM) party MPs want President Museveni to explain the on-going tensions between Uganda and Rwanda. The MPs on Wednesday set off for a one-week caucus retreat at the National Leadership Institute Kyankwanzi district, where the party will assess their performance since 2016. …

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