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Lumumba rejects calls to extend NRM registration exercise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justine Kasule Lumumba the Secretary-General of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) has rejected calls to extend the party’s registration exercise. Last week, the party embarked on a countrywide exercise to register new members, remove ineligible ones as well as inform members of their voting …

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Makerereans being Makerereans

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amid reports of week-long brutality and torture by the military and police, and accusations that political parties are fueling the protests on campus, Makerere students have a kept a sense of humour as they protest against rise in tuition fees, taking to social media …

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NRM wants presidential candidates to declare assets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has proposed that presidential candidates should be mandated to declare their assets and liabilities with the Inspector General of Government (IGG) before nomination. The party also wants every presidential candidate to declare and file with the Electoral Commission …

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‘Africa politics lost track with introduction of multi party politics’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenyan Law Professor, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has argued that Africa’s politics lost track after the introduction of multiparty politics. Lumumba, a renowned Pan Africanist says multiparty politics introduced in 1980s and 1990s diverted African politicians from politicking about ideas to politicking about money. …

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LUMUMBA: NRM NEC not discussing Museveni successor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) has launched a political road map in preparation for 2021 general elections that does not include discussions on who should succeed President Yoweri Museveni. Justine Kasule Lumumba, the National Resistance Movement-NRM Party Secretary General, says there are no discussions …

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NRM: Voter bribery, intimidation marred Jinja election

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has refused to concede defeat in the Jinja East parliamentary by-election, saying it was marred by violence, multiple voting, bribery and intimidation. In a press briefing hours after FDC’s Paul Mwiru was declared winner by the Electoral …

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