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Bwanika, Mabikke announce new political alliance with DP

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | People’s Development Party, a political ensemble led by former presidential candidate Dr Abed Bwanika has formed an alliance with the Democratic Party in a new effort to facilitate regime change in the country. Also in the coalition is Social Democratic Party, led by …

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THIS WEEK: DP boss Mao in party reunion drive

THIS WEEK: DP boss Mao in party reunion drive Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The president general of the Democratic Party (DP) Norbert Mao has reached out to rival factions in the party aimed at building unity and cohesion in Uganda’s oldest political party. At a press briefing at the …

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Mao wants to address NRM caucus

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The president of Democratic Party Norbert Mao has said that he will write to the Government Chief Whip to allow him address the NRM Parliamentary caucus. Mao who addressed a press conference at the party head quarters noted that he is responding to the whip …

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THIS WEEK: DP leaders arrested

DP leaders arrested campaigning against amending presidential age limit ‘K’ogikwatako’ is loosely translated as ‘if you dare touch it’. This is the name the country’s oldest party – the Democratic Party gave their campaign aimed at stopping amendment of article 102 of the constitution which puts presidential age limit at …

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THIS WEEK: Ssebaana death stirs DP wrangles

THIS WEEK:  Ssebaana death stirs DP wrangles The death of former party president John Ssebaana Kizito was enough to stir the simmering tensions among various sections of the Democratic Party.  The burial of Ssebaana in Luweero district turned into an arena of insults and fistfights between factions aligned to Kampala …

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VIDEO: Ssebana Kizito buried amidst political drama and chaos

VIDEO: Ssebana Kizito buried amidst political drama and chaos Uganda | NTV UGANDA| Chaos broke out at the burial of former Democratic Party President Ssebaana Kizito as supporters of the current DP leader Norbert Mao tussled it out with supporters of Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago. The burial also turned into a political …

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DP row escalates

The row going on in the country’s oldest political party, the Democratic Party has escalated with police planning charges against DP Vice President Buganda region Betty Nambooze and six of her colleagues. Nambooze and team attempted to organize a rally in Masaka which police blocked saying it was unlawful. Police …

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