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Questions over Mao, Bwanika coalition

Abed Bwanika is a mainstay on the Uganda presidential election ballot and 2021 will be no exception. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | What motivates him in spite of failing to score even 1% of the vote is unknown. However the three time presidential candidate with his party, People’s Development …

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FDC asks Mao to apologise to Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has demanded that Democratic Party (DP) President Norbert Mao apologises to Dr. Kizza Besigye for attacks during last week’s DP Block agreement signing event. DP on Thursday, last week held an event to sign a memorandum of understanding …

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DP assumes Inter-Party leadership

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party (DP) has assumed the leadership of the Inter-party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD), replacing Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC). Democratic Party will be steering IPOD activities for the next six months. Top on its agenda will be the IPOD summit slated for …

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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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