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Salamu Musumba ready to reconcile with Kadaga

Kamuli, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC vice chairperson for Eastern Uganda, Salamu Musumba has expressed willingness to reconcile with her rival, the First Deputy Prime minister, Rebecca Kadaga as a means of promoting unity and development in Kamuli district and Busoga sub-region as a whole. …

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Kadaga gets three law firms to defend her victory

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has lined up three law firms to defend her re-election as Kamuli District Woman Member of parliament. Kadaga’s re-election is being challenged by her rival, Salaam Proscovia Musumba, the Forum for Democratic Change Vice President. As a result, …

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Kamuli election loss leaves Musumba soul searching

FDC stalwart Salaamu Musumba suffered another election defeat in less than two years when she lost out to NRM’s Rehema Watongola, her arch rival for the Kamuli Municipality seat. Watongola won the seat in 2016 and Musumba petitioned citing voter bribery and election malpractice. The bye election was tightly contested …

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VIDEO: Kamuli by-election set for April 12

VIDEO: The electoral commission has set April 12, 2017 as the polling date for Kamuli municipality by -elections and warns against possible electoral malpractice and use of hate speech during the exercise. According to the roadmap, the commission boss justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon said the exercise will commence on March 10, …

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Kamuli MP Watongola thrown out of Parliament

The Court of Appeal has thrown out of Parliament Kamuli Municipality MP Rehema Tiwuwe Watongola on grounds that she lacks the required academic qualification. Three justices led by Richard Buteera concurred with Jinja High Court judge Geoffrey Namundi that Watongola failed to explain her academic papers after being disowned by …

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Musumba and 17 others released

By Julius Odeke The Vice president of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party Salaamu Musumba has been released from police cells where she had been remanded a few hours before the Butaleja by-elections. The FDC’s spokesman Wafula Oguttu also an MP for Bukhooli Central told The Independent that, “Musumba …

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