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Mao wins again in DP

But what is a party without its faithful? Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | What would the Democratic Party (DP) National Delegates Conference held in Gulu on Sept. 19-20 have been like if its powerful members; those who oppose party president Norbert Mao, had attended? It’s an interesting question but …

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‘We want power’

DP leaders explain frustration with Mao as leader Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Norbert Mao, the current leader of Uganda’s oldest political organisation; the Democratic Party (DP) is at his best when gabbing – and some of his fellow leaders do not like that. They wish he could lead …

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TORTURE: MP Nambooze sues government

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament Betty Nambooze Bakireke has sued government for alleged torture during debate on the Constitutional Amendment Act 2018, which scrapped the presidential age limit. She has instituted a suit in the Civil Division of High Court through her lawyer; Erias Lukwago …

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Bobi Wine and Besigye

Bobi Wine and Besigye: Who gains, loses in partnership?  Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Did the May 6 agreement between Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye to “partner” against President Yoweri Museveni weaken the People Power leader? Did it strengthen a sinking Besigye? Besigye, representing the People’s Government, and Robert …

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Bill on election of LOP divides opposition

Members of the opposition have disagreed on a proposed amendment to the Administration of Parliament Bill, 2019, to provide for an elected Leader of Opposition (LOP), committee chairpersons and Opposition chief whip. The proposed amendment was mooted by Busiro East MP Medard Lubega Sseggona but has faced resistance from fellow …

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‘Museveni’s sole candidature not a surprise’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Betty Nambooze, the Mukono North County MP has said that the decision by NRM’s Central Executive Committee-CEC endorsing President Yoweri Museveni as sole candidate in the 2021 elections should not surprise Ugandans. Museveni’s sole candidature resolution was reached Tuesday after a 5-day CEC retreat in …

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‘NRM plotting to change presidential election process’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Opposition has accused the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Party of plotting to amend the constitution to provide for the election of the president through a parliamentary and not presidential system. Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze claimed on Wednesday that they have received …

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