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Police disperse NUP campaign meeting in Bukomansimbi as NRM mobilizers defect

Bukomansimbi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police have broken up a campaign meeting organised by National Unity Platform-NUP parliamentary candidates in Bukomansimbi district.   On Friday evening, NUP candidates for various political positions in Bukomansimbi organized a joint campaign rally at Kawoko playground in Butenga Sub County where they received several defectors …

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Kyenjojo NUP office opened amidst tight security guidelines

Kyenjojo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Leaders of National Unity Platform- NUP in Kyenjojo on Monday opened the party’s office in the district amidst tight security guidelines.     According to the NUP Coordinator in Tooro Sub-Region, Innocent Natukunda, they had planned to meet at least 70 supporters. However, Natukunda, who …

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Teargas rocks Luweero town as Kyagulanyi heads to Pakwach

Luweero, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Police in Luweero town has fired teargas to disperse supporters of National Unity Platform – NUP who gathered along the Kampala-Gulu highway to wave to their Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, alias Bobi Wine. Kyagulanyi was heading to Arua district in northern Uganda ahead …

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NUP launches Kyagulanyi campaign poster without red beret

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Unity Platform (NUP) has officially unveiled Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert also known as Bobi Wine, the party presidential flag bear’s official campaign poster which has no red beret. The unveiled campaign poster has the face of NUP presidential flag bearer Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert, in …

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Nomination petitions overwhelm electoral commission

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has received more than 100 petitions challenging the nomination of Parliamentary candidates from various constituencies across the country. The nominations were concluded a week ago. Electoral Commission Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi explained that some of the petitions are from the National …

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POLICE: No signatures or cash were confiscated in NUP office siege

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The items that were confiscated during the police siege on the offices of the National Unity Platform early this week, did not contain any money or even signatures of people endorsing Robert Kyagulanyi for the Presidency, Police have said.  Police says that the operation …

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44 NUP supporters remanded to Kigo and Kitalya prison

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 44 supporters of National Unity Platform have been remanded to Kitalya Government prison on offenses of unlawfully wearing uniforms similar to those exclusively gazetted for the country’s armed forces. The accused including men and women were on Friday afternoon arraigned before City …

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From Kyotera to Kyadondo, ex-MP Wants to replace Kyagulanyi

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Former Kyotera county MP, Major Pius Mujuzi (rtd) has been nominated among the candidates seeking to replace National Unity Platform (NUP) President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine) for Kyaddondo East parliamentary seat. Mujuzi was MP for Kyotera County then in Rakai district for ten …

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NUP collects UGX 117M for nomination fees

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The National Unity Platform [NUP] has said that it was able to collect 117 Million Shillings from well-wishers which they will use to pay for the nomination fees for its parliamentary aspirants.  The nomination of parliamentary candidates’ kicks off tomorrow at all district Electoral …

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