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NUP’s NEC: Mpuuga out, Zaake in as parliamentary commissioner

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform- NUP has resolved to drop Nyendo-Mukungwe MP Mathias Mpuuga and replace him with Francis Zaake as Commissioner of Parliament. Nyendo-Mukungwe MP, Mathias Mpuuga may lose his position on the Parliamentary Commission. The National Unity Platform’s National Executive Committee on Friday said it …

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FDC leaders rush to court to stop delegates conference

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the crisis within the opposition Forum for Democratic Change widens, members of the National Executive Committee have rushed to court to stop next week’s delegates’ conference that was called by the party Electoral Commission chairman Boniface Toterbuka Bamwenda. In a suit filed …

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NEC given deal to renovate Lumumba Hall

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The renovation of Makerere University’s Lumumba Hall is set to take off as the University hands over the dilapidated structures to a UPDF firm. Block A of the hall has been out of use for about 17 years. Blocks B and C were closed …

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Mao rallies aggrieved DP loyalists to embrace cooperation agreement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party-DP President Norbert Mao, has asked the aggrieved party loyalists to embrace the cooperation agreement he signed with President Yoweri Museveni on behalf of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM government. On Wednesday, July 20th 2022, Mao signed the pact giving leeway to President …

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Democratic Party MPs call for Mao’s resignation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament of the Democratic Party-DP have distanced themselves from the signed working cooperation agreement between the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party and DP. On Wednesday, President Yoweri Museveni, also the NRM National chairman signed on behalf of his party the cooperation …

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Lumumba denies Museveni asked CEC to allow Kigongo go unopposed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justine Kasule Lumumba, the Secretary General of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party has denied media reports that President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the national chairman of the party asked his long time serving vice chairman Haj Moses Kigongo to remain unopposed. Kigongo is facing …

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Court quashes Democratic Party faction NEC elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has quashed the recent elections that were conducted by a section of Democratic party members to purportedly fill up vacant positions in the National Executive Committee. DP members led by Rajab Ssenkubuge convened a meeting on March 13, 2020, …

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Mao drags rival to court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party-DP leadership under Norbert Mao has run to court to challenge a recent order that paved way for the election of a parallel National Executive Committee. On March 9th 2020, DP members opposed to Mao’s leadership led by Rajab Ssenkubuge secured an order …

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