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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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DP to undertake major Constitutional Amendments

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Democratic Party-DP has started consulting members on the proposed constitutional amendments with the aim of harmonizing leadership within the party structures. Samuel Muyizi, the DP legal advisor says they are currently consulting party members on a cocktail of proposed constitutional amendments before they table …

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Rakai DP members defy top leadership on grassroots elections

Rakai, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Democratic Party-DP members in Rakai district have decided to defy the directives of the National Executive Committee-NEC on the procedures of conducting grassroots elections. On Friday last week, the DP National Executive Committee convened an extra-ordinary meeting, which resolved to suspend the National Organizing …

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NEC suspends Kidandala as DP organising secretary

  Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Executive Committee-NEC of the Democratic Party has suspended the party organizing secretary Suleiman Kidandala. The decision was reached during an extra-ordinary NEC meeting held on Friday at the party headquarters at Mengo, Balintuma road. The six hours meeting that started at …

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DP grass root elections postponed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party has postponed the party grass root elections which were due to take place this week. This follows the bickering between party branches and sub-branches over anomalies involved in the entire process. The party last week unveiled its political road-map for the 2021 …

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Confusion mars DP NEC meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Democratic Party National Executive Committee- NEC was on Thursday marred by confusion. The party organized the meeting at their new home in Mengo on Balintuma road to discuss among others the party roadmap ahead of the 2021 elections. Earlier the DP Secretary-General Gerald …

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NEC signs deal to construct free zone at Entebbe Airport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Free Zone Authority (UFZA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) to construct a public free port zone at Entebbe International Airport. NEC is the commercial arm of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF). The deal signed …

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