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DP rift widens as Mao inducts parallel leadership in Bukomansimbi

Bukomansimbi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party is entangled in yet another row, following the endorsement of a parallel leadership structure in Bukomansimbi district by Party president Nobert Mao.  The Party president administered the oath for another set of party leaders on Friday, discarding the structures inaugurated by the …

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DP wants 2021 polls postponed until COVID threat is no more

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party (DP) has suggested that Parliament postpones the 2021 general election until the COVID-threat of 19 is no longer a factor. They argue that in the event that the elections are not postponed, the government can consider ignoring the risk of infection …

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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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Kidandala insists on overseeing DP structures elections

Masaka, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The suspended National Organizing Secretary of the Democratic Party Suleiman Kidandala has insisted on supervising the ongoing elections of party structures further compounding woes that have hit the party in recent months.    Kidandala was suspended by an extra-ordinary meeting of the Democratic Party National …

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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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IPOD summit resolves to increase funding to political parties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue – IPOD Summit have resolved that funding to Political Parties with representation in Parliament be increased from the current 10 billion to 35 billion Shillings in the financial year 2019/2020. According to IPOD Chairperson Nobert Mao, the parties …

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