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NRM chairperson loses bid for Masaka district council speaker

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Peter Ssenkungu, the National Resistance Movement-NRM party Chairperson for Masaka District has lost the bid to become Speaker.  Ssenkungu who is the Male Workers representative to the district council had expressed interest in becoming the Masaka district council Speaker.  However he was defeated by National …

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NRM leaning independent MPs excluded from choosing flag bearer for speaker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Resistance Movement-NRM Electoral Commission has said independent Members of Parliament although leaning towards the party, will not be taking part in choosing the flag bearer for Speaker and Deputy Speaker of Parliament.  Speaking on Tuesday at the Commission’s headquarters along Kyadondo Road in …

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I don’t need lectures about democracy -Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has said that he doesn’t need lectures about democracy. Museveni was on Wednesday speaking at Kololo Independence Grounds after he was sworn in as President of Uganda.  “It is quite comic and laughable to hear of some actors in the world giving …

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NRM dominates LCIII seats in West Acholi districts

Nwoya, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The National Resistance Movement Party–NRM has dominated the LCIII seats in West Acholi Districts in the just concluded LCIII elections. In 48 Sub Counties and Town Councils in the districts Amuru, Nwoya, Omoro and Gulu, NRM took 24 seats while independent candidates scooped 12 seats. …

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Two Luwero NRM officials wanted over alleged fraud

  Luwero, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Luwero are hunting for two District National Resistance Movement- NRM party officials over alleged fraud. The officials in trouble are Zenar Nasur, the Luwero District NRM Vice-Chairperson and Wasswa Tamale, the Publicity Secretary for the Party. They are accused of embezzling …

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NRM downplays NUP effect on its local government dominance

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement-NRM has downplayed the effect of the National Unity Platform-NUP in the just-concluded parliamentary and district elections on its dominance.   NRM National Treasurer Rose Namayanja Nsereko says that despite the NUP wave, the NRM party won the majority of district chairperson seats. …

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Shartsi Kutesa seeks to join NRM in high court battle against Sodo

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  High court has set Monday next week to decide on whether or not to allow Musherure Shartsi Kutesa, one of the candidates for the Mawogola North constituency parliamentary seat to join an application filed by her rival Sodo Aine Kaguta against the ruling National Resistance …

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NRM bosses clash over bicycle distribution

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   National Resistance Movement-NRM party officials in Soroti district have clashed over the distribution of bicycles. The Teso Region NRM mobiliser, Teddy Acam accuses Charles Elasu, the Soroti District NRM Chairperson distributing the bicycles secretly without informing her.   Acam says being the NRM regional political …

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