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NRM aspirants in Ntungamo accuse security officials of selectively enforcing Covid-19 guidelines

Ntungamo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement-NRM party aspirants in Ntungamo district are accusing security officials of selectively enforcing the COVID-19 guidelines.  The aspirants particularly accuse the Gombolola internal security officers (GISOs) of blocking their meetings with supporters and allowing the incumbents to hold public gatherings.   In June, the …

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NRM requires aspirants to test for COVID-19 before nomination

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement -NRM has said all aspirants for district chairpersons and Members of Parliament must have certificates showing that they tested negative of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) before they are nominated.  Speaking to reporters at the NRM Electoral Commission headquarters at Plot 13 Kyadondo …

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Minister Baryomunsi joins race for NRM vice chairperson western region

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister of State for Housing, Chris Baryomunsi says that he is ready to replace Maj. Gen (Rtd) Matayo Kyaligonza as the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party National Vice Chairperson Western Region. Baryomunsi made the statement during a press conference at parliament on Tuesday after …

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NRM oldies struggle to push back against a youth insurgence

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The struggle for the soul of the National Resistance Movement – NRM between the young and old generation is taking shape.  The older generation is determined not to let go and the young generation is vowing to wrestle power from them. Save for the position …

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Kyaligonza to Bantariza: You can’t compete against general

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  General Matayo Kyaligonza has asked his rival for position of the Vice Chairperson for Western Uganda in the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party, Col. Shaban Bantariza to follow the army decorum and not contest against him. Speaking at the NRM Electoral Commission headquarters on Plot …

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NRM has no manifesto to be corrupt – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has said her party the National Resistance Movement – NRM has no manifesto to be corrupt.  Speaking to reporters at the NRM party headquarters on Kyadondo Road shortly after her nomination to contest for the first national vice chairperson …

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NRM aspirants protest deletion of their names from party register

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Tension is mounting in Kanungu District following the deletion of the names of four aspirants from the National Resistance Movement-NRM party voter’s register. Those affected are James Kaberuka Ruggi, the Kinkizi West Member of Parliament, Caleb Tumwesimire Kipande, Zepher Mugisha and Kenneth Tumuhamye, all aspirants …

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Kabale RDC accused of influencing NRM members to support Bahati

Kabale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Darius Nandinda, the Kabale Resident District Commissioner has come under criticism from members of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party supporters for influencing them to support a candidate of his choice.  According to the supporters, Nandinda has several times told NRM party members from Ndorwa …

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NRM rules out holding party primaries through electoral colleges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement-NRM party Electoral Commission has ruled out holding party primaries through electoral colleges. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Dr Tanga Odoi, the chairperson of the party’s Electoral Commission said not withstanding what is taking place in parliament, the party is going elect …

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