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NRM’s Winfred Mastiko thrown out of Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Two out of three Court of Appeal Justices Alfonse Owinyi Ddolo the Deputy Chief Justice and Paul Mugamba have nullified the election of NRM’s Winfred Matsiko Komuhangi as Woman MP Rukungiri District, and declared her seat vacant. The two ordered the Electoral Commission to organise …

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NRM: Voter bribery, intimidation marred Jinja election

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has refused to concede defeat in the Jinja East parliamentary by-election, saying it was marred by violence, multiple voting, bribery and intimidation. In a press briefing hours after FDC’s Paul Mwiru was declared winner by the Electoral …

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COMMENT: Uganda’s state of violence

The killing of Mowzey Radio shows how excessive state violence has alienated Ugandans from good governance COMMENT | MORRIS KOMAKECH | The extreme violence where President Yoweri Museveni and his NRM enthusiasts have taken Uganda’s politics will alienate many people from meaningful participation in society’s affairs. Already, Ugandans feel helpless – …

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TAREHE SITA: Museveni hails Nyerere, Samora Machel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda is greatly indebted to Mwalimu Julius Nyerere and FRELIMO leader Samora Machel for their support to the country’s liberation struggle from the early 70s, President Yoweri Museveni has said. “This logistical support, training and ideological grounding is what laid a firm foundation for …

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NRM’s big numbers

Ruling party’s unrivalled growth scrutinized as it marks 32 years in power Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | In 2006, after the first election since the country adopted the multiparty system of government in 2005, the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) had 205 MPs, after the 2011 elections that shot …

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