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Museveni chairs CEC retreat

Chobe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vision 2040 will be a key focus as National Resistance Movement heads from across the country hold their retreat for Central Executive Committee (CEC) members. The retreat at Chobe Safari Lodge in Nwoya district will run to February 20 and on agenda are discussions on …

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FDC dismisses DP’s one candidate strategy

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has dismissed, as wishful thinking, a one-to-one strategy broached by Democratic Party (DP) ahead of the 2021 presidential elections. The strategy that would see all opposition parties’ field a single candidate against National Resistance Movement (NRM) …

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EDUCATION: 20 years of UPE

Focus moves to raising quality of learning Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | In 2018, schools under the Universal Primary Education (UPE) sat more students for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) than non-UPE schools; 476,130 (or 70.9%) out of 671,923 candidates. It was another sign that it was as right to …

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Opposition rejects administration of parliament amendment bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition political parties have rejected the Administration of Parliament Amendment Bill 2018. The objective of the Bill is to amend the Administration of Parliament Act to allow for the election of Leader of Opposition following the nomination of at least three contenders by the …

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Museveni, Obote comparison is hollow – Katikkiro Mayiga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Kingdom Premier Charles Peter Mayiga has criticized opinions comparing the National Resistance Movement’s (NRM) regime to previous regimes led by Apollo Milton Obote and Gen Idi Amin Dada. The comments come a day after the 33rd anniversary of the NRM Liberation, commemorating the day …

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FDC, UPC clash over NRM Links

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Secretary General has tasked Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) to explain its alliance with the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party. Mafabi questioned UPC’s link to NRM during the launch of Political Parties Capacity Support Project, which is supported …

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