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Bobi Wine versus Supreme Court

Withdrawal of presidential election petition leaves `cadre judges’ on the defensive Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | On Feb. 22 former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi in an unsurprising move announced his decision to withdraw his presidential election petition in the Supreme Court in Kampala challenging the declared victory of President …

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Nakasongola demands better services for re-electing Museveni

Nakasongola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakasongola County Member of Parliament and LC V chairperson have asked the National Resistance Movement to prioritize service delivery in the next five years if they are to retain support in the district. Noah Mutebi Wanzala is among the two incumbent Members of Parliament …

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Male Mabirizi Vs Alfonse Owiny-Dollo

Will the Chief Justice quit Kyagulanyi’s presidential election petition? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Supreme Court is preparing to hear lawyer Male Mabirizi’s application he filed on Feb.11 asking Alfonse Owiny-Dollo, the Chief Justice, to disqualify or recuse himself from participation in the hearing and determination of the …

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Luweero NRM vice chairperson remanded over theft of flagbearers money

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Luweero Chief Magistrate Court has remanded to prison the district vice chairperson of National Resistance Movement party for allegedly stealing funds meant for flagbearers. Zenar Nasur, the Luweero district NRM vice chairperson appeared before Luweero Chief Magistrate Samuel Munobe after spending a week in …

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Army brutality cost Museveni votes from the islands

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Voters in the island districts of Buvuma and Kalangala say President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni polled few votes there largely because of the brutality meted against fishing communities by the army, the illegal land acquisition and unfulfilled presidential pledges. Unlike previous elections where Museveni won in …

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NRM lawyers started preparing for Kyagulanyi’s petition 2 months before election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In November 2020, as the Electoral Commission nominated presidential candidates for the January 2021 polls, the National Resistance Movement-NRM expected a presidential election petition and started preparations to defend their candidate Yoweri Museveni. So when Robert Kyagulanyi, Museveni’s closest contender ran to court on February …

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Every Ugandan will be accounted for – Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has distanced the army and other security forces from the ongoing forced disappearances of people across the country in the lead-up to and after the January polls. The President says that the security forces including the army and police are taught …

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EC declares new candidate in Ngora county

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has declared the National Resistance Movement- NRM candidate Juliet Achayo Lodou as the winner for Ngora county parliamentary seat after the complete tally of all the 65 polling stations in the county. Ngora District Returning Officer Peter Toddu had declared the incumbent, …

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