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More than 10,000 seek UGX 25 billion compensation for 1986 insurgency

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 10,805 people from various districts have dragged government to court for compensation for the losses they suffered during the I986 political Insurgency. The affected are from Nakasongola, Buyende, Masindi, Kiryandongo and Kayunga districts particularly. They are seeking compensation of up to Shillings …

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IPOD summit resolves to increase funding to political parties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue – IPOD Summit have resolved that funding to Political Parties with representation in Parliament be increased from the current 10 billion to 35 billion Shillings in the financial year 2019/2020. According to IPOD Chairperson Nobert Mao, the parties …

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Bobi Wine and Besigye

Bobi Wine and Besigye: Who gains, loses in partnership?  Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Did the May 6 agreement between Bobi Wine and Kizza Besigye to “partner” against President Yoweri Museveni weaken the People Power leader? Did it strengthen a sinking Besigye? Besigye, representing the People’s Government, and Robert …

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Political parties draft proposal to restrict Independents

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political parties through Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) have drafted a proposal which calls for individuals seeking to contest as independents to resign from political parties 12 months before elections. Candidates who contest and lose in political parties will thus be blocked from …

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