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Kisoro RDC, NRM chairman bicker over party’s fading support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, Captain Peter Mugisha is bickering with the district’s National Resistance Movement (NRM) party chairman, Philemon Mateke over declining support of the NRM in the district. Mateke who is also the State Minister for Regional Affairs accuses Mugisha of using foul language …

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Can Gulu swing the voting tide to favor NRM?

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party still faces an uphill task to win hearts of voters in Gulu city according to observations made by area politicians and opinion leaders. Unlike the districts of Lamwo, Kitgum, Pader and Omoro where the NRM party has enjoyed some …

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Kiruhura candidate has one leg in NRM, another in NUP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After several meetings with the National Resistance Movement-NRM leaders in Kiruhura district, Jonan Mugizi, the National Unity Platform-NUP candidate in the district made two concessions: to appreciate the NRM candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as a good leader and to never welcome NUP presidential candidate Robert …

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EC ban on campaigns will favor our rivals – NRM candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidates have said that the recent ban of all political campaigns in specific districts could be an advantage to their rivals. On Saturday, the EC suspended campaign meetings of all categories of elections in 16 districts and cities …

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NRM unhappy with suspension of campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement is unhappy with the decision by the Electoral Commission to suspend political campaigns in 20 regions as a result of the continued rise in cases of Covid-19. Speaking at the NRM secretariat this morning, Justine Kasule Lumumba, the NRM secretary-general …

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Purported opposition defectors fail to prove membership to old parties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hundreds of purported opposition defectors to the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party in Amuru district were caught off guard when they were tasked to surrender their membership cards from their former parties. Most of the youthful defectors claimed that they were former members of the …

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Muntu warns electorate of NRM’s blinding billions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential candidate Gen. Mugisha Muntu has cautioned voters in Kampala not to be blinded by the 60 billion shillings that the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM is scheduled to spend to bolster support for its candidates across the country. The Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) candidate …

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NRM candidates decry pressure from independents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement-NRM candidates in Masaka sub-region are decrying the hard times they are facing from independent candidates. Besides facing competition from opposition candidates, the majority of NRM candidates in greater Masaka region are also facing serious challenge from NRM leaning independent candidates. The …

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NRM endorses Mubanda’s niece for Masaka Woman MP race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement-NRM leaders have endorsed 29-year-old, Edith Namugabe Kulabako as the official party candidate for the Masaka District Woman parliamentary race. Namugabe replaces her aunt and former Masaka Woman NRM parliamentary candidate and incumbent, Freda Nanziri Kase Mubanda who succumbed to COVID-19 on Wednesday …

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Opposition posters removed as Museveni campaigns in Masaka

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several campaign posters of opposition candidates were removed from the stands in different parts of Masaka as President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni went to campaign in the area. The affected posters are those of opposition politicians that include presidential, parliamentary and local government candidates that had …

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