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NUP candidate struggles to make inroads in Nakaseke NRM stronghold

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | William Musisi, the first opposition candidate for the Nakaseke LCV chairperson seat is facing an uphill task to make inroads in the National Resistance Movement-NRM party stronghold. Musisi who is running on the National Unity Platform-NUP ticket seeks to unseat the incumbent LCV chairperson …

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NUP replaces Bukedi coordinator who defected to NRM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform- NUP party has replaced Wycliffe Sanya Odwori, the Bukedi regional coordinator who defected to the National Resistance Movement- NRM party. Sanya crossed to the ruling party on Monday and was received by the State Minister for East African Affairs Julius …

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NRM music studio stirs controversy among members in Mukono

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party in Mukono have disagreed on charges for members seeking to record music at the party studio set up in Mukono municipality. The studio known as M-records was set up at the beginning of this month in …

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Minister condemns security organs for mistreating opposition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A day after Uganda Police apologized for teargassing senior Buganda Kingdom and Catholic church personalities in Mityana over the weekend, a senior official of the ruling National Resistance Movement who is also a government minister has vehemently condemned acts of the security forces against …

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MPs query unequal distribution of funds to political parties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has asked the government to explain the modalities used to distribute the 15 billion Shillings given to political parties with representation in Parliament. The Electoral Commission received 15 billion Shillings last week to cover facilitation for quarter one and  quarter two activities by the …

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Uganda democracy in decline

New report shows why changing leaders doesn’t change politics in Africa Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leadership change results in an initial wave of optimism. But ongoing political challenges and constraints mean that it is often a case of “the more things change the more they stay the same. …

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NRM to hold talks with its independent candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement party [NRM] has said starting this Tuesday, it will begin holding talks with its members who were defeated in party primaries but opted to be nominated as independent parliamentary candidates. Speaking to news reporters at the party’s secretariat plot 10, …

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