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Ninety two parliament candidates nominated in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Ninety-two candidates have been nominated to take part in 2021 members of parliament elections for all the 10 elective MP position in Kampala. The constituencies include Kampala District Woman MP, Rubaga North and South, Kawempe North and South, Makindye West and East, Nakawa West …

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Unfulfilled pledges still shape political campaigns in Luweero

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 20 candidates have so far been nominated to contest for the four Parliamentary positions in Luweero district. The candidates are seeking to represent Katikamu North, Katikamu South, Bamunanika county and the district in Parliament. Those nominated include Brenda Nabukenya (National Unity Platform), Cissy …

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Kabatsi pushes for NRM’s appeal despite contesting as an independent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Works Joy Kafura Kabatsi is struggling to attract National Resistance Movement-NRM party members in Sembabule district against the incumbent Lwemiyaga county MP Theodore Ssekikubo. Kabatsi who lost the party’s primaries to Sekikubo was nominated as an independent candidate on Thursday. However, she …

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Court orders fresh tally of Kayunga district NRM Woman MP results

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has ordered a fresh tally of the primary election results for the Kayunga district Woman National Resistance Movement-NRM parliamentary candidate. Justice David Batema issued the order following a successful application by Jackline Birungi Kobusingye challenging the declaration of her rival, Agatha Nalubwama as …

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Kabale delegates boycott NRM Youth MP primaries

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabale district youth delegates have shunned the primary election for the National Resistance Movement-NRM Western Region Youth parliamentary candidate citing gross irregularities. The election has attracted 14 aspirants. They are Agnes Tushabe, Edwin Muzamuzi, Tugume, Joshua Israel Akandwanaho, Gwenny Murungi, Mark Ariho Baitwababo, Elijah Naturinda, …

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NRM secretary resigns citing poor handling of election petitions

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joseph Owuma, the Kayunga district National Resistance Movement-NRM party secretary has resigned citing poor handling of petitions arising from the primaries. According to Owuma, the district NRM office received about 20 petitions from primaries for local government positions. But none of the petitions was …

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Col. Mwesigye takes Nyabushozi NRM flag as party cancels repeated polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nyabushozi County MP Col Fred Mwesigye has been declared the winner of the National Resistance Movement-NRM flag in Nyabushozi County after the cancellation of the repeated primary elections initially scheduled for today, October 6, 2020. The declaration follows a decision by contenders to withdraw from …

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Four NUP supporters arrested for assaulting an NRM supporter

 Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gerald Zzinga, an NUP coordinator, Sunday Kamala,  Kakembo Yuda and Buculi, all residents of Nkose landing site in Mazinga sub-county, Kalangala district are languishing behind bars after being detained over assaulting Ssebuwufu Joseph, an NRM supporter It is alleged that these four raided a bar …

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