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Prof. Kagonyera: NRM intolerance should stop

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prof. Mondo Kagonyera, the senior presidential adviser on Kigezi Affair and Kabale University University Chancellor, has decried the high levels of intolerance to divergent views that have taken over the National Resistant Movement (NRM), a party he belongs to. Speaking at the launch of …

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NRM caucus returns EALA MPs, leaves opposition guessing

🔵 BACK TO EALA ✅ Rose Akol Okullu ✅ James Kakooza ✅ Mary Mugyenyi ✅ Paul Mwasa Musamali ✅ Dennis Namaga ✅ George Stephen Odongo Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement -NRM Parliamentary Caucus has not endorsed any particular Opposition and Independent candidates contesting to …

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NUP to shun forthcoming EALA elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga, has announced the National Unity Platform-NUP’s decision to shun the forthcoming elections of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) representatives, which commence on 19 September 2022 with nominations. The tenure of the current EALA members ends …

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Uganda warned on endless borrowing from China

2nd African conference held on debt accountability mechanism Kampala, Uganda  | IAN KATUSIIME | Fears about growing debt in African countries led to the hosting of the second African conference on Debt and Development that happened simultaneously in five African countries. Uganda Debt Network (UDN), a national advocacy organisation on …

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NRM’s Gideon Mujungu wins Busongora South by-election

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thembo Gideon Mujungu has been elected the Busongora South Constituency Member of Parliament. Mujungu, the National Resistance Movement-NRM candidate polled 12,088 votes to defeat his closest rival Jackson Mbaju of the National Unity Platform who had 6,866 votes. The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate Aloysius …

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Derrick Orone wins Gogonyo County by-election

Pallisa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Derrick Orone has been declared the winner of the Gogonyo County Parliamentary by-election. Orone defeated his rival Joseph Okoboi Opolot of the National Unity Platform-NUP party with 19,199 votes against Opolot’s 519 votes. The by-election attracted three candidates but two of the candidates who were nominated …

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Former Minister Kibanzanga criticizes NRM for neglect

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Christopher Kibazanga, a former minister and Member of Parliament for Bughendera County in Bundibugyo district has criticized the National Resistance Movement-NRM party for abandoning him. Kibanzanga who was a party flag bearer in the 2021 parliamentary elections lost to Acrobat Moses Kiiza, an independent candidate. Kibanzanga …

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Former Bukimbiri County NUP flagbearer crosses to NRM

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joshua Mutabazi, the National Unity Platform-NUP party flag bearer who was withdrawn from the Bukimbiri County by-election has crossed to the National Resistance Movement (NRM). Mutabazi was nominated on Tuesday to contest with Owebeyi, Eddie Kwizera Wagahungu of the National Resistance Movement (NRM)-party, and independent candidate …

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Bukimbiri County: NRM, FDC candidates clash over campaign venue

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a scuffle between Eddie Kwizera Wagahungu, the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party candidate, and his Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) rival, James Owebeyi Mugyemani on Monday afternoon over a campaign venue in Rubuguri town council, Kisoro district. The two are contesting in the Bukimbiri …

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Party leaning independents worry NRM leaders in Busongora

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders in the National Resistance Movement-NRM party are concerned about party members opting to run as independents in the Busongora South parliamentary by-election set for this month. The party leaders are worried that the decision by the party members to go independent will cost the party …

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