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NRM cadres seek referendum on presidential system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement cadres under the ‘Transformer Cadres Association’, have written to the Electoral Commission asking for the details of the voter register to enable them to embark on their program to collect signatures to force an amendment to the constitution. Through their president …

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MPs secretly append signatures to censure MP Zaake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament mainly from the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party are secretly signing a motion seeking to drop Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake from the Parliamentary Commission. Sources indicate that more than 200 legislators have already appended signatures on the document that is reportedly …

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Kabuleta accuses government of intentionally suppressing Lango

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former independent presidential candidate, Joseph Kabuleta has accused the ruling National Resistance Movement government of deliberately suppressing the Lango sub-region. Kabuleta, who scored 0.44 percent of the total votes cast in the 2021 presidential elections, says that the ruling government is intentionally suppressing Lango politically …

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Opposition MPs walk out of parliament

But do the goons torturing Ugandans and their NRM supporters care? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Opposition MPs made a bold statement on Feb.03 by marching out of a sitting plenary session of parliament in protest against, what they say, is increasing torture of Ugandans by security agents …

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Body of missing NRM chairman found in new pit

Rakai, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The body of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) chairman for Kateera A village has been retrieved from a 7-foot-deep pit. Yolam Rwaheru, 56, went missing on Friday night, prompting a joint search by the residents and family members. Their efforts did not yield results …

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Jinja NRM leaders demand chairperson autopsy report before burial

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Jinja district National Resistance Movement-NRM leaders want responsible authorities to produce a conclusive autopsy report, detailing the death of their fallen acting chairperson, William Kato Kaziba, ahead of his burial. Kato succumbed to undisclosed illness on Tuesday night. Kato is reported to have …

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Acting Jinja district NRM chairperson William Kaziba is dead

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The acting Jinja District National Resistance Movement-NRM chairperson, William Kato Kaziba is dead. He was pronounced dead on Tuesday night after battling an undisclosed illness. Kato is reported to have broken down while at his home in Igombe village in Buwenge town council. He was …

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Gen. Muhoozi’s emerging power

Is the presidency project taking shape? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | On January 24, the media was awash with photos of Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba and Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame. Gen. Muhoozi who is a son of President Yoweri Museveni, senior presidential advisor on special operations and commander …

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Kasese NRM leaders demand freedom of Mumbere, royal guards

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement-NRM party leaders and supporters in Kasese district used the 36th NRA/NRM liberation day celebrations to call for the freedom of the Rwenzururu cultural leader, Charles Wesley Mumbere. They argue that NRM can only consolidate its current political gains in Kasese district by …

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