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Heavy security deployment as Bobi Wine, Besigye head to Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heavy deployment of security personnel in Hoima town and its surroundings ahead of a planned visit by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi also known as Bobi Wine. The legislator is expected in the area to launch a campaign by Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato, …

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NRM party primaries flop in Kaabong

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement-NRM Party primary elections in the Kaabong Woman MP by-election flopped. The elections were to take place yesterday, according to Dr Tanga Odoi, the chairperson of the NRM electoral commission. However, several voters remained stranded at polling stations across the district with …

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NRM, Mukula fail to pay Namboole stadium UGX 1.1bn

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mandela National Stadium commonly referred to as Namboole Stadium is in a financial crisis with four of its tenants owing management 1.18 billion Shillings. The major debtors are Fortune Energy Limited owned by former MP Captain Mike Mukula to which Mandela Sports Hotel was …

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Fear of change hurting Ugandans-Gen.Muntu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT Party President, General Mugisha Muntu says that the fear of change and desperation continues to hurt Ugandans which has compromised the decisions they make. Muntu was on Thursday speaking at the opening of the ANT offices for Ankole sub-region …

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Museveni’s electoral reforms

Why opposition shouldn’t expect President to drop winning strategy Kampala, Uganda | AGATHER ATUHAIRE | Since Attorney General William Byaruhanga tabled before parliament the government proposed electoral reforms on July 26, attention has been on how opposition parties will react to them. Presentation of the proposed reforms is, on paper, a …

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Defection of 200 FDC members in Tooro for NRM sparks controversy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The defection of 200 Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party members in Tooro to the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM has sparked controversy. On Sunday, the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Kahinda Otafiire, received dozens of FDC defectors at Booma grounds in Fort Portal drawn from …

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Electoral Reforms finally

The good and the bad from government’s tabled amendments Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The demand for electoral reforms in Uganda has been a persistent cry from the opposition and civil society for over ten years with each election cycle prompting a new call for the government to introduce …

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