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13 people arrested for flouting COVID-19 guidelines in Nebbi

Nebbi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | 13 people, including an NRM political aspirant for Nebbi Municipality, have been arrested and detained at Nebbi Central Police Station for organizing a political meeting in total disregard of COVID-19 control guidelines.  Enriko Opio, an aspiring candidate for the Nebbi Municipality Parliamentary seat had flown …

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Age limit removal not Kadaga’s achievement – Namuganza

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Lands, Persis Namuganza has said the drive for the age limit removal was not Speaker Rebecca Kadaga’s achievement, but the whole NRM party position. On Tuesday, Kadaga said it was her effort that pushed through the unpopular age limit law. She …

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Kabale NRM delegates clash during Sanjay Tanna’s campaign meeting

Kabale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement (NRM) delegates from the districts of Kabale and Rubanda clashed during a meeting convened by Sanjay Tanna, the former MP, who is seeking to represent the Eastern Region on the NRM Central Executive Committee. Tanna who is contesting against the incumbent Captain …

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Mbale parliamentary aspirant tests positive for Covid-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An aspirant for the Bungokho North Central constituency parliamentary seat in Mbale district has tested positive for Covid-19. Information obtained from health officials in Mbale shows that the aspirant is isolated at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he is undergoing treatment. Edward Nyongesa, the …

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Oulanyah: It is my turn to lead NRM in Northern Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah is seeking President Yoweri Museveni’s affirmation to represent the Northern Region on the Central Executive Committee of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party. Oulanyah alongside three other candidates; businessman Sam Engola, Timothy Jokkene and Dr Samuel Oledo are …

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KADAGA: Vote me, I helped push ‘Age Limit’ debate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has asked the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party to recognize her efforts in amending the constitution in 2017 by re-electing her as the 2nd National Vice Chairman. Speaking Tuesday at State House Entebbe where members of the Central …

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Arrest police officers who fail to enforce Covid-19 guidelines – Lumumba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement-NRM party Secretary General, Justine Kasule Lumumba has implored the Uganda Police leadership to arrest politicians found violating the Covid-19 preventive guidelines issued by the Health Ministry. Speaking to news reporters at the NRM secretariat at Plot 10 Kyadondo Road in …

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Lumumba denies Museveni asked CEC to allow Kigongo go unopposed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justine Kasule Lumumba, the Secretary General of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party has denied media reports that President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the national chairman of the party asked his long time serving vice chairman Haj Moses Kigongo to remain unopposed. Kigongo is facing …

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