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Museveni is NRM presidential flag-bearer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has been nominated NRM national chairman and presidential flag-bearer for the 2021 elections. Museveni, who is the Chairman of the ruling party, was confirmed by NRM Elections chief Dr Tanga Odoi, soon after he arrived NRM Secretariat for nomination just after 11am. “I …

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When enemies feed each other

Why Uganda’s pro-democracy activists get it wrong when they support radical extremist cults as alternatives to Museveni THE LAST WORD | ANDREW M. MWENDA | In their misguided (even though, perhaps, well-intentioned) war against President Yoweri Museveni, many pro-democracy (but mostly pseudo-democracy) “activists” bring three fundamentally erroneous assumptions. First, that …

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Tribal conflicts threaten Tororo NRM Primaries

  Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tribal conflicts threaten the success of the National Resistance Movement –NRM Party primaries in Tororo district, eastern Uganda. The multi-ethnic district is currently has two offices for the NRM party, one for the people of Tororo county, majority of them with Teso lineage …

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Unfulfilled pledges haunt NRM aspirants in Nakaseke

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Persons seeking to contest for various political positions in Nakaseke district using the National Resistance Movement-NRM party ticket are haunted by unfulfilled pledges made by the government over the years. According to the NRM roadmap, the election for village Special Interests Groups is scheduled to …

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Muntu disappointed with rebel MPs for returning to NRM

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu, the presumptive presidential nominee of the Alliance for National Transformation [ANT] has said he is very disappointed that the National Resistance Movement [NRM] ‘rebel’ MPs have crawled back to the party.  Muntu, a former commander of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces …

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The end of opposition

Bobi Wine gains as Besigye, Mao, Akena kill their parties Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The 2021 general elections have come at the best time for the leaders of Uganda’s three main political parties; the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), the Democratic Party (DP), and the Uganda Peoples Congress …

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MPs caution against double standards as NRM opts for lining up

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of Members of Parliament has asked the government to open up especially for the electoral period after the National Resistance Movement (NRM) approved lining up behind candidates as a voting option for its party primaries. According to the ruling party’s roadmap which was …

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