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NUP: Kateregga does not speak for our party

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform- NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine has distanced the party from comments by Ali Kateregga, a NUP Councilor from Masaka who pleaded with President Yoweri Museveni to release the jailed NUP party supporters. At the swearing-in ceremony of new …

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NUP hits at Among for blocking Mpuuga’s removal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform – NUP party has cried foul and slammed Parliament for blocking the removal of Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba, from the Parliamentary Commission to defend ongoing corruption practices in the August House. NUP Secretary-General Lewis Davis Rubongoya, commented after Speaker Anita Annet Among’s letter dated …

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MPUUGA: I am not resigning, nor leaving NUP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amidst calls to resign as a parliamentary commissioner, former Leader of Opposition Mathia Mpuuga has said he is going nowhere, and will continue working for his party National Unity Party. He has also promised he plans to reform the party. He did not give …

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Dokolo by- election: Security heightened, over 14 DPCs deployed

Dokolo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has been heightened in Dokolo district ahead of the District Woman MP polls on Thursday. According to the Regional Police Commander of North Kyoga, Deo Obura, each sub county and town council in Dokolo district is manned by District Police Commanders (DPCs) drawn from …

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NUP office in Masaka closed as police battle rowdy supporters

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Antiriot Police used teargas to disperse rowdy National Unity Platform-NUP party supporters in Masaka city who were involved in a bitter scuffle over a dispute regarding the party’s mobilization campaigns, known as Kunga. On Monday afternoon, a group of leaders, led by Masaka City Mayor …

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NUP replaces Mpuuga with Zaake amid Corruption Claims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP), made a significant change in its representation in the Parliamentary Commission. Mathias Mpuuga, who held the position, has been recalled over corruption allegations. Acting president of NUP, Lina Zedriga, conveyed this decision in a letter dated March 15, 2024, citing …

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NUP’s NEC: Mpuuga out, Zaake in as parliamentary commissioner

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform- NUP has resolved to drop Nyendo-Mukungwe MP Mathias Mpuuga and replace him with Francis Zaake as Commissioner of Parliament. Nyendo-Mukungwe MP, Mathias Mpuuga may lose his position on the Parliamentary Commission. The National Unity Platform’s National Executive Committee on Friday said it …

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Dokolo by-election: Opposition candidates complain of intimidation

Dokola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition candidates nominated for the Dokolo Parliamentary By-Election have decried the high levels of intimidation being exerted on them. The candidates who expressed fear for their lives and their supporters, want the Electoral Commission to provide them with enough security. Anna Grace Lalam, an Independent …

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Masaka NUP leaders slam party President over Mpuuga’s service award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP leaders in Masaka have lashed out at the top leadership of their party over its demand for the resignation of MP Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba from the position of parliamentary Commissioner. The NUP secretariat released a statement on Thursday evening, calling for …

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