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NUP paying medical bills of 44 tortured supporters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP is paying medical bills for 44 supporters who were tortured during the just concluded general elections. The majority of these were reportedly kidnapped and tortured by security while others returned from prisons in very bad shape. Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP party …

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2021 polls most violent in Uganda’s history – NUP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP has said that the 2021 polls were the most violent the country has witnessed. On Wednesday, top officials from the party were appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights that is probing violence in the 2021 elections. The leaders reiterated calls …

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NUP spent 7 to 10 million shillings per day during campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP president, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine spent between Shillings 7 and 10 million per day during his presidential election campaigns. The party Secretary-General David Lewis Rubongoya told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the money covered the basic needs of …

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NUP MPs-elect to meet over Speaker election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) party is set to have a retreat with its MPs-elect to decide who they will be supporting to the position of speaker and deputy speaker of parliament. Speaking to reporters today leaders of NUP led by John Baptist Nambeshe, …

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Battered journalist Ashraf Kasirye withdraws case against Government

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ghetto Television Journalist Ashraf Kasirye has withdrawn his case seeking compensation for the damages caused to him during the just concluded elections. Kasirye who wanted to be compensated with an unspecified amount of money has today withdrawn his case against the Attorney General before …

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Armed men raid Fred Nyanzi’s home, arrest 15 year old son

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A group of armed men yesterday morning raided the home of former parliamentary candidate Fred Nyanzi, a brother to the National Unity Platform-NUP party president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. The group, according to the family was searching for who however escaped from the home as soon …

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Oulanyah clashes with former NUP coordinator for supporting Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has clashed with Tonny Olanya Olenge, the former Northern region coordinator for the National Unity Platform-NUP party for his support of Rebecca Kadaga. Olenge, a biosystems engineering student of Gulu University and former NUP Northern Youth MP aspirant …

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