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Former NUP mobilizer Bosmic Otim denounces NRM party

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Northern Uganda based musician William Otim alias Bosmic Otim has denounced his membership in the ruling National Resistance Movement party-NRM. In a two-minute recorded audio that has gone viral on social media, the troubled musician turned politician alleges he has never liked the party but …

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Masaka NUP youth league suspends two party members

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP youth league in Masaka city has suspended two of its members for undermining elected leaders. The suspended members are; Alice Nannungi, the Masaka city female councilor representing Nyendo-Mukungwe division and Ronald Kasekende, one of the party youth mobilizers in the area. …

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Chief Justice should be uniting, not fanning tribal divisions: Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) leader, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has criticized Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo for attacking Baganda who he accused of leading demonstrations against Speaker Jacob Oulanyah while in the USA seeking specialized treatment. A video recording of the Chief Justice giving a speech during …

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LOP Mpuuga hosts US diplomats over human rights violations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition (LOP) Mathias Mpuuga has held discussions with the visit United States Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Lisa Peterson over the human rights situation in the country. Peterson is leading a delegation from the US Department of …

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MP Zaake still our parliamentary commissioner: Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has said that the Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake remains their choice for Parliamentary Commissioner. Kyagulanyi told journalists at Parliament on Thursday that Zaake’s censure was illegal. NUP nominated Zaake to the Parliamentary Commission as a back-bench …

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NUP women demand for release of their husbands

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The wives of detained National Unity Platform-NUP supporters have  called for their immediate release. The NUP supporters were picked up between 2020 and 2021 at the height of the presidential campaigns. On Tuesday, over 50 women joined the leaders of NUP’s women wing at NUP …

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MP Zaake versus Deputy Speaker

How the disciplinary probe threatens to derail parliament’s agenda Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The case in which Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake, risks losing his privileged position as a Commissioner of Parliament for allegedly insulting Deputy Speaker Anita Among has taken a new twist. Zaake is now questioning …

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Petrol bomb trial of 32 NUP supporters flops again

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The hearing of the case in which 32 supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP are accused of being in illegal possession of explosive devices has again failed to start at the General Court Martial in Makindye due to the absence of three suspects. The accused …

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