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Magere residents, MPs condemn confinement of Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents neighboring the home of former National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi have protested the heavy deployment of security personnel in the area. Kyagulanyi was on Tuesday blocked from leaving his home in Magere, Wakiso district to go to Kayunga district to campaign for …

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Kasese NUP members fail to raise bail cash

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five members of the National Unity Platform-NUP in Kasese on Monday were sent back to prison after failing to secure money for their bail. Justice Okumu Jude Muwone had earlier ordered the members who were arrested for alleged treason to pay 500,000 Shillings each as …

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KAYUNGA: Police impound NUP candidate’s sound truck

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have declined to release a sound truck belonging to the National Unity Platform-NUP candidate Harriet Nakwede, for the Kayunga LC V chairperson by-elections. Police and the army intercepted the sound truck at around 8pm on Monday evening as the NUP team was returning from …

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NUP camp protests decision to block Kyagulanyi from campaigning in Kayunga

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The camp of the National Unity Platform-NUP party candidate for the Kayunga LC 5 chairperson by-election, Harriet Nakwede is protesting a decision by the Resident District Commissioner, Ssempala Kigozi to block their principal, Robert Kyagulanyi from joining her last campaign rally. Although the open campaigns …

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NRM leaders campaign for NUP candidate in the Kayunga LC5 by-election

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two National Resistance Movement-NRM leaders in Kayunga are backing the National Unity Platform-NUP candidate Harriet Nakwede, for the Kayunga LCV chairperson seat. The leaders include the party publicity secretary Joseph Ouma, and Patrick Nsanja Kayongo, the Member of Parliament for Ntenjeru South County. Nsanja contested …

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Unapproved UPDF deployment to DRC will cost Uganda highly: NUP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP has warned that the “illegal” deployment of Ugandan troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo without Parliament’s approval will cost the country highly. On November 30th 2021, UPDF issued a statement indicating that together with their counterparts of the DRC army, …

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Prosecution fails to show up for bail hearing of Kasese NUP members

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders of the National Unity Platform-NUP party in Kasese have been remanded further after the prosecution failed to show up in court. The five were arrested by security personnel last month from Kamaiba ward in Kasese municipality, for allegedly plotting to overthrow the government. They …

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Former Busongora South MP joins NUP

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Busongora South Member of Parliament in Kasese district, Jackson Mbaju Kathika has joined the National Unity Platform-NUP party. Mbaju who was a staunch member of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC contested as an independent candidate in the parliamentary elections after he was defeated …

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Killing suspected ADF fighters

Human rights defenders condemn security forces for extrajudicial killings | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | On Nov. 17, social media sites were awash with grisly pictures of four men who had been executed and dumped on the roadside near Kisege trading Centre in Ntoroko District, in southwest Uganda.  Eye witnesses say …

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How Bobi propaganda destroyed Besigye

And why you should expect more fake news as long as NUP is still dominating our opposition politics COMMENT | ABBEY KIBIRIGE SEMUWEMBA | There was a Chinese man called Sun Tzu, mainly known for writing the ‘Art of the War’. There’s a term in the book that he calls …

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