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Opposition in new effort to trace 18 missing supporters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Office of the Leader of Opposition in Parliament – LOP has commenced a parallel investigation to trace the whereabouts of the 18 supporters of the National Unity Platform-NUP said to have been abducted by security personnel before, during, and after the 2021 general …

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PICTORIAL: Besigye joins NUP as they open headquarters

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a lot of fanfare Friday as opposition political party National Unity Platform (NUP)  launched their party headquarters at Makerere Kavule, in Kampala. Former presidential candidate Col Kizza Besigye was one of several guests that witnessed the grand opening. Robert Kyagulanyi …

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Opposition to boycott plenary sittings over security raid of NUP offices

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition legislators have resolved to boycott plenary sittings unless the government apologizes for the brutal security siege of the National Unity Platform – NUP party headquarters on October 9, 2023. The decision follows a caucus opposition meeting Chaired by the Leader of the Opposition- …

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NUP offices cordoned off as security stops prayers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Businesses in Kamwokya and surrounding areas have been forced to close. It came after the military and the police stopped National Unity Platform-NUP supporters and their leaders from converging at their headquarters for a press conference and national prayers for those allegedly killed, arrested …

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MPUUGA: Uganda’s future still not certain 61 years after Independence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba, the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament has raised concerns about Uganda’s future, which he believes remains uncertain due to what he perceives as a lack of ‘true democracy’. In a statement marking Uganda’s 61st independence anniversary, Mpuuga expresses disappointment with the journey …

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NUP Spokesperson, Secretary General arrested

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security has arrested Joel Ssenyonyi, the National Unity Platform-NUP party, spokesperson, Lewis Rubongoya, the secretary general and former Kampala central NUP parliamentary candidate, Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu. Joint security forces comprising the military and police surrounded the trio at Rubbies Pump fuel station in Kamwokya …

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POLICE: We will not allow NUP to have any more countrywide tours

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have dared the National Unity Platform (NUP) party to resume its countrywide tours, which were canceled last week by Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen Geoffrey Katsigazi Tumusiime. It came after NUP’s leadership vowed to resume their countrywide mobilization tours upon their …

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