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The Lumbuye ideology and our opposition

  Its purpose is to support political goals and catch attention of those few people who are easily being misled COMMENT | MICHAEL WOIRA | We are now in August and our elections were held in February and the swearing ceremony for the rightfully elected president was also concluded some …

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Kyagulanyi calls for reopening of schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has asked the government to reopen schools as soon as possible to avert what he called a waiting catastrophe. Speaking on Friday at the party headquarters to remember the lives of his supporters who have died in …

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Court rejects request to hear case of 74 NUP supporters in lockdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has rejected a request to hear a case demanding the unconditional release of 74 National Unity Platform supporters arrested in the just concluded election campaigns. Civil Division Judge Boniface Wamala on Wednesday rejected the request made by city lawyer Geoffrey …

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NUP MPs to use vehicle cash on constituency welfare

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition Chief Whip, John Baptist Nambeshe says that the National Unity Platform-NUP leaders resolved that their elected Members of Parliament devote substantial amount of vehicle cash to Constituency welfare. Out of the 529 Members of the Eleventh Parliament, NUP has 57 legislators hence …

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NUP condemns police ban on distribution of food relief

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP has condemned the police ban on distribution of food to vulnerable people during the lockdown. On Monday, police spokesman Fred Enanga said the distribution is likely to lead to the spread of the coronavirus. He advised all people distributing food to …

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Two NUP supporters kidnapped in December return home

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two supporters of Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine who were kidnapped in December last year were released on Sunday night. Denis Matovu and Richard Sonko who are brothers were kidnapped on December 8th 2020 from Lukuli-Nanganda trading centre in Makindye division. Solome Nakibuuka, the mother …

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Kabaziguruka, NUP welcome ruling against General Court Martial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Michael Kabaziguruka, the former MP for Nakawa Division has welcomed the decision by the Constitutional Court that held that the General Court Martial has no power to try civilians. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Kabaziguruka who in 2016 challenged the constitutionality of the General Court …

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Joel Kayiira assumes office of Kayunga LC V chairperson

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joel Kayiira, 28, has assumed the office of LC V chairperson Kayunga district. Kayiira who has been Vice-Chairperson replaces Ffefeka Sserubogo who died last month. Kayiira, a member of the National Unity Platform-NUP, who is also a councillor representing Ggaliraya sub-county says that he will …

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