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MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya masterminded Masaka killings – Police

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security agencies have stated that Makindye West MP Allan Ssewanyana and his Kawempe North counterpart Muhammad Ssegirinya, are the people who recruited and deployed greater Masaka machete killers that have left close to 30 people dead. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga at a joint security media …

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Police disperse Bobi Wine’s wife, MPs with teargas in Nakaseke

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have used teargas to disperse legislators allied to the National Unity Platform-NUP political party, on their way to donate relief items to expectant mothers at Kikamulo health center in Nakaseke district. A group of legislators comprising Nakaseke Central MP, Allan Mayanja Ssebunnya, Hassan Kirumira …

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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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