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NUP’s NEC: Mpuuga out, Zaake in as parliamentary commissioner

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform- NUP has resolved to drop Nyendo-Mukungwe MP Mathias Mpuuga and replace him with Francis Zaake as Commissioner of Parliament. Nyendo-Mukungwe MP, Mathias Mpuuga may lose his position on the Parliamentary Commission. The National Unity Platform’s National Executive Committee on Friday said it …

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Dokolo by-election: Opposition candidates complain of intimidation

Dokola, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition candidates nominated for the Dokolo Parliamentary By-Election have decried the high levels of intimidation being exerted on them. The candidates who expressed fear for their lives and their supporters, want the Electoral Commission to provide them with enough security. Anna Grace Lalam, an Independent …

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Masaka NUP leaders slam party President over Mpuuga’s service award

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP leaders in Masaka have lashed out at the top leadership of their party over its demand for the resignation of MP Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba from the position of parliamentary Commissioner. The NUP secretariat released a statement on Thursday evening, calling for …

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Beleaguered Mpuuga hits back at NUP

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Leader of the Opposition Mathias Mpuuga has said he will not step aside as a Parliamentary Commissioner as demanded by his party National Unity Platform (NUP) following accusations of abuse of office.  He has instead accused his party leaders of trying to …

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NUP asks Mpuuga to step down with immediate effect

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) has asked Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga to resign from his position as parliamentary commissioner following his admission to receiving 500 million shillings. In a statement released by the NUP secretariat on Thursday evening, party President Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi …

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NUP unveils mobilization committee ahead of Dokolo by- election

Dokolo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) has unveiled approximately 300 mobilizers ahead of the Dokolo District Woman MP By-election. On Saturday, a delegation led by the party’s Secretary General David Lewis Rubongoya met mobilization committees from all the 14 sub counties in the district. They tasked them …

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NUP councilors deny allegations of meeting Museveni in Garuga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) councilors in Kampala district have denied attempts to participate in a leadership training purportedly organized by the National Resistance Movement (NRM) in Garuga. Councilors representing Kawempe, Makindye, Nakawa, Rubaga, and Central divisions, said this during a press briefing at the …

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Families of 18 missing NUP supporters storm High Court

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The relatives of 18  missing supporters of the National Unity Platform (NUP) have stormed the High Court Civil Division in Kampala demanding their immediate release. The majority of whom are women and children contend that the continued detention of their people allegedly by the …

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