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NUP supporter accused of mocking General Tumwine, remanded

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A supporter of the National Unity Platform (NUP) has been remanded to Luzira Prison on charges related to celebrating the death of General Elly Tumwine. Bashir Kasagga has on Friday been arraigned before Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate Marion Mangeni and with five counts …

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Four NUP supporters charged with common nuisance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four supporters of the National Unity Platform have been charged with common nuisance. The four were arrested while going to deliver a petition at Parliament on the plight of Ugandan domestic workers in the Middle East. The four who include Nansana West ward LCV …

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Army, Police deny they have in custody a missing NUP supporter

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The army and police have denied holding Teddy Nalubowa, a National Unity Platform Unit-NUP supporter, who was reportedly abducted from Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district last month. Nalubowa’s family claims that she left her rented room in Kyebando in Nansana Municipality at around 06:00 pm …

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NUP to shun forthcoming EALA elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga, has announced the National Unity Platform-NUP’s decision to shun the forthcoming elections of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) representatives, which commence on 19 September 2022 with nominations. The tenure of the current EALA members ends …

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Raila’s third petition

A comparison of Uganda and Kenya’s presidential election maneuvers  Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | After a dramatic last day filing of his presidential election petition at the Supreme Court of Kenya challenging the outcome of the Aug.9 election, Raila Odinga was caught in the middle of a range of …

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NUP leaders in Kasese call for unity

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leaders of the National Unity Platform-NUP in Kasese district have called for unity. They argue that the opposition would have performed better in last week’s by-elections in Busongora South had they fielded a single candidate. On Thursday, the Kasese District Returning Officer, Ismail Atwijukire Takih …

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IGG yet to prefer charges against MP Kagabo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government (IG) is yet to prefer charges against Bukoto South Member of Parliament, Twaha Kagabo. Kagabo was picked up after he tried to return the 40 million Shillings that he reportedly received from the residence of the Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among under …

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Former Bukimbiri County NUP flagbearer crosses to NRM

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joshua Mutabazi, the National Unity Platform-NUP party flag bearer who was withdrawn from the Bukimbiri County by-election has crossed to the National Resistance Movement (NRM). Mutabazi was nominated on Tuesday to contest with Owebeyi, Eddie Kwizera Wagahungu of the National Resistance Movement (NRM)-party, and independent candidate …

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Mpuuga directs MP Kagabo to return controversial UGX40M to speaker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga has directed the Bukoto South MP, Twaha Kagabo to return the Shillings 40 million that he allegedly received from the Speaker of Parliament’s residence under unclear circumstances. It came after Kagabo walked into his office seeking to return the money …

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