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UPDF has no issue with Kyagulanyi’s body armors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Defence Forces-UPDF has said it has no issue with the decision by presidential candidate, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine to put on body armors during his campaign meetings. UPDF’s response through spokesperson, Brig Flavia Byekwaso comes hours after Kyagulanyi posted a picture …

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How to ensure free, fair election

The interventions police, the EC, and President Museveni must make to ensure democratic elections COMMENT | MICHAEL ABONEKA | It is barely two months to the general elections day of January 14, 2021, and we are still wondering whether we shall make it alive. In order to achieve free fair …

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10 NUP supporters remanded for terrorism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten supporters of National Unity Platform-NUP party have been charged with terrorism and remanded for burning Wobulenzi Magistrate Court. The suspects include Godfrey Katongole aged 25 years, Joel Lutankome (22), Charles Ssetooke (24), Abdullah Katumba (34), John Ssemakula (28) and Godfrey Serugo (19). The others …

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Masaka DP, NUP leaders bicker over Kyagulanyi’s campaign posters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Disagreements have emerged between the Democratic Party-DP and National Unity Platform- NUP leaders in Masaka over campaign posters of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. The latest controversy is between the NUP campaign coordination committees in greater Masaka sub-region led by Florence Namayanja and DP vice …

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Bobi Wine demands meeting with Electoral Commission boss

Kyagulanyi accuses Police of negligently firing bullets at him on his way to Jinja Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Jinja city on Tuesday blocked National Unity Platform-NUP presidential flag bearer, Robert Kyagulanyi from holding a campaign rally at Budondo sub-county headquarters. Earlier in the day, there was a …

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ELECTIONS: Several feared dead in Nakifuma

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Police have refuted reports that indicate several people were been killed as NUP candidate Robert Kyagulanyi’s convoy entered Mukono region on Monday. Separately, Uganda Police in Nagalama are investigating a serious accident that happened today at Mayangayanga along Nagoje road. A somber mood has meanwhile engulfed …

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Gen. Elly Tumwine

 TUMWINE: The face of UPDF violence Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Uganda’s Minister of Security, General Elly Tumwine, is famed for having fired the first bullet that set the war that brought President Yoweri Museveni to power. For 30 years he has been perpetually representing the country’s military, the …

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NUP candidate withdraws from Bundibugyo Woman MP race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate for the Bundibugyo district Woman Member of Parliament seat has pulled out of the race. Harriet Musumba was to contest against NRM’s Josephine Babungi and independent candidate Harriet Ntabazi in next year’s general elections. Musumba communicated her withdraw in …

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Museveni betrayed Luweero residents – Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has asked residents in Nakaseke and Luweero districts to take lead in voting out President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni for failing to live to their expectations. Luweero and Nakaseke districts were the epicenter of the National Resistance …

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Bobi Wine to address the nation on the state of his campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform (NUP) party presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine will tonight speak nationally on Facebook and Youtube on the state of his campaign in what seems to be a competition with the Head of State President Museveni who will as well be addressing …

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