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FULL TEXT: Bobi Wine lawyers file election petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers acting on behalf of the National Unity Platform (NUP) party residential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine have filed a petition at the Supreme Court challenging the 2021 election results. The petition raises 15 issues of electoral irregularities, 10 issues of electoral offences …

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EC disqualifies NUP candidate from Central youth elections

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda Electoral Commission has disqualified the National Unity Platform-NUP central youth parliamentary candidate from the ongoing elections at the National Teacher’s College in Mubende district. The Central and Southern Region Regional Elections Officer, Robert Baine, says the NUP candidate, Moses Kasule used a voter …

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NUP candidate wins Mityana municipality mayoral seat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform- NUP has won 26 seats in the Mityana municipal council. Mukambwe Faustin Lukonge, the NUP flag bearer was also elected mayor with 14,463 votes defeating the NRM party candidate and incumbent, Esther Ndyanabo who polled 5,616 votes while DP’s Richard Kyambadde …

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Fred Nyanzi petitions court seeking vote recount in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Kampala Central MP candidate Fred Nyanzi has petitioned the Mengo Chief Magistrates Court seeking for a vote recount. Nyanzi who was contesting on the National Unity Platform-NUP ticket was defeated by the incumbent and independent candidate Muhammad Nsereko who got 16,998 votes against …

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Kyagulanyi sues gov’t over raid on NUP offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform – NUP and its president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu have sued government and four security chiefs in the High Court in Kampala over the October 2020 raid of the party offices in Kampala. The four respondents are Chief of Defense Forces General David …

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NRM downplays NUP effect on its local government dominance

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement-NRM has downplayed the effect of the National Unity Platform-NUP in the just-concluded parliamentary and district elections on its dominance.   NRM National Treasurer Rose Namayanja Nsereko says that despite the NUP wave, the NRM party won the majority of district chairperson seats. …

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