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LOP promises no retributions if they assume power

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba, has stated that they have no intention of seeking retribution against anyone if they assume power. Mpuuga, who is also the Member of Parliament for Nyendo-Mukungwe Division in Masaka and Deputy President of the National …

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NUP moves Makerere Primaries to party headquarters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the National Unity Platform (NUP) at Makerere University will hold their primaries at the party’s headquarters after being blocked from holding them within the university. The party is looking for its flag bearer for the guild elections slated for April 14, 2023, …

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Opposition wants end to Uganda’s ‘winner takes all’ elections

Mpuuga: If we had proportional representation, the People’s Progressive Party [PPP] would have more than one Member of Parliament Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A shift from the current “winner-takes-it-all” system to proportional representation is part of the Opposition’s proposed package for constitutional and electoral reforms. According to the Leader …

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LDC court grants bail to 10 women arrested on Women’s Day

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten women who were arrested for staging a protest on March 8th, 2023 as the world commemorated International Women’s Day 2023 are out on bail. The Law Development Center Grade One Magistrate, Martin Kirya granted the women cash bail of sh100,000 each while their sureties executed …

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The Reawakening of NUP

Inside the party’s new countrywide mobilisation drive Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) on Feb.23 launched Kunga Uganda; a proposed countrywide mobilisation drive. The event at their party headquarters in Kavule, Makerere not far from Kampala’s central business district attracted hordes of supporters, party MPs, …

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No negotiations with gov’t, Bobi Wine says

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu, the President of the National Unity Platform-NUP, has trashed calls by some of his party members to negotiate with the government in order to release many of their detained supporters. Speaking at the party’s new headquarters at Makerere Kavule while commissioning the …

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Nakaseke Magistrate Court grants bail to NUP supporter

Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakaseke Magistrate Court has granted bail to the supporter of the National Unity Platform accused of causing grievous harm to the mobilizer for the National Resistance Movement Party. Geoffrey Onzima also known as High Tower a resident of Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District was …

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