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Latif Sebaggala drops out of Kampala mayoral race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kawempe North MP Latif Sebaggala has suspended his mayoral bid days after he was endorsed by the National Unity Platform for the race. He said that the decision was based on the need for a stronger opposition as the country heads for the 2021 …

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Opposition struggling to front candidates in Acholi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition is struggling to identify and front candidates against the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party in Acholi ahead of the 2021 polls. They have failed to identify candidates for Parliamentary seats, LCV chairperson, district councilors, urban council III chairpersons, mayors and sub-county LCIII …

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MPs disagree on removal of army representatives from parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have urged the House to reject a proposal by the Opposition to remove the army from being represented in parliament. The army is among the special interest groups currently represented in Parliament. The others …

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Opposition MPs accused of dodging Tumwine censure petition

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament have faulted the Human rights committee of Parliament and the Opposition for shying away from the censure process against Security Minister Gen Elly Tumwine. Last week MPs started the process to censure Tumwine over contempt of Parliament. MPs …

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Cameroon main opposition leader Maurice Kamto released

  Yaoundé, Cameroon | AFP | Cameroon’s main opposition leader Maurice Kamto walked free from jail Saturday after a military court ordered his release at the behest of veteran President Paul Biya. Kamto was greeted by hundreds of supporters as he was driven away surrounded by a dozen-strong escort of …

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