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We must work together to challenge NRM – Basalirwa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Asuman Basalirwa, the sole Member of Parliament from the Justice Forum-JEEMA has said that opposition political parties have no option but to work together in order to outsmart the ruling government. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Basalirwa who was recently appointed deputy chairperson of the …

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Mao calls for opposition MPs to head the human rights committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party President Nobert Mao wants the Human Rights Committee of Parliament chaired by the opposition in order to keep the government in check. He made the recommendation while appearing before the Human Rights Committee of Parliament which is probing violence in the just …

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Ssemujju disappointed by opposition MPs support for Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda has said that he’s very disappointed with opposition colleagues who publicly declared their support for Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga to continue serving as the speaker of parliament. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network-URN in a phone interview, Ssemujju who …

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How opposition disunity awarded NRM 20 MP seats

NUP spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi says some losses were self-inflicted, adding that the lesson they learn as forces of change is to strive and not only unite at the lower levels but also at the presidency Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After agreeing in principle to fight the 2021 general election …

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Kalembe opposes joint vote protection team

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nancy Linda Kalembe is opposed to fronting joint polling agents to protect opposition votes on election day. On Tuesday, three presidential candidates Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Forum for Democratic Change candidate-FDC Patrick Amuriat Oboi and Alliance for National Transformation-ANT candidate, …

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Five opposition supporters feared kidnapped in Buwama

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five people including a contestant for Buwama town council chair in Mpigi district have been kidnapped by unknown people who were travelling in a drone and a super custom vehicle, raising fears among candidates and supporters of the opposition. Among the people whose whereabouts are …

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