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Opposition launch new front against President Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 10 opposition political parties and activist groups have formed another coalition through which they hope to end President Yoweri Museveni’s 36-year grip on power. Speaking today at the unveiling of the coalition named; People’s Front for Transition, former President of the Forum for Democratic …

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Shadow cabinet to meet over plenary boycott

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | All opposition whips and members of the shadow cabinet are set to meet to decide whether to end or continue boycotting Parliament plenary sittings. The opposition led by the National Unity Platform (NUP) has boycotted parliament since last week following the re-arrest of Makindye …

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Opposition still focused on regime change – Mpuuga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga has reiterated that they have not lost focus on causing regime change in Uganda. Mpuuga made the statement while addressing journalists at parliament as he marked 100 days in office. He was appointed into the office by …

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Mpuuga calls for opposition unity as he marks 100 days in office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga has called for unity among the opposition in Parliament to achieve a common goal. Mpuuga was on Wednesday speaking to journalists at Parliament as he marked 100 days in office. The Opposition in Parliament is led by …

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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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