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Kyagulanyi’s withdrawal of the election petition denied Uganda reforms

Kyagulanyi instructed his legal team to withdraw the election petition after losing two applications seeking to amend the petition and include fresh evidence in the Supreme Court Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The withdrawal of the petition by the National Unity Platform-NUP candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu from the Supreme Court …

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NRM lawyers started preparing for Kyagulanyi’s petition 2 months before election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In November 2020, as the Electoral Commission nominated presidential candidates for the January 2021 polls, the National Resistance Movement-NRM expected a presidential election petition and started preparations to defend their candidate Yoweri Museveni. So when Robert Kyagulanyi, Museveni’s closest contender ran to court on February …

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NRM opposes calls for state of emergency ahead of 2021 polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party has opposed calls by different political players for government to declare a state of emergency because of the Covid-19 pandemic which would result in the postponement of the 2021 general polls. The party officials led by the secretary …

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