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Court rules that UPC’s Otunnu did not defame President Museveni

Buganda Road Court grade one magistrate Joan Aciro has cleared  former UPC Party President Olara Otunnu  on charges of defaming President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, due lack of evidence. The Magistrate observed on Friday that prosecution produced a single witness who could not implicate Otunnu to this crime,  without being collaborated. Last …

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UPC plans to punish Otunnu

The James Akena faction of the Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) leaders will on Monday meet to decide the fate of  former President Olara Otuunu. Otunnu leads another faction of the UPC. UPC spokesperson Michael Osinde told a press at UPC headquarters Wednesday that they will agree on how to implement …

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Akena section of UPC denounce Otunnu

A section of members of the Uganda People’s Congress have denounced Olara Otunnu, claiming he is not part of them as his term of office expired on 13th March 2015. At a press conference on Wednesday, UPC’s Spokesperson Michael Osinde said the Court of Appeal acknowledged Jimmy Akena as the …

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Otunnu clears Akena for UPC presidency

By Patrick Kagenda That outgoing UPC party president Olara Otunnu has an unusual approach to Ugandan politics is an open secret. Still, observers have said, his announcement on May 18 that the party was extending an olive branch to party stalwart Jimmy Akena and other contenders who had missed the …

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Otunnu releases handover road map

h By Patrick Kagenda UPC regional leaders want court injunction of party activities lifted Outgoing UPC party president Olara Otunnu on April 9, let the cat out of the bag when he announced a road map that will lead the party to having a new party president come June this …

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Otunnu maneuver leaves UPC in deadlock

By Patrick Kagenda Far from resolving the impasse over the party operations, out-going UPC President Olara Otunnu’s March 4 announcement that he will not be seeking re-election has created a new deadlock. Despite Otunnu’s announcement, however, UPC party activities remain in the balance as mistrust between the opposing camps persists.  …

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Otunnu: I want smooth transition

By Patrick Kagenda Opposition Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) party president Olara Otunnu on March 04 spoke to The Independent’s Patrick Kagenda about why he was not offering himself for re-election. You have said you do not plan to seek a second term of office. Does this mean you have resigned …

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