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Police foils Amuriat campaigns in Agago district

Agago, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The police in Kalongo Town council in Agago district on Monday fired teargas to disperse crowds that had gathered to listen to Forum for Democratic Change-  FDC party presidential candidate Patrick Oboi Amuriat. Amuriat arrived in Kalongo Town council at about 6 pm accompanied by …

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Presidential candidates decry unequal treatment by electoral commission

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Opposition presidential candidates are accusing the Electoral Commission (EC) and police of selectively applying the COVID-19 guidelines during campaigns for the 2021 elections. According the six candidates and representatives who turned up for a 2021 election harmonization meeting at the EC head offices …

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Gen. Muntu cancels Kalangala campaign meeting

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT presidential candidate, Gen. Gregg Mugisha Muntu postponed his planned campaign meeting in Kalangala citing transport complications. He, however, says the decision did not affect his planned campaign meetings in Kyotera and Rakai and those of Ssembabule, Bukomansimbi and Kalungu tomorrow. …

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POA cancels campaigns in Dokolo to allow peaceful burial

Dokolo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Party presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat cancelled his campaigns in Dokolo on Friday to allow for the peaceful burial of Margret Alyek Okello, the sister to the FDC Northern Uganda Vice Chairperson, John Baptist Okello Okello. Instead of holding his campaign, …

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Amuriat threatens EC with defiance over crowds

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The FDC presidential flag bearer Patrick Oboi Amuriat has threatened to defiantly violate key covid-19 regulatory guidelines as issued in the electoral commission roadmap given to political actors ahead of general 2021 campaigns. Amuriat says, the idea of holding campaign meetings of not more than …

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Besigye’s shoes are too big; so stop comparing us – POA

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change Presidential candidate for the 2021 general elections Patrick Oboi Amuriat (POA) has told off media and other critics who have made it a habit to compare him to the former party presidential flag bearer saying that Dr Kizza Besigye’s shoes …

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Amuriat appoints Biriggwa to head his presidential campaigns

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The Forum for Democratic Change- FDC Presidential candidate Patrick Oboi Amuriat has appointed his former rival, Ambassador Wasswa Biriggwa to head his campaign team ahead of the 2021 general elections.   Speaking at the weekly FDC press briefing at the party headquarters, Amuriat said Biriggwa …

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Biriggwa quits race for FDC presidential flag bearer

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Wasswa Biriggwa has pulled out of the Forum for Democratic Change –FDC party presidential flag bearer race.  During the FDC national council meeting held on Thursday at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi, Birigggwa said he does not want to divide the party like it …

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