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Child teargassed as police disperses people power protesters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An unidentified minor was one of those who suffered the effects of teargas fired by Anti-riot police while battling people power activists in the city suburb of Kamwokya in Kampala on Thursday afternoon. The minor was with his mother at their home near the …

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Kampala woman abandons 4 children and home for NUP

Bugiri, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | For the last five days, Kampala woman aspirant MP Agnes Namaganda hasn’t set foot in her marital home in Nalumunye or seen her four children including a two-year-old baby after she fled the home following a brawl with her husband over her political activities. Namaganda …

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Sipapa’s gun shooting victims seek justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Survivors of the shooting involving music promoter Charles Olim alias Sipapa in Kamwokya city suburbs on Saturday last week are demanding for justice. Two men moving with Sipapa are said to have opened fire when a group of People Power supporters confronted them shortly after …

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Teargas rocks Mbale high court ahead of Kyagulanyi’s case

Mbale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  Tension is high at Mbale High Court ahead of the hearing of a suit filed by the National Unit Platform party President, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine against key security officials in Mbale district for blocking his radio talk show. This morning, Police used teargas to …

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Prince Nakibinge lauds Kyagulanyi for awakening youth

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prince Kassim Nakibinge has lauded the National Unity Platform-NUP party president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu for leading a campaign to awaken young people in Uganda on the need to participate in the governance of their country. Nakibinge said this while addressing journalists at his residence …

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NUP condemns blockage of Kyagulanyi’s radio talk shows

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The leadership of People Power pressure group and the National Unity Platform- NUP party have condemned the decision by security to disrupt the talk shows of their president, Robert Kyagulanyi. This comes a few hours after security blocked Kyagulanyi from appearing on a political radio …

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I have not abandoned people power – Kassiano Wadri

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Member of Parliament Arua Municipality Kasiano Wadri says that he remains a strong supporter of people power despite joining the Alliance for National Transformation –ANT party. Kassiano last week crossed to ANT and was welcomed into the party by the founder and former …

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People Power supporter arrested for attempted suicide

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kakooza Kwesiga alias Sanya Tim, a resident of Kasokoso Kireka in Kira municipality in Wakiso district is in custody at Kira road police station for attempting to set himself ablaze in the People Power offices. The Kampala Metropolitan Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango says Kakooza was …

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National Unity Platform unveils membership card

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform –NUP has unveiled its official membership card. The white and red card has the NUP logo, the Umbrella. While addressing the media at NUP offices that also double as headquarters of People Power, a political movement, Robert Kyagulanyi, the NUP …

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