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Bobi Wine denies ownership of People Power pressure group

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament has told the Constitutional Court that he doesn’t own any organization in the names of People Power. He was responding to a petition by the former Ruhaama County aspirant, Adens Ntare Rutaro in …

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Singer Bosmic sits UACE exams

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  William Otim alias Rasta Bosmic Joyce Otim, the People Power mobiliser for Northern Uganda is one of the 104,467 candidates sitting the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education – UACE exams that began on Monday.  The local Afro-beat Popstar is writing his exams at Gulu Hall, …

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ANALYSIS: Besigye reloaded

Does Twerwaneko mean he will run against People Power in 2021? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Kizza Besigye’s recent launch of a national campaign dubbed Twerwaneko (Let’s defend ourselves) is being seen by some as a strategy for the veteran politician to launch himself right back into the political …

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The Hoima election

How Museveni escaped being bitten by Bobi Wine Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loose coalition of opposition politicians, activists, and campaign strategists under the People Power umbrella entered Hoima district early to canvass support for the Forum for Deomcratic Change (FDC) candidate. They appeared in force and determined …

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Lawyer challenges gov’t gazettement of Red Berets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A lawyer Ivan Bwowe has dragged government to the Civil Division of High Court for gazetting red berets as military attires. On September, 18th, 2019, the Government through the Minister of Defense Adolf Mwesige published in the National Gazette indicating that red berets, ankle …

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Mao cautions DP members on association with People Power

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party-DP President Norbert Mao has warned his party members against being overridden by the growing political excitement of the People Power pressure group into violating the principles of their party. Mao was on Wednesday addressing a symposium of DP leaders from the …

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People power mobilizers arrested in Kaabong

Kaabong, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Police in Kaabong has detained a group of politicians belonging to People Power, a political outfit led by Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, also known as Bobi Wine.  The four mobilizers had travelled to Kaabong in a salon car full of Red Berets; the …

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