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Masaka DP leaders transfer party structures to NUP

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | DP leaders in Masaka district have chosen to transfer their party structures into mobilization units for the National Unity Platform-NUP, a new political party that formed a coalition with MP Robert Kyagulanyi’s People Power pressure group. Leaders of the revival DP faction in Masaka district …

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2021 elections: Bobi Wine unveils political party

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has announced that his People Power movement has morphed into a political party, the National Unity Party. Speaking at his People Power secretariat in Kamwokya on Wednesday morning, Kyagulanyi said for the last two years they have been in negotiations with …

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JEEMA stops aspirants from seeking people power endorsement

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Justice Forum-JEEMA Party has advised its members aspiring for different political positions not to pick nomination or expression of interest forms from People Power pressure group, saying the party is running a similar exercise. The JEEMA Secretary General, Muhammad Kateregga told a number of aspirants …

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Elders, people power leaders clash at supporters burial in Kamuli

Kamuli, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Elders from Bukakabila village in Kitayundwa sub-county, Kamuli district have faced off with people power supporters at the burial of their colleague, Charles Mutyabule. Mutyabule 24,  met his death in Mabira forest, along the Kampala-Jinja highway on Saturday. He was part of a procession that …

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The end of opposition

Bobi Wine gains as Besigye, Mao, Akena kill their parties Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | The 2021 general elections have come at the best time for the leaders of Uganda’s three main political parties; the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), the Democratic Party (DP), and the Uganda Peoples Congress …

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Police blocks People Power press conference in Masaka

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Masaka on Friday blocked members of the People Power pressure group from addressing a press conference. A team of anti-riot police personnel led by the greater Masaka regional commander Abas Alubeya stormed Hotel Rama located on Masaka-Mbarara bypass before the members could …

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Stella Nyanzi joins pursuit for People Power endorsement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi has joined the long list of aspirants seeking endorsement from People Power, a pressure group led by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Nyanzi, who is aspiring for the Kampala Woman Parliamentary seat was already nominated by the Forum for Democratic Change …

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Police foils people power meeting in Masaka

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police on Thursday foiled a meeting by the People Power pressure group in Masaka district. The Democratic Party-DP revival faction led by their Masaka district chairperson also Bukoto East Member of Parliament Florence Namayanja had on Thursday invited their supporters for a town hall meeting …

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