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Lira RDC cancels People Power consultation meeting

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The People Power consultation meeting in Lira town has been cancelled. People Power Movement was expected to be in Lira on Wednesday. Addressing the media on Tuesday afternoon, Lira RDC Milton Odongo says that although police granted permission to the team, the meeting …

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Kyagulanyi cancels Gulu consultations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine and leader of People Power political pressure group cancelled his scheduled trip for a consultative meeting on his presidential ambitions in Gulu citing persecution of his supporters. Kyagulanyi had scheduled his second consultative meeting …

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People Power leaders not dissuaded by arrests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | People power pressure group leaders have said that they will stick to their planned nationwide consultation meetings, as part of the presidential bid for Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi. The statement came hours after police foiled the group’s first consultative meeting in Gayaza, Wakiso …

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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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