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Money edging women, youths out of politics

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political aspirations of women and youths in Uganda are largely shattered by the high cost of contesting for elective offices. The conclusion is based on findings of a research that was conducted by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy, the Public Policy Institute and the …

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Tooro youths failing in politics due to lack of funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The absence of funding has dashed the hopes of several youths in Tooro sub-region to contest for elective positions. Some of the affected youths missed nominations for parliamentary seats while those who got nominated are struggling to print posters or get media space for …

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Minister condemns security organs for mistreating opposition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A day after Uganda Police apologized for teargassing senior Buganda Kingdom and Catholic church personalities in Mityana over the weekend, a senior official of the ruling National Resistance Movement who is also a government minister has vehemently condemned acts of the security forces against …

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African women enjoying increasing participation in politics: AU

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The African continent has achieved major milestones in women’s participation in political decision making during the past decade, the African Union (AU) Commission has said. “Throughout the decade, considerable progress was made in translating commitments into measurable action as most African countries took giant steps …

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Archbishop Odama speaks out on suspension of Fr. Onen

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of Gulu Archdiocese John Baptist Odama has spoken out on the suspension of Rev. Fr. Charles Onen from conducting priestly ministry and justified that the decision was inevitable. Fr. Onen, the curate of Holy Rosary Catholic Parish was suspended by Archbishop Odama last …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Museveni’s next battle

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Museveni’s next battle?: New NRM leaders emerge but President keeps old comrades THE LAST WORD Lessons from UPDF’s 50 years: Why it’s important for the army or the government to tell the story …

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Bobi Wine!

Bobi Wine: Will he or not be allowed to challenge Museveni? COVER STORY | The  Independent Team |   Even as nomination of candidates for various positions in the 2021 general election enters full gear, opposition activity is strangely quiet. By this stage in the last election of 2016, the headlines were full …

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