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Trump announces 2024 presidential bid

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Former U.S. President Donald Trump announced Tuesday night that he will run for the White House again. “I am tonight announcing my candidacy for President of the United States,” the Republican said from his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Trump, 76, also filed his paperwork …

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Sri Lanka’s new president to be elected on July 20: speaker

Colombo, Sri Lanka | Xinhua | Sri Lanka’s speaker of parliament on Monday said political party leaders have decided to elect a new president on July 20 through a vote in parliament. In a statement, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena said that following a meeting with all political party leaders, it was …

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UBF boss to contest for Africa Boxing Confederation presidency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Moses Muhangi, the Uganda Amateur Boxing Federation President is eyeing Africa Boxing Confederation (ABC) presidency. He seeks to replace the outgoing Mohamed Moustahsane, during the continental elections slated for May 12th in Istanbul, Turkey. According to Muhangi, he intends to use the continental boxing governing …

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RUGUNDA: I will not run for presidency in 2026

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda,73, has dismissed reports indicating he will be a candidate for Presidential elections in 2026. “I have read social media postings and suggestions that I should run for President in 2026. I would like to make it known that …

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FUFA electoral committee grants Allan Ssewanyana five more days

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makindye West legislator Allan Ssewanyana has received a five day extension to submit his papers for the race of the presidency of the Federation of Uganda Football Association-FUFA. This stems from the legislator’s request to the FUFA Electoral Committee to grant him five more days …

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Katumba pledges to build football stadiums in all districts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential candidate John Katumba has promised electorate in Mbarara that once he is voted into the presidency, he will construct a stadium in every district. Katumba who had a procession all through Mbarara streets kept pulling crowds that thronged him paralyzing traffic flow on the …

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Muntu presents a bridge across political divides – ANT

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT has said that Rt. Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu is the most acceptable choice across all political divides. Gen. Muntu was nominated to contest for the presidency on Monday at the Kyambogo cricket grounds. The acting National Coordinator of the …

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U.S. voters across the country head to polls on Election Day

Washington, US | Xinhua | Voters in major cities along the east coast of the United States started to cast their ballots early Tuesday, as polls continue to open across the country to decide the presidency. As early as 06:00 ET (1100 GMT), voters began to enter polling stations in major …

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Nobert Mao nominated to contest for presidency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | DP party general Nobert Mao has been dully nominated by the Electoral Commission to contest in the 2021 general elections. Norbert Mao has called for an end to tribalism in Uganda’s politics. He says that he intends to lead a campaign based on values and …

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