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FDC submits signatures endorsing Amuriat’s presidential bid to EC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change- FDC has submitted to the Electoral Commission the signatures endorsing Patrick Oboi Amuriat’s candidature for the presidency. Amuriat will be the official candidate of the FDC in the 2021 presidential race. According to the Presidential Elections Act, each presidential …

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Eastern region ANT delegates endorse Muntu to run for presidency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Delegates of the Alliance for National Transformation – ANT in the Eastern part of the country have endorsed Major-General Gregory Mugisha Muntu as the party’s flag bearer for presidency in the 2021 general elections. Muntu was handed the party’s flag and constitution at Forester Gardens …

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Joint campaigns for FDC presidential candidates commence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change- FDC candidates contesting for the party presidency have commenced their joint campaigns. The contest is between Patrick Oboi Amuriat and Wasswa Biriggwa. While Biriggwa fronts a program that is based on his fiscal policy, Amuriat is basing his campaign …

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We shall pardon Akena – UPC vice president

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Congress party vice president Kaleb Titia Kamure has said the party is ready to forgive and reconcile with Jimmy Akena whose presidency was nullified the Court of Appeal. Justices Christopher Madrama Izama, Elizabeth Musoke and Irene Mulyagonja in a unanimous decision …

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Ruhinda Maguru picks presidential nomination forms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Retired Captain Ruhinda Maguru on Friday picked presidential nomination forms. Dressed in a yellow shirt, dark blue trousers and a dark blue tie with white dots, Maguru arrived at the Electoral Commission offices. Maguru came to light in 2010 when he filed a petition in …

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Besigye’s plan B is to fight for hopeless, oppressed Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Kizza Besigye, the former president of the Forum for Democratic Change has said that his Plan-B, in the struggle to bring political change in the country will involve mobilising Ugandans to fight for their rights. Besigye recently declared that after contesting for the …

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Besigye leaves vacuum FDC cannot fill – Mao

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The decision by Dr. Kiiza Besigye not to run for presidency in the 2021 general election is the biggest test for the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party, the Democratic Party President general Norbert Mao has observed. The four time presidential candidate and former …

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Opposition in Teso welcome Amuriat’s presidential bid

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of members of the opposition in the Teso sub-region have welcomed the decision by Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party president, Patrick Amuriat Oboi to contest for the presidency on the party ticket. Amuriat, who succeeded Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu as FDC …

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FDC still expecting Besigye to join presidential race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change -FDC party is still hopeful that its former president Dr Kiiza Besigye will pick nomination forms to contest for the presidency once again. The party opened a two day’s exercise calling for those who meet the qualifications to carry …

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