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Security clears NUP’s Kyagulanyi to campaign in Kagadi

Kagadi, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Security has cleared the National Unity Platform – NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine to campaign in Kagadi district.    All presidential candidates are required to get clearance from police to ensure compliance with the COVID-19 preventive guidelines.      The candidates …

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Kyagulanyi promises to free Mumbere, support industrialisation in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has promised to restore the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu cultural institution to its past glory.  Speaking at Nyakasanga playgrounds in Kasese municipality on Tuesday evening, Kyagulanyi pledged to uplift the face of the kingdom to regain its defined status. He also said …

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Bobi wine Protests: Police insists they acted appropriately

  Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police continues to defend the actions of their personnel during last week’s protests following the arrest of National Unity Platform presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, in which dozensa of people were shot dead. Speaking to journalists at the Uganda Media Centre during …

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36 remanded over free Kyagulanyi protests in Kyotera

Kyotera, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 36 people have been remanded to Ssaza Government Prison in Masaka district for participating in protests that rocked Kyotera town council last week. A total of 60 people were arrested on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from different areas of Kyotera. They were arrested …

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Presidential candidates join forces to deal with police brutality

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Five of the 10 presidential candidates have agreed to design a common response to the arrest, brutalization and harassment aimed at them by security personnel.  In a joint statement signed by Maj. Gen Mugisha Muntu Gregg of the Alliance for National Transformation, Norbert Mao, of …

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DP to reprimand party leaders for supporting Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Democratic Party has threatened to reprimand party leaders and supporters backing rival candidates against their presidential candidate and president general, Norbert Mao. This comes amidst sharp division in Uganda’s oldest political party over Mao’s candidature.  It follows a decision by some party members including …

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Gen. Muntu cancels Kalangala campaign meeting

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT presidential candidate, Gen. Gregg Mugisha Muntu postponed his planned campaign meeting in Kalangala citing transport complications. He, however, says the decision did not affect his planned campaign meetings in Kyotera and Rakai and those of Ssembabule, Bukomansimbi and Kalungu tomorrow. …

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11 candidates nominated for Kyadondo East MP seat

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   11 candidates have been nominated to contest for the Kyadondo East parliamentary seat to replace Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine.  Kyagulanyi has been MP for the area since 2017 after winning by a landslide by-election in 2017.  He has declared his intentions to …

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Kampala registers more independent candidates than party flags

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Independents formed the majority of candidates that were nominated to contest for Parliamentary positions in Kampala district. Altogether, the ten constituencies in the city attracted 35 contenders spread across the five divisions of Nakawa, Makindye, Lubaga, Kawempe and Kampala Central.  This is followed by …

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From Kyotera to Kyadondo, ex-MP Wants to replace Kyagulanyi

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Former Kyotera county MP, Major Pius Mujuzi (rtd) has been nominated among the candidates seeking to replace National Unity Platform (NUP) President Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine) for Kyaddondo East parliamentary seat. Mujuzi was MP for Kyotera County then in Rakai district for ten …

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