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Kyagulanyi calls for demonstrations to force Museveni out of power

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the National Unity Platform-NUP, Robert Kyagulanyi has said that only mass demonstrations will end President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s nearly 40 years hold onto power. Speaking to party supporters at the newly acquired headquarters at Makerere Kavule along Bombo road, Kyagulanyi said the 2021 …

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Opposition leaders sign new pact

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition leaders have signed yet another agreement to foster cooperation amongst themselves in any upcoming elections and other efforts geared towards ousting President Yoweri Museveni from power. The agreement which was signed during a meeting held at Hotel Africana on Monday afternoon attracted leaders of …

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Kyagulanyi rallies support for FDC candidate

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the National Unity Platform-NUP party president has thrown his weight behind Moses Attan Okia, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate for the Soroti East by-elections. Kyagulanyi joined Atan’s last campaign rally in Moruapesur ward on Tuesday evening. He said that the opposition …

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NUP unveils site for new party headquarters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The opposition National Unity Platform-NUP has unveiled a construction site for the new party headquarters located in Makerere-Kavule, Kawempe Division, a Kampala city suburb. The construction groundbreaking function was held at the new site by the NUP leaders led by Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, divisional councilors, …

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Kibalama claims NUP leadership, opens parallel offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fresh trouble is brewing in the National Unity Platform, Uganda’s youngest political party following a decision by founding member Moses Kibalama, to claim full party ownership. Kibalama’s faction has opened a parallel office in Kabowa city suburbs in Rubaga division. The group has warned the …

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Kyagulanyi orders NUP MPs to return UGX 40M handout

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have each been given 40 million Shillings for unknown reasons at a time when the country is grappling with ever-increasing commodity prices. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, a dozen of MPs majority of whom asked for anonymity to speak freely on the issue, …

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Kyagulanyi asks gov’t to suspend taxes on vegetable oil, wheat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP party president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has asked the government to suspend taxes on crude vegetable oil and wheat. According to Kyagulanyi, the majority of the common people in the ghettos largely survive on meals made from wheat and oil, which are …

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Kyagulanyi urges NUP leaders to exercise servant leadership

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP president, Robert Kyagulanyi has challenged all his party-sponsored politicians to serve the interests of their electorates, rather than seeking short term selfish gains. While addressing mourners at the sendoff of their party member Dennis Waiswa in Namwendwa trading center, Kamuli district on …

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Chief Justice should be uniting, not fanning tribal divisions: Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform (NUP) leader, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has criticized Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo for attacking Baganda who he accused of leading demonstrations against Speaker Jacob Oulanyah while in the USA seeking specialized treatment. A video recording of the Chief Justice giving a speech during …

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MP Zaake still our parliamentary commissioner: Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has said that the Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake remains their choice for Parliamentary Commissioner. Kyagulanyi told journalists at Parliament on Thursday that Zaake’s censure was illegal. NUP nominated Zaake to the Parliamentary Commission as a back-bench …

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