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NUP unmoved by Derrick Nyeko’s current position in NRM

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP is not bothered by Derrick Nyeko’s current position in the National Resistance Movement Party.   Nyeko, the current NRM Urban Division youth councillor representing Makindye, was voted as the Makindye East Member of Parliament, sparking queries about his loyalty to NUP.  Nyeko, …

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Tumukunde calls for vote protection taskforce to avert rigging

Lwengo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential candidate Retired Lieutenant General Henry Tumukunde Kakurugu has asked opposition supporters to form a joint votes protection taskforce to fail any attempts of rigging in the forthcoming general election. Tumukunde says in the previous elections, the opposition had few candidates who could hardly deploy …

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Presidential debate cancelled over funds

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) has cancelled the 2021 Presidential debate. The debate was originally scheduled for 3rd and 4th January 2021. Last month, IRCU postponed the debates citing lack of funds and the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, Joshua Kitakule, the Secretary-General IRCU says that …

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Museveni campaign meeting leaves Luwero NRM leaders divided

Luwero, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The campaign meetings of National Resistance Movement presidential candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni have divided the party leaders and supporters in Luwero district. On Monday, President Yoweri Museveni met 200 NRM flag bearers, incumbent Members of Parliament, selected secretariat and district party officials at Presidential Demonstration farm …

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16 NRM losers in Kigezi form coalition against party candidates

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aspirants who lost the recently concluded National Resistance Movement (NRM) parliamentary primaries in Kigezi region have formed a coalition to fight against the official party candidates. In the coalition is Maj Gen Sabiiti Timothy Mutebile, the retired Commander of the Engineering Brigade who lost to …

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NRM tells disgruntled polling officials to be considerate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement- NRM has asked it’s polling officials to be considerate and grateful that they have a job. The statement followed complaints from a cross-section of polling officials who are managing party primaries about the low pay, for the task. Many raised …

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Luweero NRM administrator suspended over alleged embezzlement of UGX 27M

Luweero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Luweero district National Resistance Movement Executive Committee has suspended the district party administrative secretary Shafik Ntege over alleged embezzlement of 27 million shillings meant to facilitate flag bearers in village youths committee elections. The NRM district executive has also resolved to close the …

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NRM still stuck on how to proceed with scientific party election

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Even when their members; starting with the chairman of the party who doubles as the President of the country, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni welcomed the proposal by the Electoral Commission to have digital campaigns, the party is still stuck on how to proceed with their own …

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NRM orders closure of party offices over COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement [NRM] party has ordered the closure of all party offices across the country over COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement issued by Rogers Mulindwa, the spokesperson of the NRM secretariat, the Secretary-General of the party, Justine Kasule Lumumba ordered for the …

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NRM misses IPOD handover to FDC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party skipped the handover of the Interparty Organization for Democracy- IPOD leadership from the Democratic Party-DP to the Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party. DP, which assumed the IPOD leadership on March 25th, 2019, handed over to FDC yesterday at …

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