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Kabatsi pushes for NRM’s appeal despite contesting as an independent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Works Joy Kafura Kabatsi is struggling to attract National Resistance Movement-NRM party members in Sembabule district against the incumbent Lwemiyaga county MP Theodore Ssekikubo. Kabatsi who lost the party’s primaries to Sekikubo was nominated as an independent candidate on Thursday. However, she …

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NRM primaries in Mawogola postponed again

Sembabule, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement- NRM party has for the second time postponed the primaries in Mawogola West and North in Sembabule district to September 30th 2020. The elections had earlier been scheduled for Monday. Addressing journalists on Sunday at the NRM party headquarters at Kyadondo, …

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Nomination expenses irk political aspirants in Sembabule

Sembabule, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aspirants for the various local government leadership positions in Sembabule district are decrying the high costs associated with seeking nomination to contest for elective positions. The outcry comes as intending candidates for local government positions are returning nomination forms to the Electoral Commission seeking clearance …

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Two NRM aspirants boycott residual primaries in Sembabule

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two aspiring candidates have boycotted the National Resistance Movement -NRM residual primaries held today citing gross irregularities in the process. The NRM had planned to repeat primaries in four out of the nine villages in Sembabule town council and in two polling stations in …

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Speeding UPDF truck knocks dead Sembabule man

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A speeding UPDF vehicle has knocked dead a 35-year-old in Sembabule district on Saturday. The accident occurred at Kyabi trading center along Sembabule – Maddu Gomba road in Sembabule district when a speeding truck registration number H4DF 2074 knocked dead a man identified as Robert …

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Minister Kabasti, three others in Sembabule reject results

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement- NRM Electoral Commission officials in Sembabule district have found a hard time to present results from the parliamentary party primaries. Three top contenders for parliamentary party tickets in the district have rejected the poll results saying they are doctored. They are …

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Heavy deployment in Sembabule ahead of NRM primaries

Sembabule, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heavy deployment of police and the army in Sembabule district ahead of tomorrow’s National Resistance Movement – NRM party primaries. Armed security personnel are already patrolling the different areas of Sembabule to avert any cases of violence. The Deputy Inspector General of …

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NRM suspends party primaries in Mawogola over violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairman of the National Resistance Movement [NRM] Electoral Commission Dr Tanga Odoi has announced the cancellation of elections in Mawogola West County, Sembabule district over violence. The NRM tomorrow is holding nationwide party primaries to choose candidates for district and other Parliamentary seats. …

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Sembabule registers high cases of defilement during lockdown

Sembabule, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sembabule district authorities have raised a red flag on the escalation of defilement cases registered during the lockdown. The district probation officer, Twaha Musooke says the vice is common in Luguslu, Ntusi, Lwemiyaga, and Matete sub counties among others. He cited Lugusulu sub county …

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