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UPC revives Mulungushi club to target youths

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party has revived the Mulungushi Club through, which it seeks to recruit youths into its ranks. Mulungushi Club was started by former presidents, Apolo Milton Obote of Uganda, Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia and Julius Kambarage Nyerere of Tanzania in 1969 to push …

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UPC calls for national dialogue to address campaign violence

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Congress-UPC has called for a national dialogue of all political parties participating in the electoral process. According to UPC, the violence witnessed so far in the campaigns needs immediate intervention from all the key political players and religious leaders. Michael Osinde the …

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UPC Wrangles: Walubiri insist Akena must vacate office

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Peter Walubiri, the president of a faction of Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party has described the actions of his rival Jimmy Akena as kicks of a dying horse. According to Walubiri, Akena should wake up from his dream and vacate the UPC offices at Uganda House, …

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Akena vows to continue as UPC party president despite court of appeal ruling

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Jimmy Akena, the President of the Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party has vowed to continue serving as party president despite court nullifying his presidency.  On Monday, justices Elizabeth Musoke, Christopher Madrama and Irene Mulyagonja ruled that Akena had illegally been elected into office during the 2015 …

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UPC’s Dickson Opul seeks party flag to contest for presidency

Kampala,  Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A medical doctor, Dickson Opul has declared intentions to contest for 2021 Presidential elections as a UPC candidate, ending speculation that the party that has twice ruled Uganda may not field a presidential candidate in the 20201 polls. Uganda People’s Congress has been fielding candidates …

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UPC aspirant contests Akena’s election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tom Omino, an aspirant for the Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party presidential candidate’s ticket is contesting the election of his rival, Jimmy Akena. It comes a few days after Akena was declared unopposed after his rivals including Tom Omino, Beatrice Amaro and Denis Enap failed …

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Former UPC vice president Joseph Bossa dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joseph Bossa, the former Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party vice President is dead. A message by the Judiciary Spokesperson, Solomon Muyita indicates that Bossa, who is also the husband to the International Criminal Court- ICC Judge, Salome Balungi Bossa breathed his last in The Hague, …

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