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Lira Catholic Bishop condemns violence in NRM primaries

Lira, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Bishop of Lira Catholic Diocese the Rt. Rev. Sanctus Lino Wanok has condemned the violence witnessed during the National Resistance Movement-NRM Party Primaries.  The party has participated in Primary elections for the last two weeks, first, selecting parliamentary candidates and later, choosing candidates for …

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Bundibugyo district security committee imposes 7pm curfew

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bundibugyo district security committee has imposed a night curfew in the district to curb threats of violence ahead of the NRM party primaries. The curfew came into effect today. The Deputy RDC Umar Muhanguzi issued the directive calling on the local community to be …

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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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Police warns candidates to refrain from violence ahead of NRM primaries

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Joint Security Taskforce has warned candidates and their supporters not to involve themselves in violence ahead of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries on Friday. Speaking at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Polly Namaye, the Deputy Police Spokesperson said that the joint …

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NRM aspirant in Serere attacked by rival’s supporters

Serere, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Samuel Otaala, the National Resistance Movement-NRM aspirant for Serere County MP is nursing injuries after he was beaten by supporters of his rival, Patrick Okabe, the incumbent MP. The incident happened on Tuesday night around 8:30 pm near Otaala’s residence in Ojama trading center …

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NRM to disqualify candidates involved in violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Tanga Odoi, the chairperson of the NRM Electoral Commission has said that candidates involved in election violence risk being disqualified from the party primaries. Speaking to journalists at the NRM Electoral Commission at Plot 13 Kyadondo road in Kampala on Tuesday, Odoi said …

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