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Tororo, Tooro families meet over Kasango burial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The relatives and friends of Robert Kasango, who died last week, have today met in Kampala to try and resolve a dispute about his final resting place. The discussions are led by West Budama County North MP Fox Odoi, and Kasango’s long time friend …

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CRANES: McKinstry out, in comes Mubiru and Kajoba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Soccer governing body FUFA have appointed a new caretaker team to hand the national team Cranes, following recent poor results. Not only was Uganda knocked out early in the African Nations Championship CHAN tournament in January in Cameroon,  they have also lost ground to …

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Bobi Wine versus Supreme Court

Withdrawal of presidential election petition leaves `cadre judges’ on the defensive Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | On Feb. 22 former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi in an unsurprising move announced his decision to withdraw his presidential election petition in the Supreme Court in Kampala challenging the declared victory of President …

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Museveni instructs lawyers to let Bobi Wine withdraw case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has accused Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu aka Bobi Wine of giving the Supreme Court false, irrelevant and contradictory reasons for withdrawing his election petition. Museveni’s response is contained in an affidavit of Oscar Kihika the Director Legal Affairs of National Resistance Movement (NRM) …

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Niwagaba’s radical Constitution Bill one step away

✳ Repeal offices of RDCs ✳ Remove Army MPs ✳ Restrict Ministers to 21 ✳ Panel of Speakers in Parliament ✳ Reinstate Presidential term limits ✳ UPF to Uganda Police Services ✳ Repeal office of Prime Minister ✳ Have an Elected Deputy President Kadaga closes debate on Constitution Amendment Bill, to …

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Mayambala says he is ready to step in, replace Bobi Wine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former presidential candidate Willy Mayambala has written to the Supreme Court requesting that he takes over the presidential election petition filed by former National Unity Platform presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. The spokesperson of the judiciary Jameson Karemani says that they have received Mayambala’s letter. …

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