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INTERVIEW: Meet Phiona Mirembe, the Lawyer Who Wants to Run For President

With less than two and a half years to the 2021 Presidential Elections, one woman has revealed her intention to stand for the country’s top most office. Phiona Mirembe, a Kampala-based lawyer, has decided to challenge President Museveni in the upcoming General Election. Mirembe’s decision, which she announced via her Facebook page

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Judges Want 10-Year Ban for Election Thieves

Three justices of the Court of Appeal want politicians implicated in electoral malpractice blocked from standing for elective office for two election cycles. Justices Remmy Kasule, Elizabeth Musoke and Catherine Bamugemereire have handled parliamentary election petitions and now seek Parliament’s intervention in ridding politics of impunity. Last week, the justices handled petitions

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Museveni Says the Opposition Wants to Fail His Govt

President Yoweri Museveni told a campaign rally at Pajule Primary School in Lapul Sub-county, Pader District on Tuesday that opposition politicians wanted his government to fail by pressurising him to do many things at once. “These people… Opposition, they don’t want planning, they want okutomera [crash] , they want us [government]

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Uhuru Kenyatta: Raila Odinga was Responsible for 2007-08 Post-Election Violence

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has claimed that opposition kingpin Raila Odinga was responsible for the 2007-08 post-election violence that claimed 1,133 lives and displaced over 650,000. Kenyatta who is seeking re-election is currently on his tour of the Gusii region, one of those affected by the violence. The president, son to the

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Seven Candidates Nominated for Aruu North Seat

The Electoral Commission has cleared seven candidates, including five independents, to contest for the Aruu North parliamentary seat by-election. Two more candidates belong to the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) and Democratic Party (DP) political parties. The nominees are: James Nabinson Kidega Nock (NRM), Benard Obina Ology (DP)  and independent candidates Lucy

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Former MP Singh Katongole Finally Completes A’level

The former Rubaga North MP Singh Katongole Perminder has finally completed his A’level, The Tower Post has learnt. During the 2016 parliamentary elections, he was barred from representing the NRM after his piqued opponent, Brian Tinyebwa, dragged him to court over alleged forgery of A’level documents. For now, he’s a bonafide Advanced

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