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Road to 2021 Polls


“Let’s cross the bridge when we reach there”  is a statement very synonymous with  nearly every politician, and this  is not any far from what Lira journalists were treated to at a press conference convened by Lira Municipality  MP and UPC party President, Jimmy James Michael Akena Obote [JJMAO]. “I will be seeking reelection as …

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Lira – Ahead of 2021 polls – politicians who have prior worked together, shared opinion and strategies have started issuing bitter words gradually. This is because one is showing interest to unseat the other or, because that contender is a ‘measly’ woman. This notion is being discussed in Lira district, and Lango in general after …

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Lira – The 2021 elections will be the fieriest of all past elections in Uganda in maybe four decades. This is because of demands to replace serving legislators by new faces. The forthcoming polls – starting with campaigns – will also be dominated by youths, many of whom are unemployed or if they are employed, …

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Alebtong – With less than two years to the 2021 general elections – quite a number of political aspirants have emerged to unseat incumbent leaders. Surprisingly to say is that majority of these fresh bloods are youth of not more than 30 years of age, and they are determined to scrimmage and emerge victors. In …

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Lira – With President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni again declared unopposed by NRM top executives and rapidly endorsed by his supporters for the 2021 Presidential polls, it does not mean our leader since 1986 will secure his seat comfortably. Definitely, the Head of State will have to sweat, dish money to electorates as his competitors to …

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Alebtong – Politics has turned out to be one of the sweetest ‘social ventures’ in the past decades with ‘young ones’ now tussling it out with old brooms. It has seen comedians, musicians, retired religious leaders, and other professionals, convincing voters it’s them with good agendas to legislate well for the voters – country. And …

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Former army commander, Gen (Rtd) Gregory Mugisha Muntu has blamed the past political turmoil in the country to weak institutions and dishonest leaders who got intoxicated by power. Gen. Mugisha Muntu is the leader of the newest political party, Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) Party. Muntu on Wednesday met with his supporters at Pacific Grand …

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Top People Power coordinators recently appointed by the Kyandondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine to man Bunyoro region have started implementing their tasks. Headed by senior politicians, the team has recruited fifty men and women (youths) for different districts, who would later be responsible for mobilising and recruiting sub-county, parish and village …

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The former Kibaale district NRM registrar has abandoned the yellow bus for red movement – the People Power. He cites numerous reasons for his defection. Mbaziira Leonard says inconsistencies in NRM party was one of the many reasons which allowed him to jump out of the yellow bus. “I served as a registrar but this …

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By Hon. Ishaa Amiza Otto Ugandans are left with not more than two years to general elections in 2021 and a number of political businesses have commenced by “all political players”. However, with electoral commission yet to pronounce its guidelines or road maps to political parties, and those vying on independent ticket, some say the …

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