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Democratic Party calls for dialogue between Government and Opposition

Democratic Party calls for dialogue between Government and Opposition

Democratic Party (DP) has called on government to embrace a political dialogue with opposition leaders and Civil Societies to solve the current political impasse in the country. Addressing the press this morning at City house in Kampala, the DP National Chairman Mohammed Besweri Kezaala says that government has gone astray with the way they treat […]

DP candidates cry foul over police arrests in Mukono

DP candidates cry foul over police arrests in Mukono

Democratic party candidates in Mukono district  have protested the police actions of arresting their supporters  at political rallies. Addressing a joint press conference at the residence of the member of parliament for Mukono municipality Betty Nambooze said that police, Mukono RDC David Matovu and Brigadier Nalyeyiso are causing the arrest of their supporters without any crime committed. […]

FDC signs alliance with DP

  Forum for Democratic Change’s (FDC) president, Maj Gen. Mugisha Muntu has asked the president general of the Democratic Party, Norbert Mao to work and cooperate with FDC if the opposition is to ever capture the political arena from the National Resistance Movement. Muntu, who today paid a courtesy call to Mao, encouraged him to […]

DP members declare to support NRM woman MP candidate in Luweero

The rumour reaching our gossip desk from the head offices of the Democratic Party in Kampala has it that most of the party members are no longer in good books with the woman MP for Luweero district, Brenda Nabukenya. Informers intimate that MP Nabukenya when she won the parliamentary post hooked new friends and forgot […]

DP backs army takeover

    In a rare move Uganda’s oldest opposition political party, the Democratic Party (DP) has backed the national army (Uganda Peoples Defence Forces) to take over the national identity cards project. The ministry of Defence recently expressed interest in taking over the national identity cards projects following the botched deal in which  the Government […]

DP tongue lashes government over missing party supporters

  One of the political activists of Uganda’s oldest opposition party, the Democratic Party (DP), Rogers Ssegujja has gone missing fearing arrest over alleged linkages with rebel groups and opposition walk to walk protests in Kampala, the party has announced. The spokesperson of DP, Kenneth Paul Kakande told DP supporters in Buikwe on Saturday that […]

DP condemns arrest of UYD members

The opposition Democratic Party has condemned the arrest of its youth leaders who were protesting this morning. 8 youth members were arrested as they tried to match to the office of the prime minister calling for the resignation of the permanent secretary Pius Bigirimana. Party secretary general Matthias Nsubuga says that the youths have a […]

DP prepares to rebury remains of Benedict Kiwanuka

The Democratic Party National Executive Committee has appointed a six man committee to organize a decent burial for the party’s founding President General Benedict Kiwanuka. The party Secretary General Matthias Nsubuga said the six man committee will also include members of the Kiwanuka family. He says that after establishing where his remains are, an official […]

Why NRM lost Butambala elections to DP?

President Museveni’s political party, the National Resistance Movement (NRM) on Wednesday lost Butambala county MP by elections to DP’s Muwanga Kivumbi. Muwanga Kivumbi polled 14,754 votes against his closest challenger NRM’s Faisal Kikulukunyu who polled 12,792. Uganda Federal Alliance’s Ibrahim Tomusage polled third with 150 votes while Independent candidate, Shafiq Sentamu came fourth with 124 […]

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