Mbabazi Forms Coalition within TDA

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Mabikke also told journalists this morning that they have mobilised two million voters to escort Mbabazi to Namboole stadium for his nomination on 3rd November

Ex-prime minister Amama Mbabazi has formed a coalition within The Democratic Alliance-TDA.
 
 
Mike Mabikke, TDA-Go Forward Coalition spokesperson says the group is comprised of members of the political parties that are fronting Mbabazi as a joint opposition presidential candidate under The Democratic Alliance.
 

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The parties are the Democratic Party (DP), Olara Otunnu's Uganda People's Congress (UPC), Uganda Federal Alliance (UFA), People's Progressive Party (PPP), Justice Forum (JEEMA) and Go-Forward Pro Change.

 
The Conservative party and Forum for Democratic are fronting Kizza Besigye, the FDC president as their joint presidential candidate.

 
Both candidates emerged after The Democratic Alliance summit failed to generate consensus on a joint candidate.
 


Mabikke also told journalists this morning that they have mobilised two million voters to escort Mbabazi to Namboole stadium for his nomination on 3rd November.

 
 
According to Mabike, Mbabazi campaigns will rotate around eight critical areas.
 
 
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Other opposition members who attended TDA-Go Forward Coalition press briefing are Hope Mwesigye, the Go-Forward Chief Mobiliser, Chief of Staff Solome Nakawesi, JEEMA Publicity Secretary Swaibu Kaggwa Nsereko, the People's Progressive Party Vice Chairman Sadam Gayira and Uganda Federal Alliance Vice president Frank Matovu.
 

 

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Olive Nakatudde
Olive Nakatudde is a URN journalist based in Kampala. Nakatudde has been a URN staff member since 2013.

Nakatudde started out in journalism in 2009 with Dembe FM radio in Kampala. In 2012, Nakatudde joined Voice of Africa as a political reporter. She has been a photographer since her journalism school days at Makerere University.

Nakatudde is interested in good governance and public policy, which she reports on intensively from the Uganda Parliament. She is a keen follower of cultural affairs in Buganda Kingdom and covers the kingdom's Lukiiko (parliament). Nakatudde also reports on education and health.