By Kezia Agaba
The High Court has approved the bid by the Electoral Commission to have 10 inactive political parties to be de-registered. The EC petitioned court, seeking permission to de-register the parties over alleged inactivity. The parties in question had not updated their profiles in the commission’s records.
The 10 political parties to be de-registered include;
-Progressive Alliance Party (PAP) – registered April 13, 2005
-Bridge Party (BP) – registered October 13, 2005
-National Redemption Party (NRP)-registered December 14, 2005
-Action Party (AP)-registered December 15, 2004.
-Uganda Mandate Party (UMP)-registered March 22, 2005
-New Order Democracy (NOM -registered October 15, 2005
-People’s Independent Party (PIP)- registered April 7, 2004.
-Movement for Democratic Change (MDC)-registered July 28, 2004
- Movement Volunteers Mobilisers Organisation (MVMO)- registered March 22, 2005
-Reform Party (RP)-registered March 22, 2005.