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Jan 1040 results
19:07
19:07

Phiona Nyamutoro Wins National Female Youth MP Seat 2 3

Nyamutoro of the National Resistance Movement –NRM party, polled 296 votes and was followed by Prima Tukamushabe who got 66 votes.
16:43
16:43

Don't Blame Party Loss on Buganda-Mukono NRM Mobilizers 3 1

MP Ssekitoleko attributed the loss of the party to lack of will to address issues affecting the electorate. He cited lack of clean water, improved roads, employment for youths and proper health services.
16:24
16:24

NRM Gets 44 Seats in Kasese District Council Councillors 1 1

NRM will have 44 councillors in the council out of the 68 in the district according to final results released by the district electoral commission office on Saturday. The members include 29 directly elected and 13 women elected councillors.
16:18
16:18

Court Throws Out Vote Recount Application for Abim Woman MP Race

On Friday, the Kotido Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Seiko dismissed the petition with costs on grounds that Auma did not provide substantial evidence.
11:09
11:09

Ruhaama County Losers Petition Electoral Commission 2

In the petition to the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, the losers argue that the elections were cases of ballot stuffing, violence at some polling stations, arrests, intimidations from the army and police. They contend that declaring Henry Nkwasiibwe Zinkuratire as the Member of Parliament for Ruhaama County was illegal because the election process was a sham.
10:51
10:51

Five Polling Assistants in Amuru Held for Alleged Election Malpractice Otwee Town Council 1 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says that the suspects were picked up on Wednesday from their polling station with dozens of pre-ticked ballot papers for the Amuru district parliamentary candidates.
09:57
09:57

Masaka Residents in Fear As Security Personnel Conduct Operations 1 1

Patrick Ssejjengo, a resident of Kijjabwemi cell in Masaka town is one of the many victims whose relatives are missing after they were abducted by unknown people. He narrates that a week ago, his brother; Robert Jjita was picked by suspected security operatives who were driving in a minibus motor vehicle commonly known as “Toyota Drone” with concealed number plates and has since never returned.
09:35
09:35

Delegates Bribed with UGX 40,000 to Vote for NRM Candidate in Elderly Elections 3 1 Top story

Waako, a retired social worker and a renowned activist for older persons' welfare, was contesting with former integrity minister Maria Matembe who contested as an independent.
20:48
20:48

NRM Candidates Storm State House Over Delayed Facilitation 2 1

The candidates, from Kiruhura, Mbarara, Jinja and Mbale arrived by 7am in Entebbe, camped at the Municipal offices until after 4pm when they tried to access State House.
17:16
17:16

Loser in Nakasongola LCV Chairperson Race Attributes Defeat to Intimidation, Vote Rigging

Musaazi has rejected the results citing massive rigging and intimidation of his agents at polling stations. Musaazi cited Airfield A polling station located near Nakasongola Army Barracks, where almost all voters in register cast their votes which is impossible compared to low voter turnout across the district.
16:48
16:48

National Youth Delegates Demand UGX 2 Million Each Before Voting 3 2 Top story

However, the election which is supposed to have closed at 4: 00 pm today has failed to take off as the youth delegates turned rowdy demanding that each of them is paid 2 million Shillihs before voting for the candidates.
15:52
15:52

Gov't Blames NRM Buganda Loss on Sectarianism but Mengo Blames Corruption, Killings NUP 1 3

The Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo has asked the Catholic Church and Buganda Kingdom to stick to their core roles instead of meddling in politics.
15:03
15:03

27 Incumbent Councillors Defeated in Busia District 3

The incumbents are both from the National Resistance Movement-NRM party and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party.
14:15
14:15

Women Still Struggling to Compete in Direct Constituencies – Amongi 3 1

The 11th parliament will have a total of 356 directly elected MPs, up from 304 in the current parliament. The rest of the women are joining parliament because of affirmative action, representing districts and cities. Amongi says that the numbers are frustrating for a country that has invested so much time and effort in empowering women and preaching the emancipation gospel.
13:45
13:45

FDC Leaders in Kasese Promise to Seize Lost Seats from NRM Bigogo 1 2

The FDC party performed poorly in last week's parliamentary elections. It lost three seats to the NRM party. NRM won the Busongora South, North and Kasese municipality seats. FDC retained the Bukonzo, West, East and Woman MP seats.
12:16
12:16

Border Security Tops Priority of Newly Elected Agago LCV Chairperson Karimojong Warriors

Agago District borders Abim and Kotido districts all in the Karamoja region and has often experienced cattle raids by armed Karimojong men.
12:13
12:13

189 Fighters Killed in UPDF Raid on Al-Shabaab Hideouts 4 Top story

The interdiction and on spot ground target operations in Sigaale, Adimole and Kayitoy villages, neighbouring Janaale in Lower Shebelle region, also saw the forces destroy a number of military hardware and items used during attacks. These included two mounted weapons “technical” and motorbikes in separate fire strikes.
11:48
11:48

144,252 People in Kasese Did Not Vote in Presidential Elections 4 2

According to records from the Electoral Commission, in the 2016 general elections, 244,720 voters in Kasese voted for the presidential election exercise out of the 335,162 registered ones.
10:54
10:54

NRM Officials in Lamwo on Spot For Alleged Embezzlement of Campaign Money 2 1

The funds were part of the 230 Million Shillings that was delivered to the district by the NRM secretariat to facilitate party officials in mobilizing support for their presidential candidate and party flag bearers.
10:49
10:49

Imprisoned NUP Candidate Wins Elections in Nansana 2 1

Sserunkuma is one of the supporters of NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi who were arrested in Kalangala District in December. Although he was granted bail by the court, he was rearrested and paraded before the Military Court in Makindye, where he, and several others were charged with possession of military stores.
Jan 1040 results