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15:55
15:55

Court Dismisses Soroti City West Election Petition MP Jonathan Ebwalu 1 1

The petition was filed by Anne Ameco and another on grounds that the election was not conducted in accordance with the principles laid down in the provisions of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, the Parliamentary Act, as amended and the Electoral Commission Act.
17:48
17:48

Court Rejects 25 Affidavits in Ngora County Election Petition soroti high court 2 1

The affidavits were rejected by Achayo’s lawyers on grounds that the witnesses presented varying signatures and that they lacked certificate of translation. The lawyers also argued that while the witnesses claimed to be illiterate, some were able to read and write and also comprehend English, which is the official language of court.
11:02
11:02

Sight Failed My Medical Dream, Best Blind UACE Student Speaks Out Soroti City 2 1

At primary, Elaju says that he had a passion for science subjects and dreamt of becoming a medical doctor but he was advised to change because of his eyesight. He says that science and English are the only subjects, which he passed with distinctions during his Primary Leaving Examinations-PLE.
11:24
11:24

Leaders Call for Calm After Court Ruling on Soroti City Boundaries Soroti High Court 3 1

On Wednesday, Justice Wilson Masalu Musene overturned his ruling and reverted the two Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti East Division basing on the affidavits from the Local Government Minister Raphael Magyezi.
16:56
16:56

Court Overturns Ruling on Soroti City Boundaries Soroti High Court 1 2

In Wednesday’s judgement, the same judge reversed his decision on grounds that the November judgement was based on wrong documents. Justice Musene reversed his decision basing an affidavit by Local Government Minister, Raphael Magezi.
14:12
14:12

Ministers Attribute Loss to Desert Locust Propaganda smear campaigns 2 1

Ssempijja, who spoke after Bagiire said that they suffered the wrath of the voters when some of his opponents spread lies about the alleged theft of money from desert locust interventions. He noted that even after being cleared by the auditor general, there was nothing much left to save him.
16:39
16:39

Soroti City Boundary Judgement Set for Friday Soroti High Court 1 1

The application is seeking review of November 26th, 2020 ruling where Justice Masalu reverted Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City West Division. The wards, that were initially in Soroti City West during creation of Soroti City were moved to Soroti City East Division. The application is also seeking to nullify elections of Soroti City.
13:59
13:59

Women MPs Got More Votes Compared to Presidential Candidates In Teso District district woman mps 3 2 Top story

In Soroti district, the Return Form for Transmission of Results Woman parliamentary elections had 2,618 votes above the presidential score of 64,937 valid votes while Serere district had 2,019 votes above the presidential tally of 75,276 valid votes cast for all the eleven candidates.
08:19
08:19

MP Abala Disputes Declaration of Rival Juliet Achayo Lodou 1 1 Top story

The Commission Spokesman, Paul Bukenya said they declared Achayo after adding votes from eleven polling stations that had missed when Abala was declared. Abala will not any of this, saying he is already consulting his lawyers to petition High Court over the matter.
22:44
22:44

MP Ariko Petitions Court Over Soroti City Boundaries Soroti High Court 1

The MP is aggrieved by the ruling of Soroti City boundaries that put Aloet and Opiyai wards to Soroti City West Division. According to Ariko, the two wards were in Soroti City East Division but erroneously annexed to Soroti West Division, something that caused him victory.
08:39
08:39

Emorimor Asks Newly Elected Leaders to Unite Teso sub region 2 1

In a statement through the Prime Minister, Iteso Cultural Union, Augustine Omare, Emorimor said that the Teso region has many issues that need a united force to address, adding that this can only be achieved when all leaders in the region unite for a common cause.
15:47
15:47

ANT Wins Sub County LCIII Seat in Serere Teso sub region

Serere district elections for sub county chairperson were dominated by NRM which secured eight seats followed by FDC, four seats and two independents.
17:06
17:06

LCIII Candidates Worried of Low Voter Turnup Low voter turn up 1 2

Patrick Okiror, a Candidate for Orungo Town Council LCIII seat said that voters asked him for transport to reach the polling stations. Okiror is worried about the outcome of the polls since few people will now determine the next leader.
10:53
10:53

Low Voter Turnout, Late Delivery of Materials Mar LCIII Polls delayed voting 2 1

Up to 8:00am, some of the polling stations in Soroti City had not opened the ballot boxes. Similar situation was recorded in Mukono and Buikwe in Central Buganda, Ntoroko, Kabarole and Kyenjojo in Tooro sub region, Luweero, Masaka, among others.
07:25
07:25

CSOs Mobilize for High Voter Turn Up Action Aid Uganda 3 1

This election, which marks the final national electoral activity under the Roadmap for General Elections 2021, is expected to take place in 2,190 Sub Counties, Town Councils and Municipal Divisions, located in 135 districts. There will no elections in the 10 cities and Kampala Capital City.
16:50
16:50

FDC Eats Big in Newly Created Constituencies in Soroti soroti district 2 1 Top story

Moses Atan Okia, the Soroti City East MP elect, says Patrick Amuriat Oboi’s candidature in the presidential election boosted their support in Teso. Amuriat hails from Teso sub region.
11:26
11:26

NRM Party Primaries Postponed In Soroti City 2

The District Registrar, Musa Oroma says as the ruling party NRM, is holding its primary elections for contenders vying for the party's ticket for district chairpersons (LC-5) ,City Mayors and councilors across the country, in Soroti City the elections have been called off as results of the delayed demarcations of the city electoral boundaries.
17:54
17:54

NRM Decision of Lining UP Regrettable- MP Okabe serere county 2 1

According to Okabe, the election was a total sham as it was conducted without consideration of democratic principles of the party. He claims that the NRM voters in the constituency were inflated with ghost voters.
08:07
08:07

Teso Affairs Minister, Three MPs Contest NRM Poll Results Agnes Jaff Akiror 2 1 Top story

Akiror also faults the district NRM chairperson for allegedly siding with her rivals to ferry nonmembers to vote for them. She says that the District Chairperson ignored the guidelines issued by their National Party Chairperson on the elections where voters from seven polling stations in her strongholds were blocked from voting.
13:46
13:46

Three RDCs, Two LCV Chairperson Lose NRM Primaries in Teso RDCs in politics 1

Adyango was beaten by her colleague, Julian Iseet Fede, the former Amuria RDC, Enomu lost to the incumbent, Cosmas Elotu. Akonopesa trailed in the Kumi County Parliamentary primaries behind Esidonio Opolot Okaasai. The trio was appointed RDCs after their failed attempts in the last elections.
Dec 59 results