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00:36
00:36

NUP Reopens Search for Lord Mayoral Candidate 4 1

This follows a move by Kawempe North MP Latif Sebaggala Ssengendo to pull out of the race, a day after he was endorsed by the party’s Elections Management Committee- EMC to be the party flag bearer.
18:47
18:47

Chaos as Candidates Protest Slow Pace at Kawempe Electoral Office 5 4

According to the Electoral Commission Schedule, aspirants from Kyebando Central were due for nomination today, Wednesday. However, the commission had a backlog from Tuesday, which had to be cleared, before starting on a new group.
18:33
18:33

Rukutana Wins Controversial Rushenyi NRM Primaries 3 1 Top story

According to Odoi, Rukutana polled 25310 votes (46.27 %) beating his closest rival, Naome Kabasharira who garnered 25290 votes (46.23%). Bob Nahabwe came third with 2270 votes followed by Nicholas Niwahereza with 1229 votes, Norman Beigana Kashereka 350 votes and Elia Bwagara Mwesigwa 256 votes.
16:58
16:58

Voter Education Flaws Stir Queries on EC Ability to Deliver Free and Fair Polls Police brutality 4

Voter education usually takes place before the start of the election cycle, to purposely assist the election administration in its task of delivering a free, fair, efficient and cost-effective election. It encompasses the basic voter information that every voter must have in order to arrive prepared at the voting station and vote on the dedicated polling days.
16:28
16:28

Chameleon Asks NUP to Hand Him Lord Mayor's Flag 5 2

Mayanja’s request comes a day after NUP’s preferred candidate, Latif Ssebagala Ssengendo declared his decision to step down from the lord mayor’s race citing conflicting interests in the party and for the good of the wider opposition forces.
14:01
14:01

NUP Cancels Vetting Results from Six Electoral Areas in Mukono NUP Office 1 3

The vetting process which started last week, on Tuesday had to close on Sunday with the declaration of winners. However, participants in the municipality have since been waiting for results until today when they were told that the process was marred by irregularities which affected the outcome.
13:07
13:07

Government Issues Strict Guidelines for Mortgaging Public Land

Kamya added that the investors shall only be permitted to mortgage the land for the period not exceeding their lease agreement. They are also restricted from changing its land use without consent from the government and should possess a valid lease agreement and certificate on the land.
12:06
12:06

Slow Pace Bothers Aspirants at Kampala District Nomination Centre 2021 elections 1 2

On Tuesday, 20 aspirants who were undergoing a verification were stopped when it clocked 5:30 pm. Electoral Commission officials said that other candidates could challenge the process of nominations on condition that it was conducted beyond the required time.
11:02
11:02

National Unity Platform Suspends Jinja Registrar over Bribery

His troubles stemmed from complaints presented by NUP members who accused him of soliciting bribes before being declared party flag bearers. The complainants, who are mainly aspiring councillors, allege that the bribes which range from 500,000-1,000,000 Shillings undermine the core values of democracy.
05:05
05:05

EC Nomination Centre in Gulu Overwhelmed by Numbers Awach Sub County 1

There are only five electoral officers at the nomination centre verifying the aspirants’ documents. Kevin Amono, a verification officer at the nomination centre disclosed that from Monday, when the exercise began to close of business on Tuesday, they had successfully verified and nominated seven candidates.
21:33
21:33

NRM Election Losers Fume as Commission Declines to Nominate Them as Independents

Mudambo told URN on Tuesday that he is disappointed with the Mbale district registrar for blocking his nomination for unspecified reasons. Shabani Wagomoli, who was also eyeing the PWD representative’s seat for Mbale Industrial city division as an independent was also turned away.
20:15
20:15

EC Can’t Provide Temperature Guns for Nomination Centres electoral commision 3 4 Top story

Kampala Central Division Mayor Charles Sserunjoji Musoke told URN that besides the absence of temperature guns, the space inside the EC premises in Kampala is too small to accommodate the huge numbers of aspirants seeking nominations.
19:45
19:45

Court Dismisses Case Against Democratic Party dp elections 1

Justice Musa Ssekaana delivered the verdict on an application filed by 32 DP challenging the decision by the NEC cancelling the election of executive committees in the area. The petitioners had completed grassroots elections up to the Municipal level.
17:45
17:45

EC Blocks Former Candidates in NRM SIGs Polls from Nomination As Independents 2021 Elections 3 2

Najib Magala, one of those who were turned away accused Electoral Commission of attempting to force them back into NRM yet it is their right to quit the party and run as independents.
17:26
17:26

NUP Members Protest Delayed Endorsement 5 5

Fauzia Kamaria, an aspiring LC 3 woman councillor for Namere parish has also petitioned the party electoral commission. Kamaria couldn’t speak to the media by press time yet but her supporter, Arizik Nakiwala says she is more grounded in the area compared to her opponent.
17:03
17:03

Identity Red Flags Slow EC Nominations in Sembabule 1 1

Barbra Busingye, the EC district Registrar for Sembabule says that many aspirants submitted incorrect particulars of their seconders especially when it comes to capturing their Voter Identification Numbers or National Identification Numbers-NIN, which are mandatory requirements for a candidate’s nomination.
14:58
14:58

Latif Sebaggala Drops Out of Kampala Mayoral Race 3 1

Sebaggala says that it is for this reason that he saw a need to decongest the list of opposition candidates on that crucial post so that the NRM does not take advantage and reclaim full control of the country’s capital city.
13:00
13:00

Private Cars Impounded as Entebbe Taxi Operators Crack the Whip 4 2

Several private vehicles have been impounded for illegally transporting passengers in Entebbe. A taxi tax enforcement team on Monday mounted an operation along Entebbe highway near State House and impounded several private vehicles that have been illegally engaged in the taxi business.
07:50
07:50

Candidates Clash for FDC Party Flag at Nomination Centre Nominations 6 1

Muhanguzi says that he was shocked to learn that Namagembe had documents introducing her to EC as the FDC candidate for Kasangati 1 woman councilor despite the fact that it was never stamped by his office as required by the party constitution.
21:11
21:11

Over 100 Miss Out on Day One of Nomination Nominations 1 3

Several aspirants who turned up for nominations for local council at the electoral commission offices in Ntinda left frustrated after they failed to get nominated.
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