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07:21
07:21

Eddie Kwizera Wins Bukimbiri County By-election 3 2

Kwizera garnered 12,214 votes while his rival Independent candidate Asgario Turyagyenda got 10,105 votes. Another independent Edward Mutabazi got 308 votes while Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) flag bearer James Owebeyi got 280.
07:41
07:41

Former Bukimbiri County NUP Flag Bearer Crosses to NRM 4 1

On Saturday, NUP released a statement announcing that it has withdrawn Mutabazi to support Forum for Democratic Change (FDC)’s James Owebeyi Mugyemani.
19:56
19:56

Bukimbiri by-Election: Fight As Kwizera Storms Rival's Rally 5 4

As Turyaguenda was holding his campaign rally at Kashaka village, Nombe ward, Kwizera drove in at around 02:15 PM amidst tight police and UPDF protection. He was accompanied by Abel Bizimana, the Kisoro District LC 5 chairman, and Richard Towdong, the NRM Secretary General.
10:12
10:12

Bukimbiri County by- Election: NRM, FDC Candidates Clash Over Campaign Venue 4 6

As Owebeyi was campaigning in Nyabaremura trading center in Nyabaremura ward at around 03:35 PM, the Ryakarimira town council town clerk in Kabale district, Brian Twasiima, and Joseph Awor, an escort to Henry Ariganyira Musasizi, the State Minister for Finance in Charge of General Duties showed up in a finance ministry vehicle registration number UG 0800F and started patrolling the areas.
09:14
09:14

Don’t Vote NRM Candidate Over Museveni’s Lies: FDC Tells Bukimbiri County Voters 4 1

While campaigning, Mafabi says that despite Kisoro district being an NRM party stronghold for many years, residents are yet to gain from voting it. Mafabi says voters should think twice and question, why the tourism roads are not tarmacked yet Museveni, promised them long ago.
17:19
17:19

NUP Withdraws Candidate from Bukimbiri County By-election 3

The withdrawn candidate is 19-year-old Joshua Mutabazi who had been nominated on Tuesday to contest alongside Owebeyi, Eddie Kwizera Wagahungu of the National Resistance Movement (NRM)-party and independents Edward Mutabazi.
09:30
09:30

Kigongo Quizzes Three MPs For Defying Party Position on Bukimbiri County By-election 7 1

On Tuesday, Dombo, Alhaji Moses Kigongo, the NRM National Vice Chairperson, and Deputy Treasurer, Jacqueline Kyatuheire summoned Kamara and Buchana to a closed-door meeting at Ikoro Hotel in Nyakabande sub-county to explain why they escorted Turyagyenda for nomination. Dombo later told URN that they summoned the legislators for contravening the party regulations of supporting the flag bearer.
18:14
18:14

Five Nominated for Bukimbiri County By-election 6 6

Mutabazi, who was accompanied by Jolly Mugisha, the NUP Coordinator in Charge of the Western region was seen rushing to Mutorere secondary school in Kisoro town where he completed his secondary school level to verify the certificates.
12:53
12:53

EC Bans Fundraising Drives In Bukimbiri County Ahead of By-election 6

According to Byabakama, some of the candidates tend to use fundraising activities to squeeze their competitors in form of contributing huge monies as a way of convincing electorates to gauge him as the only capable. Byabakama says that such activities will resume after voting.
12:43
12:43

Censure Motion over Torture Against Me was Meaningless Wind, says Minister Muhwezi 2 2

The Opposition members of parliament started seeking signatures for the motion to censure Minister Muhwezi on February 10 and the 10 working days provided for under the Parliament Rules of Procedure elapsed on Thursday.
07:57
07:57

Former Kisoro LCV Chairman Drops Election Petition Against Rival 4 4 Top story

On August 26th, 2021, Mutabazi applied to the high court withdrawing the application, which was granted by the Kabale High Court Assistant Registrar, Julius Chaka Borore on Monday.
16:06
16:06

Ray of Hope as President Issues New Orders on Construction of John Kale Institute 3

President Museveni promised in 2017, to construct the Institute in memory of the late John Muhima Kalekezi, the father of the former Inspector-General of Police Edward Kale Kahiyura for his role in instilling the spirit of Pan-Africanism amongst Ugandans. In the same year, the President laid a foundation stone for the construction of the institute on 168-acres’ of land at Rwivovo village in Nyakabande sub-county.
18:20
18:20

Bukimbiri County MP Loser Petitions Court for Fresh Elections 5 4

According to Owebeyi, although the candidates’ photos and party symbols that appeared on ballot papers were genuine, the names were not those of the candidates. He adds that the ballots displayed the names of Arthur Kazoora Atuzarirwe as the NRM flag bearer, Didas Byaruhanga Kagyinda as FDC flag bearer, Victor Atwiine and Donzio Kahonda Mugabe as independent candidates.
06:43
06:43

Muntu Scoffs at Leaders Pleading for Kayihura’s Pardon 1

Muntu says that leaders lying prostrate on the ground in front of Museveni was laughable because they are aware that Museveni used Kayihura to make mistakes and later dumped him.
16:05
16:05

Candidate Arrested while Trying to Save Posters From Defacing 2

According to Vicent Mushakamba, Kisoro district FDC Chairman, Semahore was arrested on Monday at around 11:00 AM from Kisoro town while trying to stop security personnel that included police and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces -UPDF soldiers from removing and defacing all opposition campaign posters from Kisoro town.
15:24
15:24

Kisoro RDC, NRM Chairman Bicker over Party’s Fading Support 8 2

Mateke, who is also, the State Minister for Regional Affairs accuses Mugisha of using foul language and creating animosity among residents, costing the party the enormous support it previously enjoyed in the border district.
19:55
19:55

Kisoro RDC On the Spot for Intimidating NUP Supporters 4 2

On Friday while campaigning for National Resistance Movement (NRM) party presidential flag bearer, Yoweri Museveni at Nyakinama sub-county headquarters, Mugisha threatened to shoot supporters of NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi should they show up on his campaign rally in Kisoro next month. Mugisha repeated the same threats on Saturday in Murora sub-county. Mugisha says that security operatives will shoot and kill NUP supporters especially when they attempt to lit fire along the roads while welcoming Kyagulanyi.
06:42
06:42

Kisoro Leaders, Voters Want Tumukunde to Apologize for Harassing Gen.Kayihura 6 2

Abel Bizimana, Kisoro District LC5 chairman says Tumukunde is shameless to attempt to get to Kisoro to woo support yet he Knows how he beefs Kayihura their son of the soil.
18:58
18:58

Former Bufumbira North MP Loses in Kisoro NRM Elderly Polls

Tadeo Majyambere, Kisoro District NRM Election Officer says that the exercise was peaceful.
11:04
11:04

Kisoro Leaders Mourn Former MP Eudia Kwizera dead 3

Leaders in her home district Kisoro say that the death of the soft spoken activist, counselor and grassroots mobilizer is a great loss to the region. Kisoro District Chairperson Abel Bizimana says that Kwizera had a heart for the needy.
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