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16:25
16:25

Money Edging Women, Youths Out of Politics 3 8

Researchers from the three think-tanks sampled Uganda's past election cycles and found for instance that a person seeking to join parliament required an average of 465 million Shillings in 2016 to facilitate the campaign process, while those seeking district leadership positions required at least 275 million Shillings.
15:26
15:26

Boda boda Riders Vow to Defy EC, Police on Presidential Nominations 2021 elections 3 2

Speaking at a press conference in Kawempe division, the riders said police has no right to stop them from accompanying their presidential candidate for nomination so long as they adhered to the COVID-19 regulations.
13:58
13:58

US Embassy Cautions Against Violence Ahead of 2021 Polls 1 Top story

“We will watch closely the actions of individuals who interfere in the democratic process and will not hesitate to consider consequences – including visa restrictions – for those responsible for election-related violence,” Secretary Pompeo said.
08:39
08:39

NRM Reconciliation Talks Useless: Busia Independent Candidates 3

Geoffrey Macho, an independent and incumbent Busia Municipality Member of parliament, says that he can’t withdraw from the race in favour of his NRM rival, Hassan Kamba because the primaries were flawed.
08:06
08:06

Sembabule NRM Woes Narrow Political Space for Other Candidates 1 5 Top story

Ismail Wagaba, independent candidate for the Mawogola North parliamentary seat, says the internal party disputes have charged the electorates in the area. He says the voters are less willing to give audience to candidates from other shades of opinion despite the fact that they are not part of the dispute.
19:33
19:33

UNRA Kicks Nalongo Completely Out of Centenary Park KCCA 1

This means that the Authority has added three more acres to the initial two that Nalongo Estates Company said it had surrendered for the project. The company is said to have entered a Memorandum of Understanding with KCCA to develop the land as a recreational and bridal park.
19:13
19:13

Advert on Independence Monument Puzzles City Dwellers 4 3

Rose Mwanje Nkaale, the Commissioner in charge of Museums and Monuments at the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities says she has seen the photos making rounds on social media but that the act amounts to adulteration of the monument.
16:55
16:55

Kibuku NRM Reconciliation Meeting Turns Chaotic 2

Nakeba’s supporter led by Hebert Malinga and Muhammad Egesa couldn’t have any of this. They shouted on top of their voices calling for an end of the meeting, saying it had failed to meet their expectations.
16:55
16:55

Electoral Commission Clears More Presidential Aspirants Paul Bukenya

According to the Electoral Commission spokesperson Paul Bukenya, President Yoweri Museveni of the National Resistance Movement-NRM who was the first to be cleared and was joined by independent aspirants; Henry Tumukunde, Fred Mwesigye and Kalemba Nancy Linda.
16:22
16:22

Independents Give Bududa, Manafwa NRM Officials Sleepless Nights 1 5

Base Catherine Wakwaale, the Bududa District NRM Women League Chairperson, says, independents are weakening the party because of their potential to divide the votes with the official candidates.
15:19
15:19

Mukono Politicians Feud Threatens NRM Reconciliation Process 2 1 Top story

According to Kibuule, he is dedicated to serving the party and supporting the official candidates. He says the party is currently undertaking the reconciliation process and asks members to be mindful about fellows who are against such peaceful movements.
14:37
14:37

Shaban Bantariza; The UPDF Officer Who Dared Controversies 1 3 Top story

He wouldn’t tire reminding his listeners that Uganda was liberated from the jars of monsters and that he wouldn’t hesitate to pick up the gun again if any group threatened the peace of Uganda.
11:30
11:30

Tooro Youth Failing in Politics Due to Lack of Funds NUP 1

In Fort Portal Tourism City, Thomas Kakuru who was selected as the National Unity Platform – NUP candidate for the Northern Division parliamentary race missed nomination after failing to raise the Shillings 3 million nomination fees.
08:34
08:34

ANT Candidate Cleared to Contest in Kigulu South MP Race 1 2

Two weeks ago, the commission refused to nominate Muyinda due to lack of an A’ level certificate or its equivalent.
20:53
20:53

Over 200 Households Submerged as Floods Hit Teso Region 2 1

With the heavy rains that have continued to hit the region over 200 households have been displaced due to flooding of Lake Kyoga in Kalaki district.
18:30
18:30

Auditor General Exposes How KCC Hospital Was Grabbed 1 2

The property contained on Plot 71 Nkrumah Road was leased in 2010 by then Kampala City Council to Securex Amenities (U) Limited whose directors were listed as Businessman Ephraim Ntaganda, Bob Kanaabi and Innocent Mutajabura for five years. The temporarily leased property then somehow became freehold ownership
18:18
18:18

EC Still Verifying Kyagulanyi Signatures, 17 Others in Queue 4 1

EC spokesperson Paul Bukenya says they are not to blame for the slow pace of verifying the signatures
17:28
17:28

Amuriat Threatens EC With Defiance Over Crowds 2020 Elections 4 3

However, the electoral commission spokesperson Paul Bukenya responding to Amuriat’s threats told URN that once candidates get nominated, they will be bound by electoral laws and once they violate them, the enforcers of those laws have to handle them accordingly.
16:14
16:14

FDC Asks Gov't to Pay Examination Fees for All Candidates 3 2

John Kikonyogo, the FDC Deputy Spokesperson, notes that besides parents who are suffering from financial instability due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many private school proprietors are going through hard time.
15:35
15:35

Victims of Lwengo NRM Primary Elections Violence Seek Justice 2

Patrick Kabigumira, the Musubiiro village NRM elections presiding officer in Lwengo Sub County, who was badly beaten during the polls wants police to arrest and cause the prosecution of his attackers.
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