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14:54
14:54

My Team Need Critical Treatment for Campaign Violence Injuries -Amuriat 1 2

Amuriat explains that he got into direct confrontations with security agencies—mainly police and the army—on several occasion. For instance, he says he was arrested 13 times, confined in different places, taken to court three times.
11:57
11:57

Mother Spends UGX 8M to Search for Missing Two Sons 1 4

Like many parents whose kids are missing, Nakibuuka says she is now left with listening to news on radio and television waiting for the list of people under detention from government.
15:45
15:45

Nov 18th Riot Victims: Relatives Missing Irreplaceable Lives Lost, Financial Support 2020 election riots 5 1 Top story

According to Namatovu, because of her hearing impairment, her deceased son was a vital part of her life matrix since he served as her interpreter. Representing people with disabilities at Kawempe Division Council, she has already tested the perils of her son’s demise. “Now, the people I represent quarrel because they call and no one picks, they say I am not working,” she said.
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13:01

From Annals of Kidnap: Sadists Forced Muganga to Eat 3kgs of Posho in 20mins Kidnaps 4 1

Sadism: The most disquieting story from his stay in detention was being forced to eat three kilograms of posho and a kilogram of beans in 20 minutes.
15:58
15:58

Fact Check: Eastern Uganda Has More Representatives in Parliament 2021 elections 2 1

However, Uganda Radio Network (URN)'s fact check shows that Eastern Uganda which comprised of sub-regions categorized as Elgon, Kiira, and Eastern (Teso), has a total of 144 Members of Parliament. These represent a total of 101 constituencies, 40 districts and three special interest group representatives; one for the youth, the elderly and the other representing persons with disabilities.
16:20
16:20

Electoral Commission Not Affected by Internet Shutdown 1

He said in a phone interview that they have tested the internet and it's working perfectly. This despite a shutdown which affected the entire country, when the government moved to block access to the Worldwide web.
13:15
13:15

Many Likely to Vote at Night or Miss Out at Congested Polling Stations 1 3

165 polling stations, mainly in Kampala and Wakiso, have more than 1200 registered voters which are above the ceiling of voters supposed to be at a particular polling station in urban areas (and 900 in rural areas) according to Electoral Commission (EC) data.
11:18
11:18

Can Bobi Wine Beat Museveni in Buganda? 1 5

With 5.65 million voters which is approximately 31.18 percent of the total registered voters and the NRM advantage on a downward spiral, Buganda is seen as a critical voting block which any candidate who wishes to win must bag.
10:58
10:58

Can Social Media Activism Be Successful? 1 3

For instance, analysis shows that at least 100,000 tweets were posted between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning running under hashtags #FreeBobiWine and #EndPolicebBrutality.
11:56
11:56

Virtual Campaigns: NRM Dominates Twitter with Aid of Suspected Bots NUP 3 4 Top story

Using Botometer, a social media observatory tool created at Indiana University which can detect suspected bot accounts, URN reporters found out that five of the top ten accounts tweeting about NRM manifesto messages and events are suspected bot accounts. Botometer places the likelihood of the accounts in question to be bots above 72 percent.
15:58
15:58

Museveni Was Never A Marxist-Prof Yash Tandon 5 1

Prof Tandon saw Museveni grow up in 1970s as Uganda rebels backed by Tanzania fought Amin government. He says Museveni was a frequent visitor at home as well as that of Prof Dani Nabudele.
19:45
19:45

Political Parties Draft Proposal to Restrict Independents 1 3

Democratic Party Secretary General-cum-Chairperson of IPOD council says political parties recognise independent MPs. The spirit of the draft regulations, he says isn’t to fight independent MPs but to make them truly independent and strengthen parties.
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17:44

Gov't Promises Speedy Implementation of New POMA Regulations 4 1

Rugunda said that the new POMA regulations will be tabled in parliament soon for approval and consequently implemented.
17:03
17:03

Poverty Fueling Family Breakdown – Mutuuzo 1 1

Mutuuzo says that the government is aware of the fast rate at which the family institution is disintegrating, and as such, has established a number of institutions to mitigate the breakdown. Such institutions include Family Courts, the Family Protection Unit at police level and Family Affairs Department in the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
19:08
19:08

IPOD Summit Postponed, Venue Changed 1

IPOD Executive Secretary, Frank Rusa says the decision was reached by IPOD council in a meeting on Monday. The council brings together secretary generals of political parties.
17:13
17:13

FDC Snubs Second IPOD Summit 1 2

This is the second time that FDC is snubbing meetings organized by the coalition which brings together political parties with representation in parliament. These include the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), the Democratic Party (DP) Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) and Justice Forum (JEEMA
15:28
15:28

Political Parties to Meet IGP over New POMA Regulations 1

Political parties under the Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) are set to meet Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola to discuss implementation of new Public Order Management Act (POMA) regulations.
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15:44

New POMA Regulations: Spontaneous Public Meeting to Last 20 Minutes 1

The new regulations have been drafted through Inter-Party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) initiative. IPOD brings together political parties represented in parliament.
17:49
17:49

Second IPOD Summit to be Held in Lira 4 1

Frank Rusa, the Executive Secretary of IPOD and country representative of Netherland Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD), says taking the summit to Lira is meant to ensure Ugandans appreciative IPOD activities.
17:49
17:49

Political Parties Unveil New POMA Regulations 1 6

The new regulations were unveiled by secretary generals of political parties and Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda in a meeting on Tuesday afternoon. Rugunda gave political parties assurance that the new regulations will be implemented expeditiously to the last dot.
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