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Kiplimo Wins Silver Medal In IAAF World U20 Event jacob kiplimo 1

Jacob Kiplimo has won the first medal for Uganda at the on-going 2018 IAAF World U20 Championship in Finland.
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LC1 Candidate Sleeps in Cells for Confiscating Voter's Register sembabule district 1

Kweyamba was picked up by police after running away with the voters register from a polling station fearing defeat by his opponent.
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Voters Reject LC I Elections In Four Mbale Villages 2 5

Voters declined to participate in the polls, saying their village registers were full of nonresidents.
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GISO Held Over LC Polls arrest 1 2

The Kalangala District Police Commander, Richard Musisi says Kiggundu is wanted for defying the available structures and laws governing Local Council elections.
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EC Faulted for Failing to Provide Ballot Collection Kits in LC Polls ballot boxes 1

The absence of the secure boxes prompted polling officials to carry voters rolls in Khaki envelops to and from the polling stations. In Gulu municipality, some polling officials were seen improvising envelops for collecting back the voter slips bearing the seal of Electoral Commission that had issued to the voters.
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EC to Conduct Fresh Polls in Kisenyi Villages on Wednesday kampala 4

Halima Nakyejje, the Kisenyi I parish councilor Woman, said many of the residents didnt show up during the voters register update exercise but showed today to vote.
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Njeru Villages Results Cancelled Over Violence returning officer 2 1

The affected villages include Kizungu, Ntinda, Namwezi, Kasanja, Lugazi II, Nakibizzi and Naava zone in Njeru west. The others are Bujowaali and Nkokonjeru in Njeru North and lower Naava in Njeru east ward.
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National Secondary Schools Games Championship Kicks Off in Arua team 3 4 Top story

Speaking at the official opening of the games, the Arua District LC V Chairperson, Genesis Acema reminded government to fulfill its pledge to construct the Dorcus Inzikuru stadium.
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Pictorial: LC Elections in Gulu Town

The clouds threatened to disrupt the polls after weeks of dry spell with drizzles clearing at about 11am in the morning. Suzan Auno, a voter in Layibi Division said the rains could not deter her from exercising her rights after a long time of waiting.
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EC Cancels Polls in 633 villages area 1 1

The Electoral Commission notes that elections had to be called off in some electoral areas mainly because unregistered residents disrupted the exercise when they were turned away. Available data from the field indicates that elections were not held in about 633 electoral areas, the statement reads in part.
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Local Council Poll Reverses Kisekka Violence Narrative kisekka market 3 1

A large gathering of youth, largely passionate males turned up to take part in the election of local council leaders as early as 7 a.m. They had to endure hours of verification, the scorching sun, political theatrics and heavy police and military deployment.
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GISO Wins LC1 Elections Amid Protests electoral commison 1 1

Jude Mbabaali, lawyer who also doubles as the Masaka District Chairpersons says due to the fact that the right of Public Officers to contest in LC1 and LC2 elections without resigning their offices was removed by Section 1 of the Local Government Amendments Act No.2 2006, which deleted Section 1166 b Mutebi could not be elected.
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Kifumbira LC Candidate Arrested for Assaulting EC Official 3 1

The confusion stemmed from a disagreement after voters found unsigned voters slips in the office of the Deputy Head Teacher of Hormisdallen Primary School. They accused the Electoral Commission of conniving with the school management to rig the elections.
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MPs Seek to Increase Clout By Voting in Rural Constituencies lc1 polls 1

Some of the leaders URN spoke to said that although they have residences in Kampala where they spend most of their time, they opted for the village registers in their constituencies in order to support the people who voted for them.
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Police Officer Shoots Voter at Polling Station lc1 polls

A reliable source who preferred anonymity as he is not allowed to speak for the force told URN that the police officer fired bullets only because the voters had overwhelmed the three officers who were present at the polling station
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Polling Officer Beaten up after Declaring Wrong Candidate tears 3 1

The Democratic Party candidate had a huge number of people lining behind. However, while his supporters abandoned the queue in jubilation, the polling officer announced that the race was won by Ggenza Muhammad, an NRM leaning independent candidate
19:09
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Voters Explain Why They Skipped LC I Polls 5

A cloth vendor at Balikuddembe Market who only identified himself at Katumba, said he decided to stay away from the polls because the contestants are motivated by personal interests as opposed to serving the public.
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70 -Year -Old Collapses, Dies At Polling Station rukiga district

According to an eye witness, Shadia Arebahoona, the deceased collapsed at around 11: 00am after completing the verification exercise at the village polling station.
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Presiding Officer Rescued from Angry Mob in Luweero lc1 polls 3 4

The voters turned rowdy moments after Kabugo declared Christopher Ssempijja as the winner of the race which had attracted three candidates. Ssempijja was contesting against Ronald Mutebi and Mike Kasule.
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Social Media Tax Hampers Communication Among Deaf PWDs people 3

Apparently, the PWDs are unable to access the video calls without paying the Shillings 200 social media tax each day. Deborah Iyute, the Programs Officer the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda is one of those using video calls for her communication.
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