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18:30
18:30

Why Three Tooro Bigwigs were Defeated in NRM Primaries Sylvia Rwabwogo 1 2 Top story

Sylvia Rwabwogo, the Kabarole Woman Member of Parliament; Adolf Mwesige, the Bunyangu County Member of Parliament and Aston Kajara the Mwenge South legislator were all defeated by new comers in politics with some huge difference.
17:54
17:54

NRM Decision of Lining UP Regrettable- MP Okabe serere county 2 1

According to Okabe, the election was a total sham as it was conducted without consideration of democratic principles of the party. He claims that the NRM voters in the constituency were inflated with ghost voters.
17:40
17:40

Lining Up Exposed Irregularities in NRM Primaries- Election Observers 3 1

The National Election Watch -NEW U, a consortium of over 60 civil society organizations observed the elections in 35 districts of the country at over 100 polling stations.
17:25
17:25

Lira Hospital Temporarily Closes Gates to Public Over COVID-19 Infections COVID- 19 1

Although he was a known diabetic patient, there is speculation that his condition worsened when he contracted Covid19 leading to his death. Two other health workers at Lira Regional Referral Hospital tested positive for Covid19 on September 5th, 2020.
15:13
15:13

Peter Ssematimba’s Rival Petitions NRM Party Chairperson 3 1

According to the official results Ssematimba polled 9,075 votes while Eng Lwanga came second scored 4,385 votes.
14:44
14:44

Kasese Woman MP Loser Calls for Vote Recount primaries 5

Amon Mbusa, the Kasese NRM District registrar announced Kabugho Marylyn as the winner with 40,791 votes against Baleke’s 40,465 votes.
12:51
12:51

Six Incumbent MPs in Bugisu Lose in NRM Primaries 1

The MPs include Minister of State for Trade and the incumbent MP for Bungokho South Michael Welikhe Kafabusa, Alex Burundo, Rose Mutonyi, Watenga Godfrey Nabutanyi, Florence Nambozo and James Waluswaka
12:24
12:24

Shrinking Political Space Worries Opposition Politicians Ahead of 2021 Elections multiparty politics 3

Opposition politicians are worried over the declining trend in respect for freedom of expression, police brutality, the narrowing civic and political space. They also raised concerns about the increasing commercialization of elections.
12:12
12:12

Acholi Leaders Want Parents Punished Over Child Pregnancies lock-down 3 1

For instance, data compiled by the Education and Health Department of Pader District indicates that since Match to date, up to 930 girls were made pregnant. Arguably, the vice is being fueled by low socio-economic status and illiteracy education.
12:06
12:06

MP Bernard Atiku Rejects Results, to Contest As Independent Candidate 2 1

Atiku polled 4,485 votes while John Lematia, a businessman in Arua City 10,129 votes while Dennis Ayikobua came third with 4,151 votes.
11:59
11:59

KCCA Saves Over 240 million as Free Testing Continues for Staff 1

KCCA Acting Spokesperson Daniel Nuwe Abine says testing at KCCA is continuing at no cost despite government introducing the Shillings 240,500 charge.
11:33
11:33

Sipapa's Gun Shooting Victims Seek Justice 1 4 Top story

According to eyewitnesses, People power youths attacked Sipapa who was driving a Super custom vehicle registration number UBE 229E and broke his windscreen prompting two men who were driving with him to fire in the air and shops.
11:16
11:16

Three Incumbents in Kisoro Defeated in NRM Primaries 1

Three Members of Parliament in Kisoro District lost in the NRM party primaries held on Friday. They include Rose Kabagenyi, the Woman Member of Parliament, Samuel Kwizera Bitangaro Member of Parliament for Bufumbira County South and Paul Kwizera Buchana
10:21
10:21

Disputed Mbale City Woman MP Results Referred to NRM EC Headquarters 1 Top story

The decision was reached after the leading contenders the incumbent Mbale District Woman Member of Parliament, Connie Nakayenze Ggaliwango and Lydia Wanyoto clashed on the tallying of votes from Lwaso, Namabasa and Bukonde Sub counties.
10:16
10:16

BUL FC's New Sigining Kirya to Push Club to the Top Arthur Kyesimira 1

In his interview with Uganda Radio Network, the versatile midfielder expressed his happiness after joining his home-based team and promised to push his new club to top.
09:47
09:47

Declaration of NRM Primaries Results Cancelled in Bundibugyo 8 1

The Resident District Commission Grace Asiimwe says that they resolved to halt the exercise after realizing that supporters of various candidates especially for Bughendera County had started threatening the electoral officials and their opponents.
08:55
08:55

Workers Oppose COVID-19 Testing Fees Without Minimum Wage ministry of health 3

The National Organization of Trade Union (NOTU) says government should lead the fight against corona virus without leaving it to the citizens considering the pandemic implication to the population that even still struggle to access the basic needs .
08:49
08:49

Kalangala Quarantine Center Closed Over Lack of Funds 3

Daniel Kikoola, the Kalangala Resident District Commissioner, says that by end of last month, the funds to maintain the centre had been exhausted.
08:07
08:07

Teso Affairs Minister, Three MPs Contest NRM Poll Results Agnes Jaff Akiror 2 1 Top story

Akiror also faults the district NRM chairperson for allegedly siding with her rivals to ferry nonmembers to vote for them. She says that the District Chairperson ignored the guidelines issued by their National Party Chairperson on the elections where voters from seven polling stations in her strongholds were blocked from voting.
07:46
07:46

Mukasa Declared DP’s Candidate for Katabi Town Council LC 3 Chairperson

DP will also hold primaries for various positions in Entebbe Municipality later today at Kigungu, Kiwafu and Nakiwogo polling stations.
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