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21:24
21:24

DP Still Hopes to Present Mao for Nomination 1 1 Top story

But through his Twitter handle @norbertmao, Mao highlighted that the party was serious on the matter. “DP is a serious party led by serious people. The party has submitted more than the required signatures to support my candidature for the president of Uganda. Additional signatures have been arriving and have been submitted,” he tweeted adding that; “DP is in the race.”
20:52
20:52

NRM Supporters in Arua Celebrate President Museveni's Nomination 2 3

Over 200 Yellow Brigade members converged at Arua City Mayor’s gardens as early as 8am and spent the whole day making speeches and dancing as they watched the nominations on TV.
19:43
19:43

Minister Aceng Leads NRM Procession in Lira After Museveni’s Nomination NRM party 5 4

Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng who declared to the masses that Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been successfully nominated as a presidential candidate called upon everyone to vote for him come 14th February 2021.
19:07
19:07

Pictorial; Kampala Streets Deserted after Nominaton-Day Disruptions nominations 7

As most roads in the north and eastern parts of Kampala were blocked to motorized traffic, motorists using the Kampala-Jinja Highway to the city centre were most affected, with traffic being diverted at Jokas Hotel through Kyaliwajjala and Port Bell Road to the city Centre.
18:23
18:23

Police Pat Themselves on the Back Over Nomination Success Mugisha Muntu 1 3

The Director of Operations, Uganda Police Edward Ochom has said that the first day of nominations for presidential candidates has been largely a success thanks to proper security planning.
16:27
16:27

NUP Candidate Withdraws from Sembabule Woman MP Race 1 1

In her October 30th notice, Babikola argues that she is incapable of continuing with the race due to lack of financial resources to canvass for votes across the district.
16:16
16:16

Gen Mugisha Muntu Officially Joins Presidential Race 1 Top story

Speaking to the media after his nomination, Muntu called upon the Electoral Commission to organize an election that is acceptable to all those who are going to take part in it. “Don’t fear, Do what is necessary, conduct a free, fair and transparent process, the country is behind you. It’s your choice; tough but you have to make it,” Muntu said.
15:49
15:49

Tumukunde Nominated as Presidential Candidate after Fixing Anomaly

According to the Electoral Commission, all the affidavits that accompanied the nomination papers had not been commissioned, an anomaly which could only be rectified by the commissioner of oaths.
15:31
15:31

Presidential Aspirant Ejected for Failing to Pay Nomination Fee 1 Top story

Before the amendment in 2015, an aspirant had to pay eight million Shillings but would receive 20 million Shillings from the Electoral Commission to facilitate their campaigns. But this and the distribution of vehicles for the candidate were abolished in the amendment.
15:20
15:20

Eunice Kansiime Withdraws from Bushenyi Woman MP Race 1 1

She, however, said that the decision was not a result of family pressure, but an afterthought based on the advice of the senior leaders of the National Resistance Movement. Kansiime had been nominated as an independent candidate after withdrawing from the NRM primaries that were eventually won by Annet Katusiime Mugisha.
15:19
15:19

Presidential Aspirant Katumba Runs to Nomination Center after Vehicle Breaks Down 3

Katumba, an Independent candidate said to be in his 20s arrived at Spear Motors at slightly before 2pm while heading to Kyambogo University for nomination as a presidential candidate.
14:56
14:56

Chaos in Kisekka Market As Men Donning NRM T-shirts Try to Stage Procession

A group of traders roughed up the NRM party supporters accusing them of provocation. According to the traders, they decided to remain peaceful in accordance with the Electoral Commission and police directives stopping any kind of procession.
14:24
14:24

Police Fires Teargas to Disperse Tumukunde's Supporters at Nakawa Market 5 2

Tumukunde described the police action as cowardly and promised to return more determined to mobilise his supporters after his nomination.
13:28
13:28

Gen Tumukunde's Nomination Deferred over Anomaly in Documents 1 Top story

Tumukunde arrived at Kyambogo University Playground where the exercise is taking place almost an hour before his scheduled time of nomination. But after 25 minutes into the verification process, the process was halted.
12:23
12:23

Gen Muntu Criticises Security Forces for Failing to Block NRM Processions 2 2

Muntu, who is also the presidential flagbearer of Alliance for National Transformation –ANT, said President Yoweri Museveni and NRM party should have behaved in an exemplary way by respecting Standard Operation Procedures.
12:05
12:05

Opponents Working With Outside Forces to Cause Chaos - Museveni

“I encourage everybody to maintain peace, I’m contesting but I’m a president, I hear so many things, but I can assure you nobody is going to cause chaos here. If they try, they will regret, nobody has more guns than us. Therefore, nobody should threaten us,” Museveni said.
11:29
11:29

Museveni Nominated to Contest for the Presidency Again 3 1 Top story

He was nominated and seconded by Gaddafi Nasur, the NRM youth League chairman and Hellen Seku, an NRM supporter from Kamuli village in Kira municipality. This is the sixth presidential election that Museveni will be participating in. He first came to power in 1986.
10:45
10:45

Tumukunde Threatens to Quit Presidential Race 2021 elections 4 6 Top story

Tumukunde, who is expected to appear for his presidential nomination at 1 pm, says NRM enjoys a wider political space compared to opposing candidates.
10:26
10:26

34 EC Drivers Blocked from Accessing Nomination Venue President Museveni 1 1

Paul Bukenya, the EC Spokesperson, says the failure to provide the drivers with tags could have been an oversight but the team will be cleared.
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