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20:42
20:42

US Mission Protests Journalist Restrictions Ahead of 2021 Polls media freedom 1

“The U.S. recognizes the work of dedicated journalists in Uganda and elsewhere for their essential role. Knowledge is power,” reads the statement.
20:21
20:21

We Are Not Hired Slaves - Gen. Tumukunde Fires Back at Museveni 2 1

In a rejoinder to Museveni’s remark, Tumukunde told voters in Bugisu sub region on Tuesday that leaders cannot decide who comes after them. He rebuked Museveni for thinking that other officers are supposed to serve under him as hired slaves.
17:49
17:49

Byabakama Responds to UN Suspension of Travels to Uganda 2 1 Top story

Yesterday a UN internal memo made rounds on social media where the UN undersecretary for safety and security Giles Michaud suspended travel to Uganda by UN agencies and Personnel. The memo that cited the recommendation of the UN Resident Coordinator, Rosa Malango didn’t give any reason why this decision had been arrived at.
16:39
16:39

Kyagulanyi Can Only Become President Through Popular Uprising – Kanyomozi Yonasani Kanyomozi 2 1

Kanyomozi says that the only way regime change can happen under the current political situation is through a popular uprising which will result in many casualties, a sacrifice too high to pay.
16:32
16:32

Tumukunde's Pledge of Market Construction Excites Kumi Traders Kumi District 3 1

Tumukunde, who concluded his four- day campaign trail in Teso told traders that the market is one of the components of development in an area which he notes employs many people
16:08
16:08

Kyagulanyi Tells EC He'll Continue Holding Rallies 3 1

Speaking to reporters shortly after meeting the Electoral Commission Chairperson in Kampala today, Kyagulanyti said rallies are the only means through which he can speak to his supporters because security have blocked him from accessing several media houses across the country on which he would have talked about his candidacy. He said this leaves him with no option but to hold mass rallies.
12:25
12:25

EC Petitioned Over Misuse of Gulu City Ambulance by Mayoral Candidate Gulu City Council 1 1

In a letter written on December 14th by Patrick Ochola, the lead petitioner to the Gulu District Registrar, George Labeja who is the interim Mayor of Gulu City and a contestant for Mayoral seat of Laroo –Pece Division is using an Ambulance registration number UBH 234Z belonging to Gulu City Council for campaign purposes.
12:08
12:08

NRM Chairpersons in Agogo Raise Concern About Extortion in Bicycle Distribution 3

The village chairpersons say they were initially told that the bicycle distribution would be free of charge, but to their dismay, while receiving the bicycles on Sunday, each beneficiary was subjected to pay 10,000 Shillings as transport cost for delivery of the bicycles and those who didn’t have the money missed out.
11:48
11:48

LCV Chairperson Candidates Vow to End Corruption in Luwero District Abuse of office 4

Daniel Sserubidde the Independent Candidate says that the office of LC 5 Chairperson has been used as the merchant for money in which people who seek contracts must report to get awards.
11:31
11:31

NUP Loses Party Leaders in Acholi to NRM Gulu City 1

The latest defections include Tonny Olanya Olenge, the NUP`s Acholi Sub Regional Coordinator and head of the mobilization, Kennedy Otim the NUP Coordinator for Gulu City, Robinson Rachkara the NUP`s party Administrator for the Northern Region and contestant for Laroo-Pece Division.
11:14
11:14

NRM Leaders in Kasese Want Museveni to Speak Out on Omusinga's Release Museveni in Kasese 5 1

On Tuesday Museveni is scheduled to hold presidential campaign rallies at Nyakasanga, Rukooki and Kasindi all in Kasese municipality.
09:17
09:17

Katumba Defends his Taking Selfies With Women 2 1

Speaking to the media at the Electoral Commission where he had gone to meet with the chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi about the repeated security disruption of his campaign meetings, Katumba said there is no way he’ is going to chase away any woman or man who wants to take a selfie with him.
09:01
09:01

Moyo LC 5 FDC Candidate Defects to NRM FDC Party 2 3

Dismissing allegations of possible bribery, Drajuruga noted that the contribution of NRM to the development of Moyo district since 1986 has been convincing enough for him to step down.
08:34
08:34

Kyagulanyi, Mao Posters Defaced in Kasese Ahead of Museveni`s Campaign

A group of youth calling themselves “yellow power” moving on the Kasese RDC’s vehicle were on Monday around 8:00 PM seen putting up Museveni’s posters in town.
08:25
08:25

Minister Kasolo Denies Holding Mass Rallies, Accuses Rivals of Doctoring Video 1 3

Kasolo said that what he saw in the video that EC showed him is different from what happened.
08:14
08:14

Nwoya District NUP Boss Defects to NRM with 11,000 Members Register Anaka Town Council 1 1

Surrendering to NRM, Bosco Ocitti Lawino revealed that he and the other new converts shall start serious mobilization for President Museveni so that he sweeps all the votes in Nwoya against NUP’s Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi who they initially paid allegiance to.
07:56
07:56

Kyagulanyi Expected at Electoral Commission Today 2 1

Last week the Electoral Commission summoned the two presidential candidates Patrick Oboi Amuriat and Kyagulanyi, together with two Parliamentary candidates for repeatedly flouting of COVID-19 guidelines that limit public gatherings. However, neither presidential candidate made a show at the Jinja road based Commission where they were expected on Monday.
07:47
07:47

Divisions Emerge in NRM Ahead of Museveni's Campaigns in Bukomansimbi 4

The NRM cohesion in Bukomansimbi was affected by controversies that marred the party primary elections, that resulted into a section of party leaders rejecting some flag bearers who they say were not genuinely elected.
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