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18:21
18:21

Nancy Kalembe, Could She Become Uganda's First Woman President? 6 1

Nancy Linda Kalembe was born on 15th November 1980 almost a month to the 10th December general elections of 1980 elections which Yoweri latter contested opting for a five-year guerilla war.
18:11
18:11

Political Parties in Last Minute Efforts to Secure Polling Agents 3 2

The Electoral Commission requires each candidate to present two agents at each of the 34,344 polling stations
16:40
16:40

Panic As Over 20 NUP, DP Campaign Agents, Supporters In Kyotera Go Missing 9 1

Charles Kirumira Lwanga, the Kyotera County NUP Parliamentary candidate, says their members were picked up by armed operatives in uniform and some in plain-clothes who were travelling in two numberless Toyota Hiace Drone-vans took them to an unknown location.
16:39
16:39

Vote Rigging Tricks Shown to Polling Agents in Wakiso 5

In a training for some polling agents for Wakiso district, the chief facilitator Godfrey Mpagi said that the ways through which the voting exercise is rigged include ballot stuffing, and giving out ballot papers to voters not registered at a particular polling station.
16:31
16:31

Kitgum Gets UGX 985 Million Small Scale Irrigation Scheme 3 2

The irrigation scheme project was constructed by the ministry under the supervision of the Water for Production Northern Regional Centre with funding from the government.
16:20
16:20

Busongora North Parliamentary Candidate Survives Death 1 4

According to Bwambale, he was ambushed by armed gunmen in Bwizi Bwera in Maliba Sub County on Tuesday night on his way home in Kicwamba Sub County.
16:10
16:10

Heavy Security Deployment in Gulu City Ahead of Elections 1

The armed personnel comprising of soldiers of the Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF), Uganda Police Force and Special Police Constables (SPCs) numbering more than 15 in each group have been patrolling the major streets of Gulu City
16:10
16:10

EC Disqualifies NRM Candidate from Kitagwenda LC V Chairperson Race 1 Top story

The letter, which has been addressed to Tumwebaze, notes that because Mugabe forged his PLE slip and UNEB cancelled his academic papers, he is no longer fit for the race.
16:04
16:04

UWA Deploys Heavily in Karamoja to Fight Poachers 1

Fred Pizza, the Chief Warden of Mt. Elgon National Park which covers up to Karamoja region says that the deployment follows the increasing cases of Karimojong locals turning on killing wild animals.
15:32
15:32

EC Chairman Scoffs at US Embassy for Abandoning Observer Mission 1 2

Earlier today, the mission announced the cancellation on grounds that the vast majority of its requests for observing the election were not approved, by the Electoral Commission, leaving them with a skeletal team which cannot meaningfully undertake the task.
14:52
14:52

Wakiso Electoral Materials Transporters Strike Over Payment Wakiso District 1 3

Ismail Mulindwa says that they were told that they are going to take the electoral materials to different polling stations and be given half pay and when they come back they get the last payment which he says that they cannot do.
14:50
14:50

Uganda Decides; Breaking Down Polling Day Procedures 4 1 Top story

Upon arrival at the polling station, voters are expected to join a queue and access a handwashing sanitizing zone. From here, they will go to the Biometric Voter Verification Kit (BVVK) table for verification. This process involves confirming if the person is of voting age and that their names appear on the voter's register.
14:34
14:34

Ugandans Stock Food Ahead of Elections 6

The build-up to the election has been punctuated by repeated calls for peace during and after polling by political, security, religious, cultural and civil society leaders. This is after the campaigns which ended on Tuesday have been characterised by acts of violence and brutality by security personnel.
14:23
14:23

Uganda Cranes is Ready for CHAN Finals-McKinstry johnathan mckinstry 2

Inform Striker Brian Aheebwa was the first to grace the team with his arrival to the camp. The KCCA FC striker believes this is his opportunity to display his abilities as well help the nation to scoop the championships.
13:40
13:40

Mess With a Ballot Box, Get a Bullet -Aswa Police Spokesman Treason 1 1

“Anybody who plans to run away with the ballot box in case it is there please don’t try, if it me in that polling station and I have a gun, I will shoot you” ASP Okema warns.
13:26
13:26

Low Oxgyen Killed Nile Perch in Uganda's Water Bodies - MAAIF fish deaths 1 2

According to Pius Wakabi, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), the reduction of oxygen levels in the waters of Lakes Victoria, Kyoga and River Nile were caused by heavy winds and decomposition of sunken plant matter in the waters which reduced oxygen.
13:19
13:19

EC Moves Kalangala Tally Center to District 2 2

According to Misango, their premises are too small to accommodate their staff and candidate’s agents during the tally of the presidential and parliamentary election results.
13:15
13:15

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

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.
12:29
12:29

Kalembe Opposes Joint Vote Protection Team polling agents 1 1

Kalembe says that her team has already identified polling agents who have been trained on monitoring the election process, witness vote counting and keeping declaration forms thereafter.
11:22
11:22

Kyotera Residents Accuse Security of Abducting People Ahead of Polls 2

Andrew Kagwa one of the neighbors to Kiwanuka says that people that took away Kiwanuka could have broken into his house because they found everything at his home was broken and messed up.
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