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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 2 1

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 1 3

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.
12:02
12:02

Elections Could Affect Recovery of Lending Businesses 2

Money Lenders also note while there is a demand for their services, they have become more cautious about lending until the elections are done.
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.
11:20
11:20

Environmental Destruction Takes Toll On Gum Arabic Harvest in Karamoja 2 Top story

Sarah Angolere, a mother of five children, who has benefiting from collecting the gum, says it is a very lucrative business and alternative source of livelihood for many women and men who could not afford to dig. "By now we could be harvesting the gum because this is the time but now all the trees that produce gum have been destroyed," she said.
11:04
11:04

Napak Registers Highest Growth of Voter Numbers in Uganda civic education 3

The rise in number of new voters in Napak has been attributed to the increase in civic education in the area that caught the attention of the youth to engage in peaceful politics rather than the politics of protests.
11:04
11:04

U.S. Mission Cancels Observation of Uganda’s Election 2021 election 1 Top story

The Unites States Embassy in Uganda has cancelled their Diplomatic Observer Mission of Uganda’s Elections.
10:49
10:49

Pictorial: Mao Winds Down Campaigns in Gulu City Kaunda Grounds 21 Top story

During his last campaign rally that lasted for less than one hour, Mao promised to cause change, improve security, promoted agriculture and restore presidential term limit once elected among others.
10:42
10:42

Kyanamukaka Health Center IV Operates Without Anesthetist 1 2

Dr. Katungi blames the absence of an anesthetist to limited staffing levels at the health unit. The health center, which is supposed to have 57 staff, is short by over 20 health workers.
10:39
10:39

Karimojong Won't Have any Fertile Left by 2031 -Expert 2

Mr. Isaac Bwire the official from International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR) however, said the rapid degradation of range land can be stopped if the districts of Karamoja can pass by-laws against environmental destruction in the region.
10:14
10:14

Minister Kasirivu Survives Death kasirivu atwooki

Speaking to Uganda Radio network in a telephone interview this morning, Kasirivu said he survived by God's Grace, saying the attack could be political motivated. He told URN that he has already filed a case at Kakumiro police station.
09:36
09:36

Sodo Withdraws From Mawogola North MP Race 1 Top story

Sodo told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that his decision to withdraw from the race was reached after a series of meetings with President Museveni who asked him to step down for his opponent for purposes of building cohesion both within the party and their family.
09:29
09:29

Bunyoro Voters Demand Violence Free Elections election violence 5

The voters say that the Electoral Commission should play its crucial and critical role by ensuring that the elections are free and fair.
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