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13:49
13:49

What Next For FDC After Loss to NRM, NUP in 2021 General Election? 7

The turmoil according to party officials, also scared away those who would have contested on the party ticket. Before the election, of the 37 MPs the party has in the 10th parliament, only 22 contested again on the party ticket. According to Patrick Amuriat Oboi, the party president who was also its flagbearer in the presidential election, those who wanted to kill FDC were unsuccessful. Amuriat who was elected party president in 2017, said he was happy that the party proved a hard nut to crack by its distractors.
14:54
14:54

My Team Need Critical Treatment for Campaign Violence Injuries -Amuriat 2 1

Amuriat explains that he got into direct confrontations with security agencies—mainly police and the army—on several occasion. For instance, he says he was arrested 13 times, confined in different places, taken to court three times.
11:53
11:53

Are Kyagulanyi’s Lawyers To Blame for Aborting his Electoral Petition? Kyagulanyi Robert

“We have a principle called "Prior full and informed consent", where counsel has to tell everything to his client about what he should expect from court. I have a feeling that if Kyagulanyi was properly briefed on the nature of our court, probably he wouldn’t have gone to court in the first place,” Ssemakadde said.
08:05
08:05

Declaration Forms from 23 Polling Stations, Never Reached EC 1 4

The said polling stations account for 22,103 registered voters and are part of the 83 stations across the country whose results were nullified by the Electoral Commission. The highest number of these were from Kawempe North.
18:38
18:38

EC Gifted Hundreds of Bobi Wine’s Votes to Katumba in Final Tally NUP 6 1

When our reporter revisited the polling station, the revelation threw whoever heard about it into laughter wondering where Katumba got such votes. “Are you talking about Katumba oyee? They asked, before erupting into laughter. That is not possible, another resident exclaimed. Several bodaboda riders near the polling station were amazed that this had happened in their area.
11:59
11:59

Can the NUP Election Wave Change Uganda's Politics Forever? 1 5

Yasin Ssekamatte, a Kampala based political Analyst says that such political waves are a reflection of frustration by those yearning for change, even when that change cannot bring eloquent leaders on board.
19:40
19:40

Consult Public, Cooperate with Gov't, Taxi Operators Tell Kampala's New Leaders 4

Mayambala Mustafa the vice chairman Joint taxi operator’s consortium {JOITCO} says there has been misrepresentation when it comes to setting laws that effectively impact Kampala people, caused by the technical and political gap between the policy makers at city hall and the people.
15:27
15:27

Does Bobi Wine Stand Any Chance against Museveni in the Supreme Court? 1 Top story

Although Kyagulanyi indicated his willingness to challenge the results, his party officials in an interview with Uganda Radio Network said they are not enthusiastic about it. Joel Ssenyonyi who speaks for NUP said, going to court is just one of the many options available to them.
19:25
19:25

Invalid Votes May Be Protest Votes-EC Spokesman 2 2

The EC spokesperson points out that further investigation must be done on invalid vote numbers because spoilt votes generate from conduct and behavior of a voter and might be protest votes from people seen from the way they cross out some candidates’ names, which may yield high numbers of the spoilt votes.
15:07
15:07

More Speak Out on National Unity Government Option Robert Ssebunya 2

Justice Mary Maitum of the Women Situation Room called upon the opposition to accept cabinet positions if the president appoints them.
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.
11:18
11:18

Can Bobi Wine Beat Museveni in Buganda? 5 1

With 5.65 million voters which is approximately 31.18 percent of the total registered voters and the NRM advantage on a downward spiral, Buganda is seen as a critical voting block which any candidate who wishes to win must bag.
13:38
13:38

Are Independent Candidates a Sign of a Faltering Multiparty System? Constitution 12 1

Dr Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere, the former president of the Democratic Party says that the whole concept of multipartism is under microscopic examination as the country heads to the 2021 general election. He adds that a large number of individual candidates is a consequence of the persecution of the multiparty system, a sad development, according to him. He says the large number of individual candidates is a consequence of the persecution of the multiparty system, something he describes as sad.
14:41
14:41

Electoral Commission Starts Packing Presidential And Parliamentary Ballot Papers 2021 election

“The packing process is expected to take a period of seven days, after which the Commission will embark on the second round of packing materials for District/City Local Government Councils Elections,” the press statement reads in part.
13:09
13:09

Candidate Katumba Returns to 'Big Towns’ in Final Campaign Lap 3

Some of the cities and towns where the youngest candidate in the race intends to return include Gulu, Masaka, Mbale, Mbarara, Fort Portal, Soroti, and Kampala
18:54
18:54

How 12 NRM MPs Sailed Through Unopposed Joel Ssenyonyi

Kyalimpa’s appointment and his subsequent withdrawal from the race shades light on how the NRM has used money, positions and in some cases underhand methods to entice or cajole candidates out of the race to allow its flag bearers go through unopposed.
17:56
17:56

Mask Vendors Ejected from Police Check Points 1 2

James Katuntu, a mask vendor has been targeting motorists at Wandegeya. He told URN that he decided to stage at Wandegeya to sell masks to motorists stopped by police.
20:07
20:07

Expelled MPs Did Not Get Fair Hearing-Lawyers 3 1

On Thursday George Karemera and Eric Sabiti lawyers from the Attorney General and Electoral Commission respectively argued that the constitutional court ruling was unlawful because the MPs were not given the chance to defend themselves in court.
18:03
18:03

EA Court Sets Date for Ruling on Application to Block 2021 Elections Age Limit 1

This is according to a notice signed by the Registrar of the East African Court of Justice Yufnalis Okubo summoning Uganda’s Attorney General and Mabirizi to go and receive the ruling.
21:18
21:18

Electoral Commission Sets Date for Demarcation of Electoral Areas Kampala District 1 9 Top story

Demarcation of electoral areas is the process of identifying and creating electoral areas for purposes of representation of citizen in accordance with the law. Whereas, reorganization of polling stations involves placing voters in the right polling stations in an electoral area.
Jun 28 results