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11:46
11:46

Uganda National Dialogue: Gulu Leaders Call for Constitutional Review james ogoola 1

Justine Obol, the Gulu District Democratic Party Secretary argued that although article (1) of the constitution states that power belongs to the people, this isn’t reflected in the country.
18:50
18:50

FDC Wants EC To Consult them before Hiring 2021 Polls Supervisors 1 1

The FDC Spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, says FDC and other parties that participate in the elections are affected by the decisions of those running Electoral Commission yet they are not consulted on their recruitment.
14:53
14:53

Local Councils Lacking Registers eric sabiiti 4

In 2018, the lawyer of the Electoral Commission Eric Sabiiti told URN that more than 100 local council general election petitions that ended up in court most of them had issues to do with voter registration.
10:00
10:00

Meetings to Resolve UNSA Leadership Crisis Flops Again 1 1

This is after two consecutively scheduled Board of Trustees meetings scheduled for May 30 and June 6, 2019, aborted due to lack of quorum and absence of its chairperson, Alex Kakooza, who is also the Education and Sports Permanent Secretary.
17:12
17:12

IPOD Delegates Angered by Museveni’s Delayed Arrival 1 1

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that Museveni, who had earlier this morning travelled back from West Nile, was scheduled to attend a cabinet meeting at State House Entebbe, before joining the summit. He had not turned up by 5 p.m.
13:42
13:42

Museveni’s Absence Delays Start of IPOD Summit 1

The IPOD summit brings together political parties’ leaders and the council, a forum of Secretary Generals of political parties, with representation in Parliament.
18:11
18:11

Museveni Contradicting Himself on Creation of New Districts –Analysts people 5 1

They say for instance the cost of maintaining the increasing number of districts, municipalities town councils, and sub-counties is shooting to unbearable levels.
14:38
14:38

Independents not Consulted on Drafts Guidelines Ahead of 2021 electoral commision 2 1

The Deputy Attorney General, Mwesigwa Rukutana, the acting Chairperson of the National Consultative Forum, said independents were also consulted and their views taken into consideration.
16:58
16:58

No Budget for Elections in New Districts –Finance electoral commision 1

Bahati told parliament that although they had planned for elections as soon as the districts became operational, the processes were constrained by lack of finances. The government requires up to 2.4 billion Shillings to conduct elections in the new districts.
12:31
12:31

Scientists Announce Breakthrough Against Banana bacterial wilt disease bbw task force 1 Top story

This discovery is very important for the millions of smallholder banana farmers in the region as one of the most effective ways to control any disease is developing resistant varieties, says Nakato, based in IITA, Uganda.
11:35
11:35

FDC, NRM Brace for Tight Nebbi Municipality MP Race 1

According to Godwin Opio, a journalist with local radio station Rainbow radio, FDCs Onega could have an edge because some votes for NRMs Hashim could get taken up by three NRM-leading independents Okumu-Ringa, Betty Pacutho and Opio Eighteen.
17:33
17:33

Byanyima Selected To G7 Gender Equality Advisory Council 1 1

In a tweet, Byanyima said she is honoured to serve on the Advisory Council.
12:32
12:32

FDC Officials Divided After Omoro Election Loss 2016 elections 4 1

While Prossy Alanyo blames what she calls irregularities for her loss in the August 29th elections, Gilbert Olanya the Kilak South MP says the exercise was free and fair.
16:29
16:29

Mao Finally Votes in Omoro Polls electoral commison 2

Mao failed to vote in the presidential elections after his details were found missing on the national voters register. He said he was hospitalised in Nairobi at the time the bio-metric voters register was being compiled and updated.
19:52
19:52

Farmers Asked to Trust Weather Information drought 5 1

Uganda National Meteorological Authority issued accurate weather forecasts but farmers did not use the forecasts and advisories. Many districts have as result realized crop failures which should have been avoided.
21:41
21:41

New Faces in Museveni Cabinet new cabinet

The cabinet list is out with President Museveni making surprise appointments including some members of the opposition. The surprise faces in the new cabinet include former Luwero Chairperson, Abdul Nadduli. Also among the new faces is the Director General of Health Services, Ruth Aceng. Among the surprises is the appointment of Kampala City lawyer, William Byaruhanga to the post of Attorney General.
17:36
17:36

Auditors Evaluate Demand for Independent Audit of Elections 3

Rob Newsome, a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, an international audit firm and leader risk assurance explains that Uganda may not be able to conduct a successful audit since the opposition lacks confidence in the Electoral Commission and other government entities. He says the Electoral Commission is the axle of the process.
13:25
13:25

Isma Mafabi Wins Eastern Youth MP Seat

An independent candidate Isma Mafabi has been declared the winner of the eastern youth Member of Parliament seat.
12:02
12:02

Museveni's Popularity Drops Further In Luweero unfulfilled pledges 4 1 Top story

Paul Mukungu, the Luweero NRM Entrepreneurs League Chairperson, attributes the declining support of Museveni in the district on a number of reasons, including unfulfilled pledges.
15:03
15:03

Asuman Kyafu Bows Out of Politics

Despite conceding defeat, Kyafu claims the elections were not free and fair. He says his supporters were locked up, beaten and denied access to polling stations by NRM party functionaries.
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