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08:40
08:40

Elected MPs to Use Strictly One Vehicle -Traffic Police Norman Musinga 1

Traffic police commander for Kampala Metropolitan police, Norman Musinga, in guidelines issued Saturday evening, said all MPs Elect who will be heading to parliament for the function are advised to come with one vehicle in avoidance of congestion and with only the number of persons allowed by parliament.
14:52
14:52

Kyagulanyi, Nine Others Arrested in Kampala Protests Fred Enanga 2 Top story

Kyagulanyi recently announced that he would lead peaceful demonstrations to challenge the abduction of NUP supporters, the trial of civilians in military courts, and the outcome of the January 14, presidential election, which gave Yoweri Museveni a win over 10 other presidential candidates.
17:13
17:13

Kyagulanyi Claims 2021 Election Victory With 54.19%, Calls for Peaceful Demo NUP Office 2 1

Kyagulanyi claims that the Declaration of Results forms that the party collected, when tallied, clearly indicate that he won the 14th January election with 54.19%. The Electoral Commission announced National Resistance Movement -NRM’s President Museveni winner of the 2021 election with 58.64%. But according to NUP’S audits, Museveni scored only 34.83%.
17:23
17:23

EU Delegation Meets Kyagulanyi Magere. 1 2

Speaking to journalists shortly after the closed-door meeting, Joel Ssenyonyi the National Unity Platform Spokesperson said that they told the EU team about the continued human rights abuses committed by security personnel on NUP supporters.
14:44
14:44

45 Polling Agents of Musician Walukagga Arrested 2 1

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the operation followed information that the group of people had gathered at the musician's home in big numbers.
20:17
20:17

NUP Decries Continued Security Office Siege Supreme Court 1 2 Top story

"Since the 15th of last month our offices have been under siege there is no activity we can carry from there, we have written to the Inspector General of Police, the Electoral Commission chairperson, but they are also waiting for the orders from above. This is unconstitutional,” said David Lubongoya, the NUP Secretary-General.
09:12
09:12

Voting Delays At Polling Stations Across Kampala Over Late Delivery of Materials Polling Materials 2 Top story

"People normally don't vote when it is raining we hope that they will come later on to vote," he said. In Nakawa East, the situation was the same. At St Mbagga Primary School in Kiwatule with 5 polling stations, by 8:00, am voting had begun at only one polling station.
19:36
19:36

Voters in Nakawa Shun Voting Over Disappointment in Presidential Polls 2

In Kinawataka, Irene Atim who operates a photo studio near Kinawataka Mujjambula's place located in Mbuya says that she did not vote because she lost trust in the voting process.
19:32
19:32

No Emphasis on COVID-19 Control Measures as Ugandans Vote COVID-19 SOPs 1

According to the Electoral Commission guidelines, voters can only access polling stations if they are wearing a face mask and have washed their hands with soap and water. But there were no handwashing facilities at the stations today, neither did they provide hand sanitisers, to help voters to keep coronavirus disease at bay. In fact, even those with no face masks were not stopped from voting, both in Kampala and Wakiso.
18:12
18:12

Rain Disrupts Vote Counting in Kampala 1 Top story

The rains started a few minutes after 4 p.m. as stations closed the exercise, which was rather poorly attended. Polling officials in Nakawa and Makindye rushed to secure the ballot boxes in nearby shelters, from the open space where polling was conducted, all day long.
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.
07:27
07:27

Mwesigye: The University Drop Out With a Spiritual Calling to Lead Uganda 1 7

The 38-year-old pastor at the House of God Church in Entebbe town describes himself as a Mukiga born in Entebbe, a family man and father of five. While he is also a real estate dealer, Mwesigye says he can never do anything without inquiring from God through prayer.
20:20
20:20

We Don’t Regulate Where Candidates Place Campaign Posters -EC 1 4

The Spokesperson of the Electoral Commission Paul Bukenya, said that although the law allows candidates to put up posters to engage the electorate, the EC cannot determine where to put or not to put the posters.
18:36
18:36

Two Arrested For Defacing Museveni's Campaign Posters in Bweyogerere 1 1

According to information from Bweyogerere police station, the officers acted a tip-off from the local community that some people were defacing candidate’s campaign posters. A team of police officers that was dispatched found the suspects defacing the billboards of presidential candidate Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and the Kira municipality mayoral candidate, Mamerito Mugerwa.
11:57
11:57

EC Trains 400 Prisons Officers to Handle 2021 Ballot Papers ballots 3 4

The officers from the Uganda Prison Services are undergoing training in ballot paper safety, packaging as well as distribution to polling centers.
19:01
19:01

New National Youth Chairperson in Trouble for Not Resigning from NIRA 2

Last evening, Eyeru the finance secretary for Soroti district youth council was elected National Youth Council chairperson. It transpires that he participated in elective politics without resigning his civil service job as required by law
13:16
13:16

EC Not to Extend Display Exercise For Voters' Register 3 1

The display exercise commenced on 19th February and ends today at all the 34,444 polling stations across Uganda.
18:11
18:11

Opposition Constitutional Amendment Proposals Restrictive, Discriminatory – Electoral Commission Uganda Law Society 1 Top story

Byabakama argues that not all EC officials may qualify to be judges so as to be subjected to the Judicial Service Commission. He says the current method of appointment and the attendant parliamentary vetting process remains a better option.
14:44
14:44

EC Seeks UGX 100b for Biometric Voter Verification Machines 2 2

Justice Byabakama says the biometric system will enable the elections body to quicken the voting process.
23:32
23:32

Opposition Leaders Encourage Youth to Participate in 2021 Elections 5 2

Youth leaders from the opposition have urged people aged 18-30 years to participate meaningfully in the national youth elections.
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