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14:01
14:01

FDC Struggling to Identify Flag Bearers in Masaka Sub Region 1 5

Out of the nine districts, FDC has only managed to front two aspirants in Kyotera and Rakai Districts for LCV, five aspirants for parliamentary seats and eighteen councillors for local government positions.
10:51
10:51

DP Rift Widens as Mao Inducts Parallel Leadership in Bukomansimbi Democratic Party DP 1 1

The Party president administered the oath for another set of party leaders on Friday, discarding the structures inaugurated by the former party’s Acting National Organizing Secretary Shafick Ddembe.
06:14
06:14

Jie County Parliamentary Aspirant Paul Lochap Abandons FDC for NRM 2 4

Dr Lochap has also picked NRM nomination forms to compete for the Jie County Parliamentary seat, the same constituency he has previously wanted to represent on the FDC ticket. He will compete with Peter Abrahams Lokii, the NRM District Chairperson and Another contender Ambrose Lotukei, for the endorsement.
05:39
05:39

FDC Senior Party Leaders Reconcile Ahead of 2021 Polls kasese municipality 1 4

Key among those who reunited included Christopher Acire, the former Gulu Municipality MP and Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County MP. The reunion is an attempt by party leaders safeguard against further degeneration following massive departure of it members.
12:44
12:44

Pictorial: FDC Party Officials, Supporters Party as Acire, Reagan Reconcile gulu city 19 3

Patrick Oboi Amuriat, the FDC Party President, says the restriction are meant to curtail opposition party activities at the expense of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Party.
16:17
16:17

9 Arrested as Police Blocks Kyagulanyi from Mbale Radio Talk Show 2 1

Kyagulanyi was expected to appear on BCU Radio between 9:00am to 12:00pm together with Manjiya County Member of Parliament, John Baptist Nambeshe, the Mbale District Forum for Democratic Party Chairperson and Margret Wokuri, one of the aspirants for the Industrial City Division parliamentary seat.
10:04
10:04

Teargas, Live Bullets Rock Mbale As Police Battles People Power Activists 2 1 Top story

Samuel Okiror, the in Charge of the Field Force Unit in Mbale, said police intercepted a van of carrying the supporters of the legislator and five others people. He said they were still hunting for Kyagulanyi, who is believed to be holed up at undisclosed location in town.
20:06
20:06

Kyotera Woman MP Denounces Democratic Party 1 3

She noted that her struggles to secure for the party a key position in Parliament, her contribution has not been appreciated by the top leadership that instead chose to insults her character. Ssentongo says that she is also disappointed with the party’s top leadership, which has focussed more energies on promoting disunity.
22:03
22:03

Electoral Commission Okays Nominations of Persons Missing on SIGs Register 2

According to the Aug 3rd, 2020 circular issued by the Acting Electoral Commission Secretary General, Leonard Mulekwa, the Commission has decided that persons appearing on the National Voter’s Register in their respective parishes of residence but are missing on the SIGs register should be nominated and included on the register.
14:34
14:34

2021 Polls: Acholi Elders Rally Subjects to Vote Against Deceptive Politicians 1 3

Livingstone Okello Okello, the Chairperson of Wang-oo Project, an umbrella body of Acholi Elders and an auxiliary policy-making organ of Acholi chiefdom, says there is need for the electorates in the region to consider integrity and competence of candidates.
17:51
17:51

PWD Leaders Seek Change in Special Interest Groups Election Process 2 3

However, the Secretary for Masaka Disability Council John Bosco Lukwago argues that the process is marred by inconsistencies that do not provide a fair platform or even allow for equal participation of all persons with disabilities.
17:31
17:31

Environmental Activist Drops Presidential Bid 1 5

Addressing a press conference at Tropic Inn Hotel in Masaka town on Friday, Mugerwa noted that he has decided to rally behind the Kyadondo East MP and National Unity Platform-NUP leader Robert Kyagulanyi.
13:24
13:24

DP, FDC Leaders Bicker Over Nomination of Candidates in Rakai 2

The controversy stems from the ongoing candidate’ identification process in which some members of FDC are seeking endorsement from the People Power pressure group, which is coordinated by DP leaders in the area.
05:10
05:10

Cabinet Approves Splitting Nakawa Division, creation of 31 new Counties 3

State Minister for ICT Peter Ogwang told journalists in Kampala on Tuesday, that the approval of these new counties is a move to bring services closer to the people and ensure fair distribution of resources among Ugandans. Nakawa Division in Kampala will now be split into two constituencies, he said.
09:32
09:32

Inadequate Voter Education Bothers CSO's Ahead of 2021 Elections 4

Shifah Kateregga, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders Masaka-HURIDEM has faulted the Electoral Commission for not sufficiently fulfilling its mandate. Instead, she says, the Electoral Commission has relinquished its mandate to politicians who are also using the opportunity to amplify their political biases.
17:07
17:07

Tribal Conflicts Threaten NRM Party Primaries in Tororo 3

The multi-ethnic district is currently running two offices for the NRM party, managed by two tribal groups; one for the people of Tororo county, majority of them with Teso lineage and another for the people of West Budama, who are mainly Japadhola.
15:51
15:51

Masaka DP Leaders to Mobilise Support for NUP 1 3

Joseph Ddungu, the DP organizing Secretary for Masaka district indicates they have thought through the decision and agreed that in the union, there is a common good of achieving the much desired political change in the country. He adds that although they are not formally divorcing their loyalty from the mother party-DP, its ambitions have lately become unclear.
17:51
17:51

Police Blocks People Power Press Conference in Masaka 1 3

Samuel Lubega Mukaaku, the People Power’s Deputy Head of Election Management Committee and other officials had called a press conference to announce a two-week extension for the nomination of candidates that wish to identify themselves with the pressure group in the forthcoming general elections.
07:51
07:51

Police Foils People Power Meeting in Masaka 1 2

The meeting was meant to start the process of identifying candidates for the various leadership positions in the next general elections.
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22:50

Kyotera Youth Activists Ask EC to Reconsider 'Scientific' Campaigns 5

A revised election roadmap for the 2021 general elections which was recently released by the Electoral Commission Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi shows that candidates will only be allowed to use digital tools to mobilise their electorate.
Aug 138 results