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09:54
09:54

Court Dismisses Petition Against Rakai Woman MP Juliet Kinyamatama Masaka High Court 1

Nalubega ran to court challenging Kinyamatama’s nomination by the Electoral Commission on grounds that she was not a registered voter anywhere in Uganda, which disqualifies her from being nominated and subsequent election for any elective position.
13:24
13:24

MP Ssekikubo Election Petition Hearing Hits Snag patrick nkalubo 4

Last week, Nkalubo filed two fresh applications seeking an extension of time to allow him challenge Ssekikubos victory through a direct electoral petition as well as appealing the dismissal of his earlier application for vote recount.
12:49
12:49

Rakai District Loses Two More Parliamentary Seats mp amos mandela 1

Amos Mandela, the Member of Parliament for Buyamba County and Juliet Kinyamatama, the Woman Member of Parliament for Rakai district were ejected by court this morning after separate petitions challenging their election.
17:08
17:08

Kalungu Residents Protest Delayed Poll Petition Ruling

The former chairman of Kalungu district Emmanuel Musoke petitioned court seeking to nullify the outcome of the February 2016 local government elections, on grounds that the declaration was erroneous.
10:38
10:38

Lwengo, Kooki MPs Thrown Out of Parliament mps exit 2

Masaka High Court judge Margaret Tibulya nullified the election of the two legislators for lack of required academic qualifications and election fraud respectively.
15:39
15:39

Election Official Fails to Explain Missing Declaration Forms ballot thieves 1

Jacqueline Mburamuhindo, the Kalungu District Returning Officer declared Kyabaggu elected with 12, 920 votes against Musokes 12581 votes.
12:28
12:28

Court Dismisses Petition against Masaka Woman MP 1 1

Babiryes victory was challenged by her main opponent Nanziri Kasse Mubanda, the former Masaka woman MP on grounds of voter bribery, falsification of results and ballot stuffing.
14:38
14:38

Kalungu Woman MP Survives Election Petition 1 Top story

On the mismatch of Aisha Ssekindis name, Elubu said Waligo failed to present the head-teacher of Kyato primary School in Kalungu district, where the respondent claimed to have sat her Primary Leaving Examinations. During the hearing, Waligo told court through her lawyer, David Tebusweke that Ssekindi didnt sit her PLE at Kyato primary as she claims.
14:38
14:38

Drama as Lwengo Woman MP Fails to Answer Primary School Questions mp cissy namujju 1 Top story

Basalirwa first asked Namujju to give a brief background of education starting with primary. He asked her to tell court when she sat her Primary Leaving Examination and how she performed in each of the four subjects. In her response, Namujju told court she sat PLE in 1996 and obtained 30 points. She however, said she couldnt remember the scores of each of the subjects.
15:00
15:00

Court Summons UNEB Secretary, Nsamizi Registrar mp amos mandela 1 1

Godfrey Kandeebe, the counsel of Mandela, says they have no objection to the court decision to summon the said officials to testify in the case. In another development, Justice Lawrence has set June 27th as the date for hearing the petition challenging the election of Juliet Kinayamatama as the Rakai Woman Member of Parliament.
10:03
10:03

Masaka Youth Leaders Arrested Over Anti-NRM Protests 1 4

The arrested are Robert Kambugu Ssenyonga, the chairperson of Youth for Justice Brigade, a coalition of opposition political parties and Steven Ngobya Mulindwa, the groups mobilizer. They say the ruling of the Supreme Court was unsatisfactory.
16:02
16:02

Masaka Police Blocks "Free My Vote" Campaign Prayers masaka district 2 1

Scores of FDC supporters led by Joseph Ssenzoga, the party Secretary General for greater Masaka region had mobilized to conduct their prayers outside the party offices. However, the activity was interrupted by anti-riot police under the command of Masaka District Police Commander John Mwaule.
15:05
15:05

Namayanja's Rival Withdraws Vote Recount Application 3 1

This morning, Nkoyoyos lawyer Richard Kiboneka withdrew the application, saying it had been overtaken by time. Kiboneka said court was expected to dispose of the petition within the stipulated four days but this didnt happen.
09:58
09:58

Kayemba Retains Masaka Mayoral Seat uganda decides 2016 1 1

According to Nathan Nabaasa, the Masaka district returning officer, FDCs Kayemba polled 8,016 votes. Marvin Ssentongo Makappu of the Democratic Party garnered 5,106 votes.
08:44
08:44

Masaka Youths Seek to Nullify Results over Victor's Age youth mps 1 2

Innocent Kateregga, the Democratic Party youth delegate from Masaka district is challenging her victory saying that she is above 30 years of age, and does not qualify to represent the Youth.
07:29
07:29

NRM's Kityo Babirye Elected Central Region Youth MP allowances 1 Top story

Leticia Nantabo, the Greater Masaka Region Electoral Commission Officer, declared Kityo elected at about 4am this morning at Patel Shamji hotel in Masaka town. Kityo garnered 323 votes followed by her independent rival, Arthur Katongole with 298 votes. Thomas Kayanja, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate only got four votes.
06:54
06:54

Central Region Delegates Protest Over Allowances 3 1

However, Leticia Nantabo, the Greater Masaka Region Electoral Commission Officer stood her ground saying they couldnt give the delegates extra money. Nantabo said they had communicated to the Electoral Commission headquarter to make a final decision.
15:00
15:00

Bukoto East Vote Recount Flops dr abdul nkoyoyo 1 3

This morning, through her lawyers, Erias Lukwago, Jude Mbabaali and Medard Lubega Ssegona, Namayanja asked Samuel Munobe, the Masaka Chief Magistrate to dismiss the application saying it lacks merit. Speaking on behalf of the team, Sseggona told court that it was illegal to hear the application yet Electoral Commission, which managed the electoral process wasnt in court.
07:24
07:24

NRM Youth Threaten to Undress Their Chairperson nrm wrangles 5 1 Top story

A group of NRM youths led by Ibrahim Kitatta, the Buganda Region NRM youth Chairperson stormed Patel Shamji hotel and started campaigning for Arthur Katongole. They claimed that Babirye Kityo, the NRM candidate fraudulently defeated Katongole.
07:45
07:45

Masaka Campaign Manager Dies after Candidate's Defeat mathias mpuuga 1

Habib Ntale reportedly developed a heart attack after his candidate, Herman Sentongo lost the race to Democratic Partys Mathias Mpuuga in a hotly contested parliamentary race in Masaka.
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