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12:19
12:19

Traders, Residents Unbothered by Heavy Deployment in Kasangati 1

The neighbourhood, which hosts two main opposition leaders; Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu of the National Unity Platform and Dr Kiiza Besigye, of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC political party, was earmarked as a security hotspot, during preparations for the swearing-in ceremony of President Yoweri Museveni, currently taking place at the Kololo Independence Grounds.
16:22
16:22

Human Rights Lawyer Gathering Evidence on November Protests 3 1

Opiyo, who is also human rights lawyer, notes that days after the incident they formed a team and started gathering evidence from districts of Wakiso, Kampala, Iganga, and Luuka.
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.
08:02
08:02

Every Ugandan Will be Accounted For -Museveni 4 1 Top story

Addressing the nation on prevailing security issues, President Museveni said that disappearance of Ugandans cannot happen under the National Resistance Movement-NRM government and if any mistake is made, it will be addressed and be answered. He re-assured the country that under NRM every Ugandan will be accounted for.
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.
16:25
16:25

Losers of Entebbe Municipality Mayoral Race to Petition Court 4 2

Kayanja has contested the results and plans to file a petition to the court.
17:43
17:43

Non-Registered Voters Cast Ballot for Absent Colleagues in Nansana 1 2

Sserwanga notes that he identified many youths, older men and women. He, however, says since most of the people, presented voter location slips his caution was taken lightly with some people saying that the accused persons might have changed their polling stations.
11:08
11:08

Voting Halted in Nansana Municipality Due to Switched Polling Kits 1 Top story

In most of the areas visited by our reporters in Nabweru and Nansana divisions, there was a misallocation of ballots papers for both female and directly elected councilors as several polling station got ballot with featuring candidates of other electoral areas. However the error had not been noticed on different polling station for almost one and half hours.
09:35
09:35

Delegates Bribed with UGX 40,000 to Vote for NRM Candidate in Elderly Elections 1 3 Top story

Waako, a retired social worker and a renowned activist for older persons' welfare, was contesting with former integrity minister Maria Matembe who contested as an independent.
10:49
10:49

Imprisoned NUP Candidate Wins Elections in Nansana 1 2

Sserunkuma is one of the supporters of NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi who were arrested in Kalangala District in December. Although he was granted bail by the court, he was rearrested and paraded before the Military Court in Makindye, where he, and several others were charged with possession of military stores.
19:43
19:43

Drama As Losers Are Declared Winners in Wakiso LCV Elections 1

The said dramatic scenes came up when Musinguzi declared not one but three losers as winners. In the first instance, the returning named a candidate who had as winner in race of direct councilor to represent Bukasa Parish in Wakiso Sub County at the district.
19:34
19:34

Bwanika Retains Wakiso District Seat as NRM Dominance Fades 1 1

Bwanika, one of the Democratic Party strongmen who crossed to National Unity Platform-NUP last year won the race with 195,306 votes, defeating his main challenger, the National Resistance Movement – NRM candidate Moses Mayanja who had 52,808 votes.
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.
17:27
17:27

Polling Stations in Wakiso Report Missing Ballot Papers 1 1

According to Electoral Commission, each ballot booklet must have a total of 50 papers. However, at some polling stations visited by our reporter, some booklets had 30 to 40 papers raising suspicion on the whereabouts of the other missing ballot papers.
15:55
15:55

Candidates now Transporting Voters to Polling Stations 2

In some areas within Nansana Municipality and Busiro East constituency, voting delayed for more than an hour when the station failed to get the required five voters to witness the opening of electoral material kits.
12:37
12:37

Candidates in Wakiso Fail to Field Agents 1 1 Top story

However, at several polling stations visited by URN reporters, there were either few or no polling agents. Even candidates sponsored by parties which have grassroots structures in Wakiso like National Resistance Movement; Forum for Democratic Change and Democratic Party had no representation.
12:04
12:04

Missing Material Delays Voting in Kakiri 1 2

Although, the remaining voting material was delivered as earlier as 6: 00 am at several polling stations within the district, by 8:00 am the affected polling stations had not received their materials as Electoral Commission officials were running up and down to sort the matter.
09:03
09:03

Late Delivery of Polling Materials, Absence of Voters Delays Voting in Kampala Makindye West 2

In some polling stations visited by URN by 7:00am, materials like basins, registers, furniture, ballots, biometric Voter Verification Kits (BVVK) were yet to be delivered.
07:14
07:14

Workers' Eject Dr Sam Lyomoki Out of Parliament 1

The former Chairperson Uganda Medical Association Dr Anthony Obuku Ekwaro got only 101 votes, while National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) Chairman General, Usher Wilson Owere had 70 votes behind the needed number of workers representatives despite being considered the strongest contenders in the race.
May 62 results