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23:03
23:03

Pictorial: Protests in Makindye-Ssabagabo Municipality

The protests started at 3 p.m. in Ndikuttamada in Masajjja division and ended past 7:30 pm after police officers, military police officers and plain-clothed security personnel dispersed the crowds with tear gas and live bullets. Five protestors were arrested.
21:52
21:52

Kyagulanyi Arrest: Gen. Muntu Suspends Campaigns gen. mugisha muntu 1

The Alliance for National Transformation- ANT presidential candidate Gen. Mugisha Muntu has suspended his campaign tour until the matter of his counterpart Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu is resolved.
20:32
20:32

Traffic Police Officers Abandon Posts over Protests 2

In the ensuing chaos, some protesters started attacking some police officers especially those that are stationed in isolated places.
19:10
19:10

Pictorial: Police Battles FDC Supporters in Gulu City 23 1

They used teargas, live bullets and water cannons to disperse the rowdy crowds that were led by Patrick Oboi Amuriat the FDC Presidential Candidate and Betty Aol Ocan the Leader of Opposition in Parliament.
19:08
19:08

Business Halted for Several Hours as Police Battles FDC Supporters in Gulu City 2021 elections 3

Some of the residents were seen picking the teargas canisters and throwing them back at the police while others used stones to attack the heavily armed police officers.
19:07
19:07

Kyagulanyi Protests Spread to Luwero 1 1

Kiwanuka Kizito a NUP Supporter said that the arrest of Kyagulanyi was an act of provocation towards his supporters and they decided to come out on streets to demand his release
18:51
18:51

Presidential Candidates Fail to Declare Wealth, Sources of Funding 3

According to Paul Bukenya, the EC Manager Media and Public Relations, as of Tuesday 17, 2020 when the 14 days elapsed after presidential candidates were nominated and campaigns started, the commission did not receive a record from any of the presidential candidates.
17:42
17:42

Presidential Candidate Amuriat Arrested in Gulu City 1

Amuriat of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party was arrested from Awere Open Grounds in Layibi-Bardege division in Gulu City where he was scheduled to address voters.
17:13
17:13

Muntu, Mao Demand Immediate Release of Kyagulanyi 1 2

Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) presidential candidate, Gen. Mugisha Muntu says that they condemn the act and that his party joins NUP and all fair-minded Ugandans in calling upon the immediate release of Kyagulanyi. “The impunity with which security operatives are operating in the continued harassment and now arrest of Hon. Kyagulanyi is leading this country closer towards a breaking point. If a presidential candidate can be arrested in that manner, the population should ask themselves…what happens to people that are not at that elevation,” says Muntu.
16:55
16:55

Heavy Police Deployment in Kamwokya Area 3 1

The development comes after some protests started earlier in the City Centre following the arrest of NUP presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine in Eastern region of Uganda earlier today.
16:09
16:09

Amuriat Beats Security to Attend Campaign Rally in Omoro District 1

Amuriat was scheduled to hold a rally at Awere Playgrounds in Gulu City West Division this afternoon. However, his entourage from Kitgum was intercepted in Paicho Trading Centre by Field Force Unit - FFU police personnel.
15:50
15:50

NRM Manifesto Fails on Industrialization Plan – Dr. Muhumuza 2 1

According to Dr. Muhumuza The NRM has failed to take into account poor purchasing power at home and heavily protected export markets, he also points to a number of inefficiencies that make local products uncompetitive.
15:49
15:49

Four Foreign Firms Awarded Ballot Printing Contract 1

According to a press statement issued by the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Abu Dhabi-based United Printing and Publishing firm will be responsible for the printing of ballot papers for the Presidential and Directly-elected Member of Parliament.
14:09
14:09

Presidential Candidates Decry Bad Weather, Poor Roads bad roads 1 4

Alex Luganda, a representative of independent candidate Henry Tumukunde says that the roads are pathetic citing experiences in Kanungu and Rukungiri where it rained the entire day, during their visit affecting their meetings in Kisoro.
13:40
13:40

FDC Supporters in Gulu Brace for Police Confrontation Ahead of Amuriat's Campaigns procession 1 2

Wilson Oyat Chagga, the FDC Parliamentary contestant for Gulu City West Division seat says their preparation to host Amuriat is within the laws of the country and any intimidations by the police won't stand on their way.
12:59
12:59

Police Denies Using Expired Teargas to Disperse Presidential Campaigns edward ochom 2

The Director of Operations in the Uganda Police AIGP Edward Ochom said that before they use the teargas which he said is the most effective nonlethal method of crowd control, they first inspect it
12:31
12:31

Candidates Face Challenges Campaigning Among Voters Without Masks COVID 19 guidelines 4

The camps contesting for 2021 presidential elections say they face a challenge when mobilizing the 200 people that the Electoral Commission and Ministry of Health allow because most of them have never had a face mask, sanitized or known about guidelines to prevent COVID-19
12:02
12:02

We Shall not Entertain Double Standards in DP- Norbert Mao 2 5

While addressing a rally at Busimbi division playground in Mityana municipality on Tuesday, Mao noted that many people pretend to be DP party supporters when in reality they are affiliated to other political parties.
11:48
11:48

Peace, Disarmament Shape Campaign Issues in Karamoja President Museveni 3 1

The region was a no-go zone a few years ago when insecurity took a toll with several ambushes waged by the warriors reported each day. Lives were lost, among them Missionaries, civilians and security personnel.
11:31
11:31

Candidates in Entebbe Decry High Cost of Door to Door Campaigns 2 5

Orikiriza, standing on Democratic Party- DP ticket, says voters are capitalizing on the door to door campaigns to get money dubbed as "sanitisers" and other items such as soap, soda and sugar.
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