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12:38
12:38

By-Elections: Electoral Commission Starts Voters’ Register Display 1 1

Paul Bukenya, the Electoral Commission Acting Spokesperson says that the public display for the voters’ register officially starts today and will run for the next 10 days until 17th November. He says that the exercise is to help the electoral body clean up the voters’ register.
12:17
12:17

People`s Progressive Party to Hold National Delegates Conference PPP 3

David Alira, the party’s Secretary-General Alira said that they have kicked off consultations with security personnel to agree on how and when the event can be hosted following coronavirus standard operating procedures.
13:25
13:25

Judiciary Declines to Name 32 Judges Deployed to Handle Election Petitions Jameson Karemani 1 2 Top story

The Judiciary Public Relations Officer, Jamson Karemani, says that they do not want to name the Judges for fear that unscrupulous politicians could attempt to bribe them.
17:28
17:28

Parliament Concludes Swearing in MPs of Eleventh Parliament MPs swearing in 7 1

The Eleventh parliament will have the highest number of legislators who have increased from 426 MPs in the Tenth Parliament to 529.
19:11
19:11

Three MPs Repeat Oaths for Using Unknown Names, Titles MPs swearing in 3 1

They include Bubulo East MP John Musila who used the Rastafarian word ‘Jah’ instead of God, Hoima City MP Asinansi Nyakato who used Commander as her third name, contrary to what appears in the gazette and Maj. Gen. Sam Kavuma, who had missed some of his military peeps by the time he presented himself.
17:55
17:55

Pictorial: Day Two of Swearing in MPs of the Eleventh Parliament MPs Swearing in Top story

It was a colourful affair as the second batch of Members of the 11th Parliament took their oaths on Tuesday. These brought the total of the already sworn in MPs to 265 MPs after another 134 were sworn in on Monday.
12:43
12:43

Kadaga Set to Face NRM Scrutiny in Speakers Race Rebecca Kadaga 3 1 Top story

Kadaga is seeking a third term of office as the speaker of Parliament having served as the Speaker of the ninth and tenth parliaments, ending ten years of service at the helm of the legislative assembly. Prior to this, she served as the deputy speaker for two terms, during the seventh and eighth parliaments.
19:00
19:00

131 MPs Take Oaths on First Day of Swearing-in Ceremonies MPs Swearing in 2 3 Top story

Although the house had planned to administer oaths for 132 legislator's on the first day of the exercise, two of the elected members did not turn up. They include Kinkizi West MP Dr Chris Baryomunsi and Kabarole Woman MP Victoria Rusoke Businge who sought permission to skip the activities due to other engagements.
13:35
13:35

Pictorial; New Members of Parliament Take Oath MPs swearing in

Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.
12:16
12:16

Administration of Oaths Underway for New Members of Parliament MPs swearing in 5 1 Top story

Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament, before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.
15:02
15:02

Low Business in Kampala as Museveni Takes Oath 5 3

Several businesses remained closed in the Central Business District as President Museveni prepared to take oath at the Kololo Independence Ceremonial grounds. Entrance into town through Wandegeya was limited for motor vehicles only, while Bodaboda cyclists could only access the city centre through Lumumba avenue.
19:51
19:51

UGX 700 Million Spent On COVID-19 Tests As Museveni Takes Oath Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

URN has learnt that the over 4000 guests at the ceremony were subjected to tests as per the COVID-19 standard operating procedures. Each PCR test costs close to 180,000 Shillings.
08:06
08:06

Bobi Wine Rejects New Tax Bill for Armoured Car, Accuses URA of Persecution

This comes after URA revalued the car at USD 166,700 ( 601 million Shillings) and revised the tax payable on it to more than 300 million. The Toyota Land Cruiser was imported into the country in November last year from Kenya and cleared in January, according to URA.
16:22
16:22

Human Rights Lawyer Gathering Evidence on November Protests 1 3

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.
17:09
17:09

Kyagulanyi Welcomes US Travel Restrictions on Ugandan Officials NUP

“The people of Uganda value their relationship with the global community and appreciate the concern shown by the United States on the deteriorating situation regarding human rights and civil liberties. It is our hope that other nations of the world will follow suit and support our quest for freedom and democracy,” reads the statement in part.
09:49
09:49

UPDF to Investigate Soldiers Hired to Terrorize Opponents 2021 elections 6 1

The Committee Vice-Chairperson, Agnes Taaka Wejuli told the delegation that they had received several complaints against the army including excessive use of force, disruption of rallies, arbitrary arrests and detention in military facilities.
17:07
17:07

Electoral Commission Acknolwedges Voter Education Shortfalls 3 1

Byabakama told the Human Rights Commitee of Parliament that although the election was a success on their part, the entire process was conducted amidst limitations, which could not allow them to reach Ugandans across the country. During the time, which was planned for voter education, gatherings were limited to only 70 people and later adjusted to accommodate 200 people.
16:00
16:00

Dokolo East MP Wants Rival's Victory Overturned 1

"The mandatory vote recount would have led to a proper scrutiny of the votes in light of the difference of 11 Votes," reads the application.
20:01
20:01

EC Questions Authenticity of Kyagulanyi’s Declaration of Results Forms 3 1 Top story

His comments come a day after Kyagulanyi called for peaceful demonstrations to oppose the results released by the Electoral Commission, Declaring Yoweri Museveni, a candidate of the National Resistance Movement, as the winner of the January 14, presidential election. Kyagulanyi also announced that he had won the election with 54.19 per cent of the total votes cast.
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%.
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