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19:41
19:41

Hundreds Barred from Witnessing Vote Counting

Voters at Nabukalu zone in Kawempe North couldn't hide their anger as they screamed at polling constables demanding that they are allowed inside the polling stations.
19:10
19:10

Kawempe South Parliamentary Candidates React to Internet Shutdown

Tenywa Edris an Independent Candidate noted that due to the internet shut down, he is finding a hard time coordinating his polling agents since they had set up a Whatsapp group to track the results.
19:00
19:00

Candidates, CSOs Criticize Government over Internet Shut Down 4

Internet was cut off last night just a day after President Kaguta Museveni told the country that they had disabled social media after Facebook blocked accounts of a number of National Resistance Movement-NRM supporters and influencers. Facebook accused them of using their platform to spread propaganda and influence the Election.
18:35
18:35

Tumukunde, Nyanzi Say Opposition Agents were Chased from Polling Station

“I had to call the chairman of the Electoral Commission Simon Byabakama that my agents at these polling stations were locked outside the polling stations by the army in these places,” Nyanzi claimed.
18:22
18:22

City Young Adults Turn Up in Large Numbers to Vote 4

Haruna Kayemba 58, doesn't remember any election he has participated in with such a high turn-up of youths. He thinks awareness among the youths has grown to high levels.
16:20
16:20

Electoral Commission Not Affected by Internet Shutdown 1

He said in a phone interview that they have tested the internet and it's working perfectly. This despite a shutdown which affected the entire country, when the government moved to block access to the Worldwide web.
14:57
14:57

Voting Materials Delivered Late at Polling Stations 1

At least 1,423 boxes of ballot papers, basins and lamps were dispatched from the designated centre in Nakawa at 10:30 pm on Wednesday evening from where it was driven to holding centres in constituencies. The material was then supposed to be delivered to the different polling station by 6:20 am this morning.
14:29
14:29

No Voter Location Slip, No Entry to Luzira Prison Polling Station 1

At the main gate of the prison, all persons seeking entrance into the facility were required to present the slip as proof that they are supposed to vote at the designated polling station. Those that could not present a slip were stopped from entering the gate.
18:11
18:11

Political Parties in Last Minute Efforts to Secure Polling Agents 2 3

The Electoral Commission requires each candidate to present two agents at each of the 34,344 polling stations
15:32
15:32

EC Chairman Scoffs at US Embassy for Abandoning Observer Mission 2 1

Earlier today, the mission announced the cancellation on grounds that the vast majority of its requests for observing the election were not approved, by the Electoral Commission, leaving them with a skeletal team which cannot meaningfully undertake the task.
15:20
15:20

Archbishop Kazimba Condemns Gov't Decision to Disable Social Media 3

Archbishop Kazimba says social media is used by many people for different reasons and its being disabled leaves many people stranded.His remarks come following government’s decision to switch off social media yesterday afternoon. While addressing the country ahead of tomorrow’s polls, President Yoweri Museveni said the internet was switched off in retaliation to Facebook’s decision to close accounts of some National Resistance Movement-NRM supporters
14:50
14:50

Uganda Decides; Breaking Down Polling Day Procedures 4 1 Top story

Upon arrival at the polling station, voters are expected to join a queue and access a handwashing sanitizing zone. From here, they will go to the Biometric Voter Verification Kit (BVVK) table for verification. This process involves confirming if the person is of voting age and that their names appear on the voter's register.
13:15
13:15

Many Likely to Vote at Night or Miss Out at Congested Polling Stations 3 1

165 polling stations, mainly in Kampala and Wakiso, have more than 1200 registered voters which are above the ceiling of voters supposed to be at a particular polling station in urban areas (and 900 in rural areas) according to Electoral Commission (EC) data.
12:29
12:29

Kalembe Opposes Joint Vote Protection Team polling agents 1 1

Kalembe says that her team has already identified polling agents who have been trained on monitoring the election process, witness vote counting and keeping declaration forms thereafter.
11:04
11:04

U.S. Mission Cancels Observation of Uganda’s Election 2021 election 1 Top story

The Unites States Embassy in Uganda has cancelled their Diplomatic Observer Mission of Uganda’s Elections.
08:19
08:19

Candidates Lament Costly 'Scientific' Campaign Season 6 1

The Mukono South MP Johnson Muyanja also NRM flag bearer notes that the door to door campaign has proved to be very expensive.
21:33
21:33

Kavule Carpenters Decry Abductions, Arrests By Security 3 1 Top story

Ronald Mukasa, who owns a workshop that makes beds, says unknown people abducted his son Shafick Kibalama on January 5, 2021. He says the kidnappers called his son for business at Ham towers in the city center and he left around 11 am never to return.
19:26
19:26

Police Resorts to Arresting Pro-Kyagulanyi Online Broadcasters facebook 3 1 Top story

The Director of Operations Uganda Police Force, Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Edward Ochom recently told journalists at a press briefing that 17 of the pro- Kyagulanyi broadcasters were picked up broadcasting live while wearing press jackets.
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