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17:33
17:33

NUP Candidates Win Three Seats in Sembabule Residual Elections 1

The NUP candidates defeated their closest rivals of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party, to fill the four Sub-county women councilors seats that had been not elected in the last general elections.
14:36
14:36

Voting Materials Destroyed in Sembabule Residual Elections 2 1

The group of angry NUP supporters raided the polling station, accusing the elections presiding officers of conniving with their counterparts of the National Resistance Movement-NRM to rig the elections through ballot stuffing.
08:00
08:00

Sembabule Candidate Challenges Results over Altered Name

Migadde who lost the race to Patrick Nkalubo of the National Resistance Movement-NRM, says that his name was wrongly spelt on the ballot papers, presenting him as Josephat instead of Joseph. He says that because of this error, many people that would have voted for him were confused.
12:00
12:00

Loser of Mawogola North MP Election Disputes Shartsi Kutesa’s Victory 1 1 Top story

Robert Beine, the Sembabule District Returning Officer has described Wagaba’s claims as mere allegations, saying their tallying system was programmed to detect and sieve out false declaration forms.
10:23
10:23

Sembabule's First Opposition MP Speaks Out 1 Top story

According to Namugga, majority of the voters in the area have been longing for a change in political leadership and have been missing out on dependable candidates who have the audacity to withstand all sorts of pressure exerted opposition candidates who attempted to contest in the area.
19:18
19:18

Sodo's Withdrawal from Mawogola North MP Race Angers Voters 3 1

Grace Kashendwa, a resident of Kasongi village who was an ardent supporter of Sodo has blamed him for taking what he describes as unreasoned decision to withdraw from a race, yet he had higher stakes of winning it.
09:36
09:36

Sodo Withdraws From Mawogola North MP Race 1 Top story

Sodo told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that his decision to withdraw from the race was reached after a series of meetings with President Museveni who asked him to step down for his opponent for purposes of building cohesion both within the party and their family.
09:54
09:54

Claims of Voter Bribery Surface in Sembabule Ahead of Thursday Elections 4

Naziruh Ddamulira, a resident in Mabindo Sub County, says the practice is widespread in Mawogola North constituency where there is a tight race is between President Museveni’s younger brother Godfrey Aine Kaguta and Shartsi Musherure, the daughter to Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kahamba Kuteesa.
18:39
18:39

Amuriat Blocked in Sembabule, Vows to Defy Suspension of Campaigns 2 2

The security personnel under the command of Dickens Bindeeba, the Sembabule District Police Commander mounted a strong roadblock comprised of anti-riot vehicles and tyre-spikes on the way, and accordingly ordered Amuriat and his team to go back.
20:21
20:21

Fear Among Electorate As Campaign Violence Returns to Sembabule 3 1

Yusufu Abaho, the campaign coordinator of Aine Kaguta in Lugushuulu Sub County is one of the victims of the fresh violence because of supporting a candidate of his choice. He claims that gangs that are targeting the coordinators of Aine, some of whom, he says have been abducted.
12:37
12:37

Katumba Pledges Investment in Sports 2 1

Katumba, who campaigned in Lyantonde district on Monday, indicated that if elected, one of his priorities will be establishing fully furnished regional sports centers across the country to support the youths.
13:50
13:50

Many Presidential Candidates Unknown to Voters in Sembabule 3

Expedito Musoke, a resident of Kiwuula village in Sembabule and an enthusiast of politics in the district, says some of the presidential aspirants are still unknown because they don’t have active political structures that would popularize them.
07:50
07:50

Presidential Candidate Runs Out of Fuel, Cuts Campaign Short 2 1

Mayambala who was driving a Toyota Spacio only held open-campaign meetings in Kiriri, Kanoni and Kabulasoke trading centres in Gomba district, and had two stopovers in the trading centres of Mpigi district, where he addressed the electorate using a megaphone.
07:52
07:52

Sembabule NUP Candidate Protest Party Decision Blocking Her Withdraw 2 Top story

“The purpose of this letter is to request for your assistance and intervention in this matter as to why the Secretary-General has failed to comply with the Electoral Laws and seek your further guidance in this matter,” the petition reads in part.
11:13
11:13

NUP Rejects Withdrawal of Flag Bearer from Sembabule Parliamentary Race 1 1

In a letter to the Electoral Commission, Rubongoya noted that the party’s Management Committee has rejected Babikola’s decision. According to Rubongoya, the management committee was not convinced by the reasons given by their candidate.
16:27
16:27

NUP Candidate Withdraws from Sembabule Woman MP Race 1 1

In her October 30th notice, Babikola argues that she is incapable of continuing with the race due to lack of financial resources to canvass for votes across the district.
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