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13:17
13:17

Kabuleta Rejects Presidential Election Results President Museveni 2 1

According to results released on Saturday, by the Electoral Commission, President Yoweri Museveni emerged the eventual winner with 5,851,037 representing 58.64 per cent of the votes, while the main challenger Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu polled 3,475,298 votes representing34.83 per cent.
12:46
12:46

Air Travel Down 60%, as Airline Industry Losses Top USD 370 billion

This is according to a new report from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which shows that seating capacity fell by around 50 per cent last year, leaving just 1.8 billion passengers taking flights through 2020, compared with around 4.5 billion in 2019.
12:03
12:03

Workers Raise Concerns Over Register as They Gather to Elect MPs

On Sunday, the venue was open to everyone. However, Electoral Commission officials introduced a register on the main gate ordering that everybody must either be one of the sections of people accredited by the Electoral Commission or appearing on the updated worker's register.
12:01
12:01

Candidate Pulls Out of Nakasongola LC V Chairperson Race 1 Top story

According to Wandira, he now expects the incumbent to sail through easily and in turn work with every person to promote service delivery.
19:56
19:56

Security Heightened in Kasese Ahead of Tallying Exercise

Both UPDF and Police are surrounding the tally centre. Only accredited persons including candidates, agents and media are being allowed at the premises.
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.
17:57
17:57

Pictorial; Ugandans Vote for President, MPs 23

There are 18,103,603 registered voters and 34,684 polling stations across the country. According to the Electoral Commission (EC), male voters constitute 47.5 per cent while Females are 52.5 per cent.
17:36
17:36

Low Voter Turn-up, Late Arrival of Voting Materials in Acholi

At Holy Rosary Primary School - Polling Station A, several voters were stranded up to 10 am when voting hadn’t started. It’s where DP Presidential Candidate Norbert Mao voted from. Mao was the first to cast his vote at 10:15 am.
17:32
17:32

Presiding Officers Fail to Mark Polling Stations

Despite the electoral guidelines that required presiding offers to put clear marks at all polling stations for easy identification by voters, the requirements were hardly followed in many parts of Masaka.
17:23
17:23

MP Cecilia Ogwal Saves Polling Materials Driver From Mob

Dokolo District Woman MP Cecilia Atim Ogwal talked the irate mob out of attacking the driver, explaining the importance of solving problems peacefully.
17:14
17:14

Nakaseke North NUP Agents Flee Polling Stations over Arrests

Meron Kakeeto, the NUP supervisor for Nakaseke North says he and other agents tried to recruit agents for polling stations but by midday, all of them had fled over attacks and some had been arrested.
17:05
17:05

Kampala Central Election Supervisors Report Massive Voter Turnout 3 1

The Division has 126 polling stations with 112,829 voters out of the 18.1 million registered voters countrywide. According to the Electoral Commission -EC male voters constitute 47.5 per cent while Females are 52.5 per cent.
16:51
16:51

Ghetto TV Journalist Leaves Hospital Bed to Vote 2

While he is still struggling to speak and recognize certain things, Kasirye said that being able to vote is a dream come true for him. He told URN separately that when he recovers properly he will use all his energy to fight for good leadership.
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.
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