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07:22
07:22

Dr. Karuhanga Withdraws from Igara West Parliamentary Race 1 1

In a letter addressed to the NRM party vice Chairperson Western region, Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, Karuhanga notes that his withdraw from the race follows wide consultations with the party Chairperson President Museveni and other senior members of the party.
12:46
12:46

Nomination petitions Overwhelm Electoral Commission 2021 elections 1 6

Electoral Commission Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi explained that some of the petitions are from the National Resistance Movement- NRM and the National Unity Platform-NUP which still had unresolved disputes from the selection of official candidates.
17:54
17:54

Local Companies Have No Capacity to Print Ballot Papers- EC 2021 election 2

Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Electoral Commission Chairman said that according to the assessment of their technical people, all local companies that had submitted their bids to print the 2021 elections can’t do the job.
17:48
17:48

EC Sets 2021 Election Dates 2021 elections 1 1 Top story

The dates were announced two days after parliament questioned delays by the Electoral Commission to announce nomination dates, even after nominating candidates across the country. One MP after another said the delay in appointing the exact dates for the elections was making it hard for them to plan their campaign activities.
10:13
10:13

23-Year-Old Driving FDC Campaigns in Kayunga District NUP 1 3 Top story

According to Nakaddu, the party district leadership will be constituted after the general election. She told URN that once elected as Kayunga Woman MP; she will lobby for the improvement of schools and better markets and equipment for farmers in the district.
12:19
12:19

High Court Dismisses Suit Against NUP Leadership 2 Top story

However, in his ruling on Wednesday, Justice Musa Ssekaana, the Deputy head of High Court Civil Division disregarded all grounds for the case and instead focussed on the fact that the case was filed in a manner that abused the court process.
17:16
17:16

Five FDC Activists Arrested in Kampala Over Unlawful Procession 8

The Kampala Woman MP candidate Stella Nyanzi said that it is despicable to see government prioritizing roads in a foreign country yet its health sector is crumbling.
15:24
15:24

Minister Condemns Security Organs for Mistreating Opposition Police brutality 1 2

"Today we are in power but tomorrow when we are not, we would like to be treated the same way we are now treating the opposition," Tourism minister Godfrey Ssuubi Kiwanda, who is also the ruling NRM party vice chairman responsible for Buganda summed up his condemnation of actions of the security forces against the opposition political parties.
11:05
11:05

CSOs Demand Equal Distribution of Gov’t Cash for Political Parties 6 3

Last week the ministry of finance released over 15 Billion Shillings to the EC, which has been shared on the basis of numerical strength of political parties represented in parliament. This gave advantage to the ruling NRM to take over 83% of the cash
07:02
07:02

Some Presidential Aspirants Are Forging Supporters Signatures -EC 1 1

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the National Resistance Movement [NRM] was last week issued with a certificate of compliance indicating that he had fulfilled one of the cardinal requirements for nomination.
22:04
22:04

Intimidation, Arrests Mar Sembabule District Youth Council Elections 2

The position of the district youth chairperson attracted2 contestants and actual voting delayed for hours to starts as some of the voters were held by police over unknown reasons.
19:20
19:20

Museveni Donates UGX 100m to his Village Primary School

In a press statement issued by the presidential press unit, Museveni on top of giving the money to Rushere Primary School also gave 50 million Shillings to North Ankole Diocese Platinum SACCO and a tipper truck. Another 100 million Shillings was given to the proposed hospital of the diocese.
19:18
19:18

Former Katikkiro Muliika Demands Arrest of Commanders in Mityana Teargassing 4 4

The said incident occurred over the weekend in Mityana Mugulu Singo county at a thanksgiving ceremony which had been organized at the Clan headquarters to commemorate 6 years of service of the outgoing Speaker of the Bataka cabinet Kayiira.
16:53
16:53

Besigye’s Shoes are Too Big; So Stop Comparing Us - POA 3 3

POA said that even though Besigye’s legacy and shoes are too big for anybody to fill, his own candidacy is already causing panic among his opponents.
17:49
17:49

While NRM Courts Its Rebels, NUP Vows to Fight Its Independents 2021 Elections 4 4 Top story

While NRM Secretary General Kasule Lumumba was announcing the party decision to hold peace talks with the new independents, NUP spokesman Joel Senyonyi was declaring the war against independents who got nomination after being denied the young party's flag.
16:24
16:24

NRM to Hold Talks With 'Its' Independent Candidates 2021 elections 1 3

Lumumba said that before they activate disciplinary proceedings that might lead to some members being expelled for standing against party flag bearers, they need to listen to their grievances and see whether they hold sufficient water.
11:40
11:40

UCU to Elect Student Leaders by Real Scientific Voting Using Online Application DOSA 3 1

Byarugaba explains that apart from the system saving the university from spending money in printing ballots, it is more necessary during this pandemic period were distancing is required to avoid queues, monitoring counting of votes since it has been designed with a good back up for records and all results shall be directly displayed on screens on the voting day.
09:44
09:44

Makindye Parliamentary Aspirants Defy EC, COVID-19 Guidelines to Campaign Uganda police 3 3

At least five parliamentary candidates have been holding campaigns since being nominated on 15th and 16th October 2020 without permission or clearance from the EC.
16:51
16:51

Elections 2021: Six NRM Parliamentary Candidates go Through Unopposed Emmanuel Dombo 1

This is not the first time the NRM goes into a general election with parliamentary candidates who go through unopposed. In the 2016 general elections, the party had 10 MPs who went through unopposed in different parts of the country.
16:18
16:18

Pictorial: MP Aspirants, Supporters Flout COVID-19 Guidelines in Kwania, Oyam 15

In Kwania district, many candidates were escorted in procession to E.C officers, while some led to their party offices after being nominated. In Oyam district, after the nomination of the State Minister for Defense Charles Okello Engola, supporters led him on a procession for the celebration at his residence, however no one bother to observe SOPs.
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