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18:05
18:05

Few CSOs Participating in African Union Platform- NGO Forum 1 3

According to Ssewakiryanga, only 40 out of 14,207 CSOs in the country are participating in the activities of the Council.
07:26
07:26

Legal Committee Granted More Time for Consultations on Electoral Reforms 3

Oboth noted that while the committee has so far organised four regional meetings and some public hearings to collect views on the five Bills, there are still some parties who have expressed interest in making submissions as well.
17:19
17:19

US Mission Cautions Parliament Against Banning Cameras At Polling Stations 2021 elections 1 1

In a brief statement issued on the US Mission Uganda official twitter handle Wednesday, the Mission says that the proposal by Electoral Commission (EC) to ban cameras and phones would prevent the media from providing effective election coverage.
17:48
17:48

CCEDU Proposes UGX 10m Fine for Threatening Candidates, Supporters 5

Presenting the consolidated views of CCEDU on the electoral reform bills to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Wednesday, the Executive Director of Constitutional Center for Governance, Sarah Birete, proposed that individuals who use a weapon to threaten, intimidate, or behaves in a manner which has an effect of threatening or intimidating a candidate, a supporter of a candidate, voter, election official or candidate's agent to be penalized.
19:35
19:35

Electoral Reform Bills: EC Opposes Move to Delay Elections in New Districts Political Parties 4 1 Top story

Electoral commission has opposed the proposal that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections. The proposal is among several others in the Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill, 2019.
20:40
20:40

Party Leaders Express Mixed Views On Proposed Election Financing Bill ACFIM 5

A cross section of leaders of political parties and organisations have mixed reactions to provisions in a bill to regulate election campaign financing. The bill has been drafted by activists led by Alliance for Finance Monitoring-ACFIM and is expected to be moved in parliament by Fort Portal Municipality MP, Alex Ruhunda.
19:01
19:01

Electoral Reforms: Government To Delay Creation of New Districts Nabilatuk 3

Ajuri County MP, Hamson Obua says that much as he agrees with the government on deferring elections in such districts and constituencies, it will create a leadership and administrative vacuum.
13:38
13:38

Electoral Commission Not Independent Enough - Aol 1 4

Aol says the Electoral Commission is not independent enough to de-commercialize the electoral processes of Uganda. She says failure of the Commission to condemn commercialization of politics is hurting core democratic and good governance principles of elections in the country.
19:03
19:03

Attorney General Castigates Critics for Concocting Electoral Reforms Provision 4

Byaruhanga notes that some critics have misrepresented the contents of the Bills both in mainstream and social media platforms. He explains that the misrepresentation was largely because the critics could have failed to access, read, and comprehend the contents of the Bill or deliberate attempt to misrepresent proposed electoral reforms.
10:39
10:39

Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Seeks to Delay Polls in New Districts financial year 4 Top story

This proposal is a departure from the Parliamentary Elections Act, 2005 that provides that elections should be held sixty days after the creation of a new district or constituency. This comes at a time when government is struggling to fund elections in newly created districts and constituencies.
20:27
20:27

Gov’t Moots Electoral Reform Committee 1 1 Top story

An Electoral Reform Committee may soon be established once parliament adopts new amendments to the Electoral Commission Act.
19:04
19:04

Opposition Vows to Block Gov't's Extension of Tabling Electoral Reforms 2021 elections 1

The Opposition in Parliament has said they will not allow for further extension of the timeframe within which Government will present electoral reforms.
20:36
20:36

UGX 200bn Allocated for 2021 Elections national budget 1 1

The Government has allocated 223 billion shillings for the implementation of the Electoral Roadmap for the 2021 General Elections.
15:04
15:04

Tanga Odoi Warns NRM Party Aspirants 1 5

Odoi says the party electoral commission is midway in preparation for primaries. He says a draft roadmap was tabled before the NRM Central Executive Committee, the highest decision making party organ. The roadmap, he says is still being discussed.
20:54
20:54

Ugandans Should Celebrate Supreme Court Judgement –Attorney General 2 3

Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana describes the judgement as ‘the most reasoned, well-balanced and that the justices expressed their views climaxing to delivery of justice.
12:35
12:35

Katureebe Apologises for Delayed Age Limit Judgement health 1 Top story

In his opening remarks, Justice Katureebe attributed the delayed judgment to numerous issues including health problems. Justice Katureebe explained that he was unwell and underwent surgery, adding that he will be flying out of the country the next week to undergo eye surgery.
09:46
09:46

Ruth Iteu Voted on Mak University Council representative 4 3

Iteu, who is a Senior Registrar in the ICT unit of the Academic Registrar at Makerere University was declared winner with 182 votes against Dr Euzobia Baine Mugisha’s 82. This is out of the overall 267 ballots cast.
09:09
09:09

Julius Kateregga is New Makerere University Guild President Robert Kyagulanyi 1 1

Kateregga was declared winner of the hotly contested race with 3,922 votes beating other 10 candidates in the race in a Friday election. His close contender Joshua William Mukisa obtained 3,365 and National Resistance Movement –NRM leaning Candidate Andrew Julian Taliwaku 1,465.
12:14
12:14

Makerere Guild Race: Candidates in ‘People Power’ Identity Contest Julius Kateregga 5 1

Mukisa positioned himself as a “People Power” activist right from the start of the campaigns. Kateregga started as an independent candidate but started appearing red overalls and berets at his campaign rallies.
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