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UPC Aspirant Contests Akena’s Election 1 2

According to Omino, the process leading to Akena’s election was illegal, staged managed and contravenes the party constitution.
16:16
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Rival DP Faction Endorses Kyagulanyi for Presidency 1 3 Top story

According to Ssegona, they will meet and decide on a joint opposition candidate in line with their party constitution.
13:16
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It is Misleading to Call 2021 Elections Scientific - Electoral Commission 2

On the other hand however, scientific is also a common slang used to mean anything that is not true or legitimate. In referring to elections, if someone says “There was science in his victory” it means that there was cheating and other malpractices that led to victory . So maybe it’s safer to conclude that the use of the word scientific in referring to this election probably dents the credibility of the election even before the first ballot is cast.
17:01
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UPC Releases Roadmap as Police Blocks Press Conference 1 2

Michael Osinde, the UPC Party spokesperson told URN on phone that they had observed all the Standard operating procedures but it appears the Officer in Charge of Nkurumah road Police post he only identified as Mugisha had other intentions of blocking the press conference.
16:24
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FDC Issues Revised Election Road map 2

Amuriat says they will conduct primaries for local government and parliamentary and presidential candidates between July and September respectively.
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My Mission is to Build a Credible Alternative Political Force –Gen Muntu 5 1

Muntu says that he intends to recruit at least ten people per village to ensure he has a formidable group, which would challenge Museveni.
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U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation government 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
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UNAA Wants Ugandan Diaspora to Vote in 2021 voting rights 1 2

The current Ugandan laws do not provide for the participation of people in Diaspora in the election of both local and national leaders. To achieve this, therefore proponents might need to advocate for an amendment that would result in the creation of the Diaspora Voters’ Register and provisions for proxy voting and e-voting.
15:44
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UPC to Hold Delegates Conference in May 3 1

Osinde said that party members who want to contest for any positions should pick nomination forms.
15:55
15:55

29 Express Interest in Presidency 2 2

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama noted that five other aspirants have written to the commission. However this morning, the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama noted that 5 other aspirants have since emerged.
13:16
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EC Not to Extend Display Exercise For Voters' Register 1 3

The display exercise commenced on 19th February and ends today at all the 34,444 polling stations across Uganda.
09:19
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Nawangwe Lifts Ban on Makerere Student Elections 1

“I hereby lift the extension of guild elections Period with effect from Monday, 9th March 2020,” says Professor Nawangwe.
06:57
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Parliament Passes Political Parties and Organisations Amendment Bill 3 1

The new law now requires political parties and organisations and their leaders, officials, members, candidates, agent or representatives to comply with the prescribed code of conduct during elections. It will also regulate their campaign activities and relationship with the Electoral Commission, election observers, the media and Uganda Police Force.
12:29
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Inside Kamunyu’s 10 Points Agenda for MUASA people 1 3

Shortly after taking Oath, Dr. Kamunyu listed ten issues, which he said will be his key areas of focus. Kamunyu, who was overwhelmingly returned after serving six-months suspension from the university, says the past two years at the helm of the association have educated him and given him a lot of satisfaction.
09:45
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Provisions in Approved Presidential Elections Bill Generate Mixed Reactions Attorney General 5 3 Top story

The Electoral Commission Spokesperson, Jotham Taremwa, says the electoral body cannot state a definitive date for elections until nominations are concluded.
12:15
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Parliament Passes Presidential Elections Amendment Bill 5

Candidates and their agents will now campaign from 7am to 6pm. The current law gives Electoral Commission powers to determine the campaign time and period for candidates. However the new law has prescribed specific campaign time.
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Electoral Reform Bills Debate: MPs Oppose Restrictions On Independents 7 1 Top story

Legislators led by the Igara East MP, Michael Mawanda and Soroti Woman MP; Angeline Osegge lauded the committee for rejecting the proposal. Mawanda reiterated that the proposal contravenes a number of provisions in the 1995 Uganda Constitution
19:52
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Makerere University Council Directs Fresh Search for Deputy Vice Chancellor 1 Top story

Early this month, Civil Division High Court Judge, Musa Sekaana issued an order, directing the Makerere University management to furnish it with the progress as per its direction, within only two weeks to prove that there was an ongoing process of selecting a substantive leader.
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18:54

Search Team Recommends Five Unopposed for Appointment as College Heads Makerere University 1 Top story

According to the report, the search committee arrived at the candidates after a series of activities that included shortlisting, assessing candidates’ documents, review of Human Resource record, candidates’ profiles and face-to-face interviews as well as public presentations.
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Opposition Constitutional Amendment Proposals Restrictive, Discriminatory – Electoral Commission Wilfred Niwagaba 1 Top story

Byabakama argues that not all EC officials may qualify to be judges so as to be subjected to the Judicial Service Commission. He says the current method of appointment and the attendant parliamentary vetting process remains a better option.
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