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14:27
14:27

National Court Open Day To Engage Public On Ways To Tackle Case Backlog 1 2 Top story

Mawanda stated that the Judiciary is making accountability and it will sensitize Court users so as to be able to obtain feedback from them adding that the National Court Open Day is aimed at further strengthening the independence of the Judiciary enshrined in the Constitution.
17:09
17:09

DRC Elections: Cargo Trucks Stuck at Mpondwe 1

Although the Kinshasa government declared that the border closure would take only 24 hours, all entry and exit points were still closed by 3 pm on Thursday and there were no signs that they would be opened soon.
13:15
13:15

Robert Maseruka Wins Makerere University Guild Race 1

Maseruka, a third-year student doing Journalism and Communication garnered 2,558 votes to beat his closest rival and fellow classmate Hilary Oremo Odwee who got 2,531 votes.
18:08
18:08

We Shall Not Give Up Participating in Elections-Gen. Muntu 4 1

Muntu said they went into the election aware of the disruption that had occurred in recent by-elections in Kayunga, Soroti, and Busongora counties caused by military interference.
17:52
17:52

Private Sector, CSOs Call For Regulation of Political Party Activities During Elections 7

Henry Muguzi, the Executive Director, of ACFIM, says that while the private sector in many countries sponsors candidates and parties for elections, some countries have regulations while others have abused this due to the absence of or inadequacy of the regulations.
16:50
16:50

Parliament’s EALA Election Process Was a Sham – Candidate 2 4

Agaba alleges that the manner in which the ballot paper was designed shows that the election was predetermined and the candidates' names were not arranged in alphabetical order and instead all the declared winners were listed at the top of the ballot paper. He adds that his name, Agaba, appeared in one box with that of another candidate, Ategeka, on the ballot paper, which confused his voters.
17:59
17:59

EALA Race: Opposition Caucus Disagrees on Joint Position EALA election 2 1

Steered by the Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga, MPs from six Opposition Political Parties in the House on Thursday convened to consider matters relating to the EALA race. The Opposition Political Parties in parliament include the National Unity Platform (NUP), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Democratic Party (DP), Uganda People’s Congress (UPC), Justice Forum (JEEMA) and People’s Progressive Party (PPP). These all together have a total of 108 members out of 529 MPs in the 11th Parliament.
16:38
16:38

Verification Committee Confirms 28 Candidates For EALA Race 1

The 20-member verification committee chaired by Mbarara Municipality MP, Mwine Mpaka, was on Tuesday named by the Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among to consider nominees whose nomination papers had been received by the Clerk to Parliament, Adolf Mwesige.
18:14
18:14

Among Names Verification Committee for EALA Contestants 1 1

The committee’s mandate is to scrutinize documents submitted by the candidates and ensure that they are citizens of Uganda, registered voters, of sound mind, and not under any sentence of death or imprisonment exceeding nine months.
17:22
17:22

28 Nominated for East African Legislative Assembly Race 1 5

Parliament has nominated a total of 28 candidates to compete for Uganda’s nine slots at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).
16:54
16:54

Parliament Starts Nomination Process for EALA Candidates 1 3 Top story

Each candidate must pay 3 million Shillings, provide an intent letter, provide necessary qualifications for joining Parliament and get an endorsement from a minimum of 20 Members of Parliament, among others. Candidates fronted by political parties must provide an introductory letter from the party's Secretary General.
17:33
17:33

LOP Mpuuga Questions Process of Electing EALA Representatives EALA election 6 1

Ahead of the elections due next month, the ruling National Resistance Movement party in July resolved to maintain all its six incumbent representatives at EALA in recognition of "their exceptional performance" to continue their tenure for another term. The incumbent NRM members are; Mary Mugyenyi, Rose Akol, Stephen George Odongo, Denis Namara, James Kakooza, and Paul Musamali Mwasa. On top of the six NRM candidates, the party in a recent Cooperation Agreement signed by President Yoweri Museveni and Democratic Party’s President General , Norbert Mao agreed to support the election of a DP candidate to EALA. Gerald Siranda, the DP Secretary General has already been nominated as the party candidate.
19:12
19:12

Uganda's Parliament Calls for Peaceful Post-Election Period in Kenya 2022 Kenya election 4 1

On Monday, Kenya's Deputy President William Samoei Ruto was declared as President-elect by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission-IEBC
19:45
19:45

School Director Remanded Over Forgery of USA Visas 1

This is not the first time that Kasibante is being arrested on forgery-related matters. In 2019, sources in police say he was arrested for obtaining 19 million shillings by false pretense from a Chief Magistrate saying that he was going to help her get a State House scholarship for her child
16:37
16:37

Parliament Adopts Report Recommending UGX 126Bn Additional Funding to EC 1 1

Simon Byabakama, the Electoral Commission Chairperson recently told MPs that they plan to conduct the Local Council I and II elections before August 2023 and that one of the activities to be conducted include the compilation of village voters’ register, ascertaining the number of villages in the country and others. Section 170 of the Local Governments Act provides that the Chairpersons Local Councils and Administrative Councils shall be elected every five years.
17:56
17:56

EC Sets Date for Omoro County By-Election 1

According to a letter dated April 6, 2022, written by the Secretary to the Electoral Commission, Leonard Mulekwah, all Secretary Generals of registered political parties have been asked to prepare for the electoral process.
12:56
12:56

Leadership Wrangles Threaten Kickboxing in Uganda 1 3

The National Council of Sports-NSC has since withdrawn the certificate of recognition from the Uganda Kickboxing Federation due to the absence of clear leadership for the past four years.
15:29
15:29

Court of Appeal to Start Conferencing Election Appeals on Monday The Court of Appeal

Kanyange told URN that the plan is to ensure that the process is concluded within 21 days before actual hearings take off. There are also 29 Applications that the Justices will handle in addition to the Election Appeals cause-listed by the Court.
17:03
17:03

NUP Not in A Hurry to Choose EALA Candidate – LOP Mpuuga EALA MPs 4 Top story

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network- URN, Mpuuga said that the leading Opposition Political Party in Parliament owes other opposition political parties a duty not to nominate candidates immediately.
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