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11:53
11:53

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.
14:40
14:40

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.
16:25
16:25

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
15:44

UPC to Hold Delegates Conference in May 1 3

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 3 1

The display exercise commenced on 19th February and ends today at all the 34,444 polling stations across Uganda.
09:19
09:19

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
06:57

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
12:29

Inside Kamunyu’s 10 Points Agenda for MUASA people 3 1

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
09:45

Provisions in Approved Presidential Elections Bill Generate Mixed Reactions Attorney General 3 5 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
12:15

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.
11:39
11:39

Electoral Reform Bills Debate: MPs Oppose Restrictions On Independents 1 7 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
19:52

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.
18:54
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.
18:11
18:11

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.
17:41
17:41

MPs Decry Long Campaign Period 2021 elections 3 7 Top story

However, MPs notes that the campaign periods are too long and will have financial implications on candidates. They want the election road map reviewed to cut down on the campaign period especially for local government and parliamentary candidates.
14:36
14:36

Bobi Wine to Resume Consultations Next Week Uganda Police Force 6 4 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, when they wrote to police, the only response they got was through media reports the next day by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, saying they hadn’t followed the laid down guidelines.
10:09
10:09

Students Mount Pressure on Mak Council Over Stalled Guild Elections Abbas Luyombo 2 4 Top story

Abbas Luyombo, a third-year law student and a guild presidential hopeful says the continued stalemate of the guild elections is likely to have a significant drop in the numbers of students who participate in the electioneering process of choosing their leaders.
07:31
07:31

Why Makerere Dropped 12 Professors in Principal Job Search 1

Out of the 19 people that responded to the September 30 and November 11, 2019, only seven (7) professors were shortlisted based on the minimum requirements.
12:49
12:49

New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System people 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
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