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17:50
17:50

Vendors Give Gov't Ultimatum to Repossess Kampala Markets owino market 8 1

In a letter seen by URN dated 2020 September 25, President Museveni directed the minister of Kampala to remove from the government markets the “Association leaders” and supervise the sellers to elect news leaders, with immediate effect
17:49
17:49

Archbishop Odama Speaks Out On Suspension of Fr. Onen Gulu Archdiocese 2 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network over the weekend, Archbishop Odama says Fr Onen’s decision to join politics goes against the church’s customs on conducts of priests which is likely to stir division among the flocks they lead.
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.
16:04
16:04

Presidential Race 2021: Four More Aspirants Submit Signatures To EC For Verification Paul Bukenya 2

According to the guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission, the body charged with organizing elections in Uganda, aspirants were supposed to submit signatures of their nominators two weeks before the nomination which will take place next month on November 2-3.
13:45
13:45

MP Ssewanyana Released on Police Bond, 31 Suspects Still Held by Police COVID 19 guidelines 2 1

The National Unity Platform -NUP candidate for Makindye West parliamentary seat, Allan Aloysius Ssewanyana was in police custody, two days, for staging a procession contrary to the COVID19 preventive guidelines and has been released this morning on police bond.
13:10
13:10

Independents Outnumber Party Candidates in Bududa 1 1

The Woman MP Seat has attracted 4 candidates who are Khainza Justin Mukuwa of NRM facing Khainza Agnes Shiuma, Agnes Nandutu, and Esther Wetsetse all Independents.
12:26
12:26

Coronavirus: Can Uganda Steer Out Of Poverty Amidst Unemployment? Twaweza 4 1

One out of ten citizens (8%) has no work to go back to after this period. This is slightly higher in urban areas (10%) compared to rural (7%) says a survey by Twaweza’s Sauti Za Wanainchi.
12:14
12:14

Inconsistent Names Bite Agago Woman Aspirant

Robert Onoba, Agago district returning officer says Acan presented academic documents for both O’level and A’level bearing the name Janet Acan Francis but her National ID had Janet Acan.
10:57
10:57

Forty-Six Candidates Nominated in Jinja city position 1 1

Nominations in all of Busoga were peaceful, including Namutumba district where one candidate whose names have been withheld was nominated in absentia because s/he tested positive for Covid-19.
10:51
10:51

Investigate Cause of Recurring Pothole Problems Before Repairs - Expert 3 1

Recently during lockdown between March and July Kampala Capital City Authority- KCCA carried out road maintenance works on a number of roads, filling potholes and doing sectional repairs. However, the potholes have reemerged and sectional works affected too in no time.
10:38
10:38

Ninety-two Parliament Candidates Nominated in Kampala 2021 elections 1 4

Among the 92, forty have been nominated as independent candidates, 10 NRM flag bearers and 10 carrying NUP tickets, 9 candidates for FDC and 9 for DP, five for ANT, two for Jeema and two for EPU. Other parties fielding one candidate each are SDP, PPP, COSOVO and CP.
10:27
10:27

NRM's Ssemwanga Unopposed MP For Buyamba County As Nominations Close 4 1

Sarah Nabukeera, the Rakai Electoral Commission District Registrar confirms that they received only one candidate seeking to contest as MP for Buyamba County MP.
06:11
06:11

NRM Fails to Field Candidate For Bukanga County MP Seat in Isingiro District 1 3

Meanwhile David Mukundane the returning officer Isingiro says the exercise was peaceful with a total of 26 candidates, and out of these 11 are independents, 5 are NRM, 3 are FDC, 2 from NUP, and 3 belong to ANT, democratic party managed three candidates 1.
05:58
05:58

24 Candidates Nominated for Four Parliamentary Seats in Arua City juma shesa 2 2

Nine of them are Independent, while four are from the ruling NRM party, three from Democratic Party, two Forum for Democratic Change, three from National Unity Party, two from ANT and one from the Justice Forum party.
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