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15:27
15:27

DP Rejects Election Results, Wants Opposition MPs to Decline Seats Democratic Party 1 3 Top story

Addressing journalists at the DP headquarters in Kampala, the party Spokesperson, Enock Opio Okoler, said the entire election right from the campaigns was marred with human right violations and can’t pass the test of free and fair elections.
13:10
13:10

Military Surrounds NUP Head Office, Blocks Access Roads NUP Office 2 1

At the Kyebando Road Junction where a number of policemen and military are manning the roadblock all motorcyclists and pedestrians are directed to use other roads leading in and out of the city. Kamwokya residents say the heavy military and police presence has paralyzed business.
11:10
11:10

11 Candidates Run in Kampala Lord Mayor Race lord mayor election 5

Kampala district registrar and returning officer Frederick Muwaya says there are 36 contenders for division lord mayors, and 484 for Kampala Capital City Authority councilors and 2,904 for division councilors.
17:24
17:24

Segirinya Vouches for MPs Salary Cut 4

Segirinya says that as he joins the 11th parliament, he intends to move a private members’ bill seeking to reduce the salaries of all legislators’ to not more than five million Shillings. An MP gets a basic salary of 11 million Shillings which comes to 6 million Shillings after all deductibles, but get an average of 10-30 million shillings in monthly mileage allowances.
16:39
16:39

MP Mubarak Munyagwa Blames His Loss on "Love for Besigye" 2 1

Munyagwa, who is largely known for his comical character, lost the seat to Journalist Bashir Kazibwe of the National Unity Platform-NUP. Kazibwe polled 26, 855 votes, in a race that attracted 10 candidates, while Munyagwa finished third in the race with 3,788 votes behind National Resistance Movement’s Solomon Mayanja with 6,818 votes.
15:35
15:35

DP Pleased with Performance in Parliamentary Elections Democratic Party 2

The DP Spokesperson, Enock Opio Okoler said that given the challenges the party faced before the general elections, the performance of the party lays a good foundation to revive the party.
14:09
14:09

MPs Continue Getting Mileage Allowances Despite Not Attending Plenary 2021 elections 1 3

The final icing on the fuel cake comes in May when they MPs are expected to get paid a "refund" for the rises in pump fuel prices over the five years. In 2016, each member of the 9th Parliament pocketed over a hundred million shillings in the "refund".
19:41
19:41

Hundreds Barred from Witnessing Vote Counting

Voters at Nabukalu zone in Kawempe North couldn't hide their anger as they screamed at polling constables demanding that they are allowed inside the polling stations.
18:11
18:11

Political Parties in Last Minute Efforts to Secure Polling Agents 2 3

The Electoral Commission requires each candidate to present two agents at each of the 34,344 polling stations
15:20
15:20

Archbishop Kazimba Condemns Gov't Decision to Disable Social Media 3

Archbishop Kazimba says social media is used by many people for different reasons and its being disabled leaves many people stranded.His remarks come following government’s decision to switch off social media yesterday afternoon. While addressing the country ahead of tomorrow’s polls, President Yoweri Museveni said the internet was switched off in retaliation to Facebook’s decision to close accounts of some National Resistance Movement-NRM supporters
12:29
12:29

Kalembe Opposes Joint Vote Protection Team polling agents 1 1

Kalembe says that her team has already identified polling agents who have been trained on monitoring the election process, witness vote counting and keeping declaration forms thereafter.
05:02
05:02

Museveni Explains why Government Blocked Facebook in Uganda President Museveni 3 1

President Museveni has explained that the social media, Facebook has been blocked by Government, after the National Resistance Movement (NRM) supporter’s accounts were pulled down.
17:44
17:44

DP Wants Curfew Lifted on Polling Day 3 1 Top story

Mwesigwa argues that in many cases voting materials arrive late at polling stations, which affects voting time where in some cases the exercise goes on even beyond 9 PM.
15:54
15:54

Government Disburses UGX 4.24 billion for Emyooga in Kampala 1 2

Under the programme, beneficiaries up to 30 in number form associations, and the associations, in turn, will form SACCOS each of which receives 30 million Shillings.
13:33
13:33

Presidential Candidates in Last Minute Dash for Votes 3 1

The Spokesperson of NUP Joel Ssenyonyi says their campaign program has been frustrated by security personnel and the Electoral Commission which have denied them access to campaign in some districts and arrested their campaign team members.
09:43
09:43

Nancy Kalembe Blocked from Campaigning in Kamuli, Buyende Nancy Linda Kalembe 2 1

According to the Electoral Commission (EC) campaign program, Kalembe was supposed to continue campaigning in the two districts after she wrote to the EC informing them of a change in the campaign schedule. However, the delay in communicating to the police in the two districts by the EC prevented the presidential candidate from holding campaigns.
20:00
20:00

How Ban of Campaigns in Kampala Has Cost Parliamentary Candidates 4 1

The suspension of campaign meetings came as shock to both parliamentary and presidential candidates alike. It has also impacted on some candidates seeking election, with some saying that it may cost them their victory.
18:27
18:27

All Judges May be Called Upon to Hear Election Petitions; 127 on Standby Chief Magistrates 1 3

Speaking to Journalists in Kampala, Jamson Karemani, the Spokesperson of Judiciary, said when it comes to election petitions, all judges from all divisions like criminal and civil will be called upon to come and beef-up the manpower for handling these petitions.
16:47
16:47

Mobile Security Committee to Monitor Companies, Organisations Working on Election Day workers 3 1 Top story

Burora said the committee will mainly move around in mainly companies that have more than a thousand workers and almost two thirds of them are voters.
20:03
20:03

Presidential Candidate Kyagulanyi Releases Campaign Song 5 1

In the song, 4:24 minutes long titled “Tulonde” Kyagulanyi asks Ugandans to vote so as to get the change they need. The chorus bears a message to voters to turn up in large numbers.
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