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10:54
10:54

NUP Candidate Wins Councilor's Seat In Absentia 5 1

According to Ssaku, the elections collided with his examinations, which couldn’t enable him to stay around for the voting. He, however, says that he counted on his trusted agents and party leaders to help him in his absentia.
12:36
12:36

Voting Delayed in Rakai Residual Elections 6 1

Joseph Mwebe, the Presiding Officer Kifamba Sub County, attributed the delay to a lack of voters. He said that the polling officials and voting materials were delivered earlier, but voting could not start.
08:03
08:03

L. Kijjanebarola Fails To Reappear Amidst Persistent Rainfall 8 1 Top story

According to the affected residents and local leaders, their hope for the lake to return has reduced since the water has kept on diminishing. They say that more than 50 cows and 40 pigs have died due to lack of water.
14:44
14:44

NRM Candidates in Rakai Decry Lack Of Funds For Campaigns 3 1

According to Alex Kiweewa, a Senior Four student, he is depending on his parents for financial support after spending the little money he had made from selling his agricultural produces.
09:41
09:41

Nine Candidates to Contest in Rakai Residual, By-elections 1 3

Sylvia Kyohairwe Tegyeza, the Rakai District Returning Officer Tegyeza asked the candidates and their supporters to adhere to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and refrain from acts of violence.
09:58
09:58

Five Nominated For Residual, By-elections in Rakai 6 1

The by-election will be conducted for the Kifamba Male Youth Councilor position which fell vacant following the death of Augustine Jaggwe of National Unity Platform-NUP who died in a car accident. The other position is for the Female Elderly Representative for Lwentulege Town council, PWD which is vacant following the death of Regina Nambooze.
16:48
16:48

Delays Mar By-elections in Rakai 1

Sylvia Tegyeza, the Rakai District Registrar, said that the aspirants were ready with their nomination forms, but were yet to be stamped by the Chief Magistrate Patrick Kityo who was not in the office.
08:19
08:19

NRM, NUP Vet Candidates for Rakai Bi-elections 4 1

There are four vacant positions in the district which include the Male Youth Councilor for Kifamba sub-county, Female representative for the Elderly in Lwentulege Town council, the female councillor for Persons with Disabilities for Lwamaggwa Town council, and Female representative for the Elderly in Mweruka Town Council.
14:13
14:13

Heavy Downpour Leaves Over 200 Homeless In Rakai 4 1

Esther Nakaweesa, a single mother lost a house and a banana plantation. She says that she doesn’t have anywhere to go or feed her children.
20:25
20:25

Rakai NRM LC V Candidate Petitions EC for Vote Recount 2 1 Top story

In his January 21, 2021 petition addressed to the Electoral Commission chairperson through the District Registrar, Bajjungu claims that ballot papers in two boxes from Kiteredde polling station in Kibanda sub-county and Kitogota polling station in Kiziba sub-county were not counted.
07:38
07:38

Two More Arrested With Over 300 Pre-ticked Ballots In Rakai 1

Enoch Ssenkaayi, the Presiding Officer and Maria Namuddu, the polling assistant at Lugalama Catholic polling station confirmed the incident, saying the pre-ticked ballots had not reached the boxes since the suspects were arrested in time.
17:47
17:47

Protest As Police Arrests Rakai NUP LC 5 Candidate 2

Eliab Kiggundu Sango was arrested in Ntantamuchi sub-county for unknown reason ahead of the vote tally.
15:43
15:43

Rakai Polling Agent Arrested for Stealing Ballot Booklet 3

The agent, only identified as Deus, was representing Samuel Kaggwa Ssekamwa, an independent candidate in the Rakai Local Council chairperson's race. Ssekamwa is contesting for the same seat with Godfrey Bajjungu (NRM), Eliab Kigundu Sango (NUP), Elisa Nicholas Ssekitende (FDC), and independents Ali Balekye, Kasiiba John, and Robert Nyondo.
13:43
13:43

Police Fail To Track UPDF Soldiers Who Had Pre-Ticked Ballots In Rakai 1 1 Top story

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says they are still pursuing the suspects for their involvement in electoral malpractices. He says they have already summoned the presiding officers from the said polling stations to record statements.
13:07
13:07

Rakai Polling Officials Fail To Master How To Operate BVVS Machine Few Days To Elections 5 1 Top story

Joshua Bwambale, the Kayonza Parish Supervisor in Ddwaniro sub-county, says the trainer had a big load, which he couldn’t handle proficiently. He says given the limited time, trainer chose to train one group, which he told to train others. He says the first group never had the skills to train fellow officials.
18:09
18:09

Police Rescues Rakai Registrar As Polling Officials Protest Unpaid Allowances RDC 6 1

The group of 502 polling officials including presiding officers, polling assistants, Parish and sub-county supervisors attended a 2-day training on how to use the Biometric Voter Verification System (BVVS).
15:23
15:23

Rakai NUP Woman Parliamentary Candidate Suspends Campaigns Over Threats shots fired 1 3 Top story

Nalubega says that she reported the matter at Ddwaniro police station but the officers she found there treated the matter lightly and didn’t enter her case.
12:42
12:42

Rakai NUP Leaders Abandon Kooki Candidate 5

Eliyab Kiggundu Ssango, the Rakai District NUP Chairperson, says their candidate has remained in Kampala for a week after the campaigns were flagged off, which raises questions.
10:27
10:27

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

Sarah Nabukeera, the Rakai Electoral Commission District Registrar confirms that they received only one candidate seeking to contest as MP for Buyamba County MP.
13:24
13:24

DP, FDC Leaders Bicker Over Nomination of Candidates in Rakai 2

The controversy stems from the ongoing candidate’ identification process in which some members of FDC are seeking endorsement from the People Power pressure group, which is coordinated by DP leaders in the area.
Jan 50 results