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17:52
17:52

Regan Okumu, Aol Disagree Over Choice of Party Flag Bearers in Gulu Gulu District 4 1

Ronald Regan Okumu, Aswa County Member of Parliament and Aol Betty Ocan, the incumbent Gulu District Woman MP are divided over the selection of Alice Rose Amono Abili and Rosemary Apiyo Padi as the party’s flag bearers.
17:16
17:16

Five FDC Activists Arrested in Kampala Over Unlawful Procession 8

The Kampala Woman MP candidate Stella Nyanzi said that it is despicable to see government prioritizing roads in a foreign country yet its health sector is crumbling.
16:45
16:45

MPs Demand Specific Date for 2021 Elections Parliament 1 2 Top story

Kira Municipality MP, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, says despite being asked to submit a campaign program, he cannot do so since he doesn’t know when the elections will be held.
16:12
16:12

NUP Complains to EC Over Denial of Air Space 3

Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP Party Spokesperson, says that they had received complaints from their members especially in Lango, Northern and Western Regions indicating that they are being denied airtime on some media houses to market their programs to voters.
16:10
16:10

Special “Emyooga” Treatment for Kampala, Wakiso Draws Criticism COVID-19 1 5

According to the breakdown, each group is entitled to 30 million Shillings and an allocation of 500 million Shillings is set aside for each constituency. However, a move by the government to allocate an additional 50 billion Shillings to Kampala and Wakiso districts has sparked criticism from Members of Parliament.
15:53
15:53

Chaos at Bulange Mengo as Protesters Demand to Meet Katikiro Mayiga 8 6

The Kawempe Division Mayor, Emmanuel Sserunjoji and Lord Councilor, Muhammad Ssegirinya led a team of protesters from Kawempe clad in white robes with dry Banana fibres tied around their waists as a symbol of mourning.
15:24
15:24

Minister Condemns Security Organs for Mistreating Opposition Police brutality 1 2

"Today we are in power but tomorrow when we are not, we would like to be treated the same way we are now treating the opposition," Tourism minister Godfrey Ssuubi Kiwanda, who is also the ruling NRM party vice chairman responsible for Buganda summed up his condemnation of actions of the security forces against the opposition political parties.
14:13
14:13

Battle for Space Fueling Defacing of Campaign Posters in Gulu Amuru District 1 3

Hundreds of posters were placed on wall fences, electricity poles and any visible area across the city prior to the start of Parliamentary nominations on Thursday. But they were all removed or replaced under the cover of darkness.
13:50
13:50

MPs Query Unequal Distribution of Funds to Political Parties 2021 election 1 3

But Asuman Basalirwa, the sole representative of the Justice Forum in Parliament says that distribution of the money should not be based on the numerical strength of the party. Basalirwa argues that the law, says that the law says the money should be distributed equally.
12:59
12:59

Amuru District Vice Chairperson Sacked for Incompetence Atiak Sub County 1 1

Michael Lakony accused John Bosco Ocan, who is also the councillor for Atiak Sub County of being absent from his office for nearly three months.
12:08
12:08

Government Reinstates Road User Fees for Taxis, Commercial Vehicles 1 3 Top story

According to a statutory instrument signed by the Minister of Local Government, Raphael Magyezi, vehicles carrying between seven to twenty passengers shall pay Shillings 720,000 annually. However, this applies to vehicles operating within KCCA jurisdiction.
11:05
11:05

CSOs Demand Equal Distribution of Gov’t Cash for Political Parties 6 3

Last week the ministry of finance released over 15 Billion Shillings to the EC, which has been shared on the basis of numerical strength of political parties represented in parliament. This gave advantage to the ruling NRM to take over 83% of the cash
07:02
07:02

Some Presidential Aspirants Are Forging Supporters Signatures -EC 1 1

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of the National Resistance Movement [NRM] was last week issued with a certificate of compliance indicating that he had fulfilled one of the cardinal requirements for nomination.
06:51
06:51

Besigye Rallies Youth to Join Anonymous Network as Part of 'Plan B' 1

The Power 10 group which is part of his popular Plan B strategy was launched before the 2016 election which involved having ten mobilisers at every parish to campaign and guard their votes. Now, this group, Besigye said, split into two with one group having known leaders that are supposed to guard the FDC vote and an anonymous group which will be swinging into action soon.
Oct 2020 14 results