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23:27
23:27

Baba FM Switched Off Ahead of Jinja Results Declaration associate

Since Wednesday, Baba FM has consistently updated members of the public on events that were transpiring at the tally center but at around 7:00 pm, the radio frequency went off.
22:27
22:27

Four Incumbents in Busoga Lose District LCV Seats

In Luuka, the incumbent Luuka District LCV chairperson, Baker Luwangula has lost this seat to his former vice-chairperson, Simon Wakaze.
19:18
19:18

NUP Wins Mukono, Buikwe, Kayunga LC5 Seats 1 1

In Mukono, the former Member of Parliament for Mukono North and South constituency Rev Dr Peter Bakaluba Mukasa was declared the winner with 73,815 votes. Mukasa who contested on the NUP party ticket defeated the NRM party candidate Haji Harunah Ssemakula with 25,202 votes.
18:31
18:31

NUP Secures 41 Seats in KCCA Council 2021 elections 5 1 Top story

The National Unity Platform (NUP) has won 41 of the 44 Seats for the directly elected councilors (LCV) and woman councilors (LCV) to Kampala Capital City Authority.
18:13
18:13

Army Accused of Disrupting Local Council Polls in Bukomansimbi

Lawrence Jjumba, the polling agent of the Bukomansimbi National Unity Platform-NUP LC V Chairperson candidate’s race at Meeru polling station, says soldiers raided the polling station and forced the presiding officer to handover three ballot paper booklets, which they ticked in favour of NRM candidates and stuffed them in the boxes.
17:54
17:54

Traffic Gridlock in Busega Ahead of Museveni's Roadside Visit 1

Music Promoter Balaam Barugahara is in the mix coordinating entertainment activities at the venue. One of the entertainers is a traditional dance group, playing and dancing to Kiganda songs and the other is a band which is entertaining the spectators as they wait for Museveni who started his journey in Lyantonde town, early today.
17:18
17:18

Why Gain in MPs is Opposition’s Main Achievement From Last Week's Election 2 1

The opposition increase in percentage and number is due to the impact of National Unity Platform (NUP), the newest opposition party which won 58 seats in its first contest on Uganda’s political scene. As a corollary of its win, NUP will hold office of the leader of opposition in the 11th parliament.
16:06
16:06

NRM Sweeps Kigezi Local Government Polls

In Kisoro district, the incumbent and NRM candidate, Abel Bizimana retained his seat after garnering 55567 votes to defeat his closest contender and former LC V chairperson, Milton Bazanye Mutabazi who got 13234 votes. Independent Naboth Tumubweire trailed with 1597 votes.
16:04
16:04

NRM Sweeps Local Council Elections in Acholi Amuru District 1

It is the first time NRM has made a significant footmark in Acholi sub-region since 1996.
15:09
15:09

Jinja City Candidates Concerned About Delayed Declaration of Results contestant 2 3

The vote tallying exercise resumed on Wednesday night but by Thursday afternoon, the results were yet to be announced, raising tensions among the contestants.
15:07
15:07

Journalist Arrested for Reporting Live At Jinja Tally Center Richard Mutoigo 1

Five other journalists were also evicted from the tally center. UPDF and police officers were seen blocking journalists from conducting interviews near the tally center. Some television journalists were also tasked to delete the footage they had recorded in exchange for their freedom.
14:42
14:42

Incumbent Kamwenge LCV Chairperson Defeated 1

Natuhamya, who was a National Resistance Movement - NRM candidate got 18,973 votes and was defeated by Joseph Karungi who polled 37,881 votes.
14:37
14:37

Drama As Losers are Declared Winners in Kitgum Local Council Elections 3 1

The Returning Officer Benjamin Ewal declared Moses Ocan, an independent candidate in Pager Division with 168 votes, as the winner in the race. He also later erroneously declared Samuel Olara, an independent candidate in Central Division as the winner of the LCV Councilor's seat.
14:09
14:09

Incumbent LC V Chairpersons in Elgon, Bukedi Lose to New Entrants 1 2 Top story

In Busia district, the National Resistance Movement-NRM candidate, Stephen Mugeni Wasike trounced the incumbent, Geoffrey Wandera.
13:24
13:24

NUP Sweeps Kampala Central, Nakawa Division 1 2

NUP only lost one out of four women slots, which went to Olive Namazzi Kagobola, a candidate for the Forum for Democratic Change. In Nakawa 1, Nkugwa Fauzol was declared the winner with 2,794 votes defeating NRM’s Robert Webale who scored 1,159. In Nakawa II, Innocent Tegusulwa polled 3,714 votes to defeat NRM's Meddie Mutumba who garnered 1,795.
13:01
13:01

Ten Held Over Makindye, Makerere Voter Bribery and Rigging Patrick Onyango 1 1

Suspects detained at Katwe police have been identified Jaruwengo, Juma Rhamudan, Bright Lubega, and two only identified as Julius and lusiba. Police reports shows that these went to vote at Maddirisa Kasawe polling station in disguise with forged Katwe-Kinyoro resident voter slips.
12:55
12:55

Newly Elected Kitgum LCV Chairperson to Focus on Education, Health 3 1

The Democratic Party-DP candidate polled 15,239, followed by his closest rival Tony Olenge Toolit of Forum for Democratic Change Party-FDC Candidate who garnered 10,745 votes.
12:00
12:00

Loser of Mawogola North MP Election Disputes Shartsi Kutesa’s Victory 1 1 Top story

Robert Beine, the Sembabule District Returning Officer has described Wagaba’s claims as mere allegations, saying their tallying system was programmed to detect and sieve out false declaration forms.
10:59
10:59

Incumbent LCV Chairpersons Bounce Back in Kabarole, Bunyangabu Yoweri Museveni 1

In Kabarole district, the National Resistance Movement – NRM candidate Richard Rwabuhinga defeated his four opponents with a huge margin. According to the Returning Officer, Prossy Banura, Rwabuhinga polled 32,709 votes and was followed by John Businge with 2,988.
10:15
10:15

Rukiga Tally Centre Shooting: SPC Succumbs to Injuries 2 1

According to Maate, Ssali was chasing away a drunken politician who was forcefully gaining access to the tally centre. In the process, she cocked a gun in rapid and accidentally shot her colleagues.
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