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13:45
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NRM Rules Out Holding Party Primaries Through Electoral Colleges 2021 elections 2 1

Odoi said that the party is going elect their flag bearers in the same way that they have been electing them in recent elections.
19:20
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2021 Elections: NRM Opposes Calls for State of Emergency NRM Party 6 1 Top story

Kihika also said that he thinks that the President is satisfied that under the current circumstances, enough measures have been taken to ensure that there is no need to declare a State of Emergency.
15:27
15:27

Justice Minister Pleads with MPs to Support Proposed Political Party Regulations 2021 elections 1 2

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ephraim Kamuntu told legislators that since party elections and selection of party flag bearers is carried out by party organs that necessitate large congregations like delegates conferences, this method is likely to pose a significant risk to the population.
19:53
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FDC Extends Term of Office for its Leaders 2021 elections 1 2 Top story

On those who want to contest in the general elections on the FDC ticket, Ssemujju said that they already issued expression of interest forms to know how many people are interested. He said in places where there will be more than one candidate, they will conduct party primaries the same way they have been conducting them in the past.
17:04
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JEEMA Rejects Digital Campaigns, Wants Polls Postponed 2021 elections 4 1

Basalirwa told legislators that the life of political parties is entirely dependent on public meetings and rallies and that any attempt to ban the events is in effect killing political parties and by extension killing electoral processes. He added that banning public meetings and at the same time allowing a normal vote is contradictory.
08:17
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FDC Advises Parliament to Reject Proposed Regulations for Political Parties 2021 elections 1 4

FDC party President Patrick Oboi Amuriat says that proposed means through which government wants political parties to conduct their internal meetings and elections defeat all fundamental human rights provided for under the Constitution.
18:40
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FDC Calls for Transitional Government Instead of 2021 Polls 2021 elections 6 1

FDC, the main opposition political group in Uganda now wants the government to process a Constitutional amendment introducing a 'Transitional Government' which will cater for a situation of no elections at a time when they are constitutionally supposed to take place.
16:31
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CCEDU Wants Special Law on 2021 Polls 2021 elections 1 4

The former Minister for Ethics and Integrity wondered why the government does not view the Covid-19 pandemic as an emergency which can lead to the postponement of the polls.
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2021 Election: Gov’t Declines to Declare State of Emergency 2021 elections 1 4 Top story

Kamuntu argued that periodic elections are now part of Uganda’s historical mission for sustainable peace, security and stability. He explained that Ugandan expect to have a chance to choose their leaders every 5 years through elections, adding that this can only be achieved if Electoral Commission executes its mandate.
20:34
20:34

Presidential Aspirant Charles Rwomushana Given Green Light to Consult Voters 2021 elections

EC Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi told Rwomushana that the number of people who should attend his consultation meetings must conform to the Ministry of Health guidelines on gatherings. Through the President, the government banned any meeting exceeding five people, while burials were restricted to 30 people and weddings must be attended by not more than 10 people.
17:09
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EC Tasked to Address Anticipated Cyber Violence During Virtual Campaigns 2021 elections 1 2 Top story

Addressing journalists at their headquarters, Sandra Komuhimbo, the UWONET Research Knowledge and Advocacy Manager, says it is important for Electoral Commission to think through on how to manage cyber violence including bullying and harassment and how they will be able to truck and arrest the perpetrators.
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It is Misleading to Call 2021 Elections Scientific - Electoral Commission 2

On the other hand however, scientific is also a common slang used to mean anything that is not true or legitimate. In referring to elections, if someone says “There was science in his victory” it means that there was cheating and other malpractices that led to victory . So maybe it’s safer to conclude that the use of the word scientific in referring to this election probably dents the credibility of the election even before the first ballot is cast.
10:25
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NRM Still Stuck on How to Proceed With Scientific Party Election 2021 elections 1 1

Not even four days of meeting of the Central Executive Committee, the second highest organ of the party was able to break the jinx that has become the 2021 scientific elections.
14:58
14:58

DP's Mao Wants Parliament to Discuss Postponing 2021 Elections 1 3 Top story

“Some of the places don’t have the media facilities that make a digital campaign. In some places they will not even know that voting is going on. If the coronavirus pandemic is this serious, then postponing the election is a viable option because we are the one who make the laws, and we are the one who change the laws. How come they are so enthusiastic to change term limits and age limits but when it comes to facilitating voters to make informed choices now they are reluctant,” Mao wondered.
17:45
17:45

Tumukunde Rejects EC Plans of Printing Ballot Papers in Uganda Henry Tumukunde 3

Speaking on Wednesday at his home in Kololo, Tumukunde said printing ballots has potential for leakage and duplication which will compromise the integrity of the 2021 elections.
14:03
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Tumukunde Calls for Extension of 2021 Elections 2

Speaking to journalists at his home in Kololo, Tumukunde said it’s impractical to have ‘meaningful’ elections in the country where people can choose their leaders in free and fair manner, going by the electoral commission revised roadmap.
18:43
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Political Parties Urge EC to Listen Before Continuing with Scientific Elections 2021 elections 6

In a meeting held at the Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala, the leaders of different registered political parties faulted the Electoral Commission for coming up with a revised roadmap that will see the 2021 elections held without public campaigns.
23:43
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Museveni Rallies Ugandans to Support Scientific Elections President Museveni 1

He said the three questions included the possibility of safely holding conventional elections of mass rallies and processions even in the absence of a vaccine or clear treatment for the virus. According to Museveni, the commission had also considered the possibility of postponing elections.
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2021 Elections; How Practical are Scientific Campaigns for Uganda? 6 3 Top story

The Electoral Commission, a body charged with organizing elections announced a revised roadmap on Tuesday suggesting that there will be no open-air campaigns in line with the ministry of health guidelines that prohibits mass gatherings in order to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
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Accepting Scientific Election is Escorting Museveni to Victory - Opposition Asuman Basalirwa 4

They argue that the law obliges the Electoral Commission to organize a normal election, and if it can’t, like in the present circumstance, it should throw back the matter to parliament to amend the existing laws to either provide for an election in such circumstances or postpone it to such a date that it is possible to hold it normally.
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