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17:28
17:28

Statement on Beating Journalists was A 'joke Blown out of Proportion' - Ochola 2021 elections 1 3

Ochola, early this year told a joint security press briefing that the police would continue beating journalists for their own safety. At the time, several journalists had sustained injuries from the campaign trail where they were hit with batons, rubber bullets and teargas canisters, in what appeared to be a direct attack against media practitioners.
18:52
18:52

Nancy Kalembe Wants EC Funding to Presidential Candidates Reinstated 2021 elections 1 3

Appearing before the Human Rights Committee of parliament on Wednesday, Kalembe who garnered 38,772 votes says that she faced difficulties during the campaigns due to inadequate funds.
17:25
17:25

Amuriat Skeptical About Electoral Violence Probe 2021 elections 5 1

Amuriat was today appearing before the Parliamentary Human Rights Committee which is investigating cases of electoral violence that were witnessed and experienced in the recent general elections. Amuriat, also the president of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party told the committee that he experienced untold humiliation and brutality, all through the campaign.
15:19
15:19

Kalembe, Tumukunde Snub Human Rights Committee Probe 2021 elections 1 2

According to Wejuli, of the three presidential candidates, only Amuriat communicated, saying that he had lost someone and was heading for burial and asked the committee to reschedule the meeting after Easter week.
14:10
14:10

Human Rights Committee Finally Gets Money for Electoral Violence Probe 2021 Elections 1

The Human Rights Committee will not be able to cover the several parts of the country like they had planned but will only go to 8 districts of Ntungamo, Masaka, Mbale, Mayuge, Lira, Gulu, Kampala and Wakiso due to funding.
11:38
11:38

MPs Call for Wider Consultations on Proposed 7-Year Term 2021 elections 4 1

Members of Parliament have called for wider consultations on the proposal to extend the term of Members of Parliament and the Presidency from the current five years to seven years.
17:44
17:44

Parliament's Probe on Electoral Violence Suffers Setback Over Funding funds 1 1 Top story

The Human Rights Committee Chairperson Janepher Egunyu Nantume told URN that they are facing some administrative challenges, which have hindered the start of the work. According to a source within the committee, Parliament didn’t budget for standing committees in the third quarter and they are only waiting for the next course of action.
15:58
15:58

Fact Check: Eastern Uganda Has More Representatives in Parliament 2021 elections 1 2

However, Uganda Radio Network (URN)'s fact check shows that Eastern Uganda which comprised of sub-regions categorized as Elgon, Kiira, and Eastern (Teso), has a total of 144 Members of Parliament. These represent a total of 101 constituencies, 40 districts and three special interest group representatives; one for the youth, the elderly and the other representing persons with disabilities.
15:04
15:04

MPs Ponder Between Principled Oulanyah and Lenient Kadaga 2021 elections 1 3 Top story

According to Bunyole West Member of Parliament James Waluswaka Oulanyah is very strict on time and challenges the MPs so much, while Kadaga is accommodative, even for those who are less informed, comical, spontaneous and somewhat ill-prepared for debates.
14:14
14:14

Stella Nyanzi Not Broken; Parliamentary Bid Was a Great Experience Dr. Stella Nyanzi 1 3

With a cumulative total of 60,564 votes, Nyanzi came third in the race won by Shamim Malende, the National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate. Malende who polled 312,104 votes was followed by the National Resistance Movement candidate Faridah Nambi with 93,867 votes.
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".
13:51
13:51

Why More Ugandans are Contesting for Parliamentary Seats 2021 elections 5 1 Top story

Henry Muguzi from the Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring (ACFIM) says that over the past years, a lot of things have happened on the political arena. H says politics is more paying compared to other sectors in the country, making it the most attractive for anyone who wants to make money.
08:32
08:32

2021 Elections: More than half of the Parliamentary Candidates Are Independents MPs 2 6 Top story

According to the data, Jinja Division North has the highest number of independents with 12 candidates followed by Samia Bugwe County North with 11 independents and Kigulu County South with 10 Independents. Others are Bbale County, Nakawa West, Kigulu North with 9 independent candidates each.
15:19
15:19

30 MPs Not Returning to Parliament NRM 3 1

At least 30 Members of the 10th Parliament will not return in the next Parliament, after they willingly exited the race or were defeated in the party primaries and didn’t contest as independents.
16:30
16:30

Gender Ministry Rallies Non-Unionized Workers to Vote for Parliamentary Representatives electoral college 1 1

The Ministry of Gender, Labor and social development has said workers will now be ably represented in Parliament due to the participation of non-unionized worker in the Workers MPs election.
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.
16:35
16:35

National PWD Representative Nalule Bounced During Nomination for MPs nominations 4 1

The Electoral Commission for Kampala District today turned away National female representative for Persons with disability Safia Nalule who had turned up for nominations
20:37
20:37

66 Candidates Nominated on Day-One in Kampala 2021 elections 1

The Kampala woman's parliamentary seat has seven candidates, and so is Nakawa East, and Makindye East, Lubaga North has four candidates, Kawempe North and Makindye West have six candidates each, while Kampala Central has five candidates.
17:10
17:10

Six Nominated for Kampala Woman MP Race Nominations 1 3

Shamim Malende says that it’s unfortunate that she was sent back to get photos without a red beret, but thank God she finally managed to get nominated after bringing new photos.
10:13
10:13

Military Police Deploys as Nomination of Parliamentary Candidates Kick Off in Ntinda 2021 elections 1 1 Top story

Moses Wegulo, the Officer in Charge of Ntinda Police Station, says the deployment is meant to ensure strict adherence to the nomination guidelines issued by Electoral Commission.
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