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10:32
10:32

NUP Wins Nakawa, Makindye Division Mayoral Seats NRM 2 1

The National Unity Platform-NUP party Paul Mugambe and Ali Kasirye have been declared winners of the Nakawa division and the Makindye Division Mayoral race respectively.
12:07
12:07

Rain Disrupts Division Mayors, Councillor Polls in Kampala, Wakiso hoima lc3 elections 1 Top story

At Victorious primary school polling station in Rubaga North, polling agents and officials rushed to the nearby shops for shelter as they waited for the rain to stop. Some ballot papers fell in stagnant water as the officials rushed for shelter.
15:52
15:52

Gov't Blames NRM Buganda Loss on Sectarianism but Mengo Blames Corruption, Killings NUP 3 1

The Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo has asked the Catholic Church and Buganda Kingdom to stick to their core roles instead of meddling in politics.
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.
10:09
10:09

Internet Shutdown Prevented Violence- Minister Kutesa electoral violence 2 Top story

"The temporary shutdown of the internet was a necessary step to stop the vitriolic language and incitement to violence. It is noteworthy that despite efforts by internal and external actors to promote violence, the Government of Uganda has been able to preserve peace,” Kutesa said.
09:25
09:25

Agents Withhold Declaration Forms Over Pay 2021 elections 4 1

The agents say that although they diligently represented their candidate some of who have won the elections, they did not have lunch and have not been paid as promised.
11:10
11:10

11 Candidates Run in Kampala Lord Mayor Race lord mayor election 5

Kampala district registrar and returning officer Frederick Muwaya says there are 36 contenders for division lord mayors, and 484 for Kampala Capital City Authority councilors and 2,904 for division councilors.
07:58
07:58

Security Blocks US Ambassador from Visiting Kyagulanyi electoral violence 1 Top story

“The United States regularly meets with actors across Uganda’s political spectrum as part of its diplomatic engagement. The purpose of Ambassador Brown’s visit was to check on Mr. Kyagulanyi’s health and safety, given that he’s effectively been unable to leave his home, with security forces surrounding his residence,” reads a statement from the US embassy.
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.
13:17
13:17

Kabuleta Rejects Presidential Election Results President Museveni 2 1

According to results released on Saturday, by the Electoral Commission, President Yoweri Museveni emerged the eventual winner with 5,851,037 representing 58.64 per cent of the votes, while the main challenger Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu polled 3,475,298 votes representing34.83 per cent.
19:26
19:26

Police Resorts to Arresting Pro-Kyagulanyi Online Broadcasters facebook 3 1 Top story

The Director of Operations Uganda Police Force, Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Edward Ochom recently told journalists at a press briefing that 17 of the pro- Kyagulanyi broadcasters were picked up broadcasting live while wearing press jackets.
16:30
16:30

ACTV Projects Spike in Torture Cases ahead of Elections electoral violence 2 1

Kigoye explained that there is a tendency of the torture cases going high during elections especially relating to issues to do with arbitrary arrests, police brutality, physical abuse, unlawful detentions and intimidation among others.
15:17
15:17

Internet, Social Media Disrupted Ahead of Thursday Polls facebook 1 1

Many Ugandans are now unable to access Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp or even connect to the Virtual Private Network-VPN, which initially bypassed government blockades and the Over the Top-OTT taxes.
12:55
12:55

IGAD Election Observers to Meet Presidential Candidates Electoral Violence 1 1

The team comprises of 22 observers led by the Head of Mission Siraj Fegessa, who is also the Director of Peace and Security at IGAD.
16:25
16:25

Kyagulanyi Seeks ICC Indictment against President Museveni NUP 3 1

The Hague based court prosecutes the most serious crimes that are of concern to the international community. These include crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Although it had been proposed that the Court should prosecute the crime of aggression, the state parties have not yet agreed on a definition.
16:30
16:30

Food Supplies Dwindle in Kampala Markets Ahead of Elections 2021 elections 4 1

The supply of some produce and fresh foods has gone down because market vendors receive few buyers, less food is transported from the villages and the fear of incurring losses, when vendors buy food and no one buys it.
19:27
19:27

Voters Will Not Be Allowed to Witness Vote Counting-EC 2021 elections 1 2

Simon Byabakama, the Electoral Commission Chairperson said that in the wake of COVID-19, they will allow specific people like agents of candidates, EC officials and security personnel only at the polling stations.
22:09
22:09

NUP Develops App to Monitor Election Results President Museveni 1 3

Kyagulanyi says that the application will help them in ensuring that they tighten every noose that can be used to rig votes.
13:19
13:19

East Africa Law Society Condemns Human Rights Violations in Uganda President Museveni 1

The East African Law Society (EALS) has said it is collecting evidence that will enable investigations into human rights violation and state of rule of law in Uganda ahead of the 2021 elections.
11:45
11:45

Kyagulanyi Heads to Mpigi after Botched Campaign in Kalangala NUP 4 1 Top story

Kyagulanyi had earlier suspended his campaign following the death of his bodyguard Frank Senteza on Sunday. The campaign trail resumed on Wednesday with a series of meetings planned in the island district of Kalangala.
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