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12:07
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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
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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.
09:19
09:19

Human Rights Watch Raises Red Flag on Uganda's Election 2021 elections 1

The agency cited wanton killings by security forces, arrests and beatings of opposition supporters and journalists, disruption of opposition rallies, and a shutdown of the internet as major setbacks in the pursuit of democracy and the rule of law.
18:31
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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
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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.
07:34
07:34

NUP, FDC Candidates Bicker over Inflated Results in Kampala Makerere University 1 2

Trouble started at 3 a.m. when the results of Nkrumah Hall polling station in Makerere University showed a different result from what appeared on the FDC candidate’s declaration form. It is said that instead of the 55 votes that the NUP candidate Winston Nsibirwa got from the polling station, the tally showed 65, an excess of 10 votes.
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
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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 3 1

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".
13:17
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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.
05:02
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Museveni Explains why Government Blocked Facebook in Uganda NRM 3 1

President Museveni has explained that the social media, Facebook has been blocked by Government, after the National Resistance Movement (NRM) supporter’s accounts were pulled down.
19:26
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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
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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.
13:26
13:26

Facebook Blocks Anti-Bobi Wine Accounts social media 2 1 Top story

Hundreds Facebook accounts in Uganda that have been posting anti-Bobi Wine messages have been pulled down by global giant that has 2.7billion users, more than a third of the world's population
18:10
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Development Partners Call for Peaceful, Credible Elections 2021 elections 1

The ambassadors note that a democratic state requires free and vibrant media and civil society with a level playing field underpinned by rights to freedom of assembly and expression.
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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.
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