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15:42
15:42

Mukono LCV Chairperson Withdraws from Race Hours to Completion of Voting 2 1 Top story

Ssenyonga announced his withdrawal from the race shortly after casting his vote at Seeta Church of Uganda Primary School playground, which hosts seven polling stations.
17:38
17:38

Police Yet to Find Missing Gulu EC Staff 1

Tabu, disappeared on Friday when he had gone to buy food for his colleagues who were caught up in the office located in Senior Quarters in Gulu City.
14:26
14:26

Chief Justice Summons Top City Lawyers to Discuss Presidential Election Petitions Eric Sabiiti 1 Top story

In his December 7th, 2020 invitation letter to the lawyers, the Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo says the invitees will convene at Mestil Hotel with Supreme Court Justices on Presidential Election Petitions.
17:57
17:57

Court Dismisses Forgery Case Against EC Lawyers Hamidu Lugoloobi 1 Top story

During the hearing, Hamidu Lugoloobi accused the applicant of lying because the available evidence shows that he was in court and personally signed the consent document that was later endorsed by Justice Nambayo. Lugoloobi said the consent was done in the presence of Kalali and his lawyers, Earnest Isaac Muwanga and Geoffrey Mutyaba.
15:09
15:09

EC Denominates Two Parliamentary Candidates in Terego District 3 4 Top story

"In view of the foregoing, the commission under minute comp. 197 (a) 2020 resolved that candidate was ineligible to participate in the above-captioned nomination and accordingly, the commission reversed the decision of the Returning Officer Terego electoral district of nominating the Respondent” reads the letter addressed to Egama Sam Raxton Adrapi signed by the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama in part.
10:49
10:49

Gulu City FDC Mayoral Candidate Petitions EC Over Voter Bribery Christopher Acire 1 Top story

According to Acire, Okwonga collected T-shirts with his portrait from his supporters after bribing them and asked each of them to recruit five members from his camp; something he said is against the laws governing elections in the country.
15:49
15:49

Four Foreign Firms Awarded Ballot Printing Contract 1

According to a press statement issued by the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Abu Dhabi-based United Printing and Publishing firm will be responsible for the printing of ballot papers for the Presidential and Directly-elected Member of Parliament.
17:58
17:58

Women Activists Want EC to Control Security Operations in Campaigns 3 1

Speaking at a press briefing organised by the Forum for Women in Democracy at Mestil hotel in Nsambya, Sarah Birete, the Executive Director Center for Constitutional Governance, said security agencies have hijacked the electoral process.
18:25
18:25

EC, Presidential Candidates To Review Campaigns 1 3 Top story

Bukenya says all the presidential candidates have been notified of the meeting, adding that they are expected to attend in person. “This meeting won't disrupt the normal campaign schedule, the candidates’ campaigns, and meeting can still go on because the candidate will be represented by their official campaign agents,” Says Bukenya.
12:05
12:05

EC Warns Presidential, Parliamentary Candidates on Violation of Guidelines 1

On Monday 9th, campaign meetings for Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Government councils elections kicked off across the country with candidates trying to woe voters ahead of the 14th January 2021 general election.
16:23
16:23

Applicant Responds With More Insults As Supreme Court Judges Task Him to Explain Abuses Contempt of Court 2 1 Top story

According to the Justices, Ssebadduka used abusive language in his petition when he described them as a “council of fools.” He also described Electoral Commission and its Chairperson, Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, Ministry of Health and President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as ignorant and unintelligible on the basics of COVID-19.
09:07
09:07

Kyagulanyi's Campaigns in Kitgum, Pader Hang in Balance As Authorities Deny Him Venues 1

Pader Town Council Town clerk, Alice Ajok, says that the venue had already been booked for a different activity, which she declined to divulge.
07:36
07:36

Luwero Candidates Reject Guidelines for Using Outdoor Megaphones Police 5 1

Luwero District Returning Officer Nathan Nabaasa asked candidates who intend to use outdoor megaphone community radios for their campaigns, to submit details about their activities to him, with a copy to the Police. Nabaasa also cautioned candidates against attracting crowds.
10:10
10:10

Nakaseke MP Candidates Ask Police To Treat Them Equally 1 4

Esther Nakawooya the DP candidate for District Woman MP race says that the campaigns will only remain peaceful if Police enforce the electoral laws fairly and treat each candidate equally.
09:44
09:44

Makindye Parliamentary Aspirants Defy EC, COVID-19 Guidelines to Campaign Uganda police 3 3

At least five parliamentary candidates have been holding campaigns since being nominated on 15th and 16th October 2020 without permission or clearance from the EC.
11:13
11:13

Unusual Calmness Covers Kampala on Day Two of Nominations 2021 election 2 1

This morning, a few Security officers are seen walking on the streets with hardly any deployment at the Kampala Electoral Commission Offices in Ntinda, where nominations are taking place. The place is calm but silently active with the processions, even as more parliamentary aspirants walk-in for nomination.
15:49
15:49

Kampala NRM Woman MP Candidate Defies EC on Processions Nominations 2 1 Top story

Asked why she had chosen to hold a procession contrary to the guidelines issued by the Commission, Nambi told Uganda Radio Network-URN that she secured permission from Police, which okayed the procession with a limited number of people.
11:16
11:16

Nsereko, Nyanzi Quietly March to Kampala Nomination Centre 1

Although they were expected to appear amidst pomp with their supporters at the Kampala EC Nomination offices in Ntinda, Uganda Radio Network-URN observed a section of aspirants walk in early with two to four people in their company and later sat quietly waiting for nomination.
09:04
09:04

EC, UCC Grilled Over Scientific Elections Impact on Freedoms 2020 Elections 8 5

During the dialogue, Lawyer Daniel Walyemera trashed UCC's regulations and minimum broadcasting standards as a vague document used to violate media freedom.
18:31
18:31

EC accused of Forging Lawyer's Signature To Disenfranchise Diaspora Ugandans, Prisoners Steven Kalali 2 1

Kalali, bitter that his signature was forged to mislead court that he had reached agreement with the EC, now wants court to set aside the contentious order such that prisoners can go ahead and vote in 2021 general elections
Jan 67 results