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07:36
07:36

Luwero Candidates Reject Guidelines for Using Outdoor Megaphones Police 1 5

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 4 1

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 1 2 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 Eric Sabiiti 1 2

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
13:08
13:08

EC Fails to Conduct Nominations on First Come, First Serve Basis 2021 elections 1 3 Top story

Many aspirants who came in late were handpicked by some Electoral official's bypassing those that showed up as early as 5:30 a.m to participate in the exercise which started today.
18:57
18:57

Parliament Summons Justice Minister Over EC's Stance on Candidates' Names 1 3

The directive issued by the Speaker followed a concern raised by the Soroti Woman MP that the EC was considering not nominating aspirants who have names that differ from those on their academic papers
14:27
14:27

Court Dismisses Application Seeking to Block Elections in 89 Constituencies 1

Justice Musa Ssekaana the Deputy Head of Civil Division on Friday noted that Muhumuza had not proved that he will suffer irreparable damages if elections proceeded in the constituencies.
11:22
11:22

Committee Rejects Opposition Proposals on EC Appointments 1 Top story

Article 60 of the Constitution empowers the President to appoint the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and 5 members of the Electoral Commission with the approval of Parliament. The Article says the appointees must be of high moral character, possess considerable experience and demonstrate competence in the conduct of public affairs.
15:17
15:17

Mabirizi Petitions East African Court Over New Parliamentary Positions Judiciary 3 2 Top story

Mabirizi argues that the law requires Electoral Commission to review the division of Uganda into constituencies within twelve months after the publication of census results, which wasn’t the case. It is on these grounds that he wants court to first block the elections pending the determination of his petition.
14:40
14:40

Posters Defaced As Campaigns Heat Up In Luweero defacing posters 1 3 Top story

Isma Nasur, a campaigner for Gaddafi Nasur, says that they have decided to deploy vigilantes to arrest the people behind defacing their posters.
22:03
22:03

Electoral Commission Okays Nominations of Persons Missing on SIGs Register 2

According to the Aug 3rd, 2020 circular issued by the Acting Electoral Commission Secretary General, Leonard Mulekwa, the Commission has decided that persons appearing on the National Voter’s Register in their respective parishes of residence but are missing on the SIGs register should be nominated and included on the register.
12:04
12:04

Terego Councilors Protest Delays to Conduct Interim Elections 4 1

According to the Local Government Act, interim elections are supposed to be conducted in six months after the creation of a new district.
17:36
17:36

Attorney General asked to Explain 2021 Ballot Paper Deal Dispute 1 2 Top story

The directive followed concerns by Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda over the failure by the Attorney General William Byaruhanga or the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Ephraim Kamuntu to respond to his earlier queries about the procurement process for the printing of ballot paper ahead of the 2021 general election.
15:35
15:35

Lawyer Sues EC for Locking Out Citizens from National Voters Register 2021 Elections 2 1

Nagami is seeking a declaration that the Electoral Commission's conduct of closing the exercise of updating the National Voter's Register one year before the general elections amount to disfranchisement of the persons who have attained 18 years of age between December 2019 and 2020.
15:36
15:36

EC Confirms Nine Internal Election Observers Ahead of 2021 Polls 1 Top story

According to Hajjat Lubega, the election observer accreditation committee received several applications from different groups seeking to observe the election but only 9 met the qualifications set by the Commission.
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