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07:27
07:27

Violence Shouldn’t Define 2021 Elections –MPs democracy 5 1

MPs from across the political divide asked the government to ensure that all rights should continue to be protected even when the country embarks on the democratic process. Their remarks come after the conclusion of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries which were marred with violence, rigging and other irregularities.
13:02
13:02

Batuwa Wins FDC Primaries for Jinja West MP Seat election 1

Last month, Batuwa was declared the winner with 47 votes against Kawanguzi's 27 votes. However, the results nullified on grounds that it was marred with irregularities.
11:41
11:41

Peer Review Mechanism to Adopt Museveni’s Bottlenecks to Africa's Development government 2 1

Prof. Eddy Maloka, APRM Chief Executive Officer, says the agency feels that the bottlenecks highlight almost all the cross-cutting issues which are affecting all states in the continent.
20:51
20:51

Radio Station Premises Closed Over Tax Arrears Uganda 3

Bagamuhunda also operates Freedom Institute for Law and ICT Studies (FILIS) under Freedom Radio in the same building. Our reporter visited the radio station premises along Bwankosya drive in Kabale municipality and found it locked with two padlocks.
07:10
07:10

Negative Press Is a Necessary Element of Democracy – US Envoy good governance 2

Ambassador Malac observes that while critical reporting may be irritating, it does not justify physical attacks, threats or harassment against journalists. This was in her statement delivered at the closure of a National Conference on the World Press Freedom Day in Kampala, Wednesday.
17:31
17:31

Experts List Challenges to Uganda's Democracy patronage politics 3 1

During a panel discussion at parliament to commemorate the International Day of Democracy this afternoon, there was consensus that the vices like corruption and nepotism have derailed democracy over the past 30 years.
12:47
12:47

Case Challenging Fees for MP Aspirants Fails to Take Off democracy

On November 4th, Iddi Ouma and Paul Ssembajjwe applied to the Constitutional Court for an interim injunction to stop Electoral Commission and the Attorney General from demanding the nomination fees from parliamentary aspirants.
16:25
16:25

MPs react to President Kenyatta address to Parliament democracy 7 1

The Opposition in Parliament has tasked government to desist from deviating from the principles of democracy if Uganda is to grow into a fully fledged free state.
14:15
14:15

MP Atiku Admits Chairing NRM Caucus Meeting democracy 1 3

Hamza Manzu, the Arua FDC party chairperson told URN that they had resolved to summon the MP to explain why he chaired the NRM meeting and state his position in the opposition party.
08:02
08:02

Proposed Nomination Fees Will Reserve Public Office for the Rich democracy 2

Western Region youth MP Gerald Karuhanga says that Obua’s proposal is discriminative and will leave leadership to only the rich who are not necessarily the best in society.
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