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23:40
23:40

Inter-Religious Council Calls for Peace Ahead of 2021 General Elections Secretary General 1 3

Joshua Kitakule, IRCU Secretary General said that as religious leaders, they are much aware that a number of past general elections were characterized by violence cases which saw some people lose their lives while others sustain severe injuries.
16:31
16:31

Luwero District Youths Elections Postponed Over Candidate's Age Petition

According to the petitioner, Nakalyango lied to EC during the nomination exercise claiming that she was born in 1998 and is 22 years but her National ID clearly shows that she is 34 years. Nakalyango told URN that she erred while registering for the National ID.
12:14
12:14

Inconsistent Names Bite Agago Woman Aspirant

Robert Onoba, Agago district returning officer says Acan presented academic documents for both O’level and A’level bearing the name Janet Acan Francis but her National ID had Janet Acan.
08:48
08:48

Unfulfilled Pledges Still Shape Political Campaigns in Luwero nominations 1 4

Almost all candidates indicated that their focus for the campaign is on the unfulfilled pledges by the NRM government to the people of Luwero district, where the National Resistance Army waged a guerrilla war for the Liberation of Uganda.
19:20
19:20

NRM Wins PWD Elections in Luwero 1 5

The Former Luwero District CAO Fredrick Kyeyune (Independent) who lost the elections accepted the results but said it was unfortunate to lose.
15:24
15:24

Wakiso Parliamentary Races Crowded With Contenders 2

Nansana Municipality and Busiro East constituencies have the biggest number of aspirants each with 15 people who picked nomination forms, followed by Kyaddondo East and Makindye Sabagabo Municipality where each has nine aspirants. Kira municipality comes next with seven people wishing to oust sitting MP Ibrahim Ssemuju Nganda.
05:33
05:33

MPs Seek Suspension of Local Council Nominations 3 1

The Legislators have expressed concern over the age restrictions placed by the law on LCIII chairperson aspirants at Sub County, Municipal or City Division level who need to be 30 years or above to qualify to stand for these positions. A number of aspirants have already been blocked from nomination on grounds of being underage.
07:50
07:50

Candidates Clash for FDC Party Flag at Nomination Centre Nominations 1 6

Muhanguzi says that he was shocked to learn that Namagembe had documents introducing her to EC as the FDC candidate for Kasangati 1 woman councilor despite the fact that it was never stamped by his office as required by the party constitution.
12:12
12:12

Former Arrow Boys Fighter Collects Signatures to Contest Against Museveni 1 3 Top story

Ebetu intends to contest as an independent and is currently traversing Acholi Sub Region to gather signatures from not less than 100 registered voters in each district as required by the Electoral Commission for his nomination.
07:40
07:40

EC Delivers Nomination Forms to Wakiso 3

Wakiso district returning officer Tolbert Musinguzi says that interested candidates from parliament to LCIII councilors can now pick the forms for preparation to be nominated at appropriate times as set by the commission.
17:51
17:51

PWD Leaders Seek Change in Special Interest Groups Election Process 2 3

However, the Secretary for Masaka Disability Council John Bosco Lukwago argues that the process is marred by inconsistencies that do not provide a fair platform or even allow for equal participation of all persons with disabilities.
17:31
17:31

Environmental Activist Drops Presidential Bid 1 5

Addressing a press conference at Tropic Inn Hotel in Masaka town on Friday, Mugerwa noted that he has decided to rally behind the Kyadondo East MP and National Unity Platform-NUP leader Robert Kyagulanyi.
09:32
09:32

Inadequate Voter Education Bothers CSO's Ahead of 2021 Elections 4

Shifah Kateregga, the Executive Director of Human Rights Defenders Masaka-HURIDEM has faulted the Electoral Commission for not sufficiently fulfilling its mandate. Instead, she says, the Electoral Commission has relinquished its mandate to politicians who are also using the opportunity to amplify their political biases.
12:36
12:36

Elders Reject Virtual Campaigns, Seek Special Plan for Karamoja 5

The districts of Amudat, Nabilatuk, Kaabong, Karenga and Napak in Karamoja, all do not have a single radio station. The elders say that even in districts with radio stations, community members do not have radio sets, which presents another challenge for candidates and their voters.
15:51
15:51

Scientific Election Plan Stirs Mixed Reaction Among Local Council Leaders 3 1

Mudashiruh Bbaale, the Kyesiiga sub-county Speaker appreciates the new campaign model as a better approach that will save the communities from the commotions that usually dominate political campaigns.
07:33
07:33

Kwizera Wants EC Chairperson Arrested for Contempt of Court Simon Byabakama 1 Top story

On December, 27th, 2019, a Panel of five Constitutional Court Judges led by Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo ordered six legislators from newly created municipalities to vacate their seats on grounds that they were elected to represent non-existent constituencies.
18:53
18:53

Voter's Register Display Exercise: Kasese Municipality Records Low Turn Up voters 1 3 Top story

The display officer, who only identified herself as Samantha, said there was a low turn up since the exercise begun. She also said that a number of voters, who didn’t find their names on the register, said they wouldn’t bother checking at the neighboring stations.
16:45
16:45

Makerere Council Passes Students Electoral Regulations university 1

But Ezra Byakutangaza, the 85th Guild Speaker and acting Guild President says some core amendments proposed by the students and presented to council were not considered.
10:53
10:53

Parliament Maintains UGX 3M Nomination Fees for Aspirants William Byaruhanga 5 1 Top story

the Budadiri West Member of Parliament, Nathan Nandala Mafabi called for the revision of the nomination fees for parliamentary candidates from Shillings 2 million to Shillings 200,000.
07:27
07:27

People Power Considering ‘Plan B’ after Botched Consultative Meeting law 1 4 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, what transpired at Ndeeba is a clear indication that whatever they do will be reject by police, which keep hiding behind sections of several acts.
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