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11:39
11:39

Electoral Reform Bills Debate: MPs Oppose Restrictions On Independents 7 1 Top story

Legislators led by the Igara East MP, Michael Mawanda and Soroti Woman MP; Angeline Osegge lauded the committee for rejecting the proposal. Mawanda reiterated that the proposal contravenes a number of provisions in the 1995 Uganda Constitution
20:22
20:22

UJCC Against Deployment of Army During Elections 3 5

The Executive Secretary of Uganda Joint Christian Council -UJCC, Fr. Constantine Mbonabingi says the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces should not be deployed during elections to demilitarise the process.
07:26
07:26

Legal Committee Granted More Time for Consultations on Electoral Reforms 3

Oboth noted that while the committee has so far organised four regional meetings and some public hearings to collect views on the five Bills, there are still some parties who have expressed interest in making submissions as well.
17:48
17:48

CCEDU Proposes UGX 10m Fine for Threatening Candidates, Supporters 5

Presenting the consolidated views of CCEDU on the electoral reform bills to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Wednesday, the Executive Director of Constitutional Center for Governance, Sarah Birete, proposed that individuals who use a weapon to threaten, intimidate, or behaves in a manner which has an effect of threatening or intimidating a candidate, a supporter of a candidate, voter, election official or candidate's agent to be penalized.
19:35
19:35

Electoral Reform Bills: EC Opposes Move to Delay Elections in New Districts Justice Byabakama 4 1 Top story

Electoral commission has opposed the proposal that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections. The proposal is among several others in the Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill, 2019.
19:43
19:43

Approach of Parliamentary Consultations on Electoral Reforms Disputed in Masaka 6 1 Top story

Agnes Namusiitwa, one of the regional coordinators of the Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy-CEDDU in Masaka, says the committee hardly interfaced with 50 people in Masaka.
09:11
09:11

Masaka Voters Reject Proposed Restrictions on Independents 4 1 Top story

Agnes Namusiitwa, the Kakuuto Sub County Female Councilor to Kyotera district local government, says the proposal curtails principals of democracy, especially in scenarios where political parties fail to organize free primaries. Namusitwa, who is also Secretary of the Greater Masaka Civil Society advocacy group, is afraid that the bill will fuel dictatorial tendencies in political parties.
May 7 results