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EC Calls on Candidates to Report Cases of Security Interference During Campaigns 2021 Elections 1 1

He said although it’s good to inform the media about the obstacles that they face while crisscrossing the country looking for support, they [media] can’t do much in coming up with solutions to these impediments.
15:27
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Presidential Candidate Amuriat, FDC Leaders Defy COVID-19 Guidelines in Gulu City Christopher Acire 1

The leaders and supporters were all wearing FDC branded T-shirts with pictures of Betty Aol Ocan, Amuriat and Acire, they held a procession within the wall fenced residence led by the UWMFO brass band, they jubilated and ululated, rejoiced, sang songs of victory in the 2021 elections.
16:34
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Mao Calls for End to Tribalism as he Joins Presidential Race 2021 Elections 7 3

Mao said that for many years, politicians in Uganda have wanted to ride on their tribal, religious and ethnic backgrounds as vehicles to leadership, while at the same time wrecking the country. Mao was addressing a press conference moments after his nomination to contest for the Presidency.
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18:42

NRM Opposes Printing Ballot Papers from Abroad 2021 Elections 2

Lumumba said that the government adopted the policy on local enterprise promotion’ the Buy Uganda Build Uganda initiative, and therefore, it is incumbent upon all government agencies including the Electoral Commission to follow it.
18:34
18:34

Elect Leaders Who Will Empower the Judiciary-Owiny-Dollo 2021 Elections 8 6

Dollo’s also asked Civil Society Organizations, the development partners and voters to compel leaders to ensure that there is at least one Grade One Magistrates Court in each part of the country.
17:49
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While NRM Courts Its Rebels, NUP Vows to Fight Its Independents 2021 Elections 4 4 Top story

While NRM Secretary General Kasule Lumumba was announcing the party decision to hold peace talks with the new independents, NUP spokesman Joel Senyonyi was declaring the war against independents who got nomination after being denied the young party's flag.
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Presidential Race 2021: Four More Aspirants Submit Signatures To EC For Verification Paul Bukenya 2

According to the guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission, the body charged with organizing elections in Uganda, aspirants were supposed to submit signatures of their nominators two weeks before the nomination which will take place next month on November 2-3.
13:39
13:39

Busiro East Candidate Arrested for Defying Orders on Processions 2021 Elections 1 1

Matovu, who narrowly lost to Medard Lubega Sseggona in the 2016 elections, had come for nomination with a number of people and cars contrary to the guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission. The guidelines restricted aspirants to only two vehicles, with three people each.
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Rivals Say Sseggona is a Good MP but... 2021 Elections 5

Four of the seven candidates who want to replace Sseggona say that although it is so important to focus on national issues in parliament, an MP should also pay attention to the local problems of the people he represents.
11:35
11:35

EC Abandons Nomination Schedule to Prioritize Emergency Cases 2021 Elections 1 4

Aspirants from the five divisions of Kawempe, Lubaga, Nakawa, Makindye and Kampala central started arriving at the Electoral Commission Offices in Ntinda, as early as 7 a.m., in line with a schedule with pre-booked nomination times. However, several people requested for special consideration, away from the schedule.
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EC Warns Aspirants Against Moving With Supporters at Nomination Venues Paul Bukenya 1

Bukenya called upon candidates not to hold after nomination campaigns, adding that there will be an opportunity for the candidates to hold campaigns after the harmonization process of the campaign schedules.
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Most Candidates in 2021 Election are Just "Merchants After Money" - Activists 2021 Elections 4 1

The ACFIM executive director Henry Muguzi said that most people seek leadership in political parties and national offices to use influence of the office to enrich themselves.
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Three Presidential Aspirants have Submitted Signatures to EC - Bukenya Paul Bukenya

It should be recalled that over 60 people expressed interest in challenging President Museveni for the top job in Uganda by picking nomination forms. However, with only four days left to the deadline of submitting signatures to the Electoral Commission for verification, there is doubt whether all those who picked nomination forms will return them.
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NUP Struggles to Convince Rejected Aspirants Not to Seek Nomination Joel Ssenyonyi

Several aspirants who were never chosen expressed dismay on the criteria that was used to select flag bearers. Some accused senior party members or their surrogates of soliciting bribes from candidates. He who paid the highest amount ultimately got the ticket, they alleged.
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16:48

Parties Struggle as Defeated Candidates Join Independents Queue Roy Ssembogga 2

NUP is also facing revolts in Makindye East where Michael Mabikke Seninde is contesting as an independent candidate after the constituency ticket was given to Derrick Nyeko, a youth councillor at Makindye division. In Makindye West, Farouk Ntege, a brother to the Ssebaggala's also refused to bow out of the race in favour of Allan Ssewanyana who was given the card.
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290 Parliamentary Aspirants to Contest on FDC Ticket 2021 Elections 2

The party fell on hard rocks ever since Patrick Oboi Amuriat was elected as its president in November 2017. Most of the MPs who supported his opponent, Gregg Mugisha Muntu, a retired two-star general of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF either went with him in his newfound party, Alliance for National Transformation-ANT or have opted to contest as independents.
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15:44

IGP Orders CID to Investigate MP Simeo Nsubuga for Threatening to Kill 2021 Elections 3

This follows audio which has been circulating on various media platforms, Nsubuga who recently lost the NRM parliamentary primaries was heard threatening to kill a one Sonko for allegedly trying to woo his supporters to his opponent’s side.
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09:46

Broadcasters Oppose Guidelines for 2021 General Elections 2021 Elections 5

Collin Mutambo, the General Manager of Radio Simba, says the guidelines are unfair given the fact that media houses have different operational costs.
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MPs Resist EC Position on Candidates’ Names 2021 Elections 6 1

The Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi however said that for those aspirants who changed names before the 26th March 2015 through a statutory declaration or affidavit, the presentation of a sworn affidavit shall be valid for nominations by the Electoral Commission.
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EC Blocks Former Candidates in NRM SIGs Polls from Nomination As Independents 2021 Elections 2 3

Najib Magala, one of those who were turned away accused Electoral Commission of attempting to force them back into NRM yet it is their right to quit the party and run as independents.
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