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09:36
09:36

Sodo Withdraws From Mawogola North MP Race 1 Top story

Sodo told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that his decision to withdraw from the race was reached after a series of meetings with President Museveni who asked him to step down for his opponent for purposes of building cohesion both within the party and their family.
11:45
11:45

Organizers of Museveni’s Zoom Meetings in Masaka Survive Beating Over Allowances 4 1 Top story

Geoffrey Ssewanyana, the mobilization secretary Masaka-Kitengesa Boda boda stage in Masaka town accused the organizers of pocketing part of their mobilization allowances that was disbursed by the president.
10:13
10:13

Tumukunde Calls for Vote Protection Taskforce to Avert Rigging 2 1

Tumukunde says in the previous elections, the opposition had few candidates who could hardly deploy agents to man all polling stations, which left loopholes for rigging.
17:11
17:11

NRM Leaders in Bukomansimbi Divided as Campaigns Commence 1 3

The political dispute arises from the party's Elections Tribunal which nullified the election of Hajji Idi Lubyayi Kisiki as the MP Bukomansimbi North constituency and declared the incumbent Ruth Katushabe as the NRM flag bearer.
08:06
08:06

Sembabule NRM Woes Narrow Political Space for Other Candidates 5 1 Top story

Ismail Wagaba, independent candidate for the Mawogola North parliamentary seat, says the internal party disputes have charged the electorates in the area. He says the voters are less willing to give audience to candidates from other shades of opinion despite the fact that they are not part of the dispute.
15:35
15:35

Victims of Lwengo NRM Primary Elections Violence Seek Justice 2

Patrick Kabigumira, the Musubiiro village NRM elections presiding officer in Lwengo Sub County, who was badly beaten during the polls wants police to arrest and cause the prosecution of his attackers.
18:53
18:53

No NRM Candidate for Mawogola North as Kaguta, Kutesa are Nominated as Independents 4 1

This was after the party authorities failing to break the stalemate on the official flagbearer pitting President Museveni's Godfrey Aine Kaguta and Foreign Minister Kutesa's daughter Shartsi Nayebare Musherure Kuteesa
16:25
16:25

NRM Primaries: Former Educationists Wins Western Older Persons MP's Flag 1 1

He was declared the winner by the NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi on Sunday following the primary elections held on Sunday. Unlike in the past elections when special interest groups elections took place in the same, this time due to COVID-19 pandemic delegates voted from their respective districts and transmitted the results to the NRM Electoral Commission headquarters.
18:11
18:11

Suspicious Academic Papers Haunt Lwengo Woman MP Cissy Namujju Masaka High Court 1

Namujju retained the NRM flag for the Lwengo Woman Parliamentary seat after defeating Dr Sarah Nkonge Muwonge with 46,491 against 28,474 votes. But Sarah Nkonge lodged a petition in Masaka High Court alleging that Namujju used academic qualifications owned by another person to secure her nomination.
07:38
07:38

Candidates Reject Use of National IDs in Sembabule NRM Primaries 1 3

According to the guidelines, all voters will have to present their National Identification-ID cards before they are allowed to vote.
23:39
23:39

Deputy IGP Camps in Sembabule As Tensions Rise Ahead of NRM Primaries 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the greater Masaka regional Police Spokesperson says the deputy IGP has moved in purposely to secure the area of any eventualities that may interfere with peace in the area.
19:02
19:02

NRM Roots for Integrity Checks for Election Officials 1 4

Mathias Kasamba, the NRM’s Director for Mobilization argues that the majority of the petitions are largely a result of deliberate conduct of election officers who through collusion, abused their powers to mess-up the process, saying that the party must get rid of such characters if they are to have a clean exercise.
16:17
16:17

Election Officer Wounded as Stick-Wielding Youth Attack Polling Stations in Lwengo 1 2

Eriya Kabigumira, the NRM election officer for Musubiiro village alongside five other people have been rushed to various health centers after they were badly beaten by club-wielding men that raided the polling stations.
11:27
11:27

Museveni Summons Sembabule NRM Leaders, Aspirants 2 2 Top story

Nickson Niwagaba, the Sembabule Resident District Commissioner confirms that he has been directed by State House to pass on the summons to leaders for a meeting scheduled for Thursday. Those summoned for the meeting include Shartsi Musherure Kuteesa and Godfrey Aine Kaguta a.k.a Sodo, who are both contesting for Mawogola North constituency.
16:19
16:19

Minister Kabasti, Three Others In Sembabule Reject Results 3 1

Three top contenders for parliamentary party tickets in Sembabule have rejected the poll results, saying they are doctored.
15:31
15:31

Minister John Byabagambi Defeated in Ibanda NRM Party Primaries

Byabagambi lost to Dr John Paul Ninkusiima commonly known as Panadol. Others are Dr Innocent Atuhe, Jaro Twesigyomwe and Julius Rutaro.
00:30
00:30

Incumbent Ibanda Woman Suffers Defeat in NRM Primaries 1

According to the primary election results announced by the Ibanda District NRM Registrar, Moses Arimwerenga, Beinomugisha got 37,606 votes followed by Kaliisa in second position with 37,439 votes while Margaret Kiboijana came third with 19309 votes.
23:22
23:22

Prof. Mushemeza Survives Lynching Over Declaration Forms 4 2

Prof. Mushemeza was intercepted by a group of people believed to be supporters of his rival Nickson Tugume Banduho as he tried to enter the tally centre at Sheema Central Division Offices.
10:15
10:15

NRM Aspirants in Ntungamo Accuse Security Officials of Selectively Enforcing Covid-19 Guidelines 5 1

The aspirants accuse the Gombolola internal security officers (GISOs) of blocking their meetings and allowing the incumbents to hold public gatherings.
14:27
14:27

Ghost Beneficiaries Cited in Gov't Restocking Programme in Amuru Lamogi Sub-County. 2 4

The 96 animals that were delivered in March by the Office of the Prime Minister under restocking programme were to benefit orphans; widows, people living with HIV/AIDS, child headed homes, persons with disability and elderly persons among others.
Jan 20 results