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Jan 18 results
18:42
18:42

Pictorial: Local Government Elections in Kampala City 2021 election

In Kampala, the electorate were voting for the Lord Mayor, Directly Elected Councilors and Women Councilors for Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). Candidates for the Lord Mayoral seat include incumbent Erias Lukwago, Nabilah Naggayi Ssempala, Joseph Mayanja, Daniel Kazibwe and Charles James Ssenkubuge, among others.
14:36
14:36

Its Business As Usual in Kampala Amidst Voting 2021 election 1 2

In some places, one could hardly notice a polling station. At Mukwano Centre, a security guard told our reporter that a polling station, which was hosted there last week, had been shifted to another side to allow businessmen to display their stock and to attract buyers.
12:28
12:28

Late Delivery of Voting Materials Irks Voters in Kampala, Jinja 2021 election 6 1

URN reporters visited several polling stations in the city centre as early as 6:30am and observed that where voting materials arrived early, there were no polling officials or agents, while in some polling stations, there were no voting materials. Here in Kampala, the electorate are voting the Lord Mayor, Directly Elected Councilors and Women Councilors for Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).
09:03
09:03

Late Delivery of Polling Materials, Absence of Voters Delays Voting in Kampala Makindye West 2

In some polling stations visited by URN by 7:00am, materials like basins, registers, furniture, ballots, biometric Voter Verification Kits (BVVK) were yet to be delivered.
11:04
11:04

U.S. Mission Cancels Observation of Uganda’s Election 2021 election 1 Top story

The Unites States Embassy in Uganda has cancelled their Diplomatic Observer Mission of Uganda’s Elections.
18:39
18:39

Mao Assures Buganda of Unconditional Return of All Kingdom Property 2021 election 1 4

In 2013, the incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Buganda Kingdom officials paving way for the return of the Kingdom properties. The assets including the Kingdom’s official estates for Masaza, Gombolola, properties of chiefs, clearance of rent arrears accruing from rentals of the Kingdom properties and others were taken over for administration by the Provincial Government after the abrogation of the 1962 Constitution.
16:05
16:05

Projects Unveiled by President Museveni During Campaigns Stir Queries NUP 1 5

However, Museveni said, he was not campaigning since, on the two occasions, he never wore his National Resistance Movement attire. "For the commissioning of Mukono-Katosi road, I had to remove my yellow campaign shirt and come with a suit so that no one says I am breaking any rules...” Museveni posted on his social media pages.
14:41
14:41

Electoral Commission Starts Packing Presidential And Parliamentary Ballot Papers 2021 election

“The packing process is expected to take a period of seven days, after which the Commission will embark on the second round of packing materials for District/City Local Government Councils Elections,” the press statement reads in part.
09:05
09:05

US Congressman Wants UPDF Generals, Police Commanders Sanctioned For Brutality USA 1 Top story

In his December 9th, 2020 letter to Mike Pompeo, the Secretary U.S. Department of State and Steven T. Mnuchin, the Secretary U.S. Department of the Treasury, Engel expresses concern over president, Yoweri Museveni’s "long track record of repressive behavior".
17:16
17:16

PWDs Decry Lack of Sign Language Interpreters During Campaigns Parliament 1 2

Although all the 11 Presidential candidates use the services of the different language interpreters wherever they go, the sign language interpretation for the deaf and dumb are lacking keeping them excluded from the campaign messages and manifestos.
07:22
07:22

Nancy Kalembe Keen to Improve Women's Lives 2021 election 5 3

Kalembe says that she is passionately focusing on improving the health sector, partly to facilitate better lives for mothers and their girl-children. She explained that if the women continue to be ignored, Uganda’s development will not thrive to the level of every citizen’s dream.
09:41
09:41

EC Speaks Out On Cancellation of Ballot Printing Contract 2021 election 1

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview at their offices, Paul Bukenya, the EC Spokesperson said although the directive affects them by opening up a process that had already been concluded, he is confident that ballot papers will be printed in time for the election
17:54
17:54

Local Companies Have No Capacity to Print Ballot Papers- EC 2021 election 2

Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Electoral Commission Chairman said that according to the assessment of their technical people, all local companies that had submitted their bids to print the 2021 elections can’t do the job.
13:50
13:50

MPs Query Unequal Distribution of Funds to Political Parties 2021 election 1 3

But Asuman Basalirwa, the sole representative of the Justice Forum in Parliament says that distribution of the money should not be based on the numerical strength of the party. Basalirwa argues that the law, says that the law says the money should be distributed equally.
11:13
11:13

Unusual Calmness Covers Kampala on Day Two of Nominations 2021 election 2 1

This morning, a few Security officers are seen walking on the streets with hardly any deployment at the Kampala Electoral Commission Offices in Ntinda, where nominations are taking place. The place is calm but silently active with the processions, even as more parliamentary aspirants walk-in for nomination.
17:17
17:17

Bobi Wine Appoints Four NUP Deputy Presidents Mathias Mpuuga 2

They are Mathias Mpuuga, as Deputy President in charge of the Central region, John Baptist Nambesh, in charge of Eastern Uganda, Jolly Mugisha Ekyomugasho, in charge of the western region and Dr Lina Zedriga, in charge of the North.
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