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08:54
08:54

Mukula Upbeat on NRM Victory in Teso Capt. Mike Mukula 2 1

Mukula said that the NRM has regained ground and is likely to sweep all the elective positions including
15:15
15:15

EC Officials Halt Issuance of Voter Location Slips in Kumi Kumi Municipality 3 1

Because of the personal details on the slip, the Electoral-commission advises that each voter picks their personal slips from the EC teams that are already in the field. However, in Kumi Municipality some politicians and their agents allegedly overshadowed the exercise by collecting several Voter Location Slips supposedly belonging to their supporters.
18:34
18:34

Ban on Campaigns in Selected Districts Could be Lifted-EC Church of Uganda 2 1

Paul Bukenya, the EC spokesperson says that the campaigns were suspended and they could be reinstated. He explains that they are open to having talks with all presidential candidates to find ways that the electoral process can continue the campaigns without exposing the electorate to COVID-19.
07:05
07:05

CSOs Warn of Growing Intolerance in Teso Politics Soroti City 2 1 Top story

In Bukedea, the Tokor Village Chairperson in Kabarwa Sub County, James Peter Elungat has spent 21 days in cells without trial. He was arrested on allegations of threatening violence on November 30th, 2020.
12:58
12:58

Financial Constraints Hinder FDC Candidates in Kumi 2 1

James Oluka, the FDC flag bearer for Kumi LCV seat says he has failed to print campaign posters since he was nominated two months ago.
08:40
08:40

Mao Combs Villages in Amuria for Votes Amuria District 1 2

In his campaign trail in Amuria and Katakwi districts, Mao canvassed for votes for DP flag bearers in Abiya and Kuju Sub Counties. According to Mao, his approach is to strengthen structures at lower levels to enable the party grow to cause change.
16:53
16:53

High Court Seals Boundary Contention in Soroti City Soroti High Court 2 1

The contention forced residents led by Michael Enyangu Etadu, Robert Onanyang, Stephen Erienyu, Patrick Ejelu and Brian Omoding to seek legal redress after it emerged that some politicians had intentionally altered the boundaries to serve their political interests.
12:47
12:47

We Don’t See Scientific Campaigns -Soroti Stakeholders Soroti City 3 1

Julius Arugu, the Project Officer at Public Affairs Centre- PAC Uganda, says he is not seeing the scientific elections working, and wonders how the majority of people especially in the villages will be able to make informed decisions when they don’t have access to internet, electricity, computers, radio stations or Televisions that should relay information from candidates.
09:03
09:03

Nancy Kalembe Rallies Women to Protest Against Police Brutality police brutaility 2 1

Kalembe who was canvassing for votes in Teso Sub Region on Friday called upon mothers to take part in non-violent protests to demand justice and a free and fair election.
09:59
09:59

Mukula Angers Soroti Leaders for Defending NRM's 35 Years in Power Capt. Mike Mukula 3 1

Last week while addressing mourners at the burial of David Anyoti Obyara, the former Minister of Information in the Obote II government, said that the NRM party has not had adequate time to concentrate on development because of continuous insurgencies from 1986.
11:53
11:53

Yellow Bicycles Threaten NRM Cohesion in Napak Napak District 3 1

Isaac Aletia Lomuria, the village chairperson for Iriiri trading centre said many of the village chairmen have missed bicycles which were meant to ease their work of mobilization and campaign for the President and the party.
09:50
09:50

Human Rights Defenders Task EC on Enforcement of SOPs During Campaigns COVID-19 SOPs 1 1

Robert Kirenga, the Executive Director of the coalition says the EC needs to take control of the campaign process by making sure that candidates adhere to the SOPs. Kirenga says while electoral processes are fundamental for any democracy, at this time, following SOPs is more important because it saves lives.
13:36
13:36

Radio Stations in Soroti Deny Amuriat Airtime Soroti City 1 3

Amuriat, notes that radio stations that include Etop, Delta and Kyoga Veritas where he had booked for talk shows declined to host him.
19:25
19:25

Voters, Politicians Want Presidential Debates Translated in Local Languages Nancy Linda Kalembe 1 4

Robert Mayombwe, a voter from Kiwenda in Wakiso district says that for the presidential and constituency debates to be understood, the people need to know what the politicians are promising to deliver when elected in 2021.
18:10
18:10

Amuriat Roots for Economic Growth in Teso Katakwi District 2 1

Amuriat who is currently canvassing for support in Katakwi District was moved by the high levels of poverty and suffering by people in the area. The residents told Amuriat in Kapujan Sub County that they are living in poverty because they don’t have money to buy food and other basic needs like soap and salt.
08:04
08:04

It’s Either The Ballot or Plan B- Amuriat LOP Betty Aol Ochan 2 1

Amuriat made the appeal from Soroti, where he launched his presidential campaign on Monday, a day characterised by running battles between security and supporters of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC.
18:05
18:05

Teso Clergy Help Candidates to Make Peace Before Campaigns bishop kosea odongo 3 1

Speaking on behalf of Bishop Eciru in Katakwi, Rev. Fr. Francis Kayaye of Soroti Catholic Diocese warned politicians against inciting violence that can harm the very community they claim to lead
Jan 17 results