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Electoral Reforms: Gov't Asks for More Time 2016 elections 2 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Attorney General Byaruhanga blamed the delay by government to table the proposed reforms on lack of funds to facilitate the Constitutional Review Commission.
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Kibanda North MP Loses Seat 2016 elections

Kibanda North Member of Parliament Taban Idi Amin Tampo has lost his seat after the Court of Appeal ruled in favour of his opponent today.
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Aruu North By-election Underway by-elections

Voters in 95 polling stations in Aruu North County in Pader district go to the polls today to elect a member of parliament. The Aruu North seat fell vacant in February following a Court of Appeal ruling that which overturned the election of Independent candidate Lucy Achiro Otim for non-compliance to electoral laws.
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Museveni Has Not Agreed to Dialogue With Besigye-Ofwono Opondo 2016 elections 1 1 Top story

According to Ofwono, the only ongoing dialogues are that under the Inter party Organization for Dialogue IPOD and National Consultative Forum. He said by making such claims, Besigye is seeking to remain relevant through publicity.
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Nominations For Aruu North Byelection Underway 2016 byelections 2

On February 6th, the Court of Appeal nullified the election of Lucy Achiro Otims election for non-compliance with electoral laws after the Electoral Commission failed to conduct a vote recount requested by NRM party James Nabinson Kidega. Achiro had polled 8,599 votes against Kidegas 8,597, according to results released by Pader district returning officer Joseph Amone.
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FDC In Early Campaigns For Aruu North Seat 2016 byelections 3 1

The seat fell vacant after a February 6th Court of Appeal ruling that nullified the election of Lucy Achiro Otim for non-compliance with electoral laws after Electoral Commission failed to conduct a vote recount. The by election is expected to take place within 60 days after the ruling.
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Achiro Undecided on Contesting for Lost Seat 2016 elections 2

Hours after losing her Aruu North parliamentary seat, Lucy Achiro Otim says she is unsure of contesting again. The Court of Appeal on Monday threw Achiro out of Parliament over non-compliance with electoral laws during the February 18, 2016 elections.
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Govt Controls People's Consent in Elections -Researchers elections in uganda 3

In the book titled Controlling Consent: Ugandas 2016 Elections, the researchers at Centre for Basic Research note that voters free consent in Uganda is controlled among others through electoral governance processes such as making the rules that determine the outcome of elections.
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Media Houses Seek Funding During Elections kin kariisa nbs ceo 4 1

The Vision Group, Chief Executive Officer, Robert Kabushenga noted that some media houses pumped billions of Shillings in covering the just concluded campaigns, which didnt translate into profits.
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Maureen Kyalya Joins Conservative Party 2016 elections 2 1

Former presidential candidate Maureen Walube Kyalya has joined the Conservative Party -CP in a move she says is aimed at reaching the poor people.
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FDC Officials Divided After Omoro Election Loss 2016 elections 4 1

While Prossy Alanyo blames what she calls irregularities for her loss in the August 29th elections, Gilbert Olanya the Kilak South MP says the exercise was free and fair.
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Late Arrival of Voting Materials Delays Start of Rubanda Elections rubanda district 3

Delay in dispatch of materials and poor voter turn-up have delayed the start of voting in Rubanda district. The newly created district is among the four holding by-elections to fill up vacant positions that became available effective July 1, 2016.
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Peaceful Omoro Campaigns Excite EC, Police election violence

Before it was curved out of Gulu district, Omoro County was the hotspot of election violence characterised by allegations of widespread bribery, ballot stuffing, intimidation, clashes or rival supporters amongst others.
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Parliament Legalizes 76 New Constituencies judiciary 4

The ninth Parliament approved the new constituencies without completing the legal process for creation of new constituencies.
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Court Nullifies Kalungu LC 5 Elections emmanuel musoke 2

Justice Lawrence Gidudu nullified the election and ordered Electoral Commission to conduct fresh elections. Gidudu ruled that Kyabaggu was gifted with the results after a fraudulent tallying process.
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ACME Report: Media Coverage of Elections Fell Short of Quality 2016 elections 3

Rachael Mugarura, the programs Manager Broadcast and Multimedia at ACME, observes that it is unfortunate that the presidential candidates failed to take advantage of thousands of their twitter followers.
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Two More MPs Lose Seats in Parliament election petition

The High court in Kampala has annulled the election of Nakate on grounds of voter bribery and not complying with electoral laws. Democratic Partys Brenda Nabukenya dragged Nakate and Electoral Commission to court, claiming that the elections were not conducted in a free and fair manner.
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Another MP Loses Seat election petitions

Ssozi was kicked out of parliament this morning by Justice Margaret Mutonyi in her judgment on an election petition filed by his rival, Dr. Nabatanzi Lugudde.
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List of Dropped Ministers prime minister

Over 30 Ministers were dropped as President Yoweri Museveni named a new cabinet. Most of the dropped ministers are former members of parliament who lost seats in the just concluded general elections.
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Prisons Restricts Besigye's Visitors 2016 elections 1

Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Spokesperson, says only 20 people will be allowed to visit Besigye in a day. The decision was prompted by the high number of people who have been turning up to see the opposition leader.
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