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19:00
19:00

Gov't Disregarded Human Rights in Imposing COVID-19 Restrictions- Study Makerere University 4

Dr John Barugahare, the Principal Investigator on the study told URN in an interview on Thursday that the government did not consider any ethics when imposing early lockdown restrictions and to date, no deliberations on ethics have taken place.
18:31
18:31

NUP Secures 41 Seats in KCCA Council 2021 elections 5 1 Top story

The National Unity Platform (NUP) has won 41 of the 44 Seats for the directly elected councilors (LCV) and woman councilors (LCV) to Kampala Capital City Authority.
18:02
18:02

Kampala Returning Officers Cite Bribery in Electoral Process 1 3

Robert Mugabe, the returning officer for Kawempe division, Ivan Munanura returning officer Makindye division and Doreen Musiime returning officer Kampala Central division said several bribes have been given to presiding officers to alter results after they have been declared at polling stations.
17:12
17:12

Let's Involve Public in Fighting Corruption in the Judiciary -JSC Boss 1 3

Justice Kabiito proposes a public stakeholder colloquium on anti-corruption measures in order to have a public discussion on how to improve the administration of justice
15:50
15:50

Lukwago Wins Third Lord Mayor Term, Triples Nabilah's Votes 2 1 Top story

Barbra Mulimira, the Kampala Electoral Commission returning officer declared Lukwago winner with 194,592 while his closet rival and National Unity Platform candidate Nabilah Naggayi Sempala garnered only 60,082 votes.
15:27
15:27

Does Bobi Wine Stand Any Chance against Museveni in the Supreme Court? 1 Top story

Although Kyagulanyi indicated his willingness to challenge the results, his party officials in an interview with Uganda Radio Network said they are not enthusiastic about it. Joel Ssenyonyi who speaks for NUP said, going to court is just one of the many options available to them.
15:05
15:05

Kampala Central Division Polling Assistants Cry Out for Their Pay 4 1

Some of the polling agents from 126 polling stations in Kampala Central Division this morning gathered at the Election District Administrator's Office and voiced their grievances.
13:24
13:24

NUP Sweeps Kampala Central, Nakawa Division 2 1

NUP only lost one out of four women slots, which went to Olive Namazzi Kagobola, a candidate for the Forum for Democratic Change. In Nakawa 1, Nkugwa Fauzol was declared the winner with 2,794 votes defeating NRM’s Robert Webale who scored 1,159. In Nakawa II, Innocent Tegusulwa polled 3,714 votes to defeat NRM's Meddie Mutumba who garnered 1,795.
10:30
10:30

Study to Examine Effectiveness of Uganda’s Herbal COVID-19 Cure to Start Next Week 1

The proposed medicine, whose components are being kept top secret, will be tried on up to 300 participants who present with mild to severe disease. Although she doesn’t divulge details about the cure, Dr. Musenero says the treatment is a hundred percent natural but will be taken to the factory for appropriate mixture.
10:09
10:09

Internet Shutdown Prevented Violence- Minister Kutesa electoral violence 2 Top story

"The temporary shutdown of the internet was a necessary step to stop the vitriolic language and incitement to violence. It is noteworthy that despite efforts by internal and external actors to promote violence, the Government of Uganda has been able to preserve peace,” Kutesa said.
09:25
09:25

Agents Withhold Declaration Forms Over Pay 2021 elections 1 4

The agents say that although they diligently represented their candidate some of who have won the elections, they did not have lunch and have not been paid as promised.
07:34
07:34

NUP, FDC Candidates Bicker over Inflated Results in Kampala Makerere University 2 1

Trouble started at 3 a.m. when the results of Nkrumah Hall polling station in Makerere University showed a different result from what appeared on the FDC candidate’s declaration form. It is said that instead of the 55 votes that the NUP candidate Winston Nsibirwa got from the polling station, the tally showed 65, an excess of 10 votes.
07:06
07:06

Amnesty International Joins Push to Free Robert Kyagulanyi 1 Top story

Security has since deployed at his home in Magere, Wakiso district to allegedly prevent unrest in the country. Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said earlier that Robert Kyagulanyi was placed under “preventive arrest” because he planned to disrupt public order since he and his party, the National Unity Platform have alleged fraud in polls held a week ago.
19:36
19:36

Voters in Nakawa Shun Voting Over Disappointment in Presidential Polls 2

In Kinawataka, Irene Atim who operates a photo studio near Kinawataka Mujjambula's place located in Mbuya says that she did not vote because she lost trust in the voting process.
19:32
19:32

No Emphasis on COVID-19 Control Measures as Ugandans Vote COVID-19 SOPs 1

According to the Electoral Commission guidelines, voters can only access polling stations if they are wearing a face mask and have washed their hands with soap and water. But there were no handwashing facilities at the stations today, neither did they provide hand sanitisers, to help voters to keep coronavirus disease at bay. In fact, even those with no face masks were not stopped from voting, both in Kampala and Wakiso.
18:53
18:53

Low Voter Turnout Worries Kawempe Divisional Council Candidates 4

The turnout in Kampala Mayoral and Councilors' elections today has been so low that it has sounded alarm bells for the candidates Monday's polls
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.
18:12
18:12

Rain Disrupts Vote Counting in Kampala 1 Top story

The rains started a few minutes after 4 p.m. as stations closed the exercise, which was rather poorly attended. Polling officials in Nakawa and Makindye rushed to secure the ballot boxes in nearby shelters, from the open space where polling was conducted, all day long.
17:53
17:53

Voter Bribery Accusations at Polling Station in Kiwatule 1 1

Although voting at the place had started well and moved on calmly, it suddenly became chaotic when police were tipped about a group of women moving with candidate's posters and distributing money to voters.
17:39
17:39

Agents Comb Villages to Woo Voters in Kawempe 5 1

At the three polling stations at Kampala Hill Academy in Kyebando, four in Kazo Angola, Six at Homisdallen and to the four at St. Paul's Primary School in Kyebando Central, there were no more than five people in the line at any time. At some point, there was no one at all, save for the polling officials and agents.
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