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19:43
19:43

State Withdraws Case of Defacing Posters Against CAA Human Resource Boss 1

Mbagaya reportedly sanctioned the removal of President Yoweri Museveni's campaign posters which were pinned at the civil aviation head offices at Entebbe Airport, in contravention of section 78 of the Presidential Elections Act.
19:38
19:38

Youth Councillors Polls in Mubende Flop over Missing Candidate's Name on Ballot Paper 3

Grace Nakigudde one of the female candidates said that despite being nominated, her name was missing on the ballot paper.
19:31
19:31

Court Rejects Bank of Uganda 'Friend Request' in DTB-HAM Case Ham Kiggundu Vs DTB

The court was sitting to hear an appeal against a ruling by the high court to the effect that the DTB Kenya, a parent company of Diamond Trust Bank-Uganda, was not registered to do business in Uganda, nor appoint DTB Uganda as an agent to collect debts owed to the Kenyan bank by Kiggundu.
19:13
19:13

Seven Eyeing Deputy Speakers Job in Parliament NRM 1

They include West Budama North MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth, Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko, Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa, Gomba West MP Robinah Rwakojo, Theodore Ssekikubo, the Lwemiyaga County MP and State Minister for Finance David Bahati.
19:00
19:00

Court Dismisses Kumi Woman MP Vote Recount Application Kumi District 2 1

Monica Amono, Soroti Chief Magistrate rejected Amoding’s application on grounds that it lacked facts and evidence.
18:32
18:32

Bunyangabu NRM Village Chairpersons Finally Receive Party Bicycles 3 1

Although the bikes came after the election which was won by the NRM candidate Yoweri Museveni and NRM candidates in the district, Musinguzi says that mobilization for the party should be a daily duty for its leaders.
18:21
18:21

IGP Cautions 'Disgruntled Candidates' Against Destabilising Uganda 1 2 Top story

But the results have been contested by almost all candidates, calling the process a sham. Kyagulanyi has since claimed that he won the election "by far," even though he does not release any figures to challenge the tally by the Electoral Commission. However, he says that his team has collected more than enough evidence to show the irregularities that marred the exercise.
18:20
18:20

Masaka Workers Polls Cancelled over Shortage of Ballot Papers 3

The elections that were being held at Masaka Recreation Grounds were called off after it emerged that the Electoral Commission had delivered 200 ballot papers instead of 211.
18:00
18:00

Court to Rule on Kampala Central MP Seat Vote Recount Application on Thursday 1 2

Fred Nyanzi who was contesting on the National Unity Platform-NUP ticket petitioned the court seeking vote recounting after citing several irregularities in the declaration of result forms.
17:55
17:55

NRM’s Robert Nkwangu Wins PWD Seat to KCCA 2 1

This is the second slot for NRM in KCCA, after losing all positions of directly elected and women councillors to the National Unity Platform and Forum for Democratic Change candidates. NUP won 41 out of the 44 direct seats in the council, in polls held last week.
17:44
17:44

Busoga One FM Sues Gov't For Illegal Closure 1 Top story

According to the suit documents seen by URN, the Busoga One Manager, Innocent Anyole, says in his affidavit that on January 14th 2021at around 6:30pm the radio station police officers besieged the station and immediately switched it off.
17:30
17:30

Bribery Mars Kitgum Special Interest Group Polls 3

Jimmy Komakech an independent candidate vying for the district male representative for persons with disabilities says that he spent close to 2 million shillings to transport delegates to vote.
17:16
17:16

Residents Lose Over 50 Cows, Goats to Thieves in One Month 4 1

According to the residents, livestock thieves raid their kraals at night despite the night time curfew imposed by government as part of the COVID-19 containment measures. Residents say when the livestock thieves raid a particular village, they make off with not less than 5 animals.
17:10
17:10

Workers Election Halted in Mbarara City over Suspicious Register 5 3

The election that had started smoothly later caused chaos after a new register was found on the polling table and the polling officials couldn't explain its source.
17:05
17:05

14-year-old Girl Beheaded In Lwengo 1

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Masaka Region Police spokesperson, says police picked up the body and took it to Kyazanga Health Centre III for postmortem before handing over to the family members for burial.
16:49
16:49

No Need For Recapitalization of BoU- Deputy Governor 1 1 Top story

“The procedure for recapitalization is that once the audited accounts for any financial year have been finalized, then the level of capital is determined…whether the capital is impaired or not. Should the capital be impaired and then it is only at such a point when Bank of Uganda requests the Ministry of Finance to present to parliament a request for recapitalization,” said Atingi-Ego.
16:44
16:44

Internal Affairs Minister Orders CID to Probe Rampant Abductions 1 1

The Minister for Internal Affairs Gen Jeje Odongo has tasked the Director Criminal Investigations Directorate –CID, Grace Akullo, to probe the rampant abductions.
16:32
16:32

Youth Delegates Take Photos as Proof to Receive Bribes from Candidates 2 4

Many of the delegates were seen taking photos after ticking the ballots, which they are expected to present to the selected candidates for payment. Our reporter caught some of the delegates discussing the issue of voting and taking photos of the ticked ballot as proof for payment.
16:27
16:27

Election of Bunyangabu District Male Workers Councillor Postponed

The Bunyangabu District Returning Officer Evarist Twinomujuni says the election for male councilors representing workers in the district council could not continue as planned over a mix-up of photos and names of candidates.
16:16
16:16

Electoral Commission Pays SPCs in Hoima Allowances 1

Last week, the SPCs stormed the Hoima City Electoral Commission offices in Kijungu, in Hoima City demanding for the payment of their allowances.
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