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07:26
07:26

Legal Committee Granted More Time for Consultations on Electoral Reforms 3

Oboth noted that while the committee has so far organised four regional meetings and some public hearings to collect views on the five Bills, there are still some parties who have expressed interest in making submissions as well.
17:19
17:19

US Mission Cautions Parliament Against Banning Cameras At Polling Stations 2021 elections 1 1

In a brief statement issued on the US Mission Uganda official twitter handle Wednesday, the Mission says that the proposal by Electoral Commission (EC) to ban cameras and phones would prevent the media from providing effective election coverage.
11:47
11:47

Chaos Mars Nomination of Banyole Cultural Leader 2

All was well until a group of youths allied to Muyagu led by Richard Muyagu stormed the district headquarters and attempted to block the nomination of Professor Ely Chomi on grounds that he stays outside the district and can’t be their leader.
09:10
09:10

Opposition Urges Electorate in Hoima to Guard Votes voters 5 3

Besigye says since NRM is known for rigging elections, they are also planning to rig the upcoming Hoima elections. He says President Museveni is illegally in office because his NRM party has been rigging elections.
17:48
17:48

CCEDU Proposes UGX 10m Fine for Threatening Candidates, Supporters 5

Presenting the consolidated views of CCEDU on the electoral reform bills to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Wednesday, the Executive Director of Constitutional Center for Governance, Sarah Birete, proposed that individuals who use a weapon to threaten, intimidate, or behaves in a manner which has an effect of threatening or intimidating a candidate, a supporter of a candidate, voter, election official or candidate's agent to be penalized.
19:35
19:35

Electoral Reform Bills: EC Opposes Move to Delay Elections in New Districts Political Parties 1 4 Top story

Electoral commission has opposed the proposal that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections. The proposal is among several others in the Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill, 2019.
20:40
20:40

Party Leaders Express Mixed Views On Proposed Election Financing Bill ACFIM 5

A cross section of leaders of political parties and organisations have mixed reactions to provisions in a bill to regulate election campaign financing. The bill has been drafted by activists led by Alliance for Finance Monitoring-ACFIM and is expected to be moved in parliament by Fort Portal Municipality MP, Alex Ruhunda.