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20:57
20:57

No Taking Photographs While Voting -EC Insists secret ballot 3 1

It is stipulated in the Electoral Commission voter education handbook that “while voting is done in the open; marking the ballot is secret - your choice is secret (p.35).”
20:41
20:41

RDC Alarms Colleagues with Hate Speech and Calling NRM God 1 5

Agnes Akello Ebong, the RDC Nwoya and Susan Akany, the Resident District Commissioner for Omoro apologized to the audience for their colleague's sectarian and blasphemous utterances, saying RDC’s are meant to serve the people irrespective of their political affiliation.
19:55
19:55

Mbarara Candidates Beat Campaign Ban Using Phones, Social Media 3

Manzi Munanura, Independent Mbarara South Parliamentary candidate, says he has established a call center to keep in touch with the electorates by making direct telephone calls, sending short messages, plus using WhatsApp and facebook which are cheap compared to radio and television.
19:21
19:21

Three Suspected Gangsters Arrested in Kisenyi. 1

Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire identified suspects as Katerega Muhammad, Ogutu Bernard and Ngubiri Charles who are allegedly members of the commonly known criminal gang groups of Kifesi and Bigali that has been terrorizing Kampala over the years.
19:10
19:10

Vote and Strictly Go Home - Gen Lokech 1 2

Lt Gen Lokech says no country is immune to riots and lawlessness and it is the task of the security forces to secure the state and this is what they are going to do.
19:07
19:07

Unfulfilled Pledges Haunt NRM Party in Bunyangabu District 2

Six years later, however, all the promises have not been fulfilled, leading to a rise of support for opposition political parties, with many youth crossing from the ruling party.
18:30
18:30

Kenyan Peace Actors Want Armed Cattle Rustlers Shot 1

Hosea Ekiyeyes, a Turkana elder and the district peace chairman of Turkana South said shoot and kill method would be the only solution to eliminate indiscipline among the Turkana and Pokot pastoralisCts who have refused to stop rustling cattle from their neighbouring districts including Uganda.
18:10
18:10

Development Partners Call for Peaceful, Credible Elections 2021 elections 1

The ambassadors note that a democratic state requires free and vibrant media and civil society with a level playing field underpinned by rights to freedom of assembly and expression.
16:41
16:41

Mass Death of Fish Paralyses Kasenda Crater Lakes 9 5

Fred Ahimbisibwe a fisherman at Mwamba told URN reporter that thousands of dead fish have been stretching along the water since mid-December last year.
16:25
16:25

Kyagulanyi Seeks ICC Indictment against President Museveni NUP 1 3

The Hague based court prosecutes the most serious crimes that are of concern to the international community. These include crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Although it had been proposed that the Court should prosecute the crime of aggression, the state parties have not yet agreed on a definition.
14:58
14:58

Kyagulanyi Cancels Campaigns in Kalangala 2 1

Kyagulanyi was scheduled to hold his campaign meeting on Friday at Kaala playground in Kalangala Town Council. The venue had been Okayed by the district security committee.
14:01
14:01

Democracy is Fragile-U.S. Ambassador says in Response to Capitol Building Attacks

But when we speak out against human rights abuses, we do so not because such abuses do not occur in America. When we speak out for press freedom, we do so not because American journalists are entirely free of harassment. When we call for judicial independence, we do so not because judges in America are free of external influence.
13:47
13:47

Water Shortage Hits Busia 4 1

The people have now resorted to trek 3 kilometers to fetch water from a spring well at the extreme end on the border with Kenya, a well that also serves people from villages in neighboring Kenya.
13:37
13:37

Kisamba Mugerwa: An Advocate for Small Holder Farmers And Gentleman 2 1 Top story

Dr. Wilberforce Kisamba Mugerwa Advocated for Small Holder Farmer’s access to credit and extension services and land management.
13:06
13:06

Urban Refugees Demand Security Boost Ahead of Elections OPM 8

Eyob Kassepe an urban refugee in Kampala from Eritrea staying in Nakulabye says that as a refugee community they are praying for peaceful elections and transition of power, however, they are uncertain of what will happen after the elections.
12:47
12:47

Oulanyah Criticizes Opposition Defections to NRM as "Useless and Meaningless" 2021 Elections 2 2

The Deputy Speaker who is also the NRM Vice Chairperson for Northern Uganda and himself defected from UPC to NRM in 2006, explained that the alleged people are using their purported defections as enterprising avenues for money making.
12:06
12:06

Namisindwa Voters Task Presidential Candidates on Better Service Delivery 4

The state of roads in Namisindwa district is also worrying which has made transport and movement in the district almost impossible, especially during the rainy season.
11:18
11:18

Two Remanded for Assaulting Lira Based Journalist 2

The suspects: Godwin Achai a 47-year-old and Elvis Omara, 40-year-old all residents of Bazar West, Central Division in Lira City East were arrested after they attacked Sam Bruno Aliga, a Luo News anchor on Wednesday morning as he made his way into the station for the morning news bulletin.
07:05
07:05

Candidates Oppose Ban on Cameras, Smartphones at Polling Stations 3

Justice Simon Byabakama, the chairman of the Electoral Commission clarified that the ban only targeted the gazetted polling area and that it was aimed at ensuring the sanctity of the secret ballot.
Jan 2021 24 results