Breaking

Archive

Jan 2021 34 results
22:05
22:05

Two Withdraw From Kasese LC V Race Hours to Polls 4 Top story

Brian Basisa the NUP Kasese District coordinator says the last hour settlement follows internal discussions among opposition forces where they realized that they are fighting a common enemy.
21:43
21:43

Nakaseke Voters Explain Why they Ejected Ex-Minister Syda Bbumba 2 2

Prior to moving to Nakaseke Central Constituency, Bbumba represented Nakaseke North in parliament for over two decades and made a name for herself through the massive rural electrification project.
21:03
21:03

Masaka Court Grants 11 NUP Supporters Bail 2

Court heard that security intercepted the accused persons on their way to court and took them to Makindye Military barracks before they appeared before the General Court-martial on charges of illegal possession of ammunition before they were remanded to Kitalya prisons.
20:26
20:26

UTTA Releases 2021 Calendar 2

“The cost of testing at the time was too high at the US $65 and later US$ 50 per person. As a result, we have never been able to resume our activities, especially, since as you all know, we do not receive any funding for expenditures such as COVID-19 resting,” the UTTA statement.
19:40
19:40

Voters Demand for Better Services in Local Council Elections 2021 Elections 4

During last week’s presidential and parliamentary elections, several polling stations faced challenges that include using the Biometric Voter Verification Kit (BVVK) machines owing to knowledge gaps, checking voter’s registers and guiding voters on how to proceed during vote casting.
19:25
19:25

Invalid Votes May Be Protest Votes-EC Spokesman 2 2

The EC spokesperson points out that further investigation must be done on invalid vote numbers because spoilt votes generate from conduct and behavior of a voter and might be protest votes from people seen from the way they cross out some candidates’ names, which may yield high numbers of the spoilt votes.
19:10
19:10

Estranged Man Commits Suicide 1 1

The area Defense Secretary only identified as Umaru reported Sanka’s death to police after receiving a report from his landlady, Hamida Nabuume.
16:50
16:50

FDC Eats Big in Newly Created Constituencies in Soroti soroti district 2 1 Top story

Moses Atan Okia, the Soroti City East MP elect, says Patrick Amuriat Oboi’s candidature in the presidential election boosted their support in Teso. Amuriat hails from Teso sub region.
16:45
16:45

Busia Muncipality Loser Petitions Court For Recount 1

Hassan Kamba accuses Busia District Returning Officer for using manipulated declaration-DR form from Kisenyi (N-Z) polling station in Western division to declare the winner.
16:25
16:25

Mbale City Parliamentary Candidates Reject Poll Results 4 1 Top story

Yasin Madoi, the NUP Industrial City Division parliamentary candidate, says declaration forms were signed prior to the end of the election, which is illegal. He says he intends to seat down with him to decide a way forward on their next course of action.
15:59
15:59

Human Rights Commission Defends Governments on Internet Shutdown 1 3 Top story

Dr. Katebalirwe says the public needs to know that some of their rights are not absolute and can be suspended for the bigger good like protecting the country.
15:43
15:43

Pictorial: Kampala Elections in Pictures Top story

In Kampala, hundreds of voters flocked polling stations as early as 6 am to cast their ballot but many were disappointed by the late delivery of voting materials by the Electoral Commission.
15:27
15:27

DP Rejects Election Results, Wants Opposition MPs to Decline Seats Democratic Party 1 3 Top story

Addressing journalists at the DP headquarters in Kampala, the party Spokesperson, Enock Opio Okoler, said the entire election right from the campaigns was marred with human right violations and can’t pass the test of free and fair elections.
14:57
14:57

Mwenge North Parliamentary Election Set for Next Week 1

The name and symbol of David Muhumuza, the National Resistance Movement - NRM candidate had been attached to a photo of an independent candidate Politazi Mulimbanyi.
14:56
14:56

28 Suspects Arrested in Masaka, Rakai, Lwengo 2 1

According to Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Muhammad Nsubuga, the suspects were arrested over the last five days. Some directly attacked their opponents while others destroyed election materials and participated in a post-election protests.
14:40
14:40

Deceased Gulu EC Staff Ingested Poison-Police Gulu City 1 2

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the postmortem conducted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital morgue indicates that a chemical substance was found in the deceased’s body.
14:11
14:11

NUP Candidate Quits Nwoya LC V Race in Favor of NRM Rival 2

According to Odong, he decided to secure his life and that of his family following what has been happening across the country with security personnel arresting and torturing opposition supporters and candidates.
13:43
13:43

Police Fail To Track UPDF Soldiers Who Had Pre-Ticked Ballots In Rakai 1 1 Top story

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson, says they are still pursuing the suspects for their involvement in electoral malpractices. He says they have already summoned the presiding officers from the said polling stations to record statements.
13:33
13:33

New Karimojong MPs' First Agenda - Special Land Audit in Karamoja.

John Baptist Lokii, the Matheniko County MP says the land audit would help the leaders in the region to ascertain how much land has remained for the people of Karamoja.
13:10
13:10

Military Surrounds NUP Head Office, Blocks Access Roads NUP Office 2 1

At the Kyebando Road Junction where a number of policemen and military are manning the roadblock all motorcyclists and pedestrians are directed to use other roads leading in and out of the city. Kamwokya residents say the heavy military and police presence has paralyzed business.
Jan 2021 34 results