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09:54
09:54

Court Dismisses Petition Against Rakai Woman MP Juliet Kinyamatama Masaka High Court 1

Nalubega ran to court challenging Kinyamatama’s nomination by the Electoral Commission on grounds that she was not a registered voter anywhere in Uganda, which disqualifies her from being nominated and subsequent election for any elective position.
14:58
14:58

EC, CCEDU Disagree on Election Observation Report 1 Top story

Stephen Okello, the Executive Director of the NGO Bureau told URN that CCEDU has up to June 15th, 2021 to respond to the questions raised.
14:00
14:00

Court Summons Bujumba MP to Defense in UGX 18M Debt Suit 2

According to documents before the court, the legislator reportedly borrowed Shillings 13 million on polling on February 16th, 2016 to facilitate his polling agents and supervisors and another Shillings 5 million on February 19th, 216 for his victory party after winning the polls.
12:18
12:18

Bujumba MP Accused of Failing to Pay UGX5M Borrowed for Partying 1

Mukasa Julius Opondo the Bujumba County MP is alleged to have borrowed 13 million shillings from Lwanga Leon Lumaga to boost his campaigns in 2016 General Elections. He borrowed an additional five million shillings to throw a party for his supporters after winning.
16:39
16:39

MP Mubarak Munyagwa Blames His Loss on "Love for Besigye" 2 1

Munyagwa, who is largely known for his comical character, lost the seat to Journalist Bashir Kazibwe of the National Unity Platform-NUP. Kazibwe polled 26, 855 votes, in a race that attracted 10 candidates, while Munyagwa finished third in the race with 3,788 votes behind National Resistance Movement’s Solomon Mayanja with 6,818 votes.
10:47
10:47

Bwerenga Residents Dispute 49% Invalid Votes Registered in 2016 Polls 3 6 Top story

According to the breakdown president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni garnered 264 votes, followed by Dr. Kizza Besigye, Abeid Bwanika, Joseph Mabirizi and Maureen Faith Kyalya Waluube who got two votes each, John Patrick Amama Mbabazi one vote while Prof. Venansius Baryamureeb and the late General. Benon Buta Biraaro got zero votes.
06:55
06:55

MP Reagan Okumu Decries Delayed 2016 Supreme Court Ruling Gulu High Court 3 1

Okumu, who is now seeking sixth term re-election as Aswa County MP under the FDC ticket, says the pending ruling by the Court of Appeal is still bothering him whether he was legitimately elected or not.
16:58
16:58

Unfulfilled Presidential Pledges Irk NRM Party Chairpersons in Acholi Koro Sub –County 2 1

Under the NRM Sub–County Chairperson Associations in the two districts, the disgruntled party leaders say that President Museveni pledged 10 million Shillings, a pair of oxen and an ox –plough to each of them during a meeting held at his home in Rwakitura, in 2016. But since then, the pledges have never materialized.
16:56
16:56

Corruption Undermining NRM Manifesto Implementation - Rugunda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda 1

Speaking today at the launch of the NRM manifesto Week at the Office of The President Auditorium, Rugunda said, many of their targets and promises to Ugandans would be achieved beyond the current 80 percent were it that the government was corruption free. He however as quick to add that government is doing everything to fix this shortcoming.
15:11
15:11

Kato Lubwama Suit: Parties Refuse to Receive Judgment habib buwembo 1

Justice Cheborion Barishaki asked the parties to return to allow court two after two weeks, saying his colleagues Justice Obura and the Deputy Chief Justice, Alphonse Owiny Dollo are out of the country.
14:17
14:17

Voters Stop the Re-Arrest of Former Tororo Woman Parliamentary Candidate 2 5

Ayo contested against Sarah Aceng Opendi, the incumbent Tororo Woman MP in the 2016 elections and lost. She rejected the polls results and ran to court where she also lost.
15:32
15:32

Former Ajuri County Parliamentary Candidate Jailed Over UGX 84M Court Debt lira high court 1 Top story

David Ongom Mudong, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says they only helped to enforce the arrest warrant issued by court against Apenyo.
17:19
17:19

West Nile MPs Collect UGX 13 Million To Secure Etuka's Release

Etuka was jailed on Thursday for failing to pay his opponent Arumadri John Drazu 21 million Uganda Shillings.
12:39
12:39

MP Jailed for Failing to Pay UGX 21m Poll Petition Cost 1

Etuka was on Thursday evening committed to the Luzira by Court of Appeal Registrar Agnes Nkonge for failing to pay 21 Million Shillings to Arumadri John Drazu, the former MP for Madi who had challenged his 2016 election victory.
19:10
19:10

Kirumira's Friend Laid to Rest government 3 1 Top story

Steven Walugembe, a brother to the deceased, says that after learning about Kirumiras death at around 10pm on the news, he tried to call his sister but her phone went without reply.
14:15
14:15

Nebbi DISO Forced to Hand Over Office 1 Top story

In the meeting, the DISO, Raphael Vundu, was reportedly subjected to a lot of pressure, especially on why he has not used his elaborate security machinery to boost the NRM candidate. Tempers rose high with the attendees vowing to win the election whether through hook or crook.
18:44
18:44

CCEDU to Petition Parliament over Suspension lc elections 1 3

The Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda CCEDU has started collecting citizens from its partners and individuals to petition Parliament and the Electoral Commission over suspension.
15:26
15:26

25 Aspirants Eye Arua Municipality Seat ibrahim abiriga 1

Top names in the race include Hussein Lumumba Amin, son to former president Idi Amin Dada, former Terego MP and Forum for Democratic Change FDC diehard Kassiano Wadri, former Arua Woman MP and FDC diehard Christine Abia, and prominent lawyer Caleb Alaka.
11:35
11:35

FDC, NRM Brace for Tight Nebbi Municipality MP Race 1

According to Godwin Opio, a journalist with local radio station Rainbow radio, FDCs Onega could have an edge because some votes for NRMs Hashim could get taken up by three NRM-leading independents Okumu-Ringa, Betty Pacutho and Opio Eighteen.
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