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19:45

School Director Remanded Over Forgery of USA Visas 1

This is not the first time that Kasibante is being arrested on forgery-related matters. In 2019, sources in police say he was arrested for obtaining 19 million shillings by false pretense from a Chief Magistrate saying that he was going to help her get a State House scholarship for her child
16:37
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Parliament Adopts Report Recommending UGX 126Bn Additional Funding to EC 1 1

Simon Byabakama, the Electoral Commission Chairperson recently told MPs that they plan to conduct the Local Council I and II elections before August 2023 and that one of the activities to be conducted include the compilation of village voters’ register, ascertaining the number of villages in the country and others. Section 170 of the Local Governments Act provides that the Chairpersons Local Councils and Administrative Councils shall be elected every five years.
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17:56

EC Sets Date for Omoro County By-Election 1

According to a letter dated April 6, 2022, written by the Secretary to the Electoral Commission, Leonard Mulekwah, all Secretary Generals of registered political parties have been asked to prepare for the electoral process.
12:56
12:56

Leadership Wrangles Threaten Kickboxing in Uganda 1 3

The National Council of Sports-NSC has since withdrawn the certificate of recognition from the Uganda Kickboxing Federation due to the absence of clear leadership for the past four years.
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Court of Appeal to Start Conferencing Election Appeals on Monday The Court of Appeal

Kanyange told URN that the plan is to ensure that the process is concluded within 21 days before actual hearings take off. There are also 29 Applications that the Justices will handle in addition to the Election Appeals cause-listed by the Court.
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NUP Not in A Hurry to Choose EALA Candidate – LOP Mpuuga EALA MPs 4 Top story

Speaking to Uganda Radio Network- URN, Mpuuga said that the leading Opposition Political Party in Parliament owes other opposition political parties a duty not to nominate candidates immediately.
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EC Seeks UGX 99.5Bn for LCI Elections, Political Parties 1 5

According to Byabakama, the total cost of the elections is 90.67 Billion Shillings but only 36.15 billion has been provided in the Budget Framework Paper, leaving a shortfall of 54.52 billion. According to Byabakama, the total cost of these elections is 90.67 billion but only 36.15 billion has been provided in the Budget Framework Paper, leaving a shortfall of 54.52 billion.
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Parliament Questions Delays in Procurement of New EC Offices 6 1

Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) earmarked the current EC premises at Jinja Road for construction of the Jinja-Kampala Expressway Flyover as well as the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) projects. EC was expected to vacate the Jinja Road premises by June 2021.
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10:44

Roads to Bobi Wine's Home Blocked Derrick Nyeko 2

There was a small scuffle when Makindye East Member of Parliament Derrick Nyeko who was also blocked tried to forcefully pass through the road block, but the security tamed him him with warnings being arrested.
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12:43

Mathias Mpuuga Appointed Leader of Opposition in Parliament 1 Top story

Mpuuga’s appointment was announced on Friday by David Lewis Rubongoya, the Secretary-General of NUP. Mpuuga is the NUP deputy for the central region.
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I'll Execute My Mandate With Utmost Diligence -Oulanyah 2 1 Top story

The Speaker of the Eleventh Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has pledged to execute with outmost diligence the mandate given to him as head of the legislature.
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17:51

Jacob Oulanyah Elected Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election 4 1 Top story

Oulanyah won the hotly contested race with 310 votes against 197 votes garnered by former Speaker of the Tenth Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
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16:42

Pictorial: Election of Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election Top story

The Speaker contest is mainly between Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah and Kamuli Woman MP, Rebecca Kadaga who has been serving as Deputy Speaker and speaker in the Tenth Parliament.
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Election of Eleventh Parliament Speaker Under Way 1

The contest is mainly between Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah who has been serving as Deputy Speaker in the Tenth Parliament and Kamuli Woman MP Rebecca Kadaga who has also been serving as Speaker in the previous parliament. Both candidates are from the ruling National Resistance Movement -NRM party but Kadaga chose to contest as an independent candidate after her party offered the flag to Oulanyah.
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Kyagulanyi Welcomes US Travel Restrictions on Ugandan Officials NUP

“The people of Uganda value their relationship with the global community and appreciate the concern shown by the United States on the deteriorating situation regarding human rights and civil liberties. It is our hope that other nations of the world will follow suit and support our quest for freedom and democracy,” reads the statement in part.
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19:49

Its a Goalless Draw for SC Villa, Express FC sc villa vs express 1 1

The draw mostly affects the Red Eagles who entered the game in pursuit of three points to bridge the gap between them and the table leaders Vipers SC. However, they remain in third place with 36 points while SC Villa is left outside the top four with 29 points.
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NRM Spent UGX 3 Billion on Media Space During Campaigns - Dombo 1 1 Top story

In a campaign that was scientific—characterized by smaller crowds, broadcast media was a target for all political actors. Though it’s those with money who could buy space. And given that most radios in Uganda are owned by politicians of the ruling party, opposition parties reported being denied access to media space with no explanation.
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I Sell Books to Clear Medical Bills for Campaign Torture Injuries -Katumba 4

According to Katumba who never wanted to reveal detailed information about his health status and which hospital he attends for medication locally, on every visit he makes he spends between 500,000 to one million shillings, which he says is quite high.
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Who Eats My Husband’s Food in Kitalya? Detainee’s Wife Asks Makindye Barracks 1 1

‘‘I have been taking rice, cooking oil, sugar, soap and other items to Kitalya and spending over 200,000shs every time I go there. Now I am just wondering, who could be the person taking advantage of a poor woman like me for all the tree times I have delivered all those items?” -Stella Nayiga.
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Nov 18th Riot Victims: Relatives Missing Irreplaceable Lives Lost, Financial Support 2020 November riots 5 1 Top story

According to Namatovu, because of her hearing impairment, her deceased son was a vital part of her life matrix since he served as her interpreter. Representing people with disabilities at Kawempe Division Council, she has already tested the perils of her son’s demise. “Now, the people I represent quarrel because they call and no one picks, they say I am not working,” she said.
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