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15:02
15:02

Low Business in Kampala as Museveni Takes Oath 3 5

Several businesses remained closed in the Central Business District as President Museveni prepared to take oath at the Kololo Independence Ceremonial grounds. Entrance into town through Wandegeya was limited for motor vehicles only, while Bodaboda cyclists could only access the city centre through Lumumba avenue.
12:19
12:19

Traders, Residents Unbothered by Heavy Deployment in Kasangati 1

The neighbourhood, which hosts two main opposition leaders; Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu of the National Unity Platform and Dr Kiiza Besigye, of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC political party, was earmarked as a security hotspot, during preparations for the swearing-in ceremony of President Yoweri Museveni, currently taking place at the Kololo Independence Grounds.
08:59
08:59

Pictorial: Head of States Arrive for Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony

The Presidents included Salva Kiir of South Sudan, Ethiopia’s Sahle Worke Zewde and Alpha Conde of Guinea. Others were Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Evariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi, and Hage Geingob of Namibia. The Presidents were received by ministers, officials from foreign affairs at Entebbe International Airport.
19:51
19:51

UGX 700 Million Spent On COVID-19 Tests As Museveni Takes Oath Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

URN has learnt that the over 4000 guests at the ceremony were subjected to tests as per the COVID-19 standard operating procedures. Each PCR test costs close to 180,000 Shillings.
14:16
14:16

Heavy Deployment in Major Towns Ahead of Museveni’s Swearing-in Ceremony 7 1

URN reporters in Masaka, Jinja, Mbale, Hoima, Luwero and Arua have observed unusual deployment of anti-riot police and Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldiers patrolling the towns in anticipation of possible protests by opposition supporters.
08:51
08:51

Maracha County MP Oguzu Lee Joins Race For Deputy Speaker 2 3

Oguzu announced his bid on Wednesday evening while addressing members of the West Nile press in Arua city.
11:36
11:36

Arua Mayor Wants Rival's Victory Overturned Arua Hight Court. 4

Issa Kato says the electoral commission failed to deliver 33 ballot boxes to the tally center, after they discovered only 256 out of the expected 289 ballot boxes.
08:06
08:06

Bobi Wine Rejects New Tax Bill for Armoured Car, Accuses URA of Persecution

This comes after URA revalued the car at USD 166,700 ( 601 million Shillings) and revised the tax payable on it to more than 300 million. The Toyota Land Cruiser was imported into the country in November last year from Kenya and cleared in January, according to URA.
16:22
16:22

Human Rights Lawyer Gathering Evidence on November Protests 3 1

Opiyo, who is also human rights lawyer, notes that days after the incident they formed a team and started gathering evidence from districts of Wakiso, Kampala, Iganga, and Luuka.
12:16
12:16

ANT Coordinators Task Muntu to Explain Lack of Funding During Campaigns ANT party 6 2

Coordinators stressed this during the Kigezi region delegates review meeting held at Heras Country Resort in Kabale district on Monday. The meeting was aimed at sharing challenges faced during the election cycle and generating ideas for the next five-year strategic plan.
17:09
17:09

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.
13:03
13:03

Intimidation, Violent Campaign Forced Gulu Voters to Shun January Polls 4 1

The newly elevated Gulu City was among the areas with the lowest voter turn up in the country with only 34,916 people participating in the exercise, out of the 101,401 registered voters from 188 polling stations. This is a drastic decline from the 101,588 voters who participated in the process from the same area in 2016.
09:49
09:49

UPDF to Investigate Soldiers Hired to Terrorize Opponents 2021 elections 1 6

The Committee Vice-Chairperson, Agnes Taaka Wejuli told the delegation that they had received several complaints against the army including excessive use of force, disruption of rallies, arbitrary arrests and detention in military facilities.
15:34
15:34

Kwania North Loser Withdraws Election Petition

Last month, James Onguu Tar who contested on the National Resistance Movement-NRM party ticket petitioned the court seeking annulment of Okae’s victory. He claims that the elections were characterised by irregularities.
10:35
10:35

Tricks and Loopholes for Stealing Elections at Grassroots Disclosed Presiding Officers 1 1

Nakisekka, the incumbent Masaka district Vice-Chairperson who however unsuccessfully for Masaka City female councilor representing Nyendo-Mukungwe Division, argues that the tendency of assigning staff permanent stations of work throughout the election process abets malpractice.
10:25
10:25

FDC To Meet its Elected MPs Over Speakership Race 2

John Kikonyogo, the deputy party spokesperson said that although there are two people who have expressed interest in contesting for the office of speaker and deputy speaker respectively, the party is yet to agree on a candidate they will be supporting. Kikonyogo said the role of choosing the party flagbearers is solely vested in the hands of the party Electoral Commission led by Toterebuka Bamwenda.
07:20
07:20

Join Political Party to Fight Corruption- Mugisha Muntu Gen. Mugisha Muntu 1 4

Speaking about his countrywide trips, Muntu said they will not only help him to mobilize people to join ANT but will also help him to mobilize financial resources to fund their activities.
10:33
10:33

We Need to Move Away from Politics of Survival- Muntu Soroti district 3 1 Top story

Muntu made the comment during the ANT post-election review in Soroti on Saturday while meeting candidates who participated in the 2021 general elections from Teso sub region. He noted that whereas elections are supposed to open gates for the fresh breed of leaders with development ideas, some of the politicians only join the arena to make ends meet.
17:07
17:07

Electoral Commission Acknolwedges Voter Education Shortfalls 1 3

Byabakama told the Human Rights Commitee of Parliament that although the election was a success on their part, the entire process was conducted amidst limitations, which could not allow them to reach Ugandans across the country. During the time, which was planned for voter education, gatherings were limited to only 70 people and later adjusted to accommodate 200 people.
10:40
10:40

Court Allows Bukimbiri County MP Loser to Serve Kwizera Through Media 3

Kabale High Court Judge, Justice Moses Kawumi Kazibwe, allowed Owebeyi to serve Kwizera through Daily Monitor or New Vision newspapers.
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