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Jan 2021 16 results
19:56
19:56

Security Heightened in Kasese Ahead of Tallying Exercise

Both UPDF and Police are surrounding the tally centre. Only accredited persons including candidates, agents and media are being allowed at the premises.
19:41
19:41

Hundreds Barred from Witnessing Vote Counting

Voters at Nabukalu zone in Kawempe North couldn't hide their anger as they screamed at polling constables demanding that they are allowed inside the polling stations.
19:10
19:10

Kawempe South Parliamentary Candidates React to Internet Shutdown

Tenywa Edris an Independent Candidate noted that due to the internet shut down, he is finding a hard time coordinating his polling agents since they had set up a Whatsapp group to track the results.
19:00
19:00

Candidates, CSOs Criticize Government over Internet Shut Down 4

Internet was cut off last night just a day after President Kaguta Museveni told the country that they had disabled social media after Facebook blocked accounts of a number of National Resistance Movement-NRM supporters and influencers. Facebook accused them of using their platform to spread propaganda and influence the Election.
18:35
18:35

Tumukunde, Nyanzi Say Opposition Agents were Chased from Polling Station

“I had to call the chairman of the Electoral Commission Simon Byabakama that my agents at these polling stations were locked outside the polling stations by the army in these places,” Nyanzi claimed.
18:22
18:22

City Young Adults Turn Up in Large Numbers to Vote 4

Haruna Kayemba 58, doesn't remember any election he has participated in with such a high turn-up of youths. He thinks awareness among the youths has grown to high levels.
17:36
17:36

Low Voter Turn-up, Late Arrival of Voting Materials in Acholi

At Holy Rosary Primary School - Polling Station A, several voters were stranded up to 10 am when voting hadn’t started. It’s where DP Presidential Candidate Norbert Mao voted from. Mao was the first to cast his vote at 10:15 am.
17:23
17:23

MP Cecilia Ogwal Saves Polling Materials Driver From Mob

Dokolo District Woman MP Cecilia Atim Ogwal talked the irate mob out of attacking the driver, explaining the importance of solving problems peacefully.
16:20
16:20

Electoral Commission Not Affected by Internet Shutdown 1

He said in a phone interview that they have tested the internet and it's working perfectly. This despite a shutdown which affected the entire country, when the government moved to block access to the Worldwide web.
15:59
15:59

Kyagulanyi, Nancy Kalembe Condemn Internet Shutdown 1 Top story

This is the first time Uganda is going through a complete blockage of the world wide web during elections. Uganda experienced Social media shutdowns in previous elections. In 2011, authorities instructed Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to temporarily block access to Facebook and Twitter for 24 hours and in 2016, authorities ordered telecommunication companies to block social media access on mobile phones.
14:57
14:57

Voting Materials Delivered Late at Polling Stations 1

At least 1,423 boxes of ballot papers, basins and lamps were dispatched from the designated centre in Nakawa at 10:30 pm on Wednesday evening from where it was driven to holding centres in constituencies. The material was then supposed to be delivered to the different polling station by 6:20 am this morning.
14:45
14:45

Ntungamo Voter Flees with Voting Material

According to our reporter in Ntungamo, the incident happened around 2 a.m., during the transportation of voting materials to Rubaare Sub County from the Electoral Commission offices in Ntungamo district.
13:06
13:06

Long Queues in Nakawa West Amidst Delays

Some of the voters who turned up said they have been waiting from 7:00 am but there were no polling officials. Yahaya Mulika, a voter says that he turned up at the polling centre at 6:30 am but found it empty.
12:52
12:52

Voting Delayed in Kampala City Centre 1 Top story

At City House Polling Station, voters were already lining up by 6:45 a.m., but these did not cast their vote until after 8 a.m. due to the slow inspection of voting materials by election officers and candidate agents.
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