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18:15
18:15

Women Councilors Election Cancelled in Kitgum After New Name Found on Ballot 3 1

The Electoral Commission nominated three candidates for the LCIII Women Councilors position in West Land A ward. They are Paula Aleng, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate, Beatrice Ayako of National Resistance Movement party-NRM, and Margaret Aneno, an independent candidate. However, this morning when voters turned up to witness the ballot box opening to kick off the election process in Te-fene and Tecwa polling stations, they were shocked that four names instead of three were on the ballot. The new name was that of Josephine Akello Komakegum, a candidate who lost the recent LCIV female councillors election in West Land A ward.
18:09
18:09

Tragic Childhood Shaped Agnes Auma's Achy Journey to Parliament NRM Party 2 5

At two years, Auma lost her father; Major General David Oyite Ojok, a man who commanded one of the forces that overthrew President Idi Amin Dada in 1979 and later became Chief of Staff of the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA).
17:06
17:06

LCIII Candidates Worried of Low Voter Turnup Low voter turn up 1 2

Patrick Okiror, a Candidate for Orungo Town Council LCIII seat said that voters asked him for transport to reach the polling stations. Okiror is worried about the outcome of the polls since few people will now determine the next leader.
15:25
15:25

Sub County Elections Halted in Kasangombe, Nabingoola 1

Four candidates were nominated to contest for the seat. They include incumbent James Makande (NRM), Sam Mutibwa (DP), William Semeere (NUP) and Fredrick Kakooza. But the names of DP Candidate Sam Mutibwa were wrongly written as James Mutibwa on the ballot paper, a mistake that was only identified as voters converged to participate in the exercise today.
14:44
14:44

45 Polling Agents of Musician Walukagga Arrested 1 2

The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the operation followed information that the group of people had gathered at the musician's home in big numbers.
14:23
14:23

Two Injured in Ngora as Rival Supporters Clash At Polling Station Ngora District 1

The two and several others picked a fight with supporters of Charles Peter Obelon, another rival candidate in the race. The fight followed reports alleging that Obelon was bribing voters.
14:06
14:06

Palabek Abera Sub County Polls Delayed over Missing Ballot Papers 1

At Agwata Dog Tangi polling station, voting that was slated to commence at 7 was later delayed after it was realized that ballot papers meant for female council representatives for Agwata and Cubu parish were missing in the ballot box.
13:04
13:04

Lack of Photos on Ballot Papers Irks Candidates in Luwero 1 3

Unlike the ballot papers for candidates of LCIII Chairperson Seats, the ballot papers for candidates of Parish councillor seats have only symbols and names of candidates.
12:23
12:23

Kyagulanyi’s Petition Grounds Almost Similar to Mbabazi's 2016 Appeal 2 Top story

The petition challenging the declaration of Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as the president-elect by the Electoral Commission listed 26 grounds to prove that Museveni was not validly declared winner of the January 14, election. However, it only introduces three new grounds upon which Kyagulanyi and his team are calling upon the highest court in the land to invalidate the results.
10:53
10:53

Low Voter Turnout, Late Delivery of Materials Mar LCIII Polls delayed voting 2 1

Up to 8:00am, some of the polling stations in Soroti City had not opened the ballot boxes. Similar situation was recorded in Mukono and Buikwe in Central Buganda, Ntoroko, Kabarole and Kyenjojo in Tooro sub region, Luweero, Masaka, among others.
09:52
09:52

UPDF on the Spot for Abducting, Torturing Suspects in Detention 4

Last month after the Electoral Commission declared the incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni winner of the presidential elections, protests broke out in Masaka. Security personnel comprised of the military and police swung into action to stop the growing protests, and accordingly, dozens of people were arrested and four others shot dead.
07:43
07:43

Disunity, Voter Bribery Cost Opposition Seats in Acholi LRA 5 1

NRM won 18 out of the 27 parliamentary seats in Acholi. FDC secured only six positions, one position went to DP, one other to the Peoples Progressive Party-PPP and one to an independent candidate.
07:25
07:25

CSOs Mobilize for High Voter Turn Up Action Aid Uganda 1 3

This election, which marks the final national electoral activity under the Roadmap for General Elections 2021, is expected to take place in 2,190 Sub Counties, Town Councils and Municipal Divisions, located in 135 districts. There will no elections in the 10 cities and Kampala Capital City.
Feb 2021 14 results