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20:20
20:20

MPs Welcome Polling Date for Parliamentary Elections 1 5

The Electoral Commission chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama announced on Thursday that the elections will be held on January 14 2021.
11:28
11:28

NUP Candidate Struggles to Make Inroads in Nakaseke NRM Stronghold intimidation 3 1 Top story

Musisi, who is running on the National Unity Platform-NUP ticket seeks to unseat the incumbent LCV Chairperson Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka. NRM has dominated the Nakaseke LCV chairperson’s seat since the district was operationalized in 2005.
05:28
05:28

EC Set to Announce Election Date for MPs, LCs 2021 elections 3 1

This was revealed by the Attorney General William Byaruhanga while presenting a statement to Parliament on Wednesday. Earlier, Parliament had tasked the Attorney General to announce the specific dates whose absence was affecting aspirant’s campaign and election programs
17:52
17:52

Regan Okumu, Aol Disagree Over Choice of Party Flag Bearers in Gulu Gulu District 1 4

Ronald Regan Okumu, Aswa County Member of Parliament and Aol Betty Ocan, the incumbent Gulu District Woman MP are divided over the selection of Alice Rose Amono Abili and Rosemary Apiyo Padi as the party’s flag bearers.
16:10
16:10

Special “Emyooga” Treatment for Kampala, Wakiso Draws Criticism COVID-19 1 5

According to the breakdown, each group is entitled to 30 million Shillings and an allocation of 500 million Shillings is set aside for each constituency. However, a move by the government to allocate an additional 50 billion Shillings to Kampala and Wakiso districts has sparked criticism from Members of Parliament.
14:13
14:13

Battle for Space Fueling Defacing of Campaign Posters in Gulu Gulu City 1 3

Hundreds of posters were placed on wall fences, electricity poles and any visible area across the city prior to the start of Parliamentary nominations on Thursday. But they were all removed or replaced under the cover of darkness.
12:59
12:59

Amuru District Vice Chairperson Sacked for Incompetence Atiak Sub County 1 1

Michael Lakony accused John Bosco Ocan, who is also the councillor for Atiak Sub County of being absent from his office for nearly three months.
16:31
16:31

Luwero District Youths Elections Postponed Over Candidate's Age Petition

According to the petitioner, Nakalyango lied to EC during the nomination exercise claiming that she was born in 1998 and is 22 years but her National ID clearly shows that she is 34 years. Nakalyango told URN that she erred while registering for the National ID.
12:42
12:42

Police to Recruit 50,000 Special Constables for Elections 1

Uganda police force has announced recruitment for 50000 Special Police Constables -SPCs to guard polling centres.
07:36
07:36

Pastoralists, Farmers Plight Tops Nakaseke Unopposed Candidate's Agenda 1 2

Nyongere will now represent Nakaseke North in the 11th parliament after sailing through the nominations unopposed, according to a report released by Nakaseke District Returning Officer Mike Jjuuko.
10:10
10:10

Nakaseke MP Candidates Ask Police To Treat Them Equally 1 4

Esther Nakawooya the DP candidate for District Woman MP race says that the campaigns will only remain peaceful if Police enforce the electoral laws fairly and treat each candidate equally.
09:44
09:44

Makindye Parliamentary Aspirants Defy EC, COVID-19 Guidelines to Campaign Uganda police 3 3

At least five parliamentary candidates have been holding campaigns since being nominated on 15th and 16th October 2020 without permission or clearance from the EC.
13:45
13:45

MP Ssewanyana Released on Police Bond, 31 Suspects Still Held by Police COVID 19 guidelines 1 2

The National Unity Platform -NUP candidate for Makindye West parliamentary seat, Allan Aloysius Ssewanyana was in police custody, two days, for staging a procession contrary to the COVID19 preventive guidelines and has been released this morning on police bond.
12:14
12:14

Inconsistent Names Bite Agago Woman Aspirant

Robert Onoba, Agago district returning officer says Acan presented academic documents for both O’level and A’level bearing the name Janet Acan Francis but her National ID had Janet Acan.
11:41
11:41

Only Nine Nominated For Bundibugyo District Parliamentary Races

The EC registrar for Bundibugyo District, Robert Kunihira, said the exercise was handled without any major incident.
06:11
06:11

NRM Fails to Field Candidate For Bukanga County MP Seat in Isingiro District 3 1

Meanwhile David Mukundane the returning officer Isingiro says the exercise was peaceful with a total of 26 candidates, and out of these 11 are independents, 5 are NRM, 3 are FDC, 2 from NUP, and 3 belong to ANT, democratic party managed three candidates 1.
19:55
19:55

28 Candidates Nominated for Gulu City Parliamentary Races 2021 nominations 2 1

Twelve of them will contest as independents; three on the ruling National Resistance Movement party ticket; three under Forum for Democratic Change, three under the Democratic Party; two under Alliance for National Transformation and two on the National Unity Platform ticket.
14:09
14:09

Minister Kyambadde, Musician Hilderman Nominated for Mawokota North 2 2

Trade and Industry Minister Amelia Kyambadde has been nominated to compete with three other people for Mawokota North constituency in Mpigi district.
08:48
08:48

Unfulfilled Pledges Still Shape Political Campaigns in Luwero nominations 1 4

Almost all candidates indicated that their focus for the campaign is on the unfulfilled pledges by the NRM government to the people of Luwero district, where the National Resistance Army waged a guerrilla war for the Liberation of Uganda.
07:15
07:15

Five Hospitalised, 31 Arrested in Makindye Division Nomination Fracas 10 2

They include Agnes Nakamya, whose arm was fractured by a teargas canister fired inside Great Valley Children’s primary school, where the crowd had pitched camp after Lusagala's nomination at 2 pm. The others are Baker Kakembo, Allen Nanziri, Justine Nalule and an unidentified minor.
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