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EC to Spend UGX 24.5billion on Voter's Register Display Exercise 2021 elections 1

Justice Simon Byabakama, the EC Chaiperson, says they agreed to scale down on some of the activities that require money. He said however, that they are still engaging the Finance Ministry to agree on how much can be cut without affecting Commission work.
12:49
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New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System people 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
14:44
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EC Seeks UGX 100b for Biometric Voter Verification Machines 2 2

Justice Byabakama says the biometric system will enable the elections body to quicken the voting process.
07:14
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Legal Committee Wants Elections in New Districts Halted 5

The Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is of the view that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections.
12:34
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Political Aspirants in Gulu Embark on Early Consultations elective positions 4 1

Journalist and disability activist, Pat Robert Larubi resigned his job at Mental Health Uganda as Communications Officer and has stormed Tochi County in Omoro District to unseat incumbent Peter Okot of DP.
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Dr Kamunyu Re-elected Makerere University Academic Staff Association Boss 5 3

Dr. Kamunyu won in all the 11 polling stations with a total of 605 votes representing 83.5% out of 725 ballots cast against his challenger Dr. Hajji Hussein Oria, who garnered 120 votes representing 16.5% of the overall votes cast.
12:05
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Makerere University Lecturers Elections to Cost Shs14M 2 2

Michael Byaruhanga, the association’s electoral Commission chairperson says the team expected to spend the money in printing and distribution of fliers, civic education, nominations and conducting of elections.
07:39
07:39

Makerere VC Stays Guild Polls Makerere University 1 Top story

“I have also noted your concern about the unresolved issues about the gazetted Guild Elections Regulations given that, following the petition from the students, the University Council had given them an opportunity to make recommendations to the University Council about the Elections Regulations,” says Professor Kakumba.
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Goons Attack UCU Workers at Ntaawo Farm CoU 2 3 Top story

John Remmy Amara, the Supervisor of the UCU Land holdings at Ntaawo notes that about two weeks back they were involved in a fracas with Christopher Kiiza who showed up claiming ownership of the university farm land.
20:07
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Expelled MPs Did Not Get Fair Hearing-Lawyers 3 1

On Thursday George Karemera and Eric Sabiti lawyers from the Attorney General and Electoral Commission respectively argued that the constitutional court ruling was unlawful because the MPs were not given the chance to defend themselves in court.
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East African Court Dismisses Mabirizi’s Application Halting 2021 Elections 1 Top story

The judges ruled that based on the material on record, the implementation of the impugned act and the preparation for the 2021 general election is well underway.
11:34
11:34

Sembabule Aspirants Start Early Campaigns 4

Those engaged in early campaigns include; Salim Kisekka, President Museveni brother Godfrey Aine Kaguta, Shartis Mushereru, Vincent Kimbugwe, David Guleme Mushabe, Robert Nsubuga, Titus Nyabwana, Ismael Wagaba, Hillary Tukundane, Moses Muyigga who craving for Mawogola North constituency to replace the Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kahamba Kuteesa who is retiring from elective politics.
15:23
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Lamwo NRM Party Chairperson, Administrative Secretary Impeached 3 1

The Lamwo District NRM Woman League Chairperson, Elder Amony moved the motion to impeach the party chairperson. She was seconded by the PWD representative, Simon Peter Lokuta and the Elder’s League Chairperson, Atanasio Okwera.
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IPOD Council to Discuss Roadmap on Friday leadership 2

The IPOD Council Chairperson and FDC party General Secretary, Nathan Nandala Mafabi told URN on Tuesday that the scheduled meeting will discuss the activities to be conducted by IPOD and release a road map to the effect. According to Nandala, one of the key issues they will seek to address is Electoral reforms something FDC and the opposition as a whole has fronted for long.
18:21
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Can Bobi Wine Structures Survive State Machinery Before 2021? People Power

“There was also talk that there would be another attempt at having a joint candidate for 2021 and Bobi Wine didn’t want to be left behind because using 2016 as a case study, political parties can decide not to include you. You remember at that time Erias Lukwago was one of the most powerful politicians in the country but he was left behind because he didn’t have a political party,"Kifampa said referring to the 2016 polls.
18:59
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Lamwo NRM Administrative Secretary Arrested For Alleged Extortion 4 1

David Ochieng Ocan was arrested by the Lamwo Resident District Commissioner James Nabinson Kidega after NRM party members petitioned his office to recover over 16 million shillings that Ocan received during the national party delegates’ conference.
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Museveni Gets Another Presidential Challenger 1 2 Top story

“Leadership shouldn’t be built on money and popularity but brains. This new decade has its own challenges that can’t be addressed using the approaches of the 20th century. I don’t want to remind you of the problems that Uganda faces because you already know them. I have brought solutions to problems others keep talking about,” Mugerwa who was the first president of the African Youth Union said.
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Mao Warns NRM Ahead of 2021 Elections Democratic Party. 2 2

In a press briefing today in Arua town, Mao who is visiting Arua and the West Nile region told journalists that since peoples election apathy has gone up over the years, this time round they will use popular uprising to force the government of Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to relinquish power if his party attempts to rig elections for him.
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MUASA Risks Having an All-Male Executive Again Dr. Stella Nyanzi 1

A list of nominated candidates released by Michael Byaruhanga, the Chairperson MUASA Electoral Commission, has only one woman Dr Christine Mbabazi Mpyangu, a Lecturer in the Department of Religion and Peace Studies, nominated for a position.
18:22
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NRM to Expel Members who Contest for Seats after Losing Party Primaries Rogers Milindwa

Speaking at the NRM National Delegates’ Conference-President Yoweri Museveni who is also the party chairman said that there will not be any justifiable reason why anyone would stand as an independent candidate, now that the party was moving towards having more transparent elections.
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