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11:44
11:44

Q&A with Muntu Ahead of ANT Nominations NRM 5 Top story

This week on Wednesday and Thursday, the Alliance for National transformation (ANT) party will conduct presidential flag bearer nominations. Today one of its founder Rtd. Maj. Gen. Gregory Mugisha Muntu talked to Uganda Radio Network in a question and answer interview, highlighting a number of things as he heads into the race for ANT flagbearer ship.
10:55
10:55

FDC Engaging EC On Virtual Campaigns 3

John Kikonyogo, the Deputy FDC party spokesperson, says they have reached out to EC to reverse its decision on the virtual campaigns.
20:34
20:34

Presidential Aspirant Charles Rwomushana Given Green Light to Consult Voters 2021 elections

EC Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi told Rwomushana that the number of people who should attend his consultation meetings must conform to the Ministry of Health guidelines on gatherings. Through the President, the government banned any meeting exceeding five people, while burials were restricted to 30 people and weddings must be attended by not more than 10 people.
17:09
17:09

EC Tasked to Address Anticipated Cyber Violence During Virtual Campaigns 2021 elections 1 2 Top story

Addressing journalists at their headquarters, Sandra Komuhimbo, the UWONET Research Knowledge and Advocacy Manager, says it is important for Electoral Commission to think through on how to manage cyber violence including bullying and harassment and how they will be able to truck and arrest the perpetrators.
13:16
13:16

It is Misleading to Call 2021 Elections Scientific - Electoral Commission 2

On the other hand however, scientific is also a common slang used to mean anything that is not true or legitimate. In referring to elections, if someone says “There was science in his victory” it means that there was cheating and other malpractices that led to victory . So maybe it’s safer to conclude that the use of the word scientific in referring to this election probably dents the credibility of the election even before the first ballot is cast.
10:25
10:25

NRM Still Stuck on How to Proceed With Scientific Party Election 2021 elections 1 1

Not even four days of meeting of the Central Executive Committee, the second highest organ of the party was able to break the jinx that has become the 2021 scientific elections.
14:58
14:58

DP's Mao Wants Parliament to Discuss Postponing 2021 Elections 3 1 Top story

“Some of the places don’t have the media facilities that make a digital campaign. In some places they will not even know that voting is going on. If the coronavirus pandemic is this serious, then postponing the election is a viable option because we are the one who make the laws, and we are the one who change the laws. How come they are so enthusiastic to change term limits and age limits but when it comes to facilitating voters to make informed choices now they are reluctant,” Mao wondered.
17:45
17:45

Tumukunde Rejects EC Plans of Printing Ballot Papers in Uganda Henry Tumukunde 3

Speaking on Wednesday at his home in Kololo, Tumukunde said printing ballots has potential for leakage and duplication which will compromise the integrity of the 2021 elections.
17:01
17:01

UPC Releases Roadmap as Police Blocks Press Conference 1 2

Michael Osinde, the UPC Party spokesperson told URN on phone that they had observed all the Standard operating procedures but it appears the Officer in Charge of Nkurumah road Police post he only identified as Mugisha had other intentions of blocking the press conference.
14:03
14:03

Tumukunde Calls for Extension of 2021 Elections 2

Speaking to journalists at his home in Kololo, Tumukunde said it’s impractical to have ‘meaningful’ elections in the country where people can choose their leaders in free and fair manner, going by the electoral commission revised roadmap.
18:43
18:43

Political Parties Urge EC to Listen Before Continuing with Scientific Elections 2021 elections 6

In a meeting held at the Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala, the leaders of different registered political parties faulted the Electoral Commission for coming up with a revised roadmap that will see the 2021 elections held without public campaigns.
23:43
23:43

Museveni Rallies Ugandans to Support Scientific Elections President Museveni 1

He said the three questions included the possibility of safely holding conventional elections of mass rallies and processions even in the absence of a vaccine or clear treatment for the virus. According to Museveni, the commission had also considered the possibility of postponing elections.
17:09
17:09

Bobi Wine’s People Power Rubbishes ‘Scientific’ Election Plan

Kyagulanyi told Journalists in Kampala that they were taken aback by the proposal to outlaw open-air campaigns due to fear of spreading the novel coronavirus. The commission unveiled a new roadmap last week advising persons vying for political offices to use media platforms to get to their electorate.
15:51
15:51

Scientific Election Plan Stirs Mixed Reaction Among Local Council Leaders 1 3

Mudashiruh Bbaale, the Kyesiiga sub-county Speaker appreciates the new campaign model as a better approach that will save the communities from the commotions that usually dominate political campaigns.
14:57
14:57

2021 Elections; How Practical are Scientific Campaigns for Uganda? 6 3 Top story

The Electoral Commission, a body charged with organizing elections announced a revised roadmap on Tuesday suggesting that there will be no open-air campaigns in line with the ministry of health guidelines that prohibits mass gatherings in order to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
17:31
17:31

Accepting Scientific Election is Escorting Museveni to Victory - Opposition Asuman Basalirwa 4

They argue that the law obliges the Electoral Commission to organize a normal election, and if it can’t, like in the present circumstance, it should throw back the matter to parliament to amend the existing laws to either provide for an election in such circumstances or postpone it to such a date that it is possible to hold it normally.
15:36
15:36

EC Bans Rallies as It Pushes Ahead with 2021 Elections 1 3 Top story

Instead of rallies and other person to person campaigns, candidates are going to use the media to reach their voters, according to guidelines announced by Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Electoral Commission chairperson. He was speaking during a press conference held at the EC headquarters in Kampala.
16:24
16:24

FDC Issues Revised Election Road map 2

Amuriat says they will conduct primaries for local government and parliamentary and presidential candidates between July and September respectively.
11:19
11:19

Acholi Politicians Take Advantage of Covid19 Campaign to Popularise Candidature Amuru District 5 2 Top story

Robert Larubi, who is eyeing Toci County parliamentary seat in Omoro District as an Independent crafted his message with an Indian-English accent to catch the attention of voters.
09:36
09:36

Masaka District Chairman, VP Ssekandi's Assistant Clash over Relief Supplies 1 3

The controversy stems from the distribution of relief supplies which include maize flour, Rice and beans totalling to two tons that were obtained from the Office of the Prime Minister, to benefit residents affected by floods when heavy rains hit different parts of Masaka district last month.
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