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19:05
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2,000 Delegates to attend G77+China Summit in Kampala 3 1

The G77 is the largest intergovernmental organization of developing countries in the United Nations, used as a platform to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues. The coalition which was started by 77 countries, now has 135 member countries from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
18:34
18:34

Uganda Lauds S. Sudan Factions for Assenting to National Unity Gov't

President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his political nemesis Dr Riek Machar on Wednesday agreed that the much-awaited transitional government will start on Saturday, February 22, as agreed in a summit held in Entebbe last year. The current government is going to be dissolved today and subsequently, Machar will be appointed the first of the four vice presidents while Kiir will remain president.
12:01
12:01

I Won’t Subject Myself to NRM Primaries - Luweero Chairman intimidation 1 3

Ndawula says that he has decided to contest as an independent candidate and be voted on merit rather than subjecting himself to an exercise which may unfairly lead to him suffering defeat.
21:12
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Gen. Muntu: I Don't Expect Free and Fair Polls 1 2 Top story

Alliance for National Transformation national coordinator General Mugisha Muntu, has expressed no confidence in government organizing a free and fair election.
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18:54

Search Team Recommends Five Unopposed for Appointment as College Heads Makerere University 1 Top story

According to the report, the search committee arrived at the candidates after a series of activities that included shortlisting, assessing candidates’ documents, review of Human Resource record, candidates’ profiles and face-to-face interviews as well as public presentations.
17:41
17:41

MPs Decry Long Campaign Period 2021 elections 7 3 Top story

However, MPs notes that the campaign periods are too long and will have financial implications on candidates. They want the election road map reviewed to cut down on the campaign period especially for local government and parliamentary candidates.
16:55
16:55

DP Members to Mao: Return to Your Law Firm 1

Sseggona also said that Mao has failed to give accountability for the money that the members contribute to the party and also the money that the party gets from the Electoral Commission resulting from DP having representatives in parliament.
14:36
14:36

Bobi Wine to Resume Consultations Next Week Uganda Police Force 4 6 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, when they wrote to police, the only response they got was through media reports the next day by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, saying they hadn’t followed the laid down guidelines.
12:50
12:50

NRM Parades Political Aspirants to "Abandoned" Community kamuda sub county 1 2 Top story

Charles Elasu, the Soroti District NRM Chairperson opened the ground by inviting and introducing everyone interested in a political seat under the NRM ticket. The podium was filled by several politicians and civil servants intending to take part in the general elections.
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10:09

Students Mount Pressure on Mak Council Over Stalled Guild Elections Abbas Luyombo 4 2 Top story

Abbas Luyombo, a third-year law student and a guild presidential hopeful says the continued stalemate of the guild elections is likely to have a significant drop in the numbers of students who participate in the electioneering process of choosing their leaders.
07:31
07:31

Why Makerere Dropped 12 Professors in Principal Job Search 1

Out of the 19 people that responded to the September 30 and November 11, 2019, only seven (7) professors were shortlisted based on the minimum requirements.
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19:01

Censure Motion Against Gen. Tumwine Collapses Gen Elly Tumwine 4 1

MPs have withdrawn the censure motion against General Elly Tumwine after they failed to garner adequate signatures to propel to motion.
18:07
18:07

Kadaga to Attackers: We will Deal with You Severely Parliament 1 1 Top story

Kadaga says it is an offense for any person to create disturbance, which interrupts parliamentary proceedings. She called on whoever wants to demonstrate against Parliament to use other means other than try to invade on the space of MPs.
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17:46

People Talking About Poverty Should Be Arrested - Gen. Elwelu Soroti district 1

Gen. Elwelu, speaking at the belated NRM function in Kamuda Sub County, Soroti district this afternoon said that there is no reason for anyone, especially in Teso to cry and speak about poverty. He explained that there are immense opportunities in the region, including fertile soils that can change lives better but many people, have instead opted to rally in for unproductive ventures like politics.
17:35
17:35

Ryeru Sub County Chief Interdicted Over UGX40 Million Accountability 6 1

Richard Kimunyu, the Ryeru Sub County LC 3 Chairperson, says he had earlier warned the chief about accountability but he didn’t heed to his warning.
12:17
12:17

Rakai DP Members Defy Top Leadership on Grassroots Elections DP wrangles 1 3 Top story

Dick Ssebbowa, the Rakai District Mobilisation Secretary, says the top party organ acted on selfish grounds and machinations, which led to an illogical decision that endangers the party values.
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Walubiri's UPC Faction to Issue Parallel Election Roadmap Jimmy Akena 1 2 Top story

Walubiri says Akena and his group are not UPC members to determine the party road-map.
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20:10

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.
17:22
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Court Adjourns Ssekikubo’s Trial Over Missing Records 1 Top story

However, on Monday court failed to proceed with the trial after the defense lawyers led by Medard Lubega Ssegona told the magistrate that the state had failed disclose how they intend to proceed with prosecution. Ssegona specifically argued that the state was erroneously reinstating a case of 2010, which was heard and dismissed by court because of poor prosecution and lack of evidence against his client.
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15:49

Tax Clearance Not a Requirement to Participate in Elections- EC

EC chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi told reporters at the Electoral Commission headquarters along Jinja Road in Kampala that unless the law is amended to allow for the tax clearance certificates, they will not be part of the requirements for the intending candidates.
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