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21:31
21:31

Eleven Nominated For Presidential Race 2021 elections 2 1 Top story

Closing the two-day exercise, the EC Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama, said all candidates will be invited to the EC headquarters on Thursday to participate in drafting a harmonized campaign program for each of them.
20:31
20:31

We are Peaceful: Presidential Candidate Kyagulanyi 4 1 Top story

According to Kyagulanyi, NUP and people power movement supporters are law-abiding citizens and will act within the law.
20:04
20:04

Pictorial: Teargas, Running Battles Between Security, NUP Supporters Top story

Many NUP supporters waited along Ntinda Stretcher road near Spear Motors where the Electoral Commission had designated the Main entrance for all Presidential aspirants heading for nominations.
19:41
19:41

Kabuleta, Mwesigye to Ride on God’s Power to Unseat Museveni 2021 elections 4 2 Top story

Kabuleta, who was nominated punctuated his speech with his slogan of Economic liberation war in his address to the media.
18:57
18:57

Teargas, Bullets in Tororo as Police Battle Kyagulanyi’s Supporters 1 1 Top story

Police intercepted the NUP party members as they marched through Tororo town leading to running battles, which ended up in Tororo main market where big crowds joined the procession.
18:05
18:05

Muntu Represents Bridge Across Political Divide – ANT Gen. Mugisha Muntu 5 1

The acting National Coordinator of the ANT party Alice Alaso says there is a scarcity of leaders who can be entrusted with power.
17:01
17:01

NUP Busia Woman Parliamentary Candidate, Four Others Arrested for Staging Procession 3

The Busia District NUP Secretary, Eliasa Kwamusi and Samia Bugwe North parliamentary candidate denies claims that they were holding a procession, saying they were heading to Dabani Sub- County for a funeral.
16:41
16:41

Chaos, Running Battles Force Kamwokya Business Community to Close 1

Zaituna Nakintu, a mobile money operator, who operates a few meters from Fred Nyanzi’s house, says a group of ten youths who were running from police surrounded her and tried to grab the phones she was using to transact her business.
16:34
16:34

Mao Calls for End to Tribalism as he Joins Presidential Race 2021 Elections 7 3

Mao said that for many years, politicians in Uganda have wanted to ride on their tribal, religious and ethnic backgrounds as vehicles to leadership, while at the same time wrecking the country. Mao was addressing a press conference moments after his nomination to contest for the Presidency.
16:34
16:34

Two NUP Coordinators in Mbarara Arrested 1

Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi regional police spokesperson, says the two were arrested as a preventive measure not to cause chaos in town.
16:05
16:05

Amuriat's Nomination Excites Soroti Residents Soroti City 2 2

Immediately after Justice Simon Mugenyi Byabakama, the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission declared Amuriat, a duly nominated candidate, FDC officials and supporters in Soroti took to the streets chanting his name. They were joined by other supporters who included Boda- Boda cyclists.
15:49
15:49

Iganga LC 5 Chairperson Casts Doubt on His COVID-19 Positive Results health worker 1 Top story

Kayemba, who is vying for the Kigulu South Parliamentary seat as an independent is in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 on October 30th, a day to the much anticipated presidential visit to Iganga to commission road construction projects.
15:16
15:16

Several Injured as Police Bars Kyagulanyi From Launching His Manifesto 3 1 Top story

Police used teargas and live bullets to disperse the charged supporters and drove off via Namugongo-Kira-Seeta up to his home in Magere in Kasangati Town Council. Several people who had escorted Kyagulanyi followed suit.
14:51
14:51

Teargas in Masaka, Jinja, Luwero As NUP Supporters Celebrate Kyagulanyi’s Nomination 3 2

In Masaka City, the NUP supporters held a procession in a convoy of motor vehicles that drove around the town hooting and loudly playing Kyagulanyi songs.
14:41
14:41

Amuriat Infuriated by Security Conduct 2021 elections 3 3 Top story

Amuriat was intercepted by a joint security team comprising the army and police and was forcedly driven to Kyambogo nomination center, where he arrived without shoes.
14:30
14:30

Kabale NUP Coordinator Arrested 4 2

Elly Maate, Police spokesperson for Kigezi region says that Kateebire was arrested after police received information that he was planning a procession in town to celebrate the nomination of NUP presidential flag bearer, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine.
14:15
14:15

Police Whisks Off Kyagulanyi After Nominations Uganda Police 2 1

Police had cleared the area where Kyagulanyi was arrested and even asked journalists accredited to cover the nominations not to come out.
13:50
13:50

Bobi Wine Questions EC About His Safety During Campaigns 4 3

Kyagulanyi accused the police of exhibiting double standards. He says that President Museveni’s supporters were on Monday allowed to carry out processions.
12:15
12:15

Police Deploys in Fort Portal Ahead of NUP Procession 1

According to the Tooro Sub-Region NUP coordinator, Innocent Natukunda, the procession is aimed at celebrating the Nomination of NUP Presidential Flag Bearer, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi.
12:13
12:13

Nobody Will be Nominated After Today- EC 2021 elections 2 2

EC spokesperson Paul Bukenya has told URN that the law does not provide for any window of extension to be able to accommodate any other candidate after close of business today.
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