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19:52
19:52

Presidential Aspirants Cry Foul As Voters Overcharge Them For Signatures 3

As at 25th September 2020, 82 aspirants had collected nomination and supporter forms to be filled in. They including nine females, namely: Faith Amaro, Maureen Kyalya, Pamela Amolo, Juliana Grace Kabarungi, Linda Nancy Kalembe, Janet Kataha Komugisha, Brenda Katushemererwe, Elizabeth Katwe Lugudde and Phiona Mirembe
19:06
19:06

Parliament Lifts Age Limit for LCIII Councilors 2 1

The act initially capped the age for contestants for LCIII chairperson positions, sub-county, municipal or city division level at 30 and 75. As a result, several aspirants have been blocked by the Electoral Commission, in the ongoing nomination exercise.
18:41
18:41

NRM Tribunal Cancels Rubanda East Poll Results Pending Recount 4

This follows a petition filed by Rubanda district chairman Kenneth Jogo Biryabarema, his main challenger in the race to Parliament. Musasizi had been announced the winner on September 5 after collecting 23,330 defeating Biryabarema who garnered 22,412 votes.
17:33
17:33

Voter Bribery Claims Persist in Sembabule District Ahead of NRM Primaries 3

Naziruh Ddamulira, a resident of Kinyansi Village in Mabindo Sub-county, says the contenders changed the strategies from intimidation and harassment, and have now resorted to bribing of voters.
17:32
17:32

Mob Attacks MP Nambooze for 'Disorganizing' NUP Elections in Mukono NUP Office 5 2

However, as voters lined up at the back of their favourite candidates, Patience Lule and Nasif Musoke, Nambooze arrived at the election venue and ordered non-party members to leave the line. The directive triggered a bitter argument between the voters and Nambooze until she accepted all people who were gathered at the station to vote.
16:27
16:27

KCCA Launches UGX 7 Trillion Strategic Plan 3 2

According to the plan, KCCA seeks to promote quality education through the renovation of school infrastructure which includes classrooms, science laboratories, constructing teachers' houses and sanitation facilities among others.
15:27
15:27

NUP Losers Decry Criteria Used to Identify Parliamentary Candidates Mercy Walukamba 1 Top story

In Nakawa West, the party selected Joel Ssenyonyi as the flagbearer against Kenneth Paul Kakande who has been in politics for over 20 years.
12:54
12:54

Delayed Construction of Kaguta Girls' Secondary School Angers Amuru Residents 2021 general polls 5 1

In 2014, Museveni pledged to construct the school in Lagot Alero, Pupwonya North village in Atiak Sub-County to promote girl-child education following the prolonged effects of the two-decade Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency.
23:39
23:39

Deputy IGP Camps in Sembabule As Tensions Rise Ahead of NRM Primaries 2

Muhammad Nsubuga, the greater Masaka regional Police Spokesperson says the deputy IGP has moved in purposely to secure the area of any eventualities that may interfere with peace in the area.
20:02
20:02

Leader Of Opposition Ochan Decries Failure by Parliament to Trim President’s Powers 2

Betty Aol Ochan believes the President is too powerful and parliament has not done its part to put in place checks to prevent abuse of power by the head of state. She notes that government has deliberately avoided forming a constitutional review commission that would address some of these issues.
18:59
18:59

Uganda Runs Out of Election Symbols, Creates More 6

Returning Officer Ivan Munanura says they have registered such high numbers of candidates in some electoral areas that have exhausted the ten symbols originally approved by the national EC
15:18
15:18

Uncertainty Veils NRM Sub County Nominations in Sembabule 1 1

The declaration of winners in Rugusuulu was delayed following a dispute on the validity of results from two villages. This has now generated a sharp controversy among the contestants as the deadline for nomination of local government candidates’ by the National Electoral Commission draws closer.
14:58
14:58

FDC Cancels 2020 Delegates' Conference - Ssemujju Nganda 4 8

The delegates conference had been planned to take place next week with many issues on the agenda but top on the list, to elect the 2021 presidential flag bearer.
13:45
13:45

Why Public Officers Deny Citizens Access to Information and Records Twaweza 8 1 Top story

As the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) marks the 2020 international Day for Universal Access to Information 28 September, it is emerging that in Uganda, the law is more of on paper than practice.
17:09
17:09

Mbale Woman MP Protests Delayed Release of NRM Primaries Results 1

The results were referred to the National NRM electoral commission chaired by Dr Tanga Odoi after the Mbale NRM Elections Office failed to announce the winner.
10:47
10:47

Pictorial: Al Hajji Nasser Ntege Ssebaggala's Vigil

Sebaggala died on Saturday morning at International Hospital Kampala, according to family sources. He was 72 years old. At IHK he was diagnosed with intussusception; a condition in which one segment of intestine inverts within another, causing an intestinal obstruction. URN was at the vigil and brings you the pictures.
10:35
10:35

Norbert Mao Elected Secretary General of African Political Parties Body 1

The election took place on Saturday during the organization’s General Meeting which was held virtually via Zoom. Mao will serve for three years alongside these other elected officials.
09:48
09:48

Acire Steps Down for Regan Okumu for Aswa County Parliamentary Race Gulu District 1 1

Acire has decided to contest for the Gulu City Mayoral race.
08:44
08:44

Military Police Face-off With NUP Supporters at Ssebaggala’s Vigil 4 6

At 9:00 pm, two military police trucks carrying armed military police personnel arrived at the vigil and ordered the NUP supporters to vacate the area because they were dressed in political attires and were turning the vigil into a political event.
22:04
22:04

Sebaggala to be Buried on October 4-Family 4 5

His younger brother, Haj. Muhammad Ssebaggala told URN that it was inevitable to extend the burial date for a week to fulfill a will by the deceased to have all his children present at his burial. 14 of the children are in the United States of America.
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