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09:26
09:26

Court Orders Vote Recount For Dodoth East Constituency

On Monday, Lokeris through his lawyers Alaka and Co. Advocates filed a petition against the Electoral commission seeking an inspection, and recount of ballot papers cast in the seven sub-counties.
16:59
16:59

Politics, Internet Access Key Concerns Among Young People in Africa-report African Union

The report dubbed Your Voice Your Future that brought together results and recommendations from four U- Report polls across Africa and Europe also found participation in decision making, quality education and internet access among the main concerns for children and young people both in Africa and Europe.
16:43
16:43

Don't Blame Party Loss on Buganda-Mukono NRM Mobilizers 3 1

MP Ssekitoleko attributed the loss of the party to lack of will to address issues affecting the electorate. He cited lack of clean water, improved roads, employment for youths and proper health services.
12:45
12:45

Why Odonga Otto, Beatrice Anywar Failed to Retain MP Seats 7 1

Both Otto and Anywar are among some of the longest-serving legislators in Acholi Sub-region who suffered a heavy defeat in the hands of their opponents as they made attempts to seal their parliamentary bids for the fifth and fourth terms respectively.
11:09
11:09

Ruhaama County Losers Petition Electoral Commission 2

In the petition to the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, the losers argue that the elections were cases of ballot stuffing, violence at some polling stations, arrests, intimidations from the army and police. They contend that declaring Henry Nkwasiibwe Zinkuratire as the Member of Parliament for Ruhaama County was illegal because the election process was a sham.
10:51
10:51

Five Polling Assistants in Amuru Held for Alleged Election Malpractice Otwee Town Council 1 1

Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, says that the suspects were picked up on Wednesday from their polling station with dozens of pre-ticked ballot papers for the Amuru district parliamentary candidates.
10:51
10:51

COVID-19: Why Uganda Needs to Rethink Social Distancing Guidelines SOPs 4 1 Top story

What some have described as “rapid increase” in Covid-19 infection rates has prompted appeals to people to adhere to public health guidelines.
08:51
08:51

Masaka Court Throws Out Vote Recount Application for Bukoto South 4

Hajji Abdu Kiyimba Bukoto South, one of the candidates who contested on the NRM party ticket dragged the Electoral Commission and the winner Dr Twaha Kagabo to court seeking for recounting of votes arguing that the tallying processes were marred by irregularities.
08:26
08:26

Uganda to Spend UGX 7 Trillion On Loans

According to the National Budget Framework Paper 2021/2022, the total resource envelope in the next financial year is projected at 45.658 Trillion Shillings, which is a slight increase of 164 billion shillings from the current budget.
20:48
20:48

NRM Candidates Storm State House Over Delayed Facilitation 2 1

The candidates, from Kiruhura, Mbarara, Jinja and Mbale arrived by 7am in Entebbe, camped at the Municipal offices until after 4pm when they tried to access State House.
19:06
19:06

Workers Came to me with Problems MPs They Voted Back Never Solved -Obuku 4 1

While some of the competitors were dishing out money, Obuku was giving fruits and packages of medications such as dexamethasone and others that can help with COVID-19 and says before campaigns could elapse members of Bakabulinde’s Allied Workers’ Union came to him pleading that he puts across their problems. For the entire campaign, Obuku spent 80million shillings raised mainly through contributions by the medical fraternity.
17:05
17:05

Journalist, Jinja NUP Election Officer Released region 2 2

Mutoigo was arrested by a combined team of both Uganda Peoples’ Defense Forces-UPDF and the police while relaying live events at the Jinja City tally center on Thursday afternoon.
16:48
16:48

National Youth Delegates Demand UGX 2 Million Each Before Voting 3 2 Top story

However, the election which is supposed to have closed at 4: 00 pm today has failed to take off as the youth delegates turned rowdy demanding that each of them is paid 2 million Shillihs before voting for the candidates.
16:35
16:35

A Week After Presidential Election, EC Hasn’t Published Results 2 1

There were indications that results were about to be uploaded on the EC website; on Wednesday, a section of the 2021 General Elections results was created on the EC site. This section, which was under Elections and Results has now been deleted.
15:52
15:52

Gov't Blames NRM Buganda Loss on Sectarianism but Mengo Blames Corruption, Killings NUP 3 1

The Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo has asked the Catholic Church and Buganda Kingdom to stick to their core roles instead of meddling in politics.
12:16
12:16

Border Security Tops Priority of Newly Elected Agago LCV Chairperson Karimojong Warriors

Agago District borders Abim and Kotido districts all in the Karamoja region and has often experienced cattle raids by armed Karimojong men.
10:38
10:38

Kyotera NUP, DP Supporters Released on Bail 1 1

It is said that they had been hired by Democratic Party’s John Paul Mpalanyi, the newly elected MP for Kyotera County and Kyotera District Chairperson Patrick Kintu Kisekulo, to disrupt presidential, parliamentary and Local Government elections.
09:19
09:19

Human Rights Watch Raises Red Flag on Uganda's Election 2021 elections 1

The agency cited wanton killings by security forces, arrests and beatings of opposition supporters and journalists, disruption of opposition rallies, and a shutdown of the internet as major setbacks in the pursuit of democracy and the rule of law.
08:51
08:51

Lango Region Votes All Incumbent Chairpersons Out 2 1

According to the election results, Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party won five seats in the entire Lango sub-region. The ruling National Resistance Movement won three seats, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC won one seat and only one Independent candidate sailed through the race successfully.
08:00
08:00

Sembabule Candidate Challenges Results over Altered Name

Migadde who lost the race to Patrick Nkalubo of the National Resistance Movement-NRM, says that his name was wrongly spelt on the ballot papers, presenting him as Josephat instead of Joseph. He says that because of this error, many people that would have voted for him were confused.
Jan 10671 results