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18:03
18:03

EC Denies Knowledge of NUP Ownership Dispute Justice Byabakama 2

Byabakama's explanation follows a letter written to him by members of NURDP querying the manner in which the name and the leadership of their party had changed. The members questioned the entire extraordinary delegates conference allegedly held on 14/07/2020 and attended by only 51 unverified members out of a delegate’s member list of 400 delegates.
11:49
11:49

Electoral Commission Finalizes Nomination of Special Interest Group Candidates 2021 elections

According to the revised Electoral Roadmap, campaigns shall now be conducted starting today August 6 to Monday next week while polling will take place on different dates in all the 68,740 villages across Uganda.
15:08
15:08

2021 Elections: Bobi Wine Unveils Political Party 5 3 Top story

In the past, Kyagulanyi has scoffed at the idea of forming a political party reasoning that he needs not to be in any political party for him to espouse his political views. He argued then that Uganda with 29 registered political parties, but they had failed to change leadership from the ruling National Resistance Movement.
20:21
20:21

Museveni Challenger Accuses Party EC of Trying to Lock Him Out Dr. Tanga Odoi

Ssimbwa, who notes that President Museveni has no time for the party and hence the need to replace him, says he has tried to get the EC to provide him with the regulations that will govern this year’s elections but in vain. He says although Dr Tanga Odoi, the party’s Electoral Commission Chairman had indicated that all leadership positions are up for grabs, the reality seems different.
17:27
17:27

NRM Upbeat About Winning 2021 Polls as Party Register Hooks 11.9m Voters sam engola

Speaking at the party headquarters at Plot 10 Kyadondo Road in Kampala, Sam Engola, the party’s vice-chairperson for northern Uganda said with 11.9 million registered voters (more than two-quarters of all registered voters) in the country, it is a foregone conclusion that they will pick up every elective position in the coming 2021 election.
04:41
04:41

Muntu Disappointed with Rebel MPs for Returning to NRM gen mugisha muntu 1

Muntu, a former commander of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that when a person disagrees with their political party ideologically, the best thing is to walk away and not return for as long as the reason for disagreement still exists.
14:49
14:49

NRM Secretary General Orders Arrest of Party Members Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines 2021 elections 2

Lumumba added that President Yoweri Museveni swore to protect the people of Uganda and their property, therefore, the NRM members who are trying to undercut his efforts should be dealt with strongly. She was addressing the press about the resolutions of the NRM party on how to conduct the 2021 party primaries.
19:44
19:44

Elections Without Campaigns Are a Wrong Choice for Uganda 2021 elections 5

This was the main issue of contentious during a one-day dialogue between the Electoral Commission, the civil society and political players held today. The dialogue was organized by the United Nations Development Program [UNDP] to harmonize deviating views a month since the Electoral Commission released the controversial roadmap.
05:00
05:00

Digital Campaign Cannot Deliver Free and Fair Election -NGOs 2021 elections 4 1

The NGOs say that the media landscape and ownership in Uganda cannot allow the use of the media as the only means of reaching out to voters, as outlined in a revised roadmap released by the Electoral Commission last month.
16:04
16:04

Police Battles People Power Supporters Over Crowds in Kamwokya Bobi Wine 5 9 Top story

The crowds were mobilized by aspirants from various constituencies, mainly around Kampala, who were returning nomination forms for endorsement by the pressure group ahead of 2021 general elections. Many of those returning nomination forms are contesting for Parliamentary seats.
13:45
13:45

NRM Rules Out Holding Party Primaries Through Electoral Colleges 2021 elections 2 1

Odoi said that the party is going elect their flag bearers in the same way that they have been electing them in recent elections.
19:20
19:20

2021 Elections: NRM Opposes Calls for State of Emergency NRM Party 6 1 Top story

Kihika also said that he thinks that the President is satisfied that under the current circumstances, enough measures have been taken to ensure that there is no need to declare a State of Emergency.
15:27
15:27

Justice Minister Pleads with MPs to Support Proposed Political Party Regulations 2021 elections 2 1

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ephraim Kamuntu told legislators that since party elections and selection of party flag bearers is carried out by party organs that necessitate large congregations like delegates conferences, this method is likely to pose a significant risk to the population.
19:53
19:53

FDC Extends Term of Office for its Leaders 2021 elections 1 2 Top story

On those who want to contest in the general elections on the FDC ticket, Ssemujju said that they already issued expression of interest forms to know how many people are interested. He said in places where there will be more than one candidate, they will conduct party primaries the same way they have been conducting them in the past.
17:04
17:04

JEEMA Rejects Digital Campaigns, Wants Polls Postponed 2021 elections 1 4

Basalirwa told legislators that the life of political parties is entirely dependent on public meetings and rallies and that any attempt to ban the events is in effect killing political parties and by extension killing electoral processes. He added that banning public meetings and at the same time allowing a normal vote is contradictory.
08:17
08:17

FDC Advises Parliament to Reject Proposed Regulations for Political Parties 2021 elections 4 1

FDC party President Patrick Oboi Amuriat says that proposed means through which government wants political parties to conduct their internal meetings and elections defeat all fundamental human rights provided for under the Constitution.
18:40
18:40

FDC Calls for Transitional Government Instead of 2021 Polls 2021 elections 6 1

FDC, the main opposition political group in Uganda now wants the government to process a Constitutional amendment introducing a 'Transitional Government' which will cater for a situation of no elections at a time when they are constitutionally supposed to take place.
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CCEDU Wants Special Law on 2021 Polls 2021 elections 4 1

The former Minister for Ethics and Integrity wondered why the government does not view the Covid-19 pandemic as an emergency which can lead to the postponement of the polls.
17:14
17:14

2021 Election: Gov’t Declines to Declare State of Emergency 2021 elections 4 1 Top story

Kamuntu argued that periodic elections are now part of Uganda’s historical mission for sustainable peace, security and stability. He explained that Ugandan expect to have a chance to choose their leaders every 5 years through elections, adding that this can only be achieved if Electoral Commission executes its mandate.
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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.
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