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14:10
14:10

Human Rights Committee Finally Gets Money for Electoral Violence Probe 2021 Elections 1

The Human Rights Committee will not be able to cover the several parts of the country like they had planned but will only go to 8 districts of Ntungamo, Masaka, Mbale, Mayuge, Lira, Gulu, Kampala and Wakiso due to funding.
11:38
11:38

MPs Call for Wider Consultations on Proposed 7-Year Term 2021 elections 1 4

Members of Parliament have called for wider consultations on the proposal to extend the term of Members of Parliament and the Presidency from the current five years to seven years.
12:29
12:29

Gov’t Asks EU to Respect Uganda’s Sovereignty NUP 1 Top story

Government has asked the European Union (EU) Parliament to respect the country’s sovereignty and ensure non-interference if relations between the two is to be sustained.
08:16
08:16

Religious Leaders Asked to Emulate Archbishop Janani Luwum President Museveni 1 1

The Democratic Party (DP) President Nobert Mao has asked religious leaders to emulate the life of Archbishop Janani Luwum by challenging bad leadership.
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DP to Overhaul Party Structures 2021 elections 5 1 Top story

Mao, who came fourth with 55,665 votes in the just concluded presidential elections, said they will focus on rebuilding the party after the disappointing and irregular elections. According to Mao, DP will embark on creating a new member's register to differentiate between party members and supporters and weed out those against the party.
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Parliament's Probe on Electoral Violence Suffers Setback Over Funding funds 1 1 Top story

The Human Rights Committee Chairperson Janepher Egunyu Nantume told URN that they are facing some administrative challenges, which have hindered the start of the work. According to a source within the committee, Parliament didn’t budget for standing committees in the third quarter and they are only waiting for the next course of action.
15:58
15:58

Fact Check: Eastern Uganda Has More Representatives in Parliament 2021 elections 2 1

However, Uganda Radio Network (URN)'s fact check shows that Eastern Uganda which comprised of sub-regions categorized as Elgon, Kiira, and Eastern (Teso), has a total of 144 Members of Parliament. These represent a total of 101 constituencies, 40 districts and three special interest group representatives; one for the youth, the elderly and the other representing persons with disabilities.
15:04
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MPs Ponder Between Principled Oulanyah and Lenient Kadaga 2021 elections 1 3 Top story

According to Bunyole West Member of Parliament James Waluswaka Oulanyah is very strict on time and challenges the MPs so much, while Kadaga is accommodative, even for those who are less informed, comical, spontaneous and somewhat ill-prepared for debates.
10:32
10:32

NUP Wins Nakawa, Makindye Division Mayoral Seats NRM 1 2

The National Unity Platform-NUP party Paul Mugambe and Ali Kasirye have been declared winners of the Nakawa division and the Makindye Division Mayoral race respectively.
15:20
15:20

Pictorial: Heavy Rains Disrupt Voting in Kampala division mayors Top story

Although voting was meant to start at 7:00 am, voting started late at most polling stations because of delayed delivery of voting materials and the rains. In some places, like Bukoto, Ntinda and parts of Naguru voting had not yet started when the rains began.
12:07
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Rain Disrupts Division Mayors, Councillor Polls in Kampala, Wakiso hoima lc3 elections 1 Top story

At Victorious primary school polling station in Rubaga North, polling agents and officials rushed to the nearby shops for shelter as they waited for the rain to stop. Some ballot papers fell in stagnant water as the officials rushed for shelter.
15:52
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Gov't Blames NRM Buganda Loss on Sectarianism but Mengo Blames Corruption, Killings NUP 1 3

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.
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.
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NUP Secures 41 Seats in KCCA Council 2021 elections 5 1 Top story

The National Unity Platform (NUP) has won 41 of the 44 Seats for the directly elected councilors (LCV) and woman councilors (LCV) to Kampala Capital City Authority.
10:09
10:09

Internet Shutdown Prevented Violence- Minister Kutesa electoral violence 2 Top story

"The temporary shutdown of the internet was a necessary step to stop the vitriolic language and incitement to violence. It is noteworthy that despite efforts by internal and external actors to promote violence, the Government of Uganda has been able to preserve peace,” Kutesa said.
09:25
09:25

Agents Withhold Declaration Forms Over Pay 2021 elections 1 4

The agents say that although they diligently represented their candidate some of who have won the elections, they did not have lunch and have not been paid as promised.
07:34
07:34

NUP, FDC Candidates Bicker over Inflated Results in Kampala Makerere University 2 1

Trouble started at 3 a.m. when the results of Nkrumah Hall polling station in Makerere University showed a different result from what appeared on the FDC candidate’s declaration form. It is said that instead of the 55 votes that the NUP candidate Winston Nsibirwa got from the polling station, the tally showed 65, an excess of 10 votes.
11:10
11:10

11 Candidates Run in Kampala Lord Mayor Race lord mayor election 5

Kampala district registrar and returning officer Frederick Muwaya says there are 36 contenders for division lord mayors, and 484 for Kampala Capital City Authority councilors and 2,904 for division councilors.
07:58
07:58

Security Blocks US Ambassador from Visiting Kyagulanyi electoral violence 1 Top story

“The United States regularly meets with actors across Uganda’s political spectrum as part of its diplomatic engagement. The purpose of Ambassador Brown’s visit was to check on Mr. Kyagulanyi’s health and safety, given that he’s effectively been unable to leave his home, with security forces surrounding his residence,” reads a statement from the US embassy.
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Stella Nyanzi Not Broken; Parliamentary Bid Was a Great Experience Dr. Stella Nyanzi 1 3

With a cumulative total of 60,564 votes, Nyanzi came third in the race won by Shamim Malende, the National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate. Malende who polled 312,104 votes was followed by the National Resistance Movement candidate Faridah Nambi with 93,867 votes.
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