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12:36
12:36

Elders Reject Virtual Campaigns, Seek Special Plan for Karamoja 5

The districts of Amudat, Nabilatuk, Kaabong, Karenga and Napak in Karamoja, all do not have a single radio station. The elders say that even in districts with radio stations, community members do not have radio sets, which presents another challenge for candidates and their voters.
15:51
15:51

Scientific Election Plan Stirs Mixed Reaction Among Local Council Leaders 3 1

Mudashiruh Bbaale, the Kyesiiga sub-county Speaker appreciates the new campaign model as a better approach that will save the communities from the commotions that usually dominate political campaigns.
07:33
07:33

Kwizera Wants EC Chairperson Arrested for Contempt of Court Simon Byabakama 1 Top story

On December, 27th, 2019, a Panel of five Constitutional Court Judges led by Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo ordered six legislators from newly created municipalities to vacate their seats on grounds that they were elected to represent non-existent constituencies.
18:53
18:53

Voter's Register Display Exercise: Kasese Municipality Records Low Turn Up voters 1 3 Top story

The display officer, who only identified herself as Samantha, said there was a low turn up since the exercise begun. She also said that a number of voters, who didn’t find their names on the register, said they wouldn’t bother checking at the neighboring stations.
16:45
16:45

Makerere Council Passes Students Electoral Regulations university 1

But Ezra Byakutangaza, the 85th Guild Speaker and acting Guild President says some core amendments proposed by the students and presented to council were not considered.
10:53
10:53

Parliament Maintains UGX 3M Nomination Fees for Aspirants William Byaruhanga 5 1 Top story

the Budadiri West Member of Parliament, Nathan Nandala Mafabi called for the revision of the nomination fees for parliamentary candidates from Shillings 2 million to Shillings 200,000.
07:27
07:27

People Power Considering ‘Plan B’ after Botched Consultative Meeting law 1 4 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, what transpired at Ndeeba is a clear indication that whatever they do will be reject by police, which keep hiding behind sections of several acts.
18:11
18:11

Opposition Constitutional Amendment Proposals Restrictive, Discriminatory – Electoral Commission Wilfred Niwagaba 1 Top story

Byabakama argues that not all EC officials may qualify to be judges so as to be subjected to the Judicial Service Commission. He says the current method of appointment and the attendant parliamentary vetting process remains a better option.
14:36
14:36

Bobi Wine to Resume Consultations Next Week Uganda Police Force 4 6 Top story

According to Ssenyonyi, when they wrote to police, the only response they got was through media reports the next day by the Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, saying they hadn’t followed the laid down guidelines.
12:49
12:49

New NIRA Board Chairperson Wants Changes on National ID Replacement System district 2 2

“Government is paying money on a decentralized system for the Organisation. We have to know what happens in the districts. Why can’t some of these services be executed in the districts? Why do you have to bring the whole Uganda here [in Kololo] and expose our weaknesses?” Biribonwa questions why all services are being offered at the Kololo-based NIRA headquarters.
14:44
14:44

EC Seeks UGX 100b for Biometric Voter Verification Machines 2 2

Justice Byabakama says the biometric system will enable the elections body to quicken the voting process.
16:20
16:20

PWDs Demand Deployment of Sign Language Interpreters at Polling Stations 1 4

They argue that persons with hearing impairments find difficulties to participate in electoral processes especially during campaigns and voting.
12:34
12:34

Political Aspirants in Gulu Embark on Early Consultations elective positions 1 4

Journalist and disability activist, Pat Robert Larubi resigned his job at Mental Health Uganda as Communications Officer and has stormed Tochi County in Omoro District to unseat incumbent Peter Okot of DP.
11:34
11:34

Sembabule Aspirants Start Early Campaigns 4

Those engaged in early campaigns include; Salim Kisekka, President Museveni brother Godfrey Aine Kaguta, Shartis Mushereru, Vincent Kimbugwe, David Guleme Mushabe, Robert Nsubuga, Titus Nyabwana, Ismael Wagaba, Hillary Tukundane, Moses Muyigga who craving for Mawogola North constituency to replace the Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kahamba Kuteesa who is retiring from elective politics.
10:13
10:13

MUASA Risks Having an All-Male Executive Again Dr. Stella Nyanzi 1

A list of nominated candidates released by Michael Byaruhanga, the Chairperson MUASA Electoral Commission, has only one woman Dr Christine Mbabazi Mpyangu, a Lecturer in the Department of Religion and Peace Studies, nominated for a position.
13:46
13:46

Kole LCI Chairpersons Demand Allowances for Voter Registration Exercise 2 1

In their letter dated 14th January 2020, addressed to The Regional Office of the Electoral Commission, they note that after completing the exercise, they were paid 50,000 shillings which they rejected. They added that their counterparts from other parishes were paid 100,000 shillings.
12:53
12:53

MP Ogwang's Ministerial Appointment Queried Over Academic Papers Attorney General 1 Top story

You were vetted by the Parliament of Uganda on 3rd January 2020 based on falsified academic certificates contrary to the Constitution of Uganda and electoral laws. You have ignored and failed to disclose your true education qualifications to the appointing powers with intent to, again, continue drawing the tax payers’ money in form of a salary when you are not qualified so to do,” further reads the notice to Ogwang.
07:24
07:24

People Power Poised to Consult in Gulu Without Kyagulanyi 1 3 Top story

Tonny Olanya Olenge, the Acholi Region People Power Coordinator asserts that youth have been adequately mobilized to advance the legislator’s ideology that resonates with them.
11:37
11:37

Inconsistencies Affecting Voter Registration Exercise in Masaka 1 4

Swaibu Makumbi, the Chairperson of Masaka Social Rights Defenders Network, argues that the exercise is being affected by lack of common practices to guide its effectiveness.
07:26
07:26

Opposition MPs Discuss How to Advance Constitution (Amendment) Bill Ministry of Finance 1 Top story

The opposition legislators met over the weekend in a three day retreat at Entebbe led by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Betty Aol Ocan, their party leaders and representatives from Uganda People's Congress (UPC), Democratic Party (DP), Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and Justice Forum to chat away forward.
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