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19:25
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Electoral Reforms: UPC Opposes Disclosure of Source of Funding 1 1

Led by the Party President Jimmy Akena, officials from UPC this afternoon appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee that is collecting views on five electoral reform Bills tabled before parliament by Attorney General William Byaruhanga.
17:40
17:40

FDC Wants Ferrying of Voters on Polling Day Banned electoral reforms 1 3

Appearing on Wednesday before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee that is currently collecting views on different electoral reforms proposed by government, FDC Secretary General Nathan Nandala Mafabi said that the government proposals were silent on the issue of ferrying voters which is a form of bribery.
15:52
15:52

FDC Wants Electoral Officials Held Liable For Offenses electoral reforms 2 1

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has proposed punishment of electoral officials found culpable of committing electoral offenses saying that it is through such actions that tax payers have been left paying the price through repeated by-elections.
21:02
21:02

Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Backtracks on Discharge of Independents from Parties 6 1 Top story

The Bugweri County MP, Abdu Katuntu said the government proposal sought to keep members enslaved to their political parties, arguing that processes of recruitment and membership should be a matter solely for political parties and not the law.
19:45
19:45

MPs Task Attorney General on Supreme Court Recommendations electoral reforms 1 3

The Committee Chairperson Markson Jacob Oboth-Oboth made the directive on Tuesday during an interface with Mwesigwa who appeared alongside Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Gen. Kahinda Otafire to justify five electoral reform Bills recently tabled before parliament.
21:11
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Electoral Reforms: Committee to Start with Regional Consultations elections 2021 1 2 Top story

The Committee Chairperson, Jacob Oboth Oboth, says they will use two days to scrutinize the bill and approve their work plan before they set off for consultations. He explains that contrary to earlier practices where they start from the boardrooms in Parliament with technocrats, they will start with regional consultations.
09:41
09:41

MPs Fail to Access Tabled Electoral Reforms Attorney General 2 1

When a bill is tabled for first reading, MPs are provided copies for easy reference. It is also a culture for the bills tabled before Parliament to be forwarded to the Parliament Library and also uploaded on the Parliament website. However, this was not the case for the tabled reforms.
20:23
20:23

Gov’t Proposes Strict Regulations for Independents, Political Parties electoral reforms 1 2

According to the proposed electoral reforms tabled by the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga before parliament on Thursday afternoon, one must have left their political party for a year before nomination to run as an independent candidate.
18:09
18:09

Government Finally Tables Electoral Reforms 1 4 Top story

The Attorney General, William Byaruhanga tabled the bills for the first reading before parliament chaired by the speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday afternoon. Kadaga forwarded the five bills to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee for scrutiny and present a report to parliament.
17:14
17:14

Opposition, Speaker to Meet over Electoral Reforms elections 2021 1 1

Government has failed to table the electoral reforms before Parliament citing lack of finances and need for harmonization of the different electoral reforms.
21:37
21:37

Electoral Reforms: Gov't Asks for More Time 2016 elections 2 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Attorney General Byaruhanga blamed the delay by government to table the proposed reforms on lack of funds to facilitate the Constitutional Review Commission.
14:45
14:45

Parliament Approves UGX 13bn for Constitutional Review Commission electoral reforms 1

Parliament has approved Shillings 13.1 billion additional funds to the Justice and Constitutional Affairs to cater for processing of amendments to the constitution by the Constitutional Review Commission.
12:38
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Gov't Asks for More Time in Electoral Reforms Case supreme court 1

Atoke on Wednesday told a seven-member panel of the Supreme Court Justices led by Stella Arach Amoko that they were not ready to proceed with the hearing of the case since the Attorney General William Byaruhanga and his deputy Mwesigwa Rukutana are reportedly away on official duties.
16:24
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Opposition Lists Ten Proposed Constitutional Reforms electoral reforms 3 1

Ochan explained that as the opposition they cant seat back and watch the ruling party organise another round of sham elections.
21:13
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Gov't Seeks More Time to Present Electoral Reforms 1

In 2016, Supreme Court judges led by Chief Justice Bart Katureebe while delivering their judgment in the Amama Mbabazi Versus Kaguta Museveni and 2 Others Presidential Election Petition made pronouncements about outstanding electoral reforms.
18:09
18:09

Kadaga Summons Otafiire over Delays in Electoral Reforms 2 1

Kadaga noted that she had previously reminded the government to bring the necessary electoral legislation so that the institution handles them in time to avoid a stampede. She expressed disappointment to Otafiire who she said has continued to the remain silent on the matter despite the publication of the 2021 general elections road map by the Electoral Commission.
16:29
16:29

MPs Grill Law Reform Officials Over Mbabazi Petition Recommendations electoral reforms 5 1

Legislators sitting on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have grilled officials from the Uganda Law Reform Commission accusing them of failure to advise Parliament on necessary electoral reforms. The Reform Commission officials led by the Chairperson Vastina Rukimirana Nsanze appeared before the committee chaired by West Budama South MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth to respond to the proposed Age Limit Bill, 2017.
19:39
19:39

EC Nominations in Bad Faith - MPs electoral reforms 5

Some Members of Parliament have described the nomination of Justice Simon Byabakama and five other members of the Electoral Commission as a move to undermine repeated calls for electoral reforms.
18:19
18:19

MP Niwagaba Welcomes Appointment As Shadow Attorney General accountability 3

Niwagaba said that before his appointment, he was approached by Winnie Kiiza, the Leader of Opposition inquiring on whether he would mind serving in the shadow cabinet and raised no objection. According to Niwagaba, he will use his position to push for the proposed electoral reforms presented by civil society, MPs and other stakeholders in the Ninth parliament.
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13:25

There Is No Evidence Of NRM Voter Bribery - EC dr badru kiggundu 1 3

Electoral Commission Chairman, Dr. Badru Kiggundu says no one has given evidence of voter bribery against the NRM party, or its presidential aspirant President Museveni.
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