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VIDEOS: List of videos that the EC is to investigate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Electoral Commission, headed by Justice Simon Byabakam, is to investigate the source of over a dozen videos currently circulating on social media that show alleged ticking of ballot papers and stuffing ballots. “The Electoral Commission has noted video recordings circulating on social media showing …

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Katikkiro Mayiga defends Buganda

Katikkiro says NRM should not accuse but address issues in Buganda Kampala, Uganda | URN & THE INDEPENDENT | Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga has dismissed the talk of sectarian voting in Buganda during the presidential and parliamentary elections. He has instead put the spotlight on the voting in other parts of …

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China announces sanctions on 28 including Pompeo

Beijing, China | XINHUA | China has decided to sanction 28 persons who have seriously violated China’s sovereignty and who have been mainly responsible for a series of crazy U.S. moves on China-related issues, a foreign ministry spokesperson announced on Thursday. They include Michael R. Pompeo, Peter K. Navarro, Robert …

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46TH: Biden sworn in as US president

BIDEN: Through a crucible for the ages, America has been tested anew. And America has risen to the challenge Washington, US | XINHUA & THE INDEPENDENT | At an unusual inauguration closed to public due to the still raging coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th …

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Makerere University ready to receive ‘Freshers’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University is ready to receive first year students next week for the first time since the COVID-19 lock-down. Also set on the new academic timetable released today is the 71st graduation week, set for March 16th to March 19th. The ‘Freshers Orientation’ will …

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Rwanda frustrates Uganda – in CHAN football

🚨FULL-TIME! 🇲🇦 1-0 🇹🇬 🇷🇼 0-0 🇺🇬 NEXT Uganda vs Togo Jan 22 Doula, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Cranes kick-started their Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) campaign with a goalless draw against arch-rivals Rwanda on Monday night. Paul Mbowa came close to giving Uganda Cranes the lead after …

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