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CCEDU wants special law on 2021 polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) wants the 2021 elections postponed. CCEDU officials led by the Board chairperson Miria Matembe on Thursday told MPs sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee that given the guidelines by the Electoral Commission, Ugandans …

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2021 elections: Gov’t declines to declare state of emergency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has taken a decision not to declare a state of emergency in the country which would lead to the postponement of the 2021 general elections. The Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ministers, Ephraim Kamuntu disclosed this while appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee …

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2021 POLLS: Kabuleta joins race, vows to unseat Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | Prossy Nansubuga | Joseph Kabuleta has sworn to beat Museveni in the 2021 elections and become the next president of Uganda. The former sports reporter and bible teacher while addressing the press this morning said that he is running for the office of President not as an opposer …

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DP advise government to declare a state of emergency

Kampala, Uganda | Nansubuga Prossy | The Democratic Party (DP) has asked government to declare a state of emergency and postpone the 2021 elections as a preventive measure for Covid-19 in Uganda. While addressing the press at the party headquarters, the DP Press secretary, Mr.Fred Mwesigwa said the election process is …

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EC tasked to address anticipated cyber violence during virtual campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Women’s Network-UWONET has tasked Electoral Commission to address the anticipated cyber violence especially targeting women during the virtual 2021 election campaigns. According to the revised roadmap of 2021 elections issued by Electoral Commission, all candidates are expected to use digital platforms for campaigning …

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Norbert Mao wants parliament to discuss postponing 2021 elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the debate on the recently released Electoral Commission revised roadmap that will see the 2021 elections held without mass campaigns rages, Norbert Mao, the DP president has said parliament should debate the possibility of postponing these elections. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network -URN …

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Tumukunde calls for extension of 2021 elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former security minister Lt Gen. Henry Tumukunde who at the beginning of this year declared his interest to contest for the presidency has called for a postponement of the 2021 general election. Speaking to journalists at his home in Kololo, Tumukunde said it’s impractical …

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2021 Elections: How practical are scientific campaigns for Uganda?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The proposal by the Electoral Commission to ban open-air campaigns ahead of the 2021 campaigns and general election continues to draw mixed reactions from politicians, opinion leaders and media analysts. The Electoral Commission announced a revised roadmap on Tuesday suggesting that there will be …

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The fate of 2021 Elections

Electoral Commission should give guidance because any talk of extension of elections must consider what our laws say COMMENT | MUKALAZI DEUS MUBIRU | The recent unprecedented Covid19 control measures, which included suspension of public meetings like political rallies, conferences and other related meetings, disrupted the core activities of the …

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