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Rights defenders advised on synergies to avoid persecution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Human rights defenders have been urged to form coalitions under which they can operate ahead of the 2021 elections. Robert Kotchani the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights says that Human Rights Defenders need a united front as the country gets closer to the …

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There is still space to challenge Museveni’s sole candidature

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Resistance Movement-NRM party lawyer, Kiryowa Kiwanuka has told the constitutional court that there is still chance for any of their members to challenge president, Yoweri Museveni for the party card ahead of the 2021 polls. He was responding to application filed by 11 …

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Alliance for National Transformation roots for support in West Nile

  Kampala, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation-ANT has launched a drive to recruit party supporters and district coordinators in West Nile ahead of the 2021 elections. In a regional training on strategies for mobilization, recruitment and registration of members held in Arua town on Tuesday, more than …

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MPs to spend more in 2021 elections-ACFIM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM) has said expenditure of Members of Parliament for 2021 elections is most likely to double to 48 billion shillings, up from of 28 billion shillings spent in 2016. A survey conducted by ACFIM revealed that 113 of the …

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Opposition, speaker to meet over electoral reforms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition in Parliament will on Friday meet the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga over electoral reforms ahead of the 2021 elections. In 2016, Supreme Court judges led by Chief Justice Bart Katureebe while delivering their judgment in the Amama Mbabazi Versus Museveni and …

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Museveni accepts call to serve another term

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has agreed to run in the 2021 elections after two of the top organs of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) urged him to. “I thank my Colleagues in CEC and the NRM Parliamentary Caucus for forwarding my name to continue adding …

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Museveni set for sixth-term run

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Uganda’s ruling party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni, 74, as its candidate in 2021 elections, which could see him seek a sixth term in office, a party resolution said Wednesday. The National Resistance Movement (NRM) called for Museveni to “continue leading the movement and the …

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