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Gen. Muntu: I don’t expect free and fair polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  General Mugisha Muntu, the National Coordinator of the Alliance for National Transformation-ANT party, says he isn’t any illusion that the 2021 general elections will be free and fair. According to Muntu, there are many contested issues like electoral reforms that were proposed by the Supreme …

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EC seeks UGX 100b for biometric voter verification machines

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the chairperson of the Electoral Commission has said that the commission requires 100 billion shillings to procure bio-metric system machines for the 2021 presidential and parliamentary elections. The 2021 general elections will be the second time Uganda uses the Biometric …

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DP unveils 2021 electoral road map

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party has unveiled its political road-map for the 2021 general elections. The road-map outlines the programme for the electoral process. The roadmap was last week approved by the National Executive Committee. While releasing the road map on Tuesday, the DP Publicity Secretary Suleiman …

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National IDs not essential for 2021 polls- Electoral Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | All voters must get their details updated in the National Voters Register as a guarantee that they participate in the 2021 general elections. The call was made this morning by the Electoral Commission Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, saying that owning a National Identity …

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MPs in support of IPU human rights probe committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Kassiano Wadri has appealed to the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) to expeditiously investigate gross human rights violations in Uganda before the 2021 general elections take place. The Inter-Parliamentary Union Standing Committee on Human Rights for parliamentarians sponsored a resolution …

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