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How to ensure free, fair election

The interventions police, the EC, and President Museveni must make to ensure democratic elections COMMENT | MICHAEL ABONEKA | It is barely two months to the general elections day of January 14, 2021, and we are still wondering whether we shall make it alive. In order to achieve free fair …

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Bobi Wine finally meets Byabakama

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine is meeting the Chairperson and members of Electoral Commission. He demanded the meeting to make a presentation on issues concerning the conduct of campaigns for Presidential Elections. Kyagulanyi yesterday called off his …

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Uganda’s $50million ballot paper deal settled

Electoral Commission ignores local firms, awards ballot printing to foreign firms Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Uganda’s Electoral Commission will go ahead with printing ballot papers with foreign companies, even when the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) strongly advised that the ballot printing tender …

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Electoral Commission issues revised campaign programme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Electoral Commission has today issued a revised Presidential Campaign Programme. It follows a week of disruptions after riots that started after presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi and Patrick Oboi Amuriat were arrested mid week. Police accused them of not following the COVID-19 Standard Operating …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Byabakama’s scientific election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Byabakama’s scientific election: Why it is wrong to use public health emergencies for political gain THE LAST WORD Bobi wine arrest: Why and how the opposition is playing right into Museveni’s hands COMMENT …

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Uganda’s EC to print presidential ballots in Abu Dhabi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Electoral Commission (EC) has awarded contacts to companies in the United Arab Emirates, South Africa and the UK to print ballot papers for next year’s elections. United Printing and Publishing in Abu Dhabi will print the Presidential and MPs ballots. In a statement, …

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