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Campaign posters litter city weeks after elections

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Different parts of Kampala are still littered with campaign posters weeks after the 2021 general elections. In September 2020, candidates vying for various elective positions splashed their campaign posters on buildings, utility poles, trees and roundabouts among others. The posters were pinned using glue …

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Parishioners irked by Museveni’s posters pasted on church wall

Arua, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Parishioners at Christ the King Catholic Church in Arua City are up in arms against the presidential candidate, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s campaign posters have been plastered on the church walls. The parishioner woke up on Wednesday morning to find dozens of Museveni’s campaign posters pasted …

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Opposition posters removed as Museveni campaigns in Masaka

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several campaign posters of opposition candidates were removed from the stands in different parts of Masaka as President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni went to campaign in the area. The affected posters are those of opposition politicians that include presidential, parliamentary and local government candidates that had …

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Ssemujju accuses army of defacing his campaign posters

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The incumbent Kira Municipality Member of Parliament, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, who is seeking to retain his seat has accused the army of defacing his campaign posters. Ssemujju, who is also the spokesperson of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party, wondered why a national army …

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Court extends bail for UCAA director accused of defacing Museveni posters

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe Chief Magistrate’s Court has extended bail for Effrance Musimenta Mbagaya, the acting Director Human Resource and Administration at Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA who is charged for defacing President Yoweri Museveni’s campaign posters. It is alleged that on November 10, 2020,  Mbagaya sanctioned the removal …

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Opposition, independent candidates’ posters replaced with Museveni’s in Rukungiri

Rukungiri, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Many campaign posters of opposition and independent candidates in Rukungiri Municipality have been defaced and replaced with those of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s campaigns there today. Museveni is scheduled to hold a scientific campaign rally at Rukungiri municipal …

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Masaka DP, NUP leaders bicker over Kyagulanyi’s campaign posters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Disagreements have emerged between the Democratic Party-DP and National Unity Platform- NUP leaders in Masaka over campaign posters of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. The latest controversy is between the NUP campaign coordination committees in greater Masaka sub-region led by Florence Namayanja and DP vice …

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Police, NUP face off over defaced campaign posters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Force has said that it never participated in defacing posters of the National Unity Platform presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi or even protect those who participated in the illegal act. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango defended the police after images started …

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Battle for space fueling defacing of campaign posters in Gulu

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The battle for space has resulted in defacing of campaign posters in Gulu city. Hundreds of posters are plastered on wall fences, electricity poles and any visible area across the city. However, they are removed or replaced under the cover of darkness. Section 83 …

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