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Campaign time was too short for presidential race – Kalembe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nancy Kalembe Linda, the lone female candidate in the Ugandan presidential race this year believes that she would have emerged the victor if the campaign period was longer than two months. Kalembe says that the limited time within which presidential candidates had to reach the …

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Projects unveiled by President Museveni during campaigns stir queries

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has raised queries over the infrastructural projects that are continuously being unveiled by President Yoweri Museveni amidst the campaign trail. He says that apart from constituting voter bribery, some of the projects are being unveiled in districts where campaigns …

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Amuriat beats security to campaign in Bukedea town

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Patrick Amuriat Oboi, the Forum for Democratic Change- FDC presidential candidate on Tuesday beat security and campaigned in Bukedea town. Amuriat who arrived in Bukedea at around midday left police officers confused when he emerged from the outskirts of Bukedea town. Police had deployed heavily …

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John Katumba to return to big towns in final campaign lap

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With less than a month left to the January polls, independent candidate John Katumba has amended his campaign schedule to enable him to return to big cities and towns for the final lap. Some of the cities and towns where the youngest candidate in the …

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Police battles FDC’s Amuriat as he campaigns in Nakawa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate, Patrick Oboi Amuriat battled security personnel in Nakawa division this morning where he was campaigning for the highest political seat in the country. Amuriat made his first stop at Naguru go-down market where he met and addressed supporters …

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UHRC cautions candidates against defying campaign guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC has cautioned politicians against defying campaign guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission. The acting chairperson to the Commission Katebalirwe Amooti Wa Irumba says the clashes between candidates and security personnel are as a result of the failure by the politicians …

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NUP candidates in Acholi demand for leveled campaign grounds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP party candidates in Acholi sub-region have demanded free and democratic space ahead of the 2021 general polls in the country. Dozens of concerned candidates contesting for district councillor posts and Parliamentary seats under the party’s ticket from Pader, Kitgum, Agago, Nwoya, …

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Bobi Wine demands meeting with Electoral Commission boss

Kyagulanyi accuses Police of negligently firing bullets at him on his way to Jinja Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Jinja city on Tuesday blocked National Unity Platform-NUP presidential flag bearer, Robert Kyagulanyi from holding a campaign rally at Budondo sub-county headquarters. Earlier in the day, there was a …

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Kabuleta complains of police harassment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate, Joseph Kabuleta has raised a red flag over police harassment during his campaign trail in different parts of the country. Kabuleta who started his Busoga campaign trail preaching in the different born again churches in Jinja city on Sunday says that he …

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FDC to proceed with presidential campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party plans to continue with its campaign activities despite recent events which involved foiling of their meetings by security agencies. The security agencies accuse the FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi of flouting guidelines issued by both the Ministry …

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