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2021 elections: NRM to buy media space for its flag bearers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM), the ruling party has said it will buy media space for its flag bearers for different positions in the coming 2021 general elections campaigns. Speaking to journalists at the Uganda Journalist Association (UJA) offices in Kawempe, Kampala, Emmanuel Dombo, …

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Police to first clear campaign venues – Electoral Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission (EC) has said in it’s guidelines issued today that a candidate must first get clearance from the police in order for him or her to hold a campaign meeting. According to EC chairman, Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, this is to ensure that …

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NRM delegates defy COVID-19 guidelines in Acholi campaign

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga and National Resistance Movement-NRM party delegates in Acholi defied the Ministry of Health`s guidelines on the control of COVID-19 campaigns during campaigns for the Central Executive Committee-CEC positions. Kadaga who is seeking to retain her seat as the National Female …

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Electoral reforms: UPC opposes with disclosure of source of funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) has objected to a proposal demanding presidential candidates to disclose their source of funds for campaigns 14 days after nomination. Led by the Party President Jimmy Akena, officials from UPC on Wednesday appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee …

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CCEDU proposes UGX 10m fine for threatening candidates, supporters

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda- CCEDU has proposed a 10 million shillings fine or a maximum of five years in jail or both for any person who threatens candidates and supporters during campaigns and elections. Presenting the consolidated views of …

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Ssempa wants EC to stop use of gospel tunes in campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere Community Church Pastor Martin Ssempa is petitioning the Electoral Commission to stop politicians from what he says is “adulterating religious melodies for political gain”. Ssempa has lately come out as a critic of Tulyambala Engule, a new song which has become a signature tune …

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Ugandan printers reaping big from DRC campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ongoing campaigns and preparations for the upcoming elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have given a boost to printing and graphics businesses in Kampala. Several traders operating along Nasser Road have secured numerous orders from DRC politicians in the run up to the …

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FDC sues Kayihura over Patrick Amuriat Oboi presidential campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI| Opposition party Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has dragged the Inspector General of police Kale Kayihura to the Highcourt in Kampala, accusing him of disrupting their on-going party presidential campaigns. Through the Buhweju county MP Francis Mwijukye the party seeks a restraining order against the police …

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