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Crispin Kaheru resigns as CCEDU national coordinator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Coordinator of the Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy (CCEDU) Crispin Kaheru has resigned. Kaheru in a three paged resignation letter dated September 11th, 2019 addressed to the chairperson CCEDU Board Dr Miria R.K Matembe says that his resignation takes effect on October …

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The Hoima election

How Museveni escaped being bitten by Bobi Wine Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loose coalition of opposition politicians, activists, and campaign strategists under the People Power umbrella entered Hoima district early to canvass support for the Forum for Deomcratic Change (FDC) candidate. They appeared in force and determined …

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CCEDU says Hoima poll ‘well administered despite tension’

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) has issued a report stating that today’s Hoima District Woman MP by-election was largely well administered despite the pre-election tension that threatened to mar it. “The September 26th 2019 Hoima District Woman MP by-election was …

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CCEDU heads to Hoima to observe by-election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) is sending a full team to monitor this week’s Hoima District Woman Member of Parliament by-election where indicators show it will be highly competitive. Set for Thursday 26th September 2019, the by-election is intended to fill a vacancy …

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CCEDU urges youth to be at the heart of Uganda’s political process

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) called upon government, non-government and inter-governmental entities to ensure that young people are at the heart of Uganda’s political processes as unhampered, active and meaningful players. In a statement to mark International Day of Democracy September 15,  …

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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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Electoral Commission warns observers against reporting live events

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission has warned observers against reporting live events during elections. Following the release of the 2021 election road map, several Non-Government Organizations have embarked on preparation for the polls as observers. According Electoral Commission guidelines, the role of election observers is to study …

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