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CCEDU wants special law on 2021 polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) wants the 2021 elections postponed. CCEDU officials led by the Board chairperson Miria Matembe on Thursday told MPs sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee that given the guidelines by the Electoral Commission, Ugandans …

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Combating the racial pandemic

In Uganda, racism may be more imbedded than you imagine and combating it requires keeping our foot on the pedal | CRISPIN KAHERU | When the coronavirus struck in Wuhan, China in December 2019, the whole thing sounded so distant. Local media made the pandemic seem like one of those …

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2021 election budget

Panic over jump from Shs400bn to Shs870bn Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | How serious is the government claim that it does not have money to fund the 2021 general elections? That is the question raised by the latest appearances before parliament on the issue of Minister of Finance Matia …

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Civil Society wants court to interpret POMA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Civil Society organisations under their umbrella the National NGO forum want court to clearly spell out the powers given to Uganda Police Force-UPF under the Public Order Management Act-POMA. According to Civil Societies, the act gives police ambiguous powers that need to be spelt …

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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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