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Military involvement hindering women participation in elections: CSOs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations have asked the government to stop using the military during elections in order to attract women to participate in the forthcoming women’s council elections. The call was made on Tuesday during a consultative meeting organized by the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy. The …

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EC, CCEDU disagree on election observation report

Executive Director CCEDU, Charity Ahimbisibwe argues that it’s CCEDU’s core mandate to do election observation, whether accredited by electoral commission or not Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The NGO Bureau has tasked the Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) to provide an explanation of how it produced a 2021 election …

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Ugandans urged to denounce violence during elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The country manager of the Netherlands Institute for Multi-Party Democracy-NIMD, Frank Rusa has warned that the ugly scenes the country witnessed last week as riots broke out in some parts of the country could very well be repeated if no tangible intervention is done to …

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CCEDU wants campaigns suspended following widespread police brutality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) has advised that campaigns ahead of the 2021 presidential elections be suspended following widespread violence triggered by the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi on Wednesday. Kyagulanyi, the National Unity Platform – NUP presidential candidate was arrested in …

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UPDF, police cautioned against statements undermining elections process

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human rights activists have cautioned members of security forces to desist from making statements that undermine the ongoing electoral process. In an interview with URN at his offices in Nsambya, renowned human rights defender, Dr. Livingston Ssewanyana said statements such as “we can’t hand over …

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