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Nominations for Local Government by-elections start today

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The nominations of candidates for residual and by-elections in local governments across the country have started.  The two-day exercise will start on Monday and end on Tuesday. Paul Bukenya the Spokesperson of the Electoral Commission says that the returning officers are set to nominate …

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FINAL EC RESULTS: Museveni gets 6 million votes

❎ FINAL TALLY: Click to read Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | President Yoweri Museveni hit the six million mark in the final tally of votes which was released on Jan.28 by the Electoral Commission. On Jan.16, Simon Byabakama, the EC chairperson announced President Yoweri Museveni winner of the Jan.14 polls …

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VIDEOS: List of videos that the EC is to investigate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Electoral Commission, headed by Justice Simon Byabakam, is to investigate the source of over a dozen videos currently circulating on social media that show alleged ticking of ballot papers and stuffing ballots. “The Electoral Commission has noted video recordings circulating on social media showing …

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VOTER EDUCATION: EC register has 18.1 million

📌 Total number of voters Uganda elections 2021 ✅ Number of Voters: 18,103,603 ✅ Number of Polling Stations:34,684 📌 Districts with highest populations ➡ Kampala 1,280,409 ➡ Wakiso 1,154,857 ➡ Kasese 384,058 ➡ Mukono 355,275 ➡ Ntungamo 268,541 ➡ Tororo 268,434 ➡ Luwero 257,115 ➡ Kamuli 236,917 ➡ Buikwe 235,640 ➡ Isingiro 233,099 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are 18,103,603 …

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Elections without EU observers

Does it matter that government ignores their recommendations? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | For the first time since the 2006 general elections, the European Union Election Mission will not have election observers in Uganda. Initially they citied the Covid-19 pandemic threat and ensuing travel complications for their absence …

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