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Court orders fresh elections in Aruu County

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Asiimwe Tadeo, the Gulu High Court Judge has ordered for fresh elections in Aruu County. This follows an election petition filed by Samuel Odonga Otto, the former Aruu County Member of Parliament challenging the nomination of his rival Charles Komakech. In his petition, Otto …

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NRM opposes calls for state of emergency ahead of 2021 polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party has opposed calls by different political players for government to declare a state of emergency because of the Covid-19 pandemic which would result in the postponement of the 2021 general polls. The party officials led by the secretary …

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Burundi expected to announce Ndayishimiye next president

Bujumbura, Burundi | AFP | Burundi’s election commission is expected Monday to declare Evariste Ndayishimiye the country’s next president, with all signs showing the ruling party’s candidate on track for victory following last week’s poll. The National Independent Electoral Commission will unveil the outcome of the presidential and legislative races at …

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