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NRM paid medical bills of injured supporters in election violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) says it has been paying medical bills of supporters who were injured during election violence. Emmanuel Dombo, the party director of communication told Uganda Radio Network that supporters received support in form of transporting them to better medical facilities from …

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Human Rights Committee tasks police on killed EC staff

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Human Rights Committee of Parliament has tasked Gulu District Police Commander Dickens Bindeeba to produce a conclusive report on the death of a staff of the Electoral Commission in the area. Richardson Tabu, 29, a secretary at the commission offices in Gulu was allegedly …

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Two shot in Kanungu election violence

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people are nursing wounds at Kanungu health centre IV after being shot in local government elections in two separate incidents. They are Andrew Musingizi, the polling agent of Independent Kanungu LC V chairperson candidate, Sam Kajojo and Moses Kabirinda. Musingizi was shot in …

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DP to hold prayers for victims of election violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party-DP will hold prayers to mourn victims of election violence. DP presidential candidate Norbert Mao disclosed that all their party supporters, leaders across the country will on Wednesday wear black attire. Speaking to journalists in Gulu on Tuesday, Mao said that by dressing …

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Bunyoro elders fault security personnel for fueling electoral violence

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Elders and opinion leaders in Bunyoro sub-region have faulted security personnel and the Electoral Commission for fueling election violence. Speaking during a dialogue on Managing Tensions and Promoting Dialogue among Parties in Elections at Hotel Buffalo in Hoima city, they argue that the security …

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Acholi religious leaders concerned over election violence

Kitgum, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Religious leaders in Northern Uganda under their umbrella body, Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) are concerned about cases of electoral and political violence during the campaigns.  The Archbishop of the Gulu Archdiocese John Baptist Odama, also the Chairperson of ARLPI says that since the …

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