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Rujumbura runner-up wants Jim Muhwezi’s win annulled

Rukungiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fred Turyamuhweza Tumuheirwe, the opposition Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate who lost the 2021 Rujumbura County member of parliament election in Rukungiri district has today petitioned court for the nullification of Jim Katugugu Muhwezi’s win. Katugugu who was the National Resistance Movement -NRM party …

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Human rights Committee calls for post-election reconciliation in Masaka

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  Religious and other opinion leaders have been asked to lead post-election reconciliation processes for the recovery of persons traumatised by events from the recent general election.   The call was made by the  Human Rights Committee of Parliament which is currently conducting public hearings about the …

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NUP silent on critical questions to back Kyagulanyi’s 54% victory claim

Bobi Wine declared himself winner of the January 14 presidential election with 54.19 percent Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Days after the National Unity Platform-NUP former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine declared himself winner of the January 14 presidential election with 54.19 percent, the party has …

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Male Mabirizi Vs Alfonse Owiny-Dollo

Will the Chief Justice quit Kyagulanyi’s presidential election petition? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The Supreme Court is preparing to hear lawyer Male Mabirizi’s application he filed on Feb.11 asking Alfonse Owiny-Dollo, the Chief Justice, to disqualify or recuse himself from participation in the hearing and determination of the …

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EC gifted hundreds of Bobi Wine’s votes to Katumba in final tally

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Independent presidential candidate John Katumba polled more than 100 votes from about seven polling stations across the country according to the tally by the Electoral Commission from polls held on January 14. Katumba who rarely polled votes above five at most of the polling stations …

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Court quashes Kilak North vote recount application

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Court has quashed the Kilak North parliamentary election vote recount petition. The Nwoya Chief Magistrate, Francis Dawa Matenga delivered his ruling on Wednesday morning in an application filed by Christopher Ojera, the Kilak North NRM candidate in Amuru district. Ojera ran to court through his …

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