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Court upholds election of Kilak North MP

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Gulu has upheld the election of Anthony Akol, as the Member of Parliament for Kilak North County in Amuru district. The court ruled that Akol of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party was the duly elected MP and consequently dismissed …

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EC to blacklist staff implicated in malpractice

Iganga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kiira region election officer, Emmanuel Matsiko has said that the Electoral Commission-EC will blacklist all their staff implicated in election malpractice related tendencies. Speaking to political leaders and civil society organization-CSO actors during the post-election evaluation meeting held at Iganga district headquarters last Friday, …

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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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