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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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Museveni cautions against post-election violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has warned Ugandans against engaging in violence, as discontent continues over the country’s electoral process. There has been agitation in Uganda and elsewhere about the outcome of the election which gave Museveni, a candidate for the National Resistance Movement-NRM, a win over …

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Does Bobi Wine stand any chance against Museveni in the Supreme Court?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barely a week ago, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the president of the National Unity Platform indicated that he was headed to the Supreme Court to challenge the outcome of the 2021 presidential election. Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni, of the National Resistance Movement candidate was on January …

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Kyagulanyi deserves humane treatment by gov’t – Bishop Ochola

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Retired Kitgum Diocese Bishop, Rev Macleod Baker Ochola has appealed to the government to accord National Unity Platform-NUP party president Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine humane treatment as a Ugandan citizen. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Wednesday, Bishop Ochola said …

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75 arrested in Soroti over protests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 75 people have been arrested in Soroti district for allegedly protesting the election of the new Soroti County MP, Patrick Aeku. On Friday, Joseph Mukwaya, the Soroti district returning officer declared Aeku winner for Soroti County MP seat after polling 6,048 votes. Aeku defeated an …

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EC moves Kalangala tally center to district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission has relocated the Kalangala tally center from its offices in Kizzi village, Kalangala town council to the district council hall. The district registrar, Edmund Misango says the move is to allow for the observance of the standard operating procedures-SOPs to contain the spread …

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