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President Museveni wants EC to conduct UNSA elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission-EC will oversee the forthcoming elections of Uganda National Students Association-UNSA, URN has learnt. The decision was reportedly reached in a meeting between President Yoweri Museveni, the patron of UNSA and the association leadership held at Entebbe State House on Monday. The meeting followed …

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CCEDU proposes UGX 10m fine for threatening candidates, supporters

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda- CCEDU has proposed a 10 million shillings fine or a maximum of five years in jail or both for any person who threatens candidates and supporters during campaigns and elections. Presenting the consolidated views of …

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Five things to watch for in Russian polls

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russians vote in local and regional elections on Sunday. Here are five things to watch for during the elections that will take place in each of the country’s 85 regions. – How the Kremlin fares  –  Gubernatorial elections will take place in 16 regions. Elections to …

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Russians go to polls after summer of protests

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russians are set to vote in local elections on Sunday following a hugely controversial campaign in Moscow that degenerated into the biggest police crackdown on protesters in nearly a decade. Municipal and regional polls will be held across the vast country, but most attention will be …

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Electoral Commission warns observers against reporting live events

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission has warned observers against reporting live events during elections. Following the release of the 2021 election road map, several Non-Government Organizations have embarked on preparation for the polls as observers. According Electoral Commission guidelines, the role of election observers is to study …

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Teso region voters want president to resign 90 days before elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Voters in the Teso region want incumbent President to resign 90 days before the elections. This was during the regional consultations on the Electoral reforms bill held on Tuesday in Soroti town. Nasur Muhammad, Soroti district councillor representing Eastern Division says the President should …

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