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JEEMA calls for proportional representation in gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Forum party-JEEMA is mooting for a proportional representation electoral system to promote equality in the elections. The Proportional Representation-PR is an electoral system where the number of seats won by a party or group of candidates is proportionate to the votes received by …

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Military involvement hindering women participation in elections: CSOs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations have asked the government to stop using the military during elections in order to attract women to participate in the forthcoming women’s council elections. The call was made on Tuesday during a consultative meeting organized by the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy. The …

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AU deploys pre-election assessment mission to Kenya

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The African Union (AU) on Monday disclosed the deployment of its Pre-election Assessment Mission to Kenya to observe preparations for the country’s upcoming elections. Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has authorized the deployment of the mission to Kenya from May 16 to …

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Omoro elections heat up

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Candidates who were successfully nominated to contest for the Omoro County Parliamentary seat are meeting to harmonise their campaign programmes ahead of campaigns that kick off on Monday, May 16, 2022. The Omoro County Parliamentary seat fell vacant after the death of the former …

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Police investigates kidnap of FDC candidate for Omoro by-election

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aswa River Region Police are investigating the alleged abduction of Dick Denis Owani, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party candidate in the Omoro County Parliamentary by-election. Owani reportedly went missing on Wednesday evening after unknown men abducted him along Bobi-Aboke road in Adyeda …

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Somali president announces re-election bid

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | Somali President Mohamed Farmajo has officially announced his candidacy for re-election in the presidential elections slated for May 15 in the capital, Mogadishu. Farmajo who made the announcement in a televised speech on Sunday evening expressed his commitment to continue with the progress and development …

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