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FDC loses Kabale municipality youth committee elections

Kabale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party has lost the youth committee elections in Kabale District.  On Wednesday the electoral commission conducted elections for the municipality, city and division youth committees.  The National Resistance Movement- NRM party won all the nine positions that Youth Committee …

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46 CSO’s accredited to conduct 2021 voter education in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The electoral commission (EC) has accredited 46 civil society organizations (CSO’s) to conduct 2021 election sensitization in Uganda. Paul Bukenya, the EC Media and Public Relations manager says the 46 CSO’s include National NGO Forum, Africa Freedom of Information Centre, Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU), …

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Bobi Wine!

Bobi Wine: Will he or not be allowed to challenge Museveni? COVER STORY | The  Independent Team |   Even as nomination of candidates for various positions in the 2021 general election enters full gear, opposition activity is strangely quiet. By this stage in the last election of 2016, the headlines were full …

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Broadcasters oppose guidelines for 2021 general elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Broadcasters are protesting the proposed guidelines issued by Uganda Communications Commission-UCC ahead of the 2021 polls. The broadcasters describe the guidelines as unfair, saying they were never consulted by the regulator. The guidelines cover political advertising, equitable access to talk-shows, equal coverage to candidates …

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Nomination expenses irk political aspirants in Sembabule

Sembabule, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Aspirants for the various local government leadership positions in Sembabule district are decrying the high costs associated with seeking nomination to contest for elective positions. The outcry comes as intending candidates for local government positions are returning nomination forms to the Electoral Commission seeking clearance …

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Latif Sebaggala drops out of Kampala mayoral race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kawempe North MP Latif Sebaggala has suspended his mayoral bid days after he was endorsed by the National Unity Platform for the race. He said that the decision was based on the need for a stronger opposition as the country heads for the 2021 …

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