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EC tally gave Museveni zero at stations where he polled 252 Votes

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Electoral Commission results from the Presidential Election held on January 14, show that President Yoweri Museveni scored zero at two polling stations in Tororo district.  The stations include St. Kizito Primary School (N-Z) situated in Amagoro B Ward Tororo Municipality and Nyambulie situated in …

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Central youth delegatesp UGX 530,000 allowance paid by EC

Mubende, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Delegates participating in the Central Youth parliamentary elections have rejected the partial allowance of Shillings 150,000 paid out by the Electoral Commission to facilitate their participation in the polls, saying they want full payment of Shillings 1 million. More than 1250 delegates drawn from 27 …

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Museveni scored 100% at 368 polling stations in three districts

Kiruhura, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  President Museveni scored 100 percent at 348 polling stations in the Kiruhura, Kazo and Isingiro districts, according to analysis of presidential election data released by the Electoral Commission data yesterday. At these polling stations, he polled 138,063 votes. The president scored 100 percent at 143 …

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Ugandans cautioned about dangers of using VPN

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Ugandans could have surrendered their data privacy to unknown people over the last two weeks since the government shut down social media access.  The shutdown of the internet on the eve of the presidential and parliamentary elections forced Ugandans to find ways of communicating, and …

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Masaka workers polls cancelled over shortage of ballot papers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Elections for the workers LC V representatives in Masaka city were cancelled on Wednesday due to inadequate ballot papers. The elections that were being held at Masaka recreation grounds were called off after it emerged that the Electoral Commission had delivered 200 ballot papers instead …

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In Bundibugyo, 39,416 registered voters missed presidential election

Bundibugyo, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 39,416 registered voters in Bundibugyo District did not take part in the presidential election exercise this year. The area has 113,472 registered voters across the 298 polling stations in the sub-counties of Bwamba and Bughendera. According to the Declaration of Results forms …

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National Youth delegates reject voting, demand for UGX 2 million each

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A standoff has ensued between Electoral Commission and 430 National Youth delegates in Arua over money. The delegates from all corners of Uganda converged at Mvara Secondary School in Arua city from yesterday to elect their national representatives to the 11th Parliament. However, the election …

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SPCs protest delayed payment in Hoima

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Special Police Constables-SPCs who were deployed to provide security during the presidential and local council elections in Hoima city and Hoima district are grumbling over what they call delayed payment of their allowances. A large group stormed the Hoima city Electoral Commission offices in Kijungu, …

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Campaign time was too short for presidential race – Kalembe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nancy Kalembe Linda, the lone female candidate in the Ugandan presidential race this year believes that she would have emerged the victor if the campaign period was longer than two months. Kalembe says that the limited time within which presidential candidates had to reach the …

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