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DP’s Mao suspends campaigns, calls for suspension of elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Democratic Party – DP presidential candidate Nobert Mao has suspended his campaigns due to the ongoing violence, killings, harassment, bloodshed, arrest and detention of opposition presidential candidates and innocent Ugandans. This follows the arrest and detention of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi wine, the …

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FDC to proceed with presidential campaign

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party plans to continue with its campaign activities despite recent events which involved foiling of their meetings by security agencies. The security agencies accuse the FDC presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi of flouting guidelines issued by both the Ministry …

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Electoral Commission has failed to manage elections – FDC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party has joined the National Unity Platform-NUP to condemn Electoral Commission-EC for alleged failure to manage the electoral process. The FDC secretary-general, Nathan Nandala Mafabi says it appears security and incumbent President Yoweri Museveni have taken over the elections. …

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NUP faults electoral commission for Kyagulanyi’s arrest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The National Unity Platform-NUP party has faulted Electoral Commission-EC over the arrest of their presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu. Kyagulanyi was picked up by police from Luuka district headquarters on Wednesday while addressing a campaign rally. His arrest sparked protests in different parts of the …

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Police block presidential candidate Tumukunde from campaigning in Kasese

Kasese, Uganda |¬† THE INDEPENDENT |¬†¬†Police have blocked Independent Presidential Candidate Rt. Lt. Gen. Henry Tumukunde from addressing any of his planned rallies in Kasese District.¬† Tumukunde‚Äôs Monday programme according to the Electoral Commission harmonized schedule was meant to take him through the districts of Kasese and Bunyangabu. However, the …

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EC, presidential candidates to review campaigns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Electoral Commission is set to hold a meeting with all presidential candidates to review the first days of their campaigns that started on November 9. The EC spokesperson Paul Bukenya says the meeting is scheduled to take place at the commission headquarters in Kampala on …

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Gomba residents fault EC for wasting resources on unserious candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Residents of Gomba district have faulted the Electoral Commission for wasting public resources on unserious presidential candidates. They have asked the commission to put up tougher measures to sieve unserious candidates. They said this at Kiriri trading centre and Kabulassoke during mini rallies held by …

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