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Police, electoral commission reach consensus on Bobi Wine consultations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Police, Electoral Commission have agreed that the Kyandondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi should go on with his consultations without interference. Speaking after a meeting held on Thursday at the Electoral Commission offices on Jinja Road in Kampala, Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the EC Chairperson said …

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Bobi Wine to reschedule consultation program

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kyandondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu also known as Bobi Wine has said he’s going to reschedule his consultation program for his presidential bid.  Speaking to journalists at his offices in Kamwokya hours after a meeting with the Police leadership and the Electoral …

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EC, police to meet Bobi Wine over foiled consultations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Electoral Commission is scheduled to meet presidential aspirant Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine in a bid to reach a compromise on their consultation programs. This development comes just days after Kyagulanyi, campaigning under the People Power umbrella …

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Kyagulanyi cancels Gulu consultations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine and leader of People Power political pressure group cancelled his scheduled trip for a consultative meeting on his presidential ambitions in Gulu citing persecution of his supporters. Kyagulanyi had scheduled his second consultative meeting …

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EC appeals against Constitutional Court judgement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has filed a notice of appeal in the Constitutional Court challenging the court’s judgement that overturned the election of Members of Parliament in the new municipalities. According to the appeal dated December 30th, the commission through its legal department notes that …

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My focus is on next election –Minister Tumwesigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Science, Technology and Innovation Minister, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, says that he isn’t bothered by the Constitutional Court judgment nullifying his election since his focus is on the 2021 general elections. On Friday, the Constitutional Court overturned the election of six Members of Parliament in …

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Mabirizi seeks interim injunction against EC boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Hassan Male Mabirizi has filed an application seeking interim orders compelling the Electoral Commission chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama to step aside pending the disposal of his main application challenging his reign on the Commission. In his application filed before the Court Civil Division at Twed …

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Masaka NRM leaders demand review of voters verification exercise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement- NRM leaders in Masaka Municipality want the Electoral Commission to review the on-going national voters’ verification exercise. Fred Kalema, the NRM chairperson for Nyendo-Ssenyange division and other party leaders want the Electoral Commission to consider conducting the exercise at village council …

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Inconsistencies affecting voter registration exercise in Masaka

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Inconsistencies in the verification of voters are affecting the on-going voter’s register update exercise in Masaka district. Despite the Electoral Commission extending the deadline twice for the exercise, many people in Masaka district are yet to verify their voter eligibility. Swaibu Makumbi, the chairperson of …

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