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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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Nancy Kalembe faulted for altering campaign program

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has accused presidential candidate, Nancy Kalembe of altering her scheduled campaign program without informing them. Kalembe was slated to launch her manifesto in Jinja town on Monday but she postponed it to Thursday. However, the officials argue that they have never received …

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Electoral Commission warns candidates on violation of guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has warned candidates contesting for different positions to desist from holding processions and mass rallies contrary to the set measures put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19. On November 9th, campaign meetings for presidential, parliamentary and local government council elections …

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Tumukunde abandons meetings for door- to-door campaigns in Rubanda

Rubanda, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   A Heavy downpour and heavy security deployment have forced Independent Presidential candidate Henry Tumukunde to opt to door-to-door campaigns in Rubanda and Kabale districts.    Tumukunde who is currently in the Kigezi region was first blocked from entering Kisoro district on grounds that he …

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UBC, EC harmonizing media access for presidential candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) and the Electoral Commission are harmonizing program schedules and time to host aspiring presidential candidates. According to Wilfred Senyange, the UBC public relations officer, all presidential candidates have been contacted, requested for their campaign program schedules to cover their campaigns …

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Sembabule NUP candidate protests party decision blocking her withdraw

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Zaituni Yahaya Babikola, the National Unity Platform-NUP Sembabule Woman parliamentary candidate has petitioned Electoral Commission protesting her party’s decision to block her withdrawal from the race. She wants the Electoral Commission chairperson Justice Simon Mugenyi Byabakama to intervene in the misunderstanding in which she accuses …

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