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EC dispatches team of 20 lawyers to tackle electoral petitions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has deployed a team of 20 lawyers to tackle election petitions arising out of the recent general elections. In an interview with URN, the head of Litigation at the Electoral Commission Eric Sabiiti said that they received 182 complaints which include 155 …

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EC, CCEDU disagree on election observation report

Executive Director CCEDU, Charity Ahimbisibwe argues that it’s CCEDU’s core mandate to do election observation, whether accredited by electoral commission or not Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The NGO Bureau has tasked the Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) to provide an explanation of how it produced a 2021 election …

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Security heightened in Kampala markets, major roads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Military personnel have been deployed at all major road junctions in Kampala City.  In the City centre, there is a visible security presence at Wandegeya traffic lights, Clock Tower, Shoprite traffic lights, Kibuye roundabout, Bombo road junction, Nsambya traffic lights and Jinja Road. At all …

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Loser of Entebbe municipality mayoral race petitions court

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The loser in the Entebbe Municipality Mayoral elections has petitioned the High Court in Kampala seeking to overturn the victory of Fabrice Brad Rulinda. In his petition before the Civil Division, the petitioner Vincent De Paul Kayanja says that the elections conducted on January 25th …

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