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Bobi Wine rejects Electoral Commission security escorts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform presidential flag bearer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has rejected the security escort detail which was attached to him by Electoral Commission yesterday after nomination saying that they failed the first test of their duty when they looked on as …

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EC ejects independent candidate John Katumba over incomplete payments

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has declined to nominate presidential aspirant John Katumba for failure to pay the required nomination fee of 20 million Shillings. According to the Presidential Elections Act, as amended in 2015, an aspirant can only be nominated after showing proof of payment …

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EC warns Ugandans against confrontations with security forces

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission chairman Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi has cautioned supporters of any of the aspiring presidential candidates not to be lured into confrontational engagements with security forces. Byabakama told journalists that the commission had received reports that several presidential aspirants have mobilized supporters to hold …

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EC to use coercive means on presidential aspirants who flout directives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission-EC has vowed to deal harshly with presidential aspirants who flout directives put in place for next week’s nominations. Speaking to journalists today at the Electoral Commission headquarters in Kampala, Justice Simon Byabakama said that although they disavow using force at the …

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MPs seek suspension of local council nominations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have called for the suspension of the ongoing nomination exercise for LCIII chairpersons until amendments are made to the Local Government Act. The legislators have expressed concern over the age restrictions placed by the law on LCIII …

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Police welcomes EC guidelines on electoral processes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has welcomed guidelines issued by Electoral Commission for the ongoing electoral processes saying the National Joint Security Covid-19 Task Force now has a legally binding roadmap that will ease policing of electoral activities. On Friday morning, the EC chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama issued a …

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Police to first clear campaign venues – Electoral Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission (EC) has said in it’s guidelines issued today that a candidate must first get clearance from the police in order for him or her to hold a campaign meeting. According to EC chairman, Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, this is to ensure that …

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Museveni did not order sacking of top EC officials-Justice Byabakama

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has dismissed reports that its top officials were this week sacked by President Yoweri Museveni. Speaking to journalists on Thursday at the EC headquarters in Kampala, Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the EC chairperson said the officials tendered in their application for …

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