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High court dismisses election petition against Nantaba

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Mukono has dismissed an election petition challenging the victory of Idah Nantaba as the District Woman Member of Parliament, Kayunga. In 2021, Nantaba stood on an Independent ticket and defeated six other candidates after garnering 47,725 votes. But Nazigo Sub County …

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Delayed completion of Sezibwa bridge irks residents

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDPENDENT | Residents of Jiira landing site in Kayunga District are calling for the speedy completion of the Sezibwa Bridge that connects to Nakasongola district. In 2019, the Ministry of Works and Transport, contracted Omega Construction Ltd to build the road and the bridge over River …

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KAYUNGA: Nakwedde petitions court

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loser in the Kayunga District LCV by-elections Harriet Nakwedde has petitioned the High Court in Mukono seeking to quash the victory of Andrew Muwonge. The Electoral Commission declared Muwonge of the ruling National Resistance Movement winner with 31,830 votes, followed by NUP’s Nakwedde …

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NRM didn’t cheat Kayunga by-election: Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has said the NRM party candidate in the Kayunga LC5 by-election, Andrew Muwonge won genuinely. In his end of year address at his country home in Rwakitura on Friday, Museveni said NRM operatives could not have stolen the by-election from the opposition …

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UEGCL to light 60 villages in Kayunga district.

Nearly 60 villages in Kayunga district are set to be connected to the national electricity grid to boost the socio-economic status of the population, according to Eng. Harrison Mutikanaga, the managing director at the Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mutikanga, who was accompanied by …

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Heavy security deployment in Kayunga in anticipation of protests

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police and army have been deployed in Kayunga district in anticipation of protests from supporters of National Unity Platform-NUP. On Friday morning, the Kayunga returning officer Jennifer Kyobutungi declared Andrew Muwonge as the winner of the district LC5 by-election with 31,830 votes while his …

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EC declares Muwonge new Kayunga LC-5 chairperson

🔴 KAYUNGA LC5 RESULTS ➡ Andrew Muwonge (NRM) 31,830 ➡ Harriet Nakwedde (NUP) 31,308 ➡ Majid Nyanzi (Independent) 1,287 ➡ Boniface Musisi (Independent) 470 ➡ Jamilu Kamoga (Independent) 279 ➡ Anthony Waddimba (DP) 158 Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | The Uganda Electoral Commission has today declared NRM’s …

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Tension in Kayunga as EC prepares to declare final results

  Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission is set to declare final results from the Kayunga District Chairperson by-elections, 16 hours after the polls ended. EC chairman Justice Simon Byabakama has arrived at the tallying centre where the two leading candidates Harriet Nakwedde for the National Unity …

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