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EC rejects parliament’s proposal to extend nomination dates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has rejected the demand by Parliament to have the nomination for Members of Parliament extended saying there is no time. Parliament had tasked the electoral commission to extend the nomination dates to allow members who want to change names or align …

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Kadaga wants extra nomination days for MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has demanded that extra days be allocated for the nomination exercise of MPs. This is after the government said that married women will have to follow the standard procedure of the use of a deed poll if they are …

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EC confirms dates for Presidential, MPs nominations

  📌 Local Govt nominations September 21 Oct 1 📌 MP Election nominations Oct 12-13 📌 Presidential candidates nomination Nov 2-3 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nomination of Presidential candidates has been set for November 2-3 and that of Members of Parliament Octobedr 12-13. The Electoral Commission also confirmed …

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List of 46 new constituencies approved by parliament

✳ Buhweju West ✳ Buwekula South ✳ Kiboga West ✳ Lamwo East ✳ Bugangaizi South ✳ Chekwi East ✳ West Budama Central ✳ Kwania North ✳ Buyanja East ✳ Kagoma North ✳ Ngariam ✳ Agago West ✳ Bukanga North ✳ Bukimbiri ✳ Nakaseke Central. ✳ Kapere (Ngora district) ✳ Butiru …

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Supreme Court consolidates appeals challenging dismissal of six MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has consolidated three appeals challenging the constitutional court decision that ordered for the dismissal of six Members of Parliament of the newly created municipalities. Among the consolidated appeals, one was filed by the Electoral Commission, another by the Attorney General and …

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Ugandan MPs to be screened for COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health will screen MPs for the coronavirus disease-COVID-19. The exercise will start tomorrow Thursday, July 15. The decision followed an engagement with officials from the Ministry of Health officials who guided that MPs needed to be tested based on their engagements which …

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