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FDC’s Mwiru sworn in as Jinja Municipality Mp  

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The newly elected Member of Parliament for Jinja Municipality East Paul Mwiru has been sworn in to start his legislative work in Uganda’s 10th parliament. The oath was Tuesday administered by the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige, before parliament presided over by the deputy speaker …

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NRM: Voter bribery, intimidation marred Jinja election

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has refused to concede defeat in the Jinja East parliamentary by-election, saying it was marred by violence, multiple voting, bribery and intimidation. In a press briefing hours after FDC’s Paul Mwiru was declared winner by the Electoral …

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Mwiru regains Jinja East seat with 56% victory

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | FDC’s Paul Mwiru has won the hotly contested Jinja East by-election, getting 6654 votes (56%) against NRM Nathan Igeme Nabeta’s 5043 (42%). The Electoral Commission confirmed the results Thursday night. (see return form below) The seat fell vacant in January following a Court of Appeal …

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Court of Appeal orders new polls for Jinja Municipality East

  Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The Court of Appeal on Friday ordered fresh elections be conducted in Jinja Municipality East constituency after discovering that the Electoral Commission (EC) did not conduct the last polls in accordance with electoral laws. Basing on reported fraud that marred the said election …

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Mafabi to challenge Muntu for FDC top seat

THIS WEEK: Reports indicate that Nandala Mafabi, the secretary general of Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) is set to take on his boss, Mugisha Muntu for the party presidency in an election slated for November. Muntu’s term as president ends on Nov 22. It will be the second time the …

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