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EC chairman scoffs at US Embassy for abandoning observer mission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The chairman of the Electoral Commission Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi has scoffed at the US Mission in Uganda for cancelling its diplomatic observer mission of Uganda’s elections. Earlier today, the mission announced the cancellation on grounds that the vast majority of its requests for observing …

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Amb Brown explains why US will not observe Uganda polls

Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Natalie E. Brown, the American Ambassador to Uganda has said the US has cancelled its Diplomatic observer mission for Uganda’s upcoming election scheduled for Jan. 14. “It is with profound disappointment that I announce the U.S. Mission in Uganda’s decision to cancel our diplomatic …

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U.S. mission cancels observation of Uganda’s election

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The United States Embassy in Uganda has cancelled its Diplomatic Observer Mission of Uganda’s Elections. According to the Embassy, the vast majority of requests for observing the election were not approved, by the Electoral Commission, leaving them with a skeletal team which cannot meaningfully undertake …

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EU, US envoys urge gov’t to unfreeze CSO bank accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union has asked the government to expedite investigations into the operations of Civil Society Organizations whose accounts were frozen amidst accusations of money laundering and funding subversive activities. The NGOs which include the National NGO Forum and Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET), had their …

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U.S ambassador criticizes Nicholas Opiyo’s arrest

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The United States (US) Mission has criticized the arrest of Human Rights Lawyer, Nicholas Opiyo and tasked the government to ensure his safety. Opio was picked was picked up by plain clothed security operative from a restaurant in Kamwokya on Tuesday where he was having …

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Development partners demand immediate appointment of IGG

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Development Partners with Anti-Corruption Agencies in the country have expressed concern about the delayed appointment of a substantive Inspector General of Government. This was carried in their statement presented by the United States Ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown during the National Anti-corruption Conference 2020 …

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US Ambassador calls for end to voter bribery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The US Ambassador to Uganda Natalie E. Brown has asked Ugandans to step up the fight against corruption as the country prepares for the 2021 elections. Natalie was on Wednesday speaking at the National Anti-corruption Conference 2020 at Sheraton Hotel. The conference was held today …

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