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EC sets dates for nomination of special interest parliamentary candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has set dates for the nominations of parliamentary candidates for special interest groups. According to the commission, the nomination of candidates for workers, youths, persons with disabilities and older persons parliamentary representatives will take place on Dec 22nd and 23rd, 2020. The …

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More than 50 arrested on day two of presidential nominations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 50 people were arrested on the second day of the presidential nomination exercise in Kampala Metropolitan area. A senior police officer at Kampala Central Police Stations -CPS who was part of the incident records team said by 3pm, police had recorded 49 suspects …

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30 arrested for plotting to disrupt presidential nomination activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Joint security teams in Kampala have arrested 30 people for allegedly hatching plans to disrupt the presidential nominations that will kick-off today in Kyambogo. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said the swoop followed a tipoff that the group which is also known as …

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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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FDC, NUP brace for tight Nakawa division mayoral race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three candidates will be contesting for the Nakawa division mayoral race after nominations by the Electoral Commission. They include Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate Daniel Musoke, National Unity Platform-NUP flag bearer Paul Mugambe and NRM’s Bruhan Byaruhanga. The three seek to replace the incumbent …

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