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Three presidential aspirants have submitted signatures to EC – Bukenya

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  As the clock ticks to the October 16 deadline, only three presidential aspirants have so far submitted signatures supporting their candidature to the Electoral Commission for verification.  Speaking to Uganda Radio Network – URN, Paul Bukenya, the acting spokesperson of the Electoral Commission said, …

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46 CSO’s accredited to conduct 2021 voter education in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The electoral commission (EC) has accredited 46 civil society organizations (CSO’s) to conduct 2021 election sensitization in Uganda. Paul Bukenya, the EC Media and Public Relations manager says the 46 CSO’s include National NGO Forum, Africa Freedom of Information Centre, Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU), …

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EC denies presidential hopeful nomination forms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission has turned away presidential hopeful, Gideon Turyamureeba. The 33-year-old from Kanungu district turned up at Electoral Commission offices along Jinja road on Thursday afternoon to pick presidential nominations ahead of the 2021 general elections. However, Turyamureeba was denied the presidential nomination forms …

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PWDs seek more representation in Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Persons with Disability- PWDs want the number of representatives in Parliament increased from five to eight. The PWD League of the Inter-party Organization for Dialogue-IPOD say that the positions should be distributed with each of the four regions represented by two including a male …

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Why men dominate list of presidential aspirants

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  The number of persons aspiring to run for presidency continues to increase as the country prepares for the 2021 elections. It is emerging like in the past elections, fewer women have picked nomination forms to vie for Presidency.    The Electoral Commission Spokesperson, Paul Bukenya confirms …

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EC explains why some youths missed voting

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  The Electoral Commission has come out to explain why some of the youths had their names missing during the election today for youth village committees across the country. In some parts of the country, the elections were marred by violence caused especially by missing names on …

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Electoral Commission finalizes nomination of special interest group candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has concluded nominating candidates for Special Interests Groups (SIG) across the country. According to Paul Bukenya, the deputy spokesperson of the Electoral Commission, the exercise targeted candidates to represent older persons, persons with disabilities (PWDs) and youth at councils and committees …

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Land Commission grills retired UPDF soldier over land scam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Catherine Bamugemereire Land Commission has grilled retired Uganda People’s Defense Forces Lieutenant, Paul Bukenya over the botched Wakiso land deal. Bukenya’s uncle and business partner retired Colonel Engineer Dick Lutaaya, a former UPDF Air force officer failed to show up before the Commission …

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