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UHRC cautions candidates against defying campaign guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC has cautioned politicians against defying campaign guidelines issued by the Electoral Commission. The acting chairperson to the Commission Katebalirwe Amooti Wa Irumba says the clashes between candidates and security personnel are as a result of the failure by the politicians …

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“Our vote counts”- PWDs tell politicians in Masaka

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Persons with Disabilities in the greater Masaka region are calling out political parties and all persons seeking political offices to have an agenda for the special interest group as the country edges closer to the general election. The PWDs say that the politicians have not …

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Museveni criticizes large campaign crowds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has condemned the large gatherings during political campaigns. Museveni made the remarks while addressing NRM party leaders from Kwania, Oyam, Kole and Apac municipality at Omili primary school in Apac district. The president was responding to concerns raised by Sam Engola, the …

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Police warns politicians against campaigning during funerals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police has warned politicians to stop campaigning during funerals. As the 2021 general elections draw closer, the police has sounded a warning to politicians to stop campaigning at funeral gatherings otherwise they risk being arrested. Charles Twine, the spokesperson of Criminal Investigations Directorate said …

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Politicians stir stampede at Pastor Yiga’s sendoff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was a stampede at the sendoff ceremony of Pastor Augustine Yiga of the Revival Christian Church Kawaala where scores of politicians joined hundreds of mourners this morning. Although the ceremony was peaceful, colored by prayers and worship, the arrival of politicians sparked disorder as …

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Politicians rush to realign names ahead of nominations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 140 politicians have applied for a change in names to correspond with their academic papers ahead of the 2021 elections. Some of those rushing to realign their names are Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu, the president of the National Unity Platform (NUP), Gen Mugisha Muntu, …

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Archbishop Kaziimba slams politicians over witchcraft, voter bribery

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Dr Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has questioned the morality of politicians who seek favours from witch doctors and invest heavily in campaigns. The Archbishop made the remarks during his visit at Uganda Radio Network-URN on Tuesday …

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