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Bugoloobi traders fight for space with polling station

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Polling agents and market leadership of Bugolobi market came close to exchanging blows due to the continued closure of businesses located next to Jambula A-M polling station. The disagreement arose after market leadership asked the polling agents to reduce on the demarcations of the polling …

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Kampala central division polling assistants cry out for their pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some 756 polling agents who have been manning the polls in Kampala Central division for the Electoral Commission (EC) have not been paid for their work. The polling agents are demanding for training allowances for one day of 10,000 shillings each and 80,000 shillings for …

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Two more arrested with over 300 pre-ticked ballots in Rakai

Rakai, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Two people were picked up during the local council polls in Rakai district with more than 300 pre-ticked ballot papers. The suspects were spotted by voters who tipped polling agents and polling assistant at Lugalama Catholic polling station in Lwamagwa town council.       They …

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Kalembe opposes joint vote protection team

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nancy Linda Kalembe is opposed to fronting joint polling agents to protect opposition votes on election day. On Tuesday, three presidential candidates Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Forum for Democratic Change candidate-FDC Patrick Amuriat Oboi and Alliance for National Transformation-ANT candidate, …

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Political parties in final recruitment drive for polling agents

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political party leaders in Luweero district have intensified the recruitment exercise for polling station agents ahead of general elections next week. On Wednesday night, the Electoral Commission delivered election materials for 471 polling stations located in Luweero district. The Electoral Commission has also completed …

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