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EC starts demarcation of electoral areas in new Mbale city

Mbale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Electoral Commission has embarked on the fresh demarcation of the Electoral areas in the newly created Mbale City, which will be operationalized on July 1, 2020. Mbale, one of the seven municipalities that were elevated to city status, will have two Divisions from the …

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Bobi Wine’s people power rubbishes ‘scientific’ election plan

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has said either the Electoral Commission organizes a normal election as commanded by the constitution and other electoral laws or abandons the plan for holding elections in 2021. Kyagulanyi told Journalists in Kampala that they were taken aback by …

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EC confirms nine internal election observers ahead of 2021 polls

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Nine internal election observers have so far meant the requirements to monitor the 2021 general election, Uganda Radio Network has learnt.  These include; Intellectual Aid Network Uganda, Uganda National NGO Forum, Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) and Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM). …

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Absence of international observers cannot stop polls – EC chairman

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Electoral Commission (EC) Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama has said that the absence of international election observers cannot stop an electoral process from taking place. Byabakama’s statement follows a revelation by the Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Uganda, Ambassador Attilio Pacifici …

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Kwizera wants EC chairperson arrested for contempt of court

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Former Bufumbira East MP, Eddie Kwizera wants Electoral Commission Chairperson; Justice Simon Byabakama arrested and committed to Civil Prison for contempt of court. This is part of his prayers in an application before the constitutional court. Alternatively, Kwizera wants court to order Electoral Commission to …

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EC to decide on Bobi Wine’s failed consultations

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission is to decide the next course of action following the botched consultative meeting by the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine. Responding to questions from journalists in a meeting with members of the Inter Religious Council of …

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Double registration mars update of voters register in Nebbi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Double registration and low turn up of voters is hindering the on-going update of the national voters’ register in Nebbi district. The Electoral Commission- EC gazetted November 21st to December 16th 2019 for the update of the national voters’ register ahead of the 2021 general …

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EC extends deadline for update of National voters register

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Electoral Commission- EC has extended the deadline for update of the National Voter Register. Addressing journalists on Tuesday, the EC Chairman Simon Byabakama said the exercise has been extended for five more days, starting from Thursday 12th and ending Monday 16th December 2019. …

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Court consolidates suits against electoral commission chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Justice Musa Ssekaana has merged two suits seeking to force the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama out of office for alleged failure to resign from the Court of Appeal. According to Justice Ssekaana, he will jointly hear the suits filed by City Lawyer, Male …

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