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Youth coalition outlines recommendations for improving electoral process

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Youth election observation mission for the 2021 general elections have called on the Independent Electoral Commission to make certain things right for the country to hold future events better. In a statement released recently, the coalition observed human rights violations by security agencies, delays …

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Candidates intensify voter education to close gaps ahead of polls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As the presidential and parliamentary campaigns close, candidates have taken advantage of the gap in voter education and misinformation to increase their visibility ahead of the Thursday polls. Several candidates have produced short video and audio messages to guide the electorate on what to do …

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CSOs in Soroti concerned about absence of voter education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Society Organizations- CSOs operating in Teso have expressed concern over the absence of voter education in the country. The concerns come a week to the general elections scheduled for Jan 14th. Voter education provides citizens with basic information on how to participate in elections. …

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EC warns CSOs against campaigning for candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has warned Civil Society Organizations against campaigning for people seeking political offices. The EC’s acting secretary, Leonard Mulekwa made the warning on Thursday at the launch of voter education campaign organised by Uganda Project Implementation and Management Centre –UPMAC and Civic Education …

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EC on the spot over voter education

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission-EC is on the spot over for ignoring vote education ahead of the 2021 polls. Although voter education is a continuous process, several voters interviewed by URN in Mbale town, says the electoral body is no show. Most of the respondent, say they have …

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