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VOTER EDUCATION: Full list of election offences

📌 Election offences and penalties ✳ Voting on behalf of another person (living or dead) ▶ Prison 5 years ✳ Preventing a person from voting  ▶ Fine sh100,000 ✳ Voting more than once is an offence and on conviction ▶ Fine sh500,000 ✳ Refusing to have one’s fingers to be inspected ▶ Fine sh100,000 ✳ Election …

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Bobi Wine new year statement in full

  New NUP App to monitor election results launched Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | National Unity Platform (NUPP party  Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine has warned of a growing state of insecurity in the country, that has recently included death of a former national boxing …

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Museveni talks tough in new year message

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has used his New Year speech to warn of criminals and crooks who intend to destabilize Uganda and next year’s elections, by getting involved in cheating. “I have information. People are planning to steal elections, including election officials bribed to …

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UBC agrees to give all presidential candidates free air space

  ‘We were already offering each candidate time weekly,’ says UBC Deputy MD Maurice Mugisha Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has agreed to provide free airspace on their Television and Radios for all the Uganda Presidential candidates. Wilfred Senyange, the UBC spokesperson confirmed the development today. …

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