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Police Blocks Nancy Kalembe Campaigns in Kamuli, Buyende Districts

Police on Monday blocked the independent presidential candidate, Nancy Linda Kalembe, from campaigning in Kamuli and Buyende districts.  According to the Electoral Commission (EC) campaign program, Kalembe was supposed to continue campaigning in the two districts after she wrote to the EC informing them of a change in the campaign schedule.

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Tumukunde Calls on Opposition Parties to Form Vote Protection Taskforce to Prevent Rigging

Presidential candidate Retired Lieutenant General Henry Tumukunde Kakurugu has asked opposition supporters to form a joint votes protection taskforce to fail any attempts of rigging in the forthcoming general election. Tumukunde says in the previous elections, the opposition had few candidates who could hardly deploy agents to man all polling stations,

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Absence of Observers Can Not Stop Elections- Simon Byabakama

The Electoral Commission (EC) Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama has revealed that the absence of international election observers cannot stop an electoral process from taking place. Byabakama made this revelation while appearing on a local television on Saturday, June 20. “The law says Electoral Commission will accredit observers. For you to be

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UNEB Releases Guidelines to Be Followed By 2021 Political Aspirants

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released guidelines that will be followed by all aspiring candidates willing to contest in the forthcoming coming 2021 general elections. According to the statement released by Dan Odongo, the Executive Director of UNEB, the candidates targeted in this are those aspiring for the post

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Gov’t Requests for 7bn to Organize Swearing-in Ceremony of New President in 2021

As the country prepares for the 2021 polls, the government has requested for seven billion shillings to be able to facilitate the organization of the swearing-in ceremony of the new president come 2021 Esther Mbayo, the minister for Presidency told parliament on Wednesday that this money is need for a successful

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Uganda to Spend Over Shs 900 Billion on 2021 General Elections

The Electoral Commission on Tuesday released the road-map to the 2021 General Election at Hotel Africana Kampala which as part of the planning process for the polls. EC chairman Justice Simon Byabakama said the unveiling of the roadmap was in line with legal mandate of commission under articles 60 and 61

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