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Museveni, Electoral Commission Agree on Scientific Elections

President Museveni and the Electoral Commission have agreed on having scientific elections. In a meeting between the two, a resolution was taken to have...

2021 General Elections Won’t Be Postponed—EC Boss

Electoral Commission boss Simon Byabakama has allayed fears that the 2021 elections could be postponed due to coronavirus. Addressing the press on Tuesday, Byabakama revealed...

Money, Ballot Papers to Be Printed in Uganda

In the wake of coronavirus, President Kaguta Museveni has directed that all Government security documents, such as currency, election materials, passports, identity cards and...

EC Postpones SIG Elections Due to Covid-19

Elections for Special Interest Groups (SIGS) have been postponed, the Electoral Commission boss has announced. Special interest groups include; old persons, persons with disabilities and...

Electoral Commission Changes Nomination Dates

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Justice Simon Byabakama has revealed that the nomination dates for presidential, parliamentary and local government elections have been...

FDC Supports EC’s Request of sh549b to Organise 2021 Elections

The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has expressed dismay with the government's reluctance to allocate 'enough' money to organise the 2021 elections. According to Ssemujju...

Minister Kasaija Orders EC to Cut Election Budget

The Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development Matia Kasaija has said the government does not have all the money Electoral Commission (EC) requested...

Museveni Urges Ugandans to Register for 2021 Polls

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged all Ugandans above the age of 18 to register for the 2021 elections. Museveni made the call through a...

EC Extends Period for the General Update of the National Voters’...

The Electoral Commission has extended the national update for the national voters’ register up to December 13, 2020. The National Voters’ Register is being updated...

Elections for New Districts Delayed Due to No Funding – EC

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Justice Simon Byabakama, has said the ability for the Electoral Commission (EC) to hold elections for new districts...
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South Sudan’s Kiir, Kenya’s Ruto Discuss Bilateral Ties, Arms Embargo

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and his Kenyan counterpart, William Ruto met and held bilateral talks in Juba on Saturday. Kiir, flanked by his deputies,...

South Sudan: Kiir Seeks to Fill SPLM Deputy Chairman’s Post

The chairman of the SPLM party Salva Kiir Mayardit sought empowerment to fill the position of the party’s first deputy chairperson as part of...

OPM Launches Handbook to Promote Accountability, Service Delivery in Karamoja

In a bid to promote good governance and accountability in local governments, the Office of the Prime Minister has launched a handbook titled; “Laws,...

Parliament Calls for Improved Funding to Uganda’s Foreign Missions

Members of Parliament have called on Government to provide adequate funding and other necessary support to Uganda’s missions abroad, to ensure their smooth operations. The...

European Union Affirms Commitment to Support Tourism Sector in Uganda

The European Union has affirmed its commitment to enhancing cooperation with Uganda in supporting the country’s tourism sector. At the occasion of the...