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Reasons for amending presidential elections

Reasons for amending presidential elections

The Supreme Court is sitting today Tuesday, 9th February, 2021 to hear an application by NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi  seeking leave to amend the petition he filed last week challenging the Election Victory of the incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. A panel of nine Justices led by the Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Ddollo have convened […]

Besigye supports Kyagulanyi in presidential petition

Besigye supports Kyagulanyi in presidential petition

The Forum for Democratic Change  four-time presidential candidate, Dr Kiiza Besigye, has criticized his colleagues in the opposition who mocked the National Unity Platform (NUP) for petitioning court over the recent presidential election results. NUP’s Robert Kyagulanyi who lost to the incumbent President Yoweri Museveni in the January 14 election, petitioned the Supreme Court this […]

UPC lauds Kyagulanyi for challenging presidential election in court

UPC lauds Kyagulanyi for challenging presidential election in court

Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) has hailed the leader of National Unity Platform (NUP) Robert Kyagulanyi for challenging President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory in court rather than leading protests in the country. Addressing the media at the party headquarters in Kampala on Wednesday, Sharon Arach, the party’s spokesperson said Kyagulanyi did the right thing which is […]

Stella Nyanzi flees to Kenya

Stella Nyanzi flees to Kenya

Nyanzi, of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) was beaten by Shamim Malende of the National Unity Platform (NUP) for the Kampala Woman MP. Nyanzi fled the country on Tuesday (February 2, 2021) together with her children. She sought asylum in Kenya claiming she had become a target of the State. Nyanzi’s lawyer, Prof George […]

Kyagulanyi Legal team serves Museveni

Kyagulanyi Legal team serves Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has been served with a copy of the electoral petition by the legal team of the National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi. Museveni’s lawyers were served by Kyagulanyi’s lead counsel, Anthony Wameli, at the Supreme Court in Kampala on Wednesday. According to the secretary-general of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), […]

Museveni’s elections should annulled: Kyagulanyi.

Museveni’s elections should annulled: Kyagulanyi.

Former presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has petitioned the Supreme Court, seeking nullification of President Yoweri Museveni’s election victory. On January 16, this year, the Electoral Commission declared incumbent Yoweri Museveni the winner of the presidential election, extending his 35-year rule. Kyagulanyi, also the National Unity Platform (NUP) party president, filed the petition […]

Amuriat to face the Electrol Commission on Wednesday

Amuriat to face the Electrol Commission on Wednesday

The Presidential Aspirant for the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Patrick Amuriat, has been given a fresh date to appear before the Electoral Commission. Amuriat and the National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential aspirant, Robert Kyagulanyi, were summoned to appear before the Electoral Commission (EC) over breach of election guidelines and the Standard Operating Procedures aimed […]

Presidential campaign update

Presidential campaign update

President Yoweri Museveni, will for the third day be in the Ankole sub-region campaigning to be re-elected to the country’s top seat; as one of his 10 rivals Mugisha Muntu, from the Alliance of National Transformation (ANT) spends another day in Eastern. Muntu is expected to be in Katakwi, Serere and Soroti. The other Presidential […]

Presidential campaign update

Presidential campaign update

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to campaign in Iganga district today while his political rivals such as Patrick Amuriat of the Forum for Democratic Change is scheduled to be in Ankole sub-region.  Amuriat will campaign in Buhweju, Bunyangabo and Ibanda. For the last one week, he has been in Ankole canvassing for votes. Robert Kyagulanyi […]

Museveni names election task force

Museveni names election task force

The NRM national treasurer, Rose Namayanja, said the team, headed by the party’s first national vice chairperson, Moses Kigongo, will execute the co-ordination of the village-to-village campaigns. As presidential campaigns enter into the last six-weeks, President Yoweri Museveni, who is the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) candidate, has named a 12-member national election taskforce. The […]

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