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Pre-hearing conference for Kyagulanyi’s petition

Pre-hearing conference for Kyagulanyi’s petition

The Supreme Court is set to start the preliminary hearing of National Unity Platform (NUP) leader Robert Kyagulanyi’s election petition challenging the victory of President Yoweri Museveni. In Thursday’s pre-hearing conference, the parties in the matter will meet the presiding justices of the court to agree on the issues for adjudication to ease the flow […]

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 […]

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), […]

Kyagulanyi meeting with EC on Guidelines Violation

Kyagulanyi meeting with EC on Guidelines Violation

National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi on Tuesday morning reported to Electoral Commission (EC) in Kampala to respond to allegations of violating campaign guidelines. Kyagulanyi arrived at EC offices at 9:20 am accompanied by NUP deputy president for central region Mathias Mpuuga, secretary general Lewis Lubongoya, Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake, party spokesperson […]

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 […]

Demand for action against non-complaint candidates:EC

Demand for action against non-complaint candidates:EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) has asked the Police to take action against candidates who defy campaign guidelines in garnering for support ahead of the 2021 general elections that will take place on January 14. EC chairperson Simon Byabakama noted that some candidates, including presidential candidates, are holding their campaigns in a manner that violates the […]

EOC boss gets bail

Ntambi, who is battling charges of conspiracy to defraud and corruption, was released on a cash bail of sh3.5m after the court ruled that her sureties are substantial The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) chairperson, Sylvia Muweebwa Ntambi, accused of defrauding the government of sh44.5m has been released on bail after spending a week on remand […]

EC boss urges aspirants to keep time

EC boss urges aspirants to keep time

Byabakama noted that if an aspirant comes late they will not allow him or her to eat into the allotted time of the one who will have complied with time observation. The Electoral Commission (EC) chairman, Justice Simon Byabakama, has appealed to presidential aspirants for the 2021 elections to keep time for the two-day nominations […]

Museveni upbeat about nomination

Museveni upbeat about nomination

“Thank you NRM for putting confidence in me. I am preparing for nomination this morning and our manifesto launch later today. It’s the D-day. Remember, this is about securing your future,” Museveni tweeted on Monday morning.   National Resistance Movement (NRM) Presidential flag-bearer Yoweri Museveni has rallied his supporters ahead of his nomination. “Thank you […]

ANT against printing ballot papers in Uganda

ANT against printing ballot papers in Uganda

Ballot papers for the 2016 elections were printed in South Africa by Ms Paarl Media of South Africa, which won the tender to print the key voting material. Dan Mugarura(left) the chairman electoral commission, Alliance for National Transformation(ANT) addressing journalists as Wilberforce Seryazi the spokesperson looks  on The Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) headed by […]

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