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Prof. Gilbert Bukenya loses Busiro North MP seat as well

Things are turning from bad to worse for embattled former Vice President Prof. Gilbert Balibaseka Bukenya. The High Court in Kampala has today cancelled Bukenya’s election as MP for Busiro North in the February 2011 elections. Hussein Kasta Bukenya sued Prof Bukenya seeking court orders to annul Bukenya’s victory and order fresh elections. He accuses […]

Besigye writes to Uganda army about involvement in elections, warns of public protests

Tthe presidential candidate on Inter-Party Cooperation (IPC)/Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) ticket Retired Col. Dr. Kiiza Besigye has written a letter to the Chief of Defense Forces Gen. Aronda Nyakairima asking him not to involve the army in the elections. Speaking to Journalists in Kampala today, Besigye said that army officers’ utterances that army will be […]

Statement on Progress of Electoral Activities under the Roadmap for Uganda 2011 General Elections

Introduction Our esteemed partners, members of the press, It is my privilege and pleasure to welcome you to our press briefing today. On behalf of the Electoral Commission, I would like to thank you for the good work you are doing of informing the country and the world at large about the electoral process in […]

EC clarifies anomalies involved in ongoing national voter registration

The Electoral Commission (EC) has clarified anomalies involved in ongoing national voter registration exercise. The chairperson of EC, Eng. Badru Kiggundu says the commission kicked off the exercise on May 3rd to June 14th, 2010. The ongoing national voters’ registration exercise conducted in different parts of Uganda is intended to accommodate new eligible voters and […]

EC threatens to sue FDC over reports that foreigners register to vote in Uganda

The Chairperson of Electoral Commission (EC), Eng. Badru Kiggundu has threatened to drag opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) to court over claims that the commission has allowed foreigners to register as voters for 2011 general elections. The Spokesperson of FDC, Wafula Oguttu told a press conference in Kampala on Monday that the ruling National […]

Uganda Electoral denies registering non Ugandans for 2011 elections

The Chairperson of the Uganda Electoral Commission, Dr. Badru Kiggundu has refuted allegation that the EC is allowing non Ugandans to register and vote in Uganda’s 2011 general elections. This follows allegations by opposition Forum for Democratic Change Spokesperson, Philip Wafula Ogutu that EC has registered non Ugandans in different districts including Masaka Luwero Nakasongola, […]

1.8 million more Ugandans registered to vote in 2011 Uganda elections

The nationwide exercise for the update of the National Voters Register has seen about 1.8 million Ugandans register to vote at the various centers that are registering Ugandans to vote. This exercise which has now entered into the fifth week required the Electoral Commission to do nationwide sensitization informing Ugandans that have attained 18 years […]

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