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Full List: Gen. Tumukunde, 57 Other Candidates Pick Presidential Nomination Forms

On Friday, “Renewed Uganda” team a pressure group led by former security minister Rtd. Gen Henry Tumukunde visited the Electoral Commission Uganda offices to pick nomination forms for the 2021 presidential race. “Our campaign shall continue to lawfully consult Ugandans from all backgrounds regardless of their ethnicity, religion, gender or other identifier as we seek…

Lawyer Ssemakadde: EC Digital Campaigns Directives For 2021 General Elections Are Unlawful,Unacceptable

The Electoral Commission yesterday released a statement and roadmap for 2021 elections containing a reference to the conduct of candidates’ campaigns digitally for Local government, Parliamentary and Presidential Elections. This raised a serious matter of national importance that must be urgently addressed by Parliament and the Judiciary, if need be. This novel practice has been…

EC Petitions Supreme Court Challenging Dismissal Of Six MPs

The Electoral Commission has filed an application in the Supreme court seeking to stay the execution of the recent Constitutional court ruling which dismissed the election of six MPs in the newly created municipalities. Last year’s judgement affected Apac Municipality MP Patrick Ocan, Sheema Municipality MP Dr Elioda Tumwesigye, Ibanda Municipality MP Tarsis Rwaburindore Bishanga, Nebbi…

EC Speaks Out On Bobi Arrest

The electoral commission has warned the Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi and other candidates intending to conduct consultations ahead of 2021 election to always fulfill other obligations required of them by police. This followed police arresting Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine after colliding with him at the venue where he was slated to conduct his first…