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SIEVING: Election Of NRM Special Interest Group MPs Kicks Off Tomorrow

SIEVING: Election Of NRM Special Interest Group MPs Kicks Off Tomorrow

BY OKELLO ALLAN KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| The ruling NRM party will on Saturday (Tomorrow) elect its flag bearers for the Special Interest Groups (SIGs). A total of 50 candidates are vying for the positions of National…

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RENEWED: Dr. Sewanyana Gets Additional 3 Years As UN Independent Expert

RENEWED: Dr. Sewanyana Gets Additional 3 Years As UN Independent Expert

BY ROBERT KAMUKAMA KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Dr Livingstone Sewanyana’s mandate as the UN Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order has been renewed for a period of three years. Dr Sewanyana…

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Less Stringent Laws Needed For Smooth, Free And Fair Electoral Process- CCEDU

Less Stringent Laws Needed For Smooth, Free And Fair Electoral Process- CCEDU

BY OKELLO ALLAN KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Pieces of legislation such as the Computer Misuse Act will jeopardise the forthcoming elections and hinder a smooth and fair electoral process, the Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda…

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EC Probes Intimidation Of Presidential Aspirant’s Agents

EC Probes Intimidation Of Presidential Aspirant’s Agents

BY AWORI ESTHER LUCY KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| The Electoral Commission has received a complaint from a presidential contestant regarding harassment of his agents and vowed to investigate the matter. Justice Simon Byamukama acknowledged that Presidential aspirant…

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Dr Sewanyana Demands For Accountability Of COVID-19 Funds At 45th Council UN meeting

Dr Sewanyana Demands For Accountability Of COVID-19 Funds At 45th Council UN meeting

BY OUR REPORTER KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA|Dr Livingstone Sewanyana, The UN Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order, has tasked the UN to push for accountability of COVID-19 funds through international financial…

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“Poor Candidates Can’t Win Elections In Uganda”- Dr. Livingstone Sewanyana:

“Poor Candidates Can’t Win Elections In Uganda”- Dr. Livingstone Sewanyana:

BY PATRICK JARAMOGI WAKISO, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| “You can’t win an election when you are poor, that is a dream, but we are not talking about bribery. But campaign spending,” Dr Livingstone Sewanyana, the Executive Director, Foundation…

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 “NRM Primaries Marred By Chaos, Bribery, Intimidation And Lacked Clear Voters’ Registers’-CCEDU

 “NRM Primaries Marred By Chaos, Bribery, Intimidation And Lacked Clear Voters’ Registers’-CCEDU

BY OUR REPORTER KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA|The just concluded NRM party primaries were marred by chaos, voter bribery, intimidation and harassment, Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy (CCEDU) has observed CCEDU deployed 2,062 observers at each of the…

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Civic Voter Education Still Lacking Ahead Of 2021 Elections, CCEDU observes.

Civic Voter Education Still Lacking Ahead Of 2021 Elections, CCEDU observes.

BY PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, the Electoral Commission conducted elections for Village Older Persons’ Committees in 68,740 villages, but much as the election exercise went on peacefully across most (83%)…

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CCEDU Deploys 10,000 To Monitor Special Interest Group Elections

CCEDU Deploys 10,000 To Monitor Special Interest Group Elections

BY GAITANO EZRA KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| Over 10,000 scouts have been deployed by the Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) to ramp up support during the upcoming Special Interest Groups (SIGs) elections. CCEDU has partnered…

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Transparency In Vote Tallying, Transmission And Declaration Of Results Is A Key Ingredient For Credible Elections

Transparency In Vote Tallying, Transmission And Declaration Of Results Is A Key Ingredient For Credible Elections

BY CHARITY KALEBBO AHIMBISIBWE KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA NEWS| The 2016 Elections left several unanswered questions with some voters contesting and others out rightly rejecting the electoral results. As such the presidential election was contested in the…

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