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CASH AT PLAY: How Beti Kamya Influenced NRM Win for Lubaga Speakership Race

CASH AT PLAY: How Beti Kamya Influenced NRM Win for Lubaga Speakership Race

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- The writing was put on the wall regarding the fate of the National Unity Platform(NUP) after the just concluded elections for divisional Speakers. The bitter fact, that may be disproved at…

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OFFGUARD: National NGO Bureau Summons CCEDU Over Election Report, Dr. Matembe Promises Fire

OFFGUARD: National NGO Bureau Summons CCEDU Over Election Report, Dr. Matembe Promises Fire

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- The paroxysms of ‘state prosecution’ has started biting the Citizen Coalition for Electoral Democracy Uganda (CCEDU) immediately after they released the 2021 General Election Report. The National Bureau for NGOs that…

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REFORMS: CCEDU Election Reports Shows 2021 Elections Was Marred By Violence

REFORMS: CCEDU Election Reports Shows 2021 Elections Was Marred By Violence

By PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA-SHIFTMEDIA- The army’s role in the electoral process in Uganda should cease, Civil Society activists have suggested. The recommendations were echoed during the release of the 2020/21 Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy…

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END OF THE ROAD: Mohammed Ssegirinya Faces Arrest Over Forged Academic Papers

END OF THE ROAD: Mohammed Ssegirinya Faces Arrest Over Forged Academic Papers

By ROBERT KAMUKAMA KAMPALA- SHIFTMEDIA- Motormouthed MP-elect for Kawempe North woes are far from over. Mohammed Ssegirinya aka Mr Update has real issues to sort out regarding his academic credentials. Last week he was dragged…

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DEMAND: CCEDU Issues Hotline For Missing Persons, As It Calls For Justice

DEMAND: CCEDU Issues Hotline For Missing Persons, As It Calls For Justice

By LYDIA AMUYA KAMPALA- SHIFTMEDIA– The post-election period has been characterised by tension around disappearing Ugandans. So far at least 213 Ugandans have been reported missing according to the National Unity Platform(NUP). Many families have…

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DELAYED: EC Explains Why Presidential Winner Results Aren’t Published Yet

DELAYED: EC Explains Why Presidential Winner Results Aren’t Published Yet

By Our Reporter KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| After the 2016 presidential elections, the results of the winner were published two days after polling. This is not the case with the 2021 elections that six days after voting…

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POLLS: CCEDU/NICE Mobilise Voters Ahead Of Local Government Polls

POLLS: CCEDU/NICE Mobilise Voters Ahead Of Local Government Polls

By CHARITY AHIMBISIBWE KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| The 2021 Elections were conducted in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic led to drastic changes in the way the media was to be used in the 2021…

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NOT FAIR: Civil Society Group Punch Holes On Presidential Election Results

NOT FAIR: Civil Society Group Punch Holes On Presidential Election Results

By Our Reporter NAIROBI, Kenya|SHIFTMEDIA| The just-concluded general election in Uganda was not free, fair and accountable “by any stretch of the imagination”, a Kenyan civil society group has said. The Civil Society Reference Group…

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ELECTIONWATCH: CCEDU, NICE-U Mobilise Voters In Acholi Sub Region

ELECTIONWATCH: CCEDU, NICE-U Mobilise Voters In Acholi Sub Region

By Our Reporter   GULU, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA|As days get numbered for the general elections due on January 14 2021, mobilisation of voters is entering a peak phase. Out of the 18,103,603 million voters, 75% are aged…

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EXPLAINER: Lives At Stake In Tense Ugandan Presidential Vote

EXPLAINER: Lives At Stake In Tense Ugandan Presidential Vote

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Deadly violence and repressive measures have alarmed observers as Uganda prepares to vote on Jan. 14, with longtime President Yoweri Museveni challenged by young singer and lawmaker Bobi Wine, who has…

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