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EC Sets Dates for Elections of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Councils and Committees, 2020

EC Sets Dates for Elections of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Councils and Committees, 2020

AFRICA
Kampala, Uganda --- The Electoral Commission has finalized preparations for the nomination of candidates for elections of Older Persons, Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and Youth Councils and Committees at the Village/Cell level.  The nomination of candidates for Village/Cell Committees will be conducted over a period of six (6) days that is, from Wednesday 29th July to Wednesday 5th August 2020 at the respective Sub County/Town Council/Municipal Division headquarters, starting at 9:00am and closing at 5:00pm on each day.  Nomination forms will be available for collection from the respective Sub County/Town Council/Municipal Division offices in each district throughout Uganda from Thursday 23rd July. The forms can also be downloaded from the Electoral Commission website: www.ec.or....
UGANDA 2021 ELECTIONS:  Dr Stella Nyanzi to run for Kampala Woman MP.

UGANDA 2021 ELECTIONS: Dr Stella Nyanzi to run for Kampala Woman MP.

AFRICA, UGANDA
Controversial former Makerere University researcher, Dr Stella Nyanzi, has said her entry into the Kampala Woman MP race is a signal that she will go all the way in the fight to restore democracy in the country. Nyanzi, told NBS TV that she wants to be among those who will be reforming the effects of President Yoweri Museveni’s impact on the country as the Woman MP for Kampala. She said: “When (President) Museveni leaves office in 2021,the effects of his military dictatorship are going to be with my generation and your generation.” “So, I want to be part of those who are reforming, reclaiming our constitution, demilitarizing our country, taking out nepotism and it is not going to take one day.” Nyanzi submitted in her nomination papers at the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) ...
UGANDA: 24 Candidates race for the 2021 Presidential post.

UGANDA: 24 Candidates race for the 2021 Presidential post.

AFRICA, UGANDA
At least 24 presidential aspirants have declared intention to run for president in 2021 polls and have notified the Electoral Commission (EC) of their plans to start consultations. Few of the aspirants are publicly known with the most recognisable faces being Mr Robert Kyagulanyi, aka, Bobi Wine (MP for Kyadondo East), and Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde (former security minister). But more and bigger names are expected in the race as political parties have not yet convened their national delegates conferences to elect their presidential flag bearers. While Bobi Wine has already hit the consultation trail, other candidates are yet to embrace the process.The latest to enter the race is Lt Gen Tumukunde, who until 2018, was Security minister in President Museveni’s government. The ...