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ELECTORAL REFORMS: CCEDU Wants Funding Of Candidates From Anonymous Sources Banned

Civil Society Activists through their umbrella body, the Citizens Coalition on Electoral Democracy (CCEDU) have proposed a ban on political candidates seeking funds from anonymous sources. The activists made the call today while appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee to present their views on the electoral reforms tabled

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Govt Proposal To Ban Cameras, Recording Devices At Polling Stations Rejected

Members of Parliament from both the ruling NRM party and the Opposition on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have vehemently rejected a government proposal to ban cameras or any recording device inside polling stations. The Electoral Commission had backed the proposal. Appearing before the Committee yesterday, the Chairperson of

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Victoria University Acquires Land For Expansion, To Teach Artificial Intelligence

Victoria University, one of the young private-owned fast growing Universities in Uganda has revealed plans to expand after acquiring another piece of land where they intend to construct a new campus. This was revealed by Rajiv Ruparelia, the University Promoter and Director during the University’s 4th graduation ceremony at Munyonyo

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EC Moves To Punish Candidates Who Contravene Campaign Timelines, Regulations

The Electoral Commission (EC) wants to be mandated with powers to punish candidates who fail to comply with campaign timelines and regulations. This request was made by Justice Simon Byabakama (in featured photo), Chairperson Electoral Commission while appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee to submit the Commission’s views

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MPs Asked To Get Permission From ISO Boss To Visit ‘Safe Houses’

 Members of Parliament on Human Rights Committee   were on Tuesday  blocked from accessing  ‘Safe Houses’ that are  allegedly being used by the Internal Security Organization  (ISO)as  torture chambers for those believed to have committed crimes. MPs were set to visit ‘Safe Houses’ in  Nalukolongo, Kyengera, Nkokojeru Zone and Nakasero Led

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