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2021 Polls: EC, Attorney General To Meet Parliament’s Legal Committee Over Names Saga

Legislators consulting before commencement of the Wednesday, 23 September 2020 plenary. The House has given the Attorney General and Electoral Commission a tight deadline to resolve the name saga ahead of the 2021 general elections Parliament has tasked the Attorney General and the Electoral Commission (EC) to appear before the

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2021 Elections: Here’s The Company EC Has Awarded Shs83bn Biometric System Deal

Electronic voting is still seen by many as a thing of the future. However, there are experts in the field with experience in digital elections that Uganda’s Electoral Commission has awarded the contract to electronically manage the 2021 general elections. Smartmatic International Holding B.V is the company that beat GENKEY,

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IMF Chiefs Say Africa’s Recovery Needs Billions & Reforms

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva Sub-Saharan Africa will need hundreds of billions of dollars and reforms that bring change for a resilient recovery from the damage wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the International Monetary Fund. Support from the international community that includes stepped-up debt relief, financing and capacity

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EC Asks Court To Dismiss Kubuleta’s Application Challenging Revised Election Roadmap, Says He Flouted Constitution

Joseph Kabuleta The Electoral Commission has asked the High court in Kampala to dismiss with costs Presidential Aspirant Joseph Kabuleta's application seeking to cancel the revised road map for the 2021 elections, saying it is incompetent.That Kabuleta's application is also an abuse of court process on account of  his  failure

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