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Finance minister to release election funds for new districts “soon”

By Moses Kyeyune Finance Minister Matia Kasaija says the Shs12.3bn needed to organize elections in new districts will be availed to the electoral commission soon. Kasaija was this afternoon appearing before the committee Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to explain the process of preparation for the elections. The Electoral Commission chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama has meanwhile …

NRM releases roadmap for Iganga MP Primaries

NRM EC Chief Tanga odoi

By Ritah Kemigisa The Ruling National Resistance Movement party has released a tentative roadmap for the party primaries for the Iganga district woman MP. Addressing journalists on Tuesday morning, the NRM Electoral Commission chairperson Dr Tanga Odoi said the registration for those interested in the position and picking of nomination forms commenced yesterday and will …