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FDC warns new Electoral commission to desist from perpetuating election malpractice

By Damali Mukhaye The opposition forum for Democratic change party has warned the new Electoral commission to desist from perpetuating election malpractice by the old commission following the chaotic Aruu by- elections. Addressing journalists at the party headquarters in Najjanakumbi, the deputy spokesperson Paul Mwiru says that in the past by-election in Aruu, they witnessed …

Besigye denied access to Dr Stella Nyanzi

By Damali Mukhaye Police has blocked a group of opposition politicians from the Forum for Democratic Change party led Dr Kizza Besigye who had gone to Kira police station to visit Makerere university research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi. Dr Nyanzi was arrested on Friday night at Mackinnon Suites Hotel in Nakesero over cyber harassment contrary …

17000 IDs remain uncollected in Mbale District 

By OLIVIER MUKAAYA. Mbale:  More than 17000 National Identity cards [IDS] have not been collected from various centres in Mbale District. The district IT officer, National Identification and Registration Authority George Nyanzi has said that, out of 242, 000 IDs of people registered in Mbale in 2014-2015, 225000 IDs have been so far collected . …