Opposition Wins Ugandan By-Election

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change candidate Paul Mwiru has won the Jinja East by-election, beating his competitor and main challenger, the ruling party's Igeme Nathan Nabeta and six others. This is the fifth time the two have contested elections against each other.



  • Uganda:   Mwiru Regains Jinja East Seat With 56%

    Independent (Kampala), 16 March 2018

    FDC's Paul Mwiru has won the hotly contested Jinja East by-election, getting 6654 votes (56%) against NRM Nathan Igeme Nabeta's 5043 (42%). The Electoral Commission confirmed the… Read more »

Paul Mwiru, accompanied by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Winnie Kizza, casts his vote at Walukuba East Primary School.

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