Could Uganda Electoral Reforms Delay Fuel Voter Apathy?
There is uncertainty and confusion over the scheduled 2021 elections due to an absence of electoral reforms, lack of funding for the road map and an opposition locked in supremacy wars. The Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Kahinda Otafiire told parliament that the government is not ready to table the much needed electoral reforms despite a deadline set by the Supreme Court expiring.
East African, 14 April 2019
As 2021 draws near, so does a cloud of uncertainty over the type of election Uganda will have due to an absence of electoral reforms, lack of funding for the road map and an… Read more »
Opposition leaders after signing a Memorandum of Understanding to work together in preparation of the 2021 elections in Kampala (file photo).
Monitor, 10 February 2019
All signs show Uganda will not take the road less travelled on the question of electoral reforms ahead of the 2021 general elections. It will be the usual business. Read more »
Monitor, 10 April 2019
The Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Maj Gen (Rtd) Kahinda Otafiire, yesterday said the government is yet to handle the long awaited constitutional review process,… Read more »
Independent (Kampala), 30 January 2019
The opposition in parliament has revealed plans to table proposed amendments to different electoral laws amidst accusations that government is unwilling to do so. Read more »
Monitor, 17 January 2019
The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has directed the Constitutional Affairs Ministry to table before Parliament a Bill on major electoral reforms. Read more »
Monitor, 31 January 2019
Opposition is ready to present electoral reforms before Parliament for consideration, the Leader of Opposition (LoP), Ms Betty Aol, has said. Read more »
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