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Pastor Yiga is a live and kicking lets pray for his quick recovery, says Family

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Pastor Yiga is alive and pray for his quick recovery, says Revival Church. Whisper Eye Reports

 Kawaala based pastor Yiga Augustine is alive.

Revival church has dismissed various online media reports that its senior Pastor Augustine Yiga is dead.

Lessons on poverty from Covid-19 By Andrew M. Mwenda

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It is seven months since Uganda locked down due to COVID. The lesson I have learnt from the lockdown is not related to health but economics. It concerns the method we use to measure poverty (indirectly, wellbeing). Currently, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), like nearly all measurements of poverty elsewhere in the world, relies on income. COVID has taught us that income can sometimes be a misleading indicator of wellbeing.

Ugànda Decides 2021: EC sets polling dates for MPs and local leaders

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EC sets polling dates for MPs and local leaders. Whisper Eye Reports

Uganda’s Electoral Commission has picked 14th Jan 2021 as the polling day for directly elected members of parliament and district Woman MPs.

The Commission says it will announce the date for Presidential Elections after nomination of 2021 Presidential candidates set for 2nd and 3rd November 2020 from 9am – 5pm at Kyambogo University Sports Grounds.

Below is the full Campaign Period of Members of Parliament and Local leaders.

  1. Parliamentary Elections: 9th Nov 2020 – 12th Jan 2021
    (Directly elected MPs and District woman MPs)
  2. City/ District Local Govt Councils: 9th Nov 2020 -18th Jan 2021
    (Lord Mayors, Mayors, Chairperson & Councilors)
  3. Municipality/City Division Chairpersons and Councilors: 9th Nov 2020 – 23rd Jan 2021
  4. Sub County/Town/Municipal Division Chairpersons and Councilors: 9th Nov 2020 – 01st Feb 2021

Uganda Decides 2021: Bobi Wine & 17 presidential aspirants forms under verification as Museveni cleared, says EC

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Uganda Decides 2021: Bobi Wine & 17 presidential aspirants forms under verification as Museveni cleared, says EC. Whisper Eye Reports

The  Electoral commission has released a list of all candidates that eye Uganda’s highest political seat a head of 2021 elections. 

According to EC its 19 candidates that have officially returned forms for verification to stand for Uganda’s presidency.

UPC promises support to all its candidates ahead of 2021 elections

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UPC promises support to all its candidates ahead of 2021 elections. Whisper Eye Reports

Uganda second oldest party the Uganda Peoples Congress  successfully concluded the nomination exercise of its candidates at both local government and parliamentary level for the 2021 general elections.

FDC’s Haji Erias Lukwago vows to sweep NRM , NUP & DP out of Buganda region

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FDC’s Haji Erias Lukwago vows to sweep NRM , NUP & DP out of Buganda region. Whisper Eye Reports

Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has  appointed Salongo Erias Lukwago  the deputy chairperson of FDC task force in Buganda region.

FDC task force in Buganda region is headed by Rubaga Division mayor Owek. Joyce Julliet Nabbosa Ssebugwawo.

Justice Sekaana NUP ruling is illegal, says Male Mabirizi

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Justice Sekaana NUP ruling is illegal, says Male Mabirizi. Whisper Eye Reports

City Lawyer Male H. Mabirizi K. Kiwanuka disagree with Justice Musa Sekaana’s ruling in the National Unity Platform (NUP) Party case.

Mr Mabirizi has wrote a statement reacting on the verdict that has given NUP party current leadership victory after High Court confirms that it was legally registered and dismissed the case with costs.

Big Story: Excitement as Joseph Mayanja visits Kiswa in Nakawa East , residents endorse his Lord Mayorship bid

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Big Story: Excitement as Joseph Mayanja visits Kiswa in Nakawa East , residents endorse his Lord Mayorship bid. Whisper Eye Reports

Residents of Kiswa Village in Nakawa East have endorsed Singer Joseph Mayanja as their Kampala Lord Mayor in the forthcoming elections.

Kampala Lord Mayor aspirant Mr Joseph Mayanja popularly known by his stage name Dr Jose Chameleone has visited Kiswa village in Nakawa East constituency, Kampala to solicit votes ahead of 2021 race.

Large Crowds as Bobi Wine heads to Mengo to meet Buganda’s Katikiro Peter Mayiga

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Large Crowds as Bobi Wine heads to Mengo to meet Buganda’s Katikiro Peter Mayiga. Whisper Eye Reports

Just after addressing the media at the party headquarters in Kamwokya  on the NUP court case victory, Bobi Wine is currently heading to Bulange Mengo gardens to meet Buganda Premier Minister Charles Peter Mayiga.

Large Crowds gathered around Bobi Wine car in Wandegeya forcing security forces led by police to swing in action to stop and block the NUP leaders supporters.

NUP Case Victory : Without a doubt we are now the National Unity Platform, says Bobi Wine

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Without  a doubt we are the National Unity Platform, says Bobi Wine.

Kyadondo East MP Hon Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine has reacted on the court victory received from Justice Musa Ssekaana against him , NUP and its top leadership illegality.

Basile Difasi and Twala Hassan dragged Bobi Wine , NUP and its top leadership to court questioning  their legality as leaders of  National Unity Platform.