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Uganda’s Artists on the Political Front Lines: The 2021 General Elections in Context

August 18, 2021 11:46 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Unlike previous electoral contests, the January 2021 general elections were not business as usual owing to the Covid-19 pandemic which necessitated the enforcement of several measures by the government to combat its spread...... What was not predicted, however, was the record number of artists, especially from the creative industry, contesting elective political offices.

Uganda’s Political Outlook Post the 2021 Elections

June 2, 2021 6:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Uganda went to the polls in January 2021 to elect new political leaders at all levels for the fourth time under the new multiparty political dispensation. Unlike previous electoral contests, the January 2021 general elections were not business as usual owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, which necessitated the enforcement of several measures by government to combat its spread.

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Delivering Safe And Credible Elections Amidst Covid-19 In Uganda

August 17, 2020 3:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Uganda is scheduled to hold its fourth multiparty general elections in January and February 2021 amidst COVID-19 and under several restrictions intended to combat the spread of the pandemic. Although the Electoral Commission (EC) launched its 2021 election roadmap as early as 2018, the implementation of preparatory activities was hampered by the outbreak of COVID-19 and the measures put in place to combat its spread.