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Land mark ruling: Uganda’s constitutional court strengthens multi-party democracy

1 February 2011

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Land mark ruling: Uganda’s constitutional court strengthens multi-party democracy

On 1st February, the Ugandan Constitutional Court through a controversial ruling officially banned about 70 candidates from contesting in the upcoming elections – among them popular political figures including some ministers of the current cabinet. The ruling affects all those candidates – mainly for seats in parliament –who are running on a platform different from the party ticket through which they got their current seats. While official reactions have not yet been communicated, the ruling will significantly affect the dynamics in the forefront of the elections which are scheduled for 18th February.


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