Uganda Radio Network reporters found that mobile money operations remained normal in parts of Wandegeya, Ntinda, Kamwokya and Nakulabye. Only a few scattered traders opted out of the business, in line with the plan, which is intended to push the government to suspend the taxes on the mobile money.
The group says they are sensing danger after Electoral Commission stripped them of their rights to vote by de-gazetting the area from the electoral database last Friday. They told URN stripping them of voting right is indicative that the brutal forces will return to haunt them after February evictions left several homes burnt down.
As a result, the residents resolved to converge in a bar opposite Hormisdallen School where they agreed on a power sharing deal, which saw Joseph Bahemuka Magimbi Amooti, an independent candidate take the chairpersons seat.
The RDC told our reporter that the continued stay of the outgoing CAO in the station might jeopardise the ongoing investigations about the 16 officials arrested in April. The RDC also claims that Akileng interdicted a teacher, Richard Oyel in the district after his term of office in Abim.
On Wednesday morning, chaos continued in some villages. At wire cell, Soroti Municipality, the voters refused to line up behind their candidates demanding that the election officials first tally the voters register using their national identity cards.
The group was welcomed by UN employees who refused to speak to the press. The residents say they fled Apaa fearing the persistent threats of evictions and torture perpetrated by government which has failed to protect their rights to land.
The voters have decried the ease with which candidates in some places forged voting slips and ferried voters from neighbouring villages to vote in places away from their residences. They are equally upset that many of them learnt about the village voters register on polling day.
A recent report by the Ministry of Health, authored by the Director General of Health Services, shows that after more than 14 of mass treatment, prevalence of infection of the disease has been reduced in some districts but infection levels have persistently remained high in a number of districts.
Bright Muhumaza, the Mbarara Municipality County Chief under Ankole Kingdom, says they are committed to upholding the law and ensuring harmonious living, adding that they will continue following the same path.