In a training for some polling agents for Wakiso district, the chief facilitator Godfrey Mpagi said that the ways through which the voting exercise is rigged include ballot stuffing, and giving out ballot papers to voters not registered at a particular polling station.
He says that during the earlier engagements he had with the electoral commission, he did not have enough evidence to prove his allegations but this time round he has gathered enough of it to warrant Justice Byabakama's immediate response and action
As soon as the master of ceremonies announced that Sarah Kanyike, State Minister for the Elderly and the Disabled was the next on agenda to address the mourners as the time for burial approached, the gathering made a loud noise opposing her appearance before them until the MC admitted that had been scrapped off the list.
Kirabira says that whereas some Ugandans are furiously agitating to gain their freedom, they are at the same time injuring the available peace in the country yet Uganda currently needs peace much more than anything else.
While campaigning at Mende trading center in Mende Sub county of Wakiso district on Monday, the former army commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces -UPDF said that security forces are currently making grave mistakes because of the wrong orders issued by Gen. Museveni in his bid to continue clinging onto power. He believes that the only way to the armed forces some relief is ending the 35-year-old Museveni administration in the coming election
Mayambala has been campaigning in some districts in central region since he was nominated and cleared by the Electoral Commission to canvas for votes. He told URN in an interview on Saturday evening among the burdens he is currently facing is paying off the company where he hired the vehicle he has been using since the campaigns begun, fueling it and printing campaign posters.
But his campaign coordinator Jamal Karim told URN that the candidate was unable to make it to Wakiso as scheduled, but was making arrangements for another date to campaign in the district. With more than 1.6 voters, Wakiso is a key voting area for candidates in the race.
A member of his campaign team identified as Jamal told URN that Mayambala had gone to the EC headquarters for assistance. “He doesn’t have a car and fuel and currently we are at the Electoral Commission headquarters,” Jamal who answered Mayambala’s mobile number told URN.
“We have been working for President Museveni for over 20 years but we have not yet gained from his presidency, so we ask for a ministry that will work on issues related to uneducated persons,” the National Chairman of the Uneducated, Hajji Kassim Kasasa said.
Nansana Municipality and Busiro East constituencies have the biggest number of aspirants each with 15 people who picked nomination forms, followed by Kyaddondo East and Makindye Sabagabo Municipality where each has nine aspirants. Kira municipality comes next with seven people wishing to oust sitting MP Ibrahim Ssemuju Nganda.
The kadongokamu artist who was nominated on the National Unity Platform (NUP) ticket said that he has chosen politics to implement the development programs he has all along been singing about but were neglected by those in leadership.
Muhanguzi says that he was shocked to learn that Namagembe had documents introducing her to EC as the FDC candidate for Kasangati 1 woman councilor despite the fact that it was never stamped by his office as required by the party constitution.
Last month, Mabirizi instituted three criminal charges of giving false information, obtaining registration by false pretence and uttering false documents against Kyagulanyi in Wakiso Chief Magistrates Court. In one of the charges, Mabirizi alleges that the names that appear on Kyagulanyi’s O'level certificate are different from those that appear on his A'level certificate.
Ian Kyeyune was defeated by Masuliita Town Council chairman Moses Mayanja, with 79,373 votes against his 2,291 votes. This was the second time Ian Kyeyune is losing the party primaries. In 2016, he lost the race to Yona Nsubuga.
The same confusion was witnessed in several polling stations in Kakiri Sub-county in Nagulu village the party register had only 80 voters. The village registrar Lukia Sande agreed with the electorate to register all those who were around and willing to vote without any verification.