Rev. Fr Innocent Valente Opio, the vicar general of Lira Catholic Diocese, says their Chapels and Parishes are yet to procure temperature guns, sufficient sanitizers and disinfection equipment among others.
Mudambo told URN on Tuesday that he is disappointed with the Mbale district registrar for blocking his nomination for unspecified reasons. Shabani Wagomoli, who was also eyeing the PWD representative’s seat for Mbale Industrial city division as an independent was also turned away.
Kampala Central Division Mayor Charles Sserunjoji Musoke told URN that besides the absence of temperature guns, the space inside the EC premises in Kampala is too small to accommodate the huge numbers of aspirants seeking nominations.
Justice Musa Ssekaana delivered the verdict on an application filed by 32 DP challenging the decision by the NEC cancelling the election of executive committees in the area. The petitioners had completed grassroots elections up to the Municipal level.
On Monday, when Electoral Commission started nominations of Local Government leaders, the exercise delayed due to uncertainties in the electoral areas. Most of the candidates didn’t know where they belong and had to seek guidance from the Commission staff before submitting in their nomination forms.
Alupo died a week ago, after a short illness. At the time of her death, there was information indicating that she had succumbed to COVID-19. But the second Deputy Prime Minister Alhajji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja told Parliament this afternoon that the legislator was expecting and receiving treatment for diabetes and high blood pressure.
Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says the suspects were picked up in an operation by officers from Kampala Central Police Station in areas around Cooper complex in Kampala Central Division targeting vendors of stolen phones.
Previously, the district was conducting nominations at the district Electoral Commission offices. However, another office has now been established at Nakifuma sub-county headquarters. The main centre is now handling candidates from Mukono South, North, Aspirants for the District leadership position, and the municipality whereas the new centre is handling candidates from Nakifuma County.
Advensol Ongom was arrested on Monday following a directive by the Abim Resident District
Advensol Ongom was arrested on Monday on the directive of Abim Resident District Commissioner, Samuel Mpimbiza Hashaka. The other suspects are Volling Omara, the Nusaf Facilitator for Lotuke Sub County, Jackson Ocen and two others whose identities were not readily available.
Mobile money transactions grew by 19.3 per cent to almost 80 trillion Shillings, and of this, 41 trillion was recorded between January and June, half of the year during which the country went into a lockdown. The Escrow account balances, or money belonging to mobile money customers, whether saved or not yet withdrawn, grew by 51 per cent, while the value of debit and credit card transactions also rose 20 per cent.
Fauzia Kamaria, an aspiring LC 3 woman councillor for Namere parish has also petitioned the party electoral commission. Kamaria couldn’t speak to the media by press time yet but her supporter, Arizik Nakiwala says she is more grounded in the area compared to her opponent.
Barbra Busingye, the EC district Registrar for Sembabule says that many aspirants submitted incorrect particulars of their seconders especially when it comes to capturing their Voter Identification Numbers or National Identification Numbers-NIN, which are mandatory requirements for a candidate’s nomination.
The assistant foreman Musa Mawejje says that now, having finished the second phase of their work, their bosses have escaped and left them with no pay, nor food to eat, adding that their landlord is chasing them out of his house for failure to meet rent expenses for this month.
Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, the university vice-chancellor, says that although they considered having the building insured at the height of school fires in the country, they faced budget constraints, deferring the matter for future considerations.