George William Katokoozi, the NRM elections registrar for Sembabule declared Kaguta aka Sodo the winner with a total of 17, 343 votes beating Shartsi Musherure Kuteesa who polled 16,104 votes and Salim Kisekka who emerged last with 4,274 votes
Mike Ssempereza, a resident at Seeta and one of the land beneficiaries noted that about two weeks back a team of about 100 unknown people cut down the trees. He says that the same group turned up today to partitioning the plots, yet their attempts to demand answers on where the team got the powers to take over the land remained futile.
Dr Olive Kobusingye, a trauma and injuries expert based at the Makerere University School of Public Health warns that this is all wrong and should be quickly fixed. For her, it’s not a responsibility of an MP to offer such a service and it's worse that they are offering care that can endanger beneficiaries, although it looks a noble cause since they usually don’t have health workers on board.
For more than ten years, drivers been operating on a four-months renewable contract which they say makes then uncertain of the future. Their current contracts expire on 31st October 2020 and they say they have not received any information of renewal. Usually, the renewal process starts in the third month of the contract.
On Wednesday, Bushenyi NRM registrar, Archangel Barekye, says the voting was suspended because the youth who petitioned the party's electoral commission were demanding for the findings from the tribunal which were not yet ready.
In the weeks leading to today's nomination exercise, Mayanja was involved in a number of controversies in pursuit of the NUP flag, which he eventually failed to get and chose to contest as an independent candidate.
Speaking at the inauguration of the 4th Board of the Uganda Tourism Board, the Chairman Daudi Migereko accused the management of UTB of being 'too slow' at implementing some projects. He said, Uganda had lost a lot during the COVID-19 pandemics and that it would be difficult to catch up with global trends unless they changed the way they do work.
The FDC candidate Anthony Muhwezi who was defeated by NRM’s Ronald Bagamuhunda for the Committee Chairperson seat claims that the Resident District Commissioner Kabale Darius Nandinda bribed each youth with 30,000 shillings to vote only NRM candidates.
The decision by the court now implies that Museveni who recently turned 75 years of age and will have been president for 35 consecutive years by next year's election, is now eligible to seek election for the sixth term of office and again and again indefinitely
The matters resurfaced this morning when Kanvaly Bamba, the SGS Country Manager appeared before the Physical Infrastructure committee of parliament to discuss the relationship between the company and government agencies, as well as its newly negotiated contract with the Ministry of Works.
As it stands now, NRM gets the biggest chunk of this funding, followed by the FDC, DPC, UPC and JEEMA gets the least. However the political parties say they have not got this money now for two years despite it having been appropriated by Parliament.
Police statistics show that 3,880 people perished in road traffic crashes in 2019 in Uganda. Another 9,653 people were reported as having sustained injuries on Uganda's roads in the same year. But researchers at Makerere University School of Public Health questioned the figures after a four-year-long survey.
According to Mohamed Nazuruheen Vaheed, the Indians consider Uganda their home and pledged to attract investors to Acholi since the region has restored peace and stability. He also revealed he will will support sports development especially like Badminton, Crickets and Football which he has been doing Soroti, Jinja and Kampala.
At least 90 students, among them 83 males and seven females, all in their final year are expected to resume classes at Kilak Corner Technical Institute in Pader Sub County when schools reopen on October 15. But the district is currently stuck with 29 COVID-19 patients at the school dormitory which was turned into isolation centre a month ago.
Last week in Kisoro, a man hacked four of his family members to death. Gerald Ndikumukiza admitted killing his wife Maliserina Mujawimana 26, his mother Bonconsira Nyiraguhirwa 75, father Deogratius Sebitama 80, and sister-in-law Joan Nyiramana 20.