Although police have powers to investigate and arrest suspects, in this case they cannot since the President is involved, and as the senior-most official involved with the case, police requires his permission first before they can arrest the suspected killers.
The Director of Revenue Collection at KCCA Samuel Sserunkuma says the fees whose implementation was meant to start in January shall only be implemented after the Ministry of Transport and Works has issued permanent route charges to taxis and buses.
The Electoral Commission nominated three candidates for the LCIII Women Councilors position in West Land A ward. They are Paula Aleng, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate, Beatrice Ayako of National Resistance Movement party-NRM, and Margaret Aneno, an independent candidate.
However, this morning when voters turned up to witness the ballot box opening to kick off the election process in Te-fene and Tecwa polling stations, they were shocked that four names instead of three were on the ballot. The new name was that of Josephine Akello Komakegum, a candidate who lost the recent LCIV female councillors election in West Land A ward.
At two years, Auma lost her father; Major General David Oyite Ojok, a man who commanded one of the forces that overthrew President Idi Amin Dada in 1979 and later became Chief of Staff of the Uganda National Liberation Army (UNLA).
In Bundibugyo town council the picture of independent candidate Thedison Balyegonza was missing. In Tokwe pictures of councillors representing Kanyamwirima had all their pictures missing on the ballot papers.
At some of the polling stations visited by URN reporter visited, presiding officers who spoke on condition of anonymity say that they had been directed to use BVVK machines without fail and directed to in turn suspend the polling exercise in case of any technical breakdowns.
According to Bunyole West Member of Parliament James Waluswaka Oulanyah is very strict on time and challenges the MPs so much, while Kadaga is accommodative, even for those who are less informed, comical, spontaneous and somewhat ill-prepared for debates.
He also contended in his appeal that the trial Chief Magistrate erred in law and fact in her holding that the evidence presented was insufficient and could not warrant an order for a recount thereby reaching her decision per in curium and that she erred in holding that the alterations on the declaration forms [DR] for Kisenyi B [N-Z] were comparable to other alterations thus rejecting a recount application.
The coordinators say that they were promised 100,000 Shillings facilitation for meals and transport. They, however, say that they are yet to receive their money despite Museveni’s win in Rubanda district.