Some of the notable pledges yet to be fulfilled include tarmacking of the 256km highway stretching from Rwekunye, Masindi Port through Apac and Lira up to Kitgum town, construction of Lango Palace, establishment of a livestock multiplication stock farm in Otuke district, and rehabilitation of defunct spinning Mil factory in Lira town.
Former State Minister for Wildlife, Tourism and Antiquities, Jovino Akaki Ayumu is the flag-bearer for the National Resistance Movement Party for Apac Municipality ahead of the Member of Parliament election.
There was a low turn up of NRM supporters at the age limit consultation rally organised by Burahya County Member of Parliament Margaret Muhanga and addressed by President Yoweri Museveni. The rally, organised on Thursday afternoon, had received week-long massive publicity on local radio stations, including promises of transport to and from Karambi Play Ground in Kabarole district, the venue of the rally.
According to Otafiire, Jesus left only one Church under St. Peter but now there are many churches with different religious leaders. He said that if the constitution of the church had not been changed to cater for different religions, Muhiirwa would not have been Bishop.
Appearing before the committee in the company of some members of the NRM Central Executive Committee CEC and National Executive Council NEC, Todwong stated that the Constituent Assembly CA agreed that age limits should not be imposed on persons seeking political office.
Kumi Woman MP, Monica Amoding says the party has ignored the voices of the masses at the grassroots especially the district structures that should have been involved in the debate on what she believes is a crucial political matter.
In their judgment, a panel of justices of the court of appeal including Justices Remmy Kasule, Elizabeth Musoke and Catherine Bamugemereire concurred with Achan Joyce and Dr. Bernard Mayanja that the High Court was wrong to dismiss their election petitions.
For the past 11 months, the ruling party has not paid rent for its Luweero offices located along Kiwoko road in Luweero town council. The land lord, SMK and Sons Enterprises Limited, has now closed the offices demanding payment of 2.2 million shillings.
The party offices are located on plot 155, Kabale road in Central Division Kabale Municipality. The Estate Administrator Paul Bitarabeho says the party has not paid rent obligations for a period of 10 months. The rent bill is 800,000 Shillings per month.
URN has learnt that some of the members of the Buganda parliamentary caucus are not happy with the move by their chairperson, Godfrey Kiwanda, the Mityana North MP to openly declare support for the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanya
The ruling National Resistance Movement party has raised concern on Shaka Ssalis credibility and demanded for a neutral person. While the Special Forces Command has demanded for a list of invited guests and accredited media houses.
Museveni told a campaign rally at Nakawuka parish in Wakiso district this afternoon that with an increase in land wrangles across the country, government will amend the objective of the Land Fund to create resources to buy out land from landowners.