, Rt. Rev. George Bagamuhunda, the Bishop of Kigezi diocese, says politicians will no longer be allowed to campaign during the services. According to Bagamuhunda, the decision to stop politicians from campaigning in church was reached after realising that politicians have started distracting Christians from worship to their campaigns.
Some of the porous border points with heightened security include Ngomoromo in Lokung Sub county and Apiritii in Madi Opei Sub County in Lamwo district, Orom Sub County in Kitgum, Elegu in Amuru and Paimol Sub-County in Agago.
Speaking at Businge’s last campaign rally at Hoima Boma grounds on Tuesday evening, Museveni said the NRM government has done a lot of developments in Bunyoro region. He cited the discovery of oil, construction of the oil roads and international airport among some of the achievements of his government, adding that he gets surprised to see people contesting on opposition tickets.
Gabriel Kagira, the Secretary for Production and Environment and Bernard Ntoraine, the Secretary for Education and Health tendered in their resignation letters to the Sub County deputy speaker Joseph Akugizibwe on Thursday. They accuse the Sub County Chairperson, John Kyaligonza of incompetence and acting against development of the area.
Ayubu Madoi, the Chairperson Mbale Central Market, says he received a letter from the town clerk last month notifying him about the proposed installation of the mast on the market building, a proposal that was rejected by the vendors.
The Kitgum Municipal Council Speaker, Daniel Oroma, says the existing laws are silent on inducting lower local government leaders. He however, says he has already written to the Local Government ministry to organize orientation for the new leaders.
James Ebitu, the Director of Social Protection in the Gender Ministry, argues that the elders councils stretch from grass root to national level and as candidates progress to other levels, they live gaps that need to be filled but Electoral Commission doesnt have resources to conduct elections immediately.