“To the Electoral Commission the responsibility you are carrying is so big and if you mishandle it then you are dooming this country and you should know that. Therefore honesty, transparency, courage, commitment and love for the people of this nation is your top priority and it is the sign of your loyalty to God whom we say in our motto For God and My Country,”
According to their manifestos, the candidates note that the education levels in Kasese remain low with high school dropouts especially among girls. The candidates also promise to improve maternal health services in the district.
As dusk fell, he says, his erstwhile rescuer got a call from the husband, who informed her that he would not have enough resources to look after the little boy. He says his sister told him to stay at the park and wait briefly till she comes back, but that was to be his first night on the streets of Kampala.
According to the NRM Electoral Commission Registrar Vincent Kavuma, none of the contenders campaigned or held meetings with the electorate in the areas of Buziga and Kibuli, before polling day, denying voters in over 30 villages a chance to choose a mayoral candidate. They equally had no agents in the areas.
The primaries for Kikuube LC5 seat and the Hoima Woman MP seat have been postponed three times by the NRM party electoral commission. They were meant to be held on August 8, but postponed to 14th and then 28th August.
The five candidates were nominated by Adam Juma Sheesa, the Kabale district Electoral Commission registrar. Speaking to journalists shortly after her nomination, Abigail Victoria Atukunda said she was forced to return as an independent because the NRM party elections were not free and fair.
Early morning drizzles in the Central Division of Kampala coupled with heavy traffic on the roads have caused delays in delivering Primary Leaving Examination question papers from storage facility to the sitting centres.
The two candidates; Alex Gisagara, the current Acting Managing Director of the corporation, and Dr. Eng. Silver Mugisha, a chief manager for institutional development at the corporation, beat 8 other candidates to reach the shortlist stage after undergoing interviews with the NWSC board.