Jamiru Walugembe, the Chairperson of Kimayanya B cell in Kimanya-Kabonera division and one of the victims sued the Chief Defense of Forces-CDF, the Kasijjagirwa UPDF Armored Brigade Commander Brigadier General Deus Sande, and the Brigade Intelligence Officer Major Fred Kasimoni Mushabo, over torture he suffered in the hands of the military.
Muntu made the comment during the ANT post-election review in Soroti on Saturday while meeting candidates who participated in the 2021 general elections from Teso sub region. He noted that whereas elections are supposed to open gates for the fresh breed of leaders with development ideas, some of the politicians only join the arena to make ends meet.
Latif Ssebaggala, the Kawempe North MP said that while addressing the country two weeks ago, President Museveni admitted that the missing Ugandans were in the hands of security agencies and that their names will be released to the public.
Dr Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere, the former president of the Democratic Party says that the whole concept of multipartism is under microscopic examination as the country heads to the 2021 general election. He adds that a large number of individual candidates is a consequence of the persecution of the multiparty system, a sad development, according to him.
He says the large number of individual candidates is a consequence of the persecution of the multiparty system, something he describes as sad.
“Let’s be messengers of good news amidst a situation full of bad news. The world needs to hear good news since we are shadowed with bad news of the diseases especially Covid-19 and also politics full of unfairness, undermining and hatred,” reads part of Luwalira’s Christmas message addressed to all religious leaders and Christians in Namirembe Diocese.
The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda (CoU), the Most Rev. Dr. Stephen Samuel Kaziimba Mugalu has called upon all leaders and citizens to embrace a more peaceful way of conducting themselves in campaigns and upcoming 2021 election.
On November 6th, the IRCU together with the Elders Forum Uganda, Inter-Party Organization for Dialogue (IPOD), the National Consultative Forum (NCF) and the Electoral Commission (EC) indicated that they would organize two presidential debates during the 2021 election cycle.
According to a statement issued by the IRCU, due to unforeseen constraints including limited resources and the Covid-19 pandemic, the presidential and constituency debates are indefinitely postponed.
Mao says the NRM presidential candidate incumbent president Yoweri Museveni is only pretending to be adhering to the COVID rules. Mao argues that Museveni is permitting hooligans of NRM supporters who are mobilized by the likes of Bebe Cool to violate the rules.