Babihuga lost to Betty Bamukwasa Muzanira in the primaries for the woman MP seat while Tweyambe lost to Charles Makuru in the primaries for the LC V chairperson. They rejected the poll results citing irregularities.
In 2011, government was dragged to court by Foundation for Human Rights Initiative-FHRI arguing that it had an interest in the matter where citizens had been arrested and prosecuted after participating in demonstrations.
Tuesday was final campaign day in Kyadondo East by election slated for Thursday, June 29. Uganda Radio Network followed FDC candidate Apollo Katinti flanked by party big wings as he canvassed for votes. At first, he had to briefly call off his rallies as he protested arrest of a fellow candidate Robert Kyagulanyi. The party also battled NRM to take over Wampewo playground as candidates of the two parties wanted to the venue
The Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige has rejected a letter from the Forum for Democratic Change FDC party withdrawing the candidature of Ingrid Turinawe from the East African Legislative Assembly EALA race. Kibirige says Muntus letter contravenes Rule 7 2 of the parliament Rules of Procedure that requires a withdrawal letter from the EALA race to be signed by both the nominee personally and the secretary general of the party which nominated him or her.
In a letter dated 22nd February 2017 and addressed to the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige, FDC president Major General Mugisha Muntu withdraws Turinawes candidature leaving another FDC candidate Florence Ibi Ekwau to compete with candidates from other political parties.
Makerere University Police Station is still stuck with an unclaimed white male goat that was last year confiscated from opposition politicians. On December 2, the police arrested 20 people who were reportedly mobilising resources to reopen Makerere University. The university had been closed a month earlier after lecturers laid down tools demanding payment of their salary incentive dating back to February 2016.
The evidence clearly shows that the stalemate at Mulago round about as a result of Dr. Besigye refusing to follow the traffic guidance given to him by SCP Grace Turyagumanawe which was to use Yusuf Lule road instead of going through Wandegeya. Instead he locked himself up in the car and refused to leave the road thereby seriously obstructing traffic. The police have wide powers to arrest without warrant in the circumstances in which they under act S 23 of the Police act S 24 of the same act permits police to arrest in order to prevent causing unlawful obstruction on a highway.
The defendants\' lawyers told the grade two chief Magistrates court that their clients had been blocked by police as they left their homes in Kampala. They requested that the case be adjourned to the 11th of November 2013 when their clients will be able to appear in court.
In a bid to further improve their human rights record, over 300 operational officers from Kampala Metropolitan Police are meeting in Kampala to evaluate their success last year and find solutions to their failures.