Robert Mayombwe, a voter from Kiwenda in Wakiso district says that for the presidential and constituency debates to be understood, the people need to know what the politicians are promising to deliver when elected in 2021.
According to the Electoral Commission, the Presidential Elections Act (Amendment 2020) clearly prohibits candidates from donate to voters during campaign time. The amendment arose from the Supreme Court's command to ensure that even the incumbent president does not make donations during campaign time under the guise of conducting presidential activities.
NWSC Managing Director Eng. Silver Mugisha argued that a proposal by Mayor Balimwezo to scrap VAT on domestic water consumption is ill advised and would cripple plans to extend services to the underprivileged.
About two weeks before the ban was announced, hackers accessed Pegasus systems, the aggregator of MTN, Airtel, Stanbic Bank and Bank of Africa where they authorised mobile money transactions worth Shillings 10 billion to over 2000 Sim Cards registered in names of 40 local firms and foreigners.
Detectives at Criminal Investigations Directorate have arrested a 36-year-old man accused of threatening to kill Ugandan judges in seven days. Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Charles Twine, identified the arrested man as, Ivan Samuel Ssebadduka, a resident of Zzana town, along Entebbe Road, in Wakiso District.
On Monday 9th, campaign meetings for Presidential, Parliamentary and Local
Government councils elections kicked off
across the country with candidates trying to woe voters ahead of the 14th January 2021 general election.
According to Dr Joel Mirembe the head of NUP's professional’s wing, the idea of creating the unit came after only the two days of presidential nominations in Kyambogo and manifesto launch in Mbarara in which more than 20 party leaders and supporters were badly injured by security agencies.
The CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine, says Musoke conned between Shillings 2 million and 15 million shillings from his victim with promises of handing them lucrative jobs abroad. Some of the victims, according to Twine, gave the suspect their vehicles since they couldn’t raise the required money in time.