Musa Dhatemwa, the LC 3 chairperson Namutumba Town Council accuses the officials of defying Public Service standing orders that require civil servants to resign from office before running for political office.
Residents says despite going to the Divisions several times, some of the have failed to get their national IDs. They worry that the conduct of officials and the long queues may discourage other people from picking theirs.
NRM EC boss, Dr. Odoi says the ban on fundraisers is aimed at reducing the increasing monetisation of politics within the party, that includes bribing of voters, but also places candidates who are financially constrained in a disadvantaged position.
Rtd Major Rurangaranga, the former UPC Chairperson, was on Monday flown by helicopter from his home in Kitagata, Sheema district and admitted at Nakasero Hospital in the intensive care unit. He is said to be suffering from advanced diabetes.
Manshur Suwed, the Central North regional police spokesperson says the duo is accused of embezzlement, abuses of office and theft under CRB number 1830/2015 registered at Lira Central Police Station.Suwed confirmed the duo was summoned but has never appeared at the police station to record their statement and has since gone missing from.
Police spokesperson Fred Enanga told URN that a concerned crime preventer had informed the police about a gun that was in the possession of Vincent Kaggwa. He says, they moved into his home to conduct a search and arrested him in the process. However, he could not confirm if a gun was found in the house.
Salva Kiirs government says it has reservations on the proposal to demilitarise Juba, which includes the withdrawal of Ugandan troops and surrendering three states in the Upper Nile to the rebel faction.
Residents and leaders say the NRM government has forgotten them despite their role in the NRA liberation war. They threaten to protest in next years general elections by electing opposition candidates.