According to results declared by Dr Tanga Odoi, the NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Muhumuza has garnered 23,824 votes against the incumbent Lawrence Akugizibwe who got 22,983 votes. The third candidate in the race Leo Musinguzi has polled 1,079 votes.
The Budget Committee members have raised concerns over the delayed distribution of the funds despite appropriation by parliament leading anxiety in the villages. While meeting Planning minister David Bahati the MPs also questioned the intent of government to allocate Shillings 50bn to Kampala during the campaign season.
Eng. Amuriat and Ambassador Biriggwa who will contest against each other to determine who will be the FDC flag bearer to contest for presidency in the 2021 elections launched their campaigns today in Arua town as they met over 60 FDC delegates from the West Nile region.
Maj Katamba identified the motorcycles impounded last night as UDV 992F and UEM 426H all Bajaj Boxers. These, according to Maj Katamba, are some of the numerous cases they have been encountering since curfew was imposed.
On Sunday, September 27, unknown gunmen waylaid three Ugandan traders en-route to Gumbo Market and demanded a ransom of three million South Sudanese Pounds (8.5 million Shillings) for each of them. Those kidnapped included Mayende Kamaadi, Ahmed Ssebagala and Peter Tusiime.
The winner in the two home and away basis game tie will face the winner in a similar tie from West Nile region where the overall winner then qualifies to play in Uganda's second tier football league, the FUFA Big League in the forthcoming season.
The members of the Budget Committee were irritated by the allocation of the funds towards roads in the DRC when local roads in the country remain impassable. But Works minister Gen. Katumba Wamala said he hoped that the committee considers the project as a game changer in terms of trade and security.
The party fell on hard rocks ever since Patrick Oboi Amuriat was elected as its president in November 2017. Most of the MPs who supported his opponent, Gregg Mugisha Muntu, a retired two-star general of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF either went with him in his newfound party, Alliance for National Transformation-ANT or have opted to contest as independents.
Sam Serunjongi, who is eying the Wobulenzi town council LC III chairperson’s seat, says the District NUP Vetting Committee was also biased against certain aspirants and approved candidates based on friendship other than their contribution to the party.
During the first phase of the program, the distribution of the materials turned out to be an uphill task for the Ministry of Education and local governments. The materials that were printed and distributed by Vision Group at a tune of six billion Shillings failed to reach the targeted learners.
Information from the Security Camera monitoring centres in Kampala and Wakiso districts shows that some political aspirants and candidates have obstructed the security cameras with their campaign banners and billboards, which affects their operations and effective traffic flow.
Of the 3.4 trillion shillings, classified expenditure for Ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs and State House takes a huge chunk of 1.5 trillion shillings while Greater Kampala emyooga will bag sh50b.
According to health workers in private health facilities, the training that has been carried out by the health ministry only benefitted a few health workers leaving. The medics say most of them did not get a face to face training but rather received guidelines on how to handle COVID-19 patients on social media site Watsapp
The FDC Deputy Spokesperson, John Kikonyogo, says they have been receiving queries from the public on the claims that Besigye contracted Covid19, which explains why he skipped the burial of his old political comrade and former Kampala Mayor, Al-Haj Nasser Ntege Sebaggala on Sunday.