The suspension of campaign meetings came as shock to both parliamentary and presidential candidates alike. It has also impacted on some candidates seeking election, with some saying that it may cost them their victory.
Richard Atubi and Paul Opio, teachers of various schools in the district backed their representative Okiria and informed the minister that the meager salaries which always delays makes their families unable to purchase even a mere coffin. Hellen Catherine Atim said even their clans are too poor to arrange a decent burial when a teacher dies.
The NUP officials were arrested on Wednesday when they reportedly went to the police at Kwania CPS to seek permission from the District Police Commander Edith Basalirwa to allow them to conduct NUP meetings to mobilize votes for their party president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine.
A security source said some of the major divisions have been given 10 motorcycles which will be used by standby teams established at each division. Other divisions, according to the source, have received at least five motorcycles.
Ayebare first apologized for calling NRM’s presidential flag bearer, Yoweri Museveni an old, corrupt, tyrant, and said that he was compelled to join NRM after NUP failed to fund him. Ayebare also says that he was tired of harassment from security personnel.
Evidence indicates that on August 28th 2002, the trio poured petrol in the house of Mugagga Kasamba a resident of Nsaasi village in Nakaseke district where mother and child were sleeping and set it ablaze.
Speaking to Journalists in Kampala, Jamson Karemani, the Spokesperson of Judiciary, said when it comes to election petitions, all judges from all divisions like criminal and civil will be called upon to come and beef-up the manpower for handling these petitions.
Mathias Nabuteri, the Deputy prime minister of Inzu Ya Masaba, the Bamasaba cultural institution, says they want to bury Mushikori at Mutoto cultural sites. He says this will serve as a tourist attraction since Mushikori will be the first Bamasaba cultural leader to be buried there.
Health rights lawyer, David Kabanda says the government has neglected its constitutional duty of ensuring the right to proper and adequate food, leaving processors to exploit the market without considering health.
Ssebakijje turned up for elections but upon getting a ballot paper from the Presiding Officer, Amina Nakyazze he noticed that his name was missing and the deceased was the one on the ballot. He tasked Nakyazze to explain why his name was missing yet he was duly nominated to replace the deceased candidate.
“Their plan was to attack and use a spear to assassinate me right in front of my voters. I was tipped off by an old woman who told me that my political rivals had ganged up and are planning to kill me.”