Uganda Radio Network has taken a tour around the city, covering shops, arcades and malls both in the Central Business District and in the suburbs many of which remained closed, and now brings you the pictures.
The protests started at 3 p.m. in Ndikuttamada in Masajjja division and ended past 7:30 pm after police officers, military police officers and plain-clothed security personnel dispersed the crowds with tear gas and live bullets. Five protestors were arrested.
He set off from his office in Kyebando with over five cars led by a truck, snaking through the areas of Kisaasi to Ntinda. However, security intercepted the motorcade, about 50 meters towards the Electoral Commission offices. Only five of his supporters were allowed through the roadblock, to the nomination centre.
FDC’s Kampala Woman MP candidate Dr Stella Nyanzi arrived with five supporters who shouted on top of their voices, while NUP spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi, arrived with his newlywed wife in accompany of musician Nubian Li, attracting attention across the board.
Sebaggala died on Saturday morning at International Hospital Kampala, according to family sources. He was 72 years old.
At IHK he was diagnosed with intussusception; a condition in which one segment of intestine inverts within another, causing an intestinal obstruction.
URN was at the vigil and brings you the pictures.
Declaration of results was further delayed when a candidate Juliet Mugisha protested some results and she and her opponent were asked to bring declaration forms to compare notes. Mugisha who was leading still emerged victoriously.
According to the poll results declared the winner by the Rubanda District NRM Party Registrar, Monday AggreyMusasizi garnered 23,330 votes to defeat his rival and incumbent Rubanda District Chairperson, Kenneth Jogo Biryabarema who polled 22,412 votes.
Police said Mayanja had disregarded all guidelines put in place by the Ministry of Health, to control the spread of coronavirus disease-COVID-19. Police used teargas to control the supporters who had become rowdy.
As they resume, the taxi's were instructed to carry only half of their capacity to ensure social distancing. Yet still, KCCA has also limited the number of taxis coming to the parks as they observe social distancing. Yesterday, KCCA spent the day marking parks and registering them to fit within the new requirements of managing taxi's Kampala.
The city is silent, with just a few shops opening for business, with barely a vehicle in the parks across the city. Outside the gazetted parking areas, law endforcement officers are still struggling to control the movement of bodaboda cylists, some of who, are defying the presidential directive, against transporting passengers.
However, the event, which lasted less than three hours, with the Deputy Regional Police Commander Henry Kavuma and Arua Resident District Commissioner Nahori Oya as the day's only speakers had a colourful parade by the security forces.
Dr. Albrecht Conze, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Uganda hosted a Peace and Reconciliation Award Ceremony reception at his residence in Kololo attended by Justice Minister, Ephraim Kamuntu and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem.