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.
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.
The posters are printed in the NRM yellow colour and bear the party symbol of a bus and logo. The poster carries a message saying “If not Peter Ssematimba then Kabuusu Moses.” According to Kabuusu, the posters are being circulated by his rivals with intentions of diverting his support.
Leading a team of UPDF, Prison and Police officers and ‘Wanainchi’ in a clean-up exercise of Arua City on Monday morning to launch the commemoration of this year’s Tarehe Sita celebrations, Col. Kayanja said as long as the people remain peaceful during the Thursday general elections, UPDF will maintain the good partnership with the Citizens.
Rogers Taitika, the Elgon Region Police Spokesperson says that the thugs broke into the offices last night and stole four laptops containing the registration details of applicants for National ID and one digital camera used to capture the passport photos of applicants.
"Am the model farmer here, and I always plant very many acres of maize, this year I had planted six and it was doing very well but just as it was flowering, the elephants and Buffalo's come and eat all the acres with two days the six acres were finished," he said.
“On Thursday we will vote. So go and vote. After voting to go home cook your food, there is tomorrow, there is next year,” he said. He said Christians that have taken the holly sacrament need to stay holly and peaceful.
Simon Kaheru, a passenger who was heading to Kawempe in Awakula Ennume bus grumbled that bus operators are crowding them on top of charging them exorbitantly. Kaheru explained that before the lockdown buses were charging them Shillings 1000 but doubled the fare to Shillings 2000 to compensate for the vacant seat because of the reduced capacity.