Maxwell Charles Mugude, the Kamuli LCV Chairperson, says although politicians are supposed to be supervising what civil servants and technocrats are doing, many times politicians are denied access to basic information which complicates their duties.
The race attracted six candidates including Andrew Muwonge of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party, Harriet Nakwede of the National Unity Platform-NUP, Anthony Waddimba from the Democratic Party-DP and independent candidates; Boniface Bandikubi, Majid Nyanzi and Jamil Kamoga. They are all seeking to replace Feffeka Serubogo, who died just months after taking office.
At a recent investigation by the Parliament Committee on Commissions Statutory Authority and State Enterprises- COSASE, it emerged that the agreement compelled Uganda to establish an escrow account to hold all revenues. The agreement also gave China powers to approve CAA budgets before spending the money and China to inspect CAA and Uganda’s books of account something interpreted as eroding Uganda’s sovereignty.
The Ugandan legislators boycotted the sittings and their counterparts from Burundi and S. Sudan followed, prompting the Speaker to suspend the house for three days for lack of quorum. South Sudan is now the biggest winner after the protest saw 11 out of the 60 vacant positions ring-fenced for the EAC's youngest nation.
This has not gone down well with Oulanyah. While addressing the NRM leaders, Oulanyah blamed the delayed compensation of the Lango war claimants on the office of the Attorney General, which he accused of coming up with unnecessary bureaucracies.
Sylvia Kyohairwe Tegyeza, the Rakai District Returning Officer Tegyeza asked the candidates and their supporters to adhere to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and refrain from acts of violence.
But when given an opportunity to explain what informed his piece, Serunkuma bashed NGOs further, arguing that they don’t understand their origin. Serunkuma, is a theorist. And his theory is that NGOs were born from structural adjustment programs broached by International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank.
The EC Public Relations Officer Paul Bukenya says they have cautioned candidates against holding campaigns and processions before December 2, but to their surprise police has relaxed on the enforcement role which has given the NRM candidate Andrew Muwonge opportunity to stage procession immediately after his nomination.
The by-election will be conducted for the Kifamba Male Youth Councilor position which fell vacant following the death of Augustine Jaggwe of National Unity Platform-NUP who died in a car accident. The other position is for the Female Elderly Representative for Lwentulege Town council, PWD which is vacant following the death of Regina Nambooze.
Kabuye mentioned that non-vaccinated people are divergent, they should operate from elsewhere where there are big work spaces not to spread the disease in the city. Though it is your right not to be vaccinated, it’s only the vaccinated who will be allowed to operate from the city.
Mbaju and 50 other people from different political parties including the National Resistance Movement-NRM party were received on Monday by the former NUP Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi at the party headquarters in Kamwokya.
Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of Uganda Police Force says Paul Mubiru and Hajib Kiggundu have been charged on three counts, that is common nuisance behaviour, negligence and refusal to follow lawful inflight instructions.
Sylvia Tegyeza, the Rakai District Registrar, said that the aspirants were ready with their nomination forms, but were yet to be stamped by the Chief Magistrate Patrick Kityo who was not in the office.
The case was terminated on November 22nd, according to a ruling by the Arbitration Court of the City of Moscow, after the company paid the debt it owed to the LLC “Rus Prom-Technologies” another Russian company that wanted it declared bankrupt.
This follows a secret love conversation on phone between Okao and a lower level civil servant, Patricia Atim, the Lujorongole Parish Chief in Lakwana Sub-County, Omoro District. Atim is married to Godfrey Okello Novey, a porter attached to Awor Health Centre II, also in Lakwana.