In an election that was organized both physically and online Ssempijja, a fourth-year student of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery defeated two other candidates in the race. Ssempijja garnered 3,112 votes while his close rival Aaron Oguttu obtained 1,833 votes while National Resistance Movement –NRM party leaning candidate Edwine Bbosa Bwetuyita got 248 votes.
Speaking to a delegation of local government leaders from Wakiso district today at his home in Magere, Kyagulanyi said it bothers him to hear stories of how councillors at different local governments such as Kampala, Wakiso, Masaka, and Mukono, among others, are fighting for speakership positions.
The IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice says that Uganda requested a three-year loan arrangement. The loan could be in the range of USD 900 million which is roughly 3.1 trillion Uganda Shilling, according to the journalist who asked the question.
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Regional reports from the party post-election review meetings indicated among others that the party didn't have enough candidates, campaign agents and voters because they had no structures to mobilise the public.
“Persons found to have fraudulently reclaimed properties for which they had already been compensated should not only lose the property but also be prosecuted for misrepresentation, obtain property by false pretence and fraudulent acquisition of property,” the report reads.
In some of the changes, the Equal Opportunities Commission will be abolished, and iys services transfered to the Uganda Human Rights Commission, since according to the report equal opportunities are human rights. The Uganda Investment Authority, Enterprise Uganda Foundation Limited, Uganda Exports Promotions Board, Uganda Free Zones Authority, Private Sector Foundation of Uganda and the Privatization Unit have been merged into one entity, while the Management Training and Advisory Centre has been merged with Nakawa Vocational Training Institute.
Speaking on Wednesday at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala, Judith Nabakooba the Minister in charge of ICT and National Guidance said Cabinet directed the Auditor General to carry out evaluations to see who is eligible.
The Minister for the Presidency Esther Mbayo yesterday told journalists in Kampala that an invitation had been extended to Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the main challenger in the January 2021 presidential election, to attend the function at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.
The damage compensation figures recommended by experts is classified as USD 15.9 million for infrastructure, USD 3.6 million for general looting, USD 24.8 million for property damage in Ituri and 16.6 million as property damage out of Ituri areas which were occupied by the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces-UPDF.
At least 36 people including leaders and supporters of NUP in Masaka district were arrested on November 18, 2020, shortly after the arrest of their party president and former Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine while on his campaign trail in Luuka district.