Kazibwe defeated his closest rival Ssebana Kizito With 3,804 votes against Kizito's 3,170 votes according to partial results read out by the NRM electoral team at the tally centre, Naguru Infant Primary school following elections held on Friday. Ahmed Bogere Masembe got a paltry 104 votes in the same race.
The outbreak in Equateur Province emerged in early June and has now spread into another of its 17 health zones, bringing the total number of affected zones to 12. So far, there have been 113 cases and 48 deaths.
The results announced this evening at Nakasero Primary School by the Kampala Central Division NRM Returning Officer Caroline Akitwi follow a primary election held in the five Divisions of Kampala City. However, the ultimate winner of the race will be determined by results from the remaining Divisions of Kampala Capital City including Makindye, Lubaga, Kawempe and Nakawa.
An agent who couldn’t be identified by the time of filling this report lost his cool after his candidate Fred Kazibwe was declared as having lost the Flag for Lubaga South III representing Ndeeba and Lubaga parishes.
Ndege together with the Kampala District Internal Security Officer (DISO) Moses Tashobya and other police officials raided the tally centre at Nakasero Primary School where they found a handful of NRM election officials locked up in a room with candidates and their agents outside.
Hajji Ramathan Walugembe, the Resident District Commissioner of Bukedea says he doesn’t want a repeat of last week’s primaries when supporters of candidates overpowered the police deployed at the tally center.
The Standard Procedures include maintaining a social distance of at least two metres between persons, using hand sanitizers, washing hands with soap more frequently and wearing of facemasks while in any public space among others.
According to provisional results for LC 5 Chairperson NRM Flagbearer for Luweero district obtained by URN from 370 out of 606 polling stations in the district, Uthman Kamoga Jjuuko has so far polled 15,268 votes followed by Abbey Ssozi Bakisula with 1545 votes and the current District speaker Dithan Kikabi with 1312 and Rashidah Birungi with 91 votes.
The funds got from the International Development Agency, IDA will also help and improve access to social services and job opportunities Projects to benefit from the grant include the Uganda Roads and Bridges in the Refugee Hosting Districts which will upgrade 105 kilometres of the Koboko-Yumbe-Moyo road from gravel to bitumen.
At Makerere Yellow primary school, over 30 police personnel, as many as 10 Uganda Police and other security persons have been deployed to ensure smooth conduct of tallying process of election results in the Kawempe NRM elective district.
Human rights defenders and advocates have already started training for the assignment and have held a meeting at Africana Hotel in Kampala preparing lawyers to handle cases of violence against citizens as they arise.
A section of NRM members from Lwabenge sub county have put up stiff resistance during the distribution of bicycles in that area, arguing that some village chairpersons are completely inactive with no relevance to mobilization.
The proceedings turned chaotic when Justice Ssekaana also declined to remove the attorney general from the list of the respondents which would make Akullo remain on the suit alone. The judge accused the lawyers of precipitating the drama that ensued.
Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango has identified the deceased as female juvenile aged 12 years, identified as Namazzi Alyera, a resident of Nsambya Kitooro, Makindye Division in Kampala while the second body is yet to be identified.
Lucy Acan, a vendor at Mon Bunyu market in Pandwong Division says only one of the aspirants made a last minute appearance soliciting for votes from them on Thursday evening which wasn’t adequate to warrant him victory.
Three top officials of Microfinance Support Centre and one teacher are accused of stealing 10.8 billion shillings that was meant for helping private school teachers who have not been earning anything since the lock down, through their Savings and Credit Societies.