A Tanzanian polling official at Kabakesa polling station in Tanzania explained to us in fluent Luganda that the voters were validated on appearance in the voter registers, presenting of a Tanzania National ID, Voter’s Card or a Passport; that anybody who appears in the register and fulfills any of the other requirements cannot be stopped from voting.
Ismail Wagaba, independent candidate for the Mawogola North parliamentary seat, says the internal party disputes have charged the electorates in the area. He says the voters are less willing to give audience to candidates from other shades of opinion despite the fact that they are not part of the dispute.
This was after the party authorities failing to break the stalemate on the official flagbearer pitting President Museveni's Godfrey Aine Kaguta and Foreign Minister Kutesa's daughter Shartsi Nayebare Musherure Kuteesa
According to him, he has just given a break to the presidential contest, to rally behind other opposition change seeking forces to depose President Museveni from the top office which he will also seek in the future.
Despite her being nominated with a Radio as her campaign symbol, Kabatsi is still haggling for the support of the NRM members in the area, pleading to them to swap her for the official flag bearer for the seat.
While congratulating Fungaroo upon his nomination, the Obongi Returning Officer the Gilbert Meru warned him against putting the lives of his supporters and the people of Obongi at risk by organizing rallies.
John Odongo, the Chairperson of the North East Regional Football Association, said they had observed that there is not capable challenger to Magogo. He explained that Magogo has done a great job to improve sports in both regions and the country at large because of his leadership abilities.
Madrine Tushabe, the NRM candidate for Rugusuulu sub-county female youth councilor’s slot in Sembabule district, argues that it is unreasonable for the party leadership to include the outgoing leaders to participate in the election of incoming leaders.
The petitioners led by Shafick Mwanje the Bukomansimbi NRM District Chairperson and Alex Ssekigudde, the Youth Council Chairperson among others are challenging the tribunal’s ruling which overturned results of Bukomansimbi North Constituency parliamentary flag bearer.
Eng. Amuriat and Ambassador Biriggwa who will contest against each other to determine who will be the FDC flag bearer to contest for presidency in the 2021 elections launched their campaigns today in Arua town as they met over 60 FDC delegates from the West Nile region.
In his September 30th, 2020 petition to the NUP candidates Vetting Committee Chairperson, Obore says that he has been alone on the ground for the past 3 months but was shocked to see the vetting committee handing the flag to his rival, Richard Mukhalu Okodel who only showed up two days to the vetting date to pin his posters.
The affected villages include; Kannunga, Rushese and Kizaano polling station in Rugusulu Sub county, in Mawogola North Constituency where supporters turned rowdy as they engaged in bitter alterations that resulted into fighting.