EC spokesperson Paul Bukenya says they are looking into the issue and will give an explanation of the figures on its genuine declaration form, which don’t add up. The tweet has been a sensation with many people referring to it as an indication of manipulated election results.
A common thread from responses of people who never voted, and community leaders in areas that had a low voter turnout are panic that there was going to violence after the election, which prompted people to run to their countryside homes and belief that elections cannot result in change.
Dr Sam Kazibwe says Lukwago, despite winning comfortably in the just concluded election, he ran the toughest campaign against NUP candidate Nabilah Naggayi which is an indicator that he is headed for tough times with party members in Council.
Kalembe says that the limited time within which presidential candidates had to reach the electorate denied them a chance to reach out to a larger portion of the electorate. "Many missed the message, Many did not have a chance to meet the candidates," she says.
In Sembabule Town Council, Joseph Ssenyondo an independent candidate for the directly elected LC V Councillor's position was attached to the National Resistance Movement-NRM bus symbol while Umar Maseruka, the National Unity Platform-NUP candidate was allocated a table instead of an umbrella.
Cissy Kagaba the Executive Director of ACCU says adopting the non--conviction-based asset recovery regime will be quite useful in the fight against graft since most times by the time cases are concluded properties have been disposed of.
Speaking to journalists on Thursday afternoon, Dr. Baterana Byarugaba, the Executive Director Mulago National Referral Hospital said they received 77 causalities. He, however, said nine of the causalities died while undergoing surgery.
Shortly after being declared elected, Amanya pledged to improve the lighting system and sanitation in the university. He also said he will lobby for exchange programs for students to other universities as well as agitate for the introduction of supplementary exams for final year students who get retakes.
The farmers had been encouraged by Sulma Foods Limited, a private company located at Lwogi village to engage in commercial farming. The company has promised them a ready market for their produce in Middle East.
Otto accuses Kidega of failing to clear costs arising out of an electoral petition he filed after the 2011 general election. Kidega contested together with Odonga Otto for the Aruu County parliamentary seat. Otto was declared winner of the contest after polling 14,216 votes against Kidegas 12,653.
Nkalubo has now turned his rage to Parliament challenging it to stay Ssekikubos swearing until the matter before court is resolved. The administration of oaths for members of tenth parliament begins on Tuesday May 17. The program shows that Ssekikubo will be sworn-in on Wednesday May 18.
The orders were issued by Deputy Registrar Muse Musiimbi after the firm sued NRM. The same court orders have seen two bank accounts; 2910500001 held in Centenary bank and account number 0121152263500 held in Housing Finance bank attached to recover the said debt.
Deborah Malac, the US Ambassador to Uganda, said some of the issues pointed by EU are similar to those pointed out by the report issued by the US several weeks ago. She urged Uganda to take up the recommendations in the spirit of partnership and democracy.
National Resistance Movement party wins 6 sub counties while opposition parties Forum for Democratic Change, Democratic party and Uganda Peoples Congress bagged two sub counties and one each for the latter two. The remaining two of the twelve sub counties went to Independent candidates. Three incumbent chairpersons managed to retain their seats despite mounting pressure.