According to the report, an analysis of New Vision, Daily Monitor, The Observer and Red Pepper, shows that parliamentary campaigns only made it twice to the front page in the four publications, combined.
The ruling National Resistance Movement party has raised concern on Shaka Ssalis credibility and demanded for a neutral person. While the Special Forces Command has demanded for a list of invited guests and accredited media houses.
According to Okello Okello, the lack of cohesion and proper leadership has exposed the group to intrigue and disunity. As a result, he says the group failed to realise the crucial Acholi agenda including protecting communities in Amuru, Pader, Kitgum and Gulu districts from land grabbers.
As early as 5:00am, FDC mobilizers had started moving around villages to alert residents about Besigyes campaigns. As the morning broke, Besigye enthusiasts started planting bananas along Entebbe Road as well as adjoining roads.
The Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Kahinda Otafiire says the decision by the Police to prosecute his supporters depicts him as a bad person because he personally handed over 17 suspects to record statements about the Kashenshero campaign clashes following his agreement with the force.
John Francis Olinga told URN on his sick bed at Serere Hospital this morning that they were attacked by unidentified men driving in a numberless land cruiser vehicle at around 10:30pm while socialising in Kateta trading Centre.
On 5th February, Joseph Bbosa, the UPC Vice president, wrote to party legal representative Ms. Kavuma Kabenge and Company Advocates instructing them to withdraw the application. Bossa told URN on phone that the party administration decided to withdraw the application following a court ruling that declared Akenas leadership null and void.
Museveni, who addressed his supporters after 7 pm, an hour after official campaign time deadline, asked the voters to electe Rose Tumusiime, the NRM flag bearer in order to easily access government programmes.
According to the organisers, Besigyes rally was expected to start at around 5pm but the presidential candidate arrived at Wankulukuku Stadium minutes after 8pm. Some of the voters had already left after waiting for Besigye for three hours in vain.