According to results released on Saturday, by the Electoral Commission, President Yoweri Museveni emerged the eventual winner with 5,851,037 representing 58.64 per cent of the votes, while the main challenger Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu polled 3,475,298 votes representing34.83 per cent.
This is according to a new report from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), which shows that seating capacity fell by around 50 per cent last year, leaving just 1.8 billion passengers taking flights through 2020, compared with around 4.5 billion in 2019.
On Sunday, the venue was open to everyone. However, Electoral Commission officials introduced a register on the main gate ordering that everybody must either be one of the sections of people accredited by the Electoral Commission or appearing on the updated worker's register.
Internet was cut off last night just a day after President Kaguta Museveni told the country that they had disabled social media after Facebook blocked accounts of a number of National Resistance Movement-NRM supporters and influencers. Facebook accused them of using their platform to spread propaganda and influence the Election.
At Holy Rosary Primary School - Polling Station A, several voters were stranded up to 10 am when voting hadn’t started. It’s where DP Presidential Candidate Norbert Mao voted from. Mao was the first to cast his vote at 10:15 am.
Despite the electoral guidelines that required presiding offers to put clear marks at all polling stations for easy identification by voters, the requirements were hardly followed in many parts of Masaka.
The Division has 126 polling stations with 112,829 voters out of the 18.1 million registered voters countrywide. According to the Electoral Commission -EC male voters constitute 47.5 per cent while Females are 52.5 per cent.
While he is still struggling to speak and recognize certain things, Kasirye said that being able to vote is a dream come true for him. He told URN separately that when he recovers properly he will use all his energy to fight for good leadership.
He said in a phone interview that they have tested the internet and it's working perfectly. This despite a shutdown which affected the entire country, when the government moved to block access to the Worldwide web.