“UWONET’s election related work including working with women and youth from different parts of Uganda through the Women’s Situation Room to enhance peace building in our country during and after the elections, trainings in the remaining districts for women candidates including independents and those from all political parties and observation of women and gender issues in the elections has been affected,” reads a statement issued on Saturday.
Byakutaga says security operatives acted wrongly by indiscriminately shooting at innocent Ugandans killing dozens and injuring scores adding that some of those killed, injured or arrested did not participate in the ongoing riots
The Omukama stressed the need for Ugandans to work towards building a strong democracy in the country adding that instances of violence in elections must not be tolerated since they are meant to destabilize the country.
“There was also talk that there would be another attempt at having a joint candidate for 2021 and Bobi Wine didn’t want to be left behind because using 2016 as a case study, political parties can decide not to include you. You remember at that time Erias Lukwago was one of the most powerful politicians in the country but he was left behind because he didn’t have a political party,"Kifampa said referring to the 2016 polls.
On Tuesday, Justice Ssekaana declined to step down from the matter in his ruling read by the Deputy Civil Division Registrar, Sarah Langa, arguing that he took oath to be independent, saying no one can influence his decisions.
Speaking to journalists at his offices in Kamwokya hours after a meeting with the Police leadership and the Electoral Commission, Kyagulanyi said that there was agreement among the three parties that, it is within his right as a presidential aspirant to reach out to Ugandans without any restrictions from the police and other security organs.