Nelson Habasa, who contested against Minister Henry Banyenzaki for the Rubanda West Parliamentary seat in 2011, is said to have failed to repay shillings 15 million he borrowed from a money lender to finance his campaigns.
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Richard Buteera has appealed against the recent acquittal of Retired Major Guma Gumisiriza and nine others who were facing murder charges, saying he is dissatisfied with the judgment. Major Gumisiriza, the former Ibanda North Member of Parliament, had been accused of killing Moses Ainebyoona, a campaign agent of his then political rival during the 2011 election campaigns, Xavier Kyoma, who is the current area MP.
The poll that was conducted by Research World International across all regions of the country, covered 55 districts, 65 enumeration areas and 1,300 interviews with voter-age respondents. The research shows a gradual 1% increase in NRM popularity but waning support for the party chairman, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) has dismissed claims by Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) President Kizza Besigye that it owes him Shillings 21 million, which he allegedly paid to air out his campaign messages in last yearâ€™s presidential elections but were never aired.
The Commercial court has summoned the Electoral Commission to respond to claims by Entebbe Handling Services (ENHAS) that up to today it has refused to pay for the services rendered to the commission in respect of the February 2011 general elections.
Robert Okumu, Nebbiâ€™s controversial district chairman was on Thursday thrown out of office after the high court in Arua ruled that he had been illegally declared chairman in the February 2011 elections.
The Electoral Commission is seeking 129 billion shillings from government to hold by elections and lower local council elections around the country. Eng. Badru Kiggundu, the Commission chairman, however says they shall only release an election programme after they have received the money.
Embattled Rubaga North MP, Singh Marwaha Katogole on Thursday stormed out of High Court accusing Justice Musoke Kibuuka of being biased. Katongole claims the presiding judge was bribed by the petitioner, former journalist Moses Kasibante.
DP leaders currently meeting in Masaka have rejected an apology given by Jude Mbabaali, the Bukoto Central Parliamentary loser for withdrawing an election petition challenging Vice President, Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi.