The Electoral Commission banned all processions and mass gatherings during and after nominations. This according to Byabakama was done to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Aspirants were only permitted to go with only 10 people with three accompanying cars.
The FDC National Vice Chairperson Musumba declined to go to State House. She explained that the party leadership had instructed her to attend the meeting at the NRM party headquarters and not at the State House.
Section 14A c of The Political Parties and Organisations Amendment Act, 2010 states that political parties or organisations with representation in parliament will receive funding from public resources according to their numerical strength in the house.
Luweero National Resistance Movement NRM leadership is unhappy with the party secretariat for providing insuffient funds to organise President Yoweri Musevenis first rallies in the district this Monday. President Museveni is slated to hold three rallies in Luweero to begin his re-election campaign for the presidency.
Lumumba wrote a letter last week contesting Mbabazi\'s plans to hold consultations across the country, saying the move contravenes NRM party procedures. In the meetings, Mbabazi would be seeking the views of the electorate on his bid to contest for the Presidency ahead of the 2016 general election.
James Muduga, one of the complainants from Makindye, a Kampala suburb says one of the registrars openly told him he would not benefit from any government program after he declined to have his particulars recorded as a party member.
Justine Kasule Lumumba has been appointed the Secretary General of the ruling National Resistance Movement party replacing former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi. Richard Todwong, who has been the acting Secretary General is now Lumuba\'s deputy.
Government Chief Whip Justine Kasule Lumumba has noted that the law should take its course in regard to MP Nsubuga Kipoi saying that he did not notify her while leaving the country and that his conduct is questionable.
Parliament on Thursday debated the on going bombings in Libya. The House was split between those for the UN-led air strikes and those defending Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi\'s right to protect his government.