According to Lumumba, during the meeting, Museveni who doubles as the NRM party chairperson discussed with the legislators the challenges they met during the campaigns and election, which he described as hectic. Lumumba explains that Museveni advised the legislators who lost their seats in the recent elections not to give up but start preparing for the 2026 elections.
Titled 'The Untold Story of John Katumba', the 91-page book gives a glimpse into the youngest presidential candidate's life story in the context of Uganda's history, details his search for the mandatory signatures, and some of his campaign.
The Guild, together with the Centre for Public Interest Law Limited, is seeking an order quashing the registration and accreditation process for being illegal, and irregular, for lack of a fully constituted Media Council and lack of quorum.
The unprofessional violent acts targeted several supporters of candidates, the media, and political candidates contesting for various positions in the 2021 general election and the EC wants the officers to be brought to the book.
As early as 5:30am, security heads of Police and the army in Soroti started briefing their personnel at the venue. By 7:00am, the security personnel were already conducting foot patrols in all major suburbs of Soroti City. They have limited access to Central Avenue Road and lined up personnel along the Soroti Main Streets and other major roads in the city.
But through his Twitter handle @norbertmao, Mao highlighted that the party was serious on the matter. “DP is a serious party led by serious people. The party has submitted more than the required signatures to support my candidature for the president of Uganda. Additional signatures have been arriving and have been submitted,” he tweeted adding that; “DP is in the race.”
All the leaders behind the rejuvenation of Party structures have now crossed to National Unity Platform plunging the party in a leadership crisis. Among them is Erasto Kibirango, the DP District Chairperson, the former District Woman MP Brenda Nabukenya who has been serving as Secretary for Women Affairs and Lawrence Sewino, the Secretary for Youths Affairs.
The 46 CSO’s include National NGO Forum, Africa Freedom of Information Centre, Inter Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU), Coalition Centre for Electoral Democracy (CCEDU), Centre for Basic Research, Action for Development (ACFODE) and Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE).
Nakaseke District Chairman Ignatius Koomu Kiwanuka defeated his rival Wasswa Tadeo Ziritwawula, the current Chairperson of Ngoma Town Council to retain the party flag in polls held on Friday. He polled 32,718 votes against Wasswa's 18,841 votes across 10 sub-counties and five town councils, according to the results released by the Nakaseke NRM Registrar Paul Tandeka.
They include Hellen Adoa, the Serere Woman MP and State Minister for Fisheries, Usuk County MP Peter Ogwang, who has opted to represent the newly created Ngariam County and the Bukedea Woman MP, Anita Among. The other is Emilly Sheila Amulo, the aspirant for the Soroti Woman MP seat.
Police’s warning follows an incident on Saturday where the supporters of presidential hopeful also Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu better known as Bobi Wine, converged at the Bulange Mengo based CBS FM after the politician appearing on a radio talk show. They tried to march with him to his Kamwokya based office but police foiled the endeavor.
Moses Kayondo Ssebalamu the LC 3 Chairperson of Wobulenzi town council says that the long campaign period affects service delivery as the office bearers abandon them to join the race to save their seats
At Pamba Primary School in Western Division, only two voters had turned up to confirm their particulars when our reporter visited the station on Thursday afternoon. Our reporter also observed that less than a quarter of the registered voters at some polling stations had turned up for the exercise since it began almost a week ago.