Records from the Electoral Commission offices in Arua City indicate that FDC party only nominated candidates for two constituencies of Arua Central and City Woman while DP failed to field candidates for City Woman and Ayivu East.
The party had rolled out its 2021 General Election roadmap listing mass recruitment and registration of new members as the first activity, preceding grassroots elections. As part of the process, the party distributed registration books also known as the green books, to be used as voter registers.
While celebrating 15 years at a function held at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole, on Monday, members looked back at the journey which, according to them, brings memories of agony and ecstasy. They stressed that their journey is characterized by thorns, creepers, valleys, and mountains formed by the brutality meted on them by the ruling government.
Chameleon says that his participation in Tubonga Naawe project was entirely business, not politics. But he promised to put the same and more effort in the struggle to liberate Uganda from the current leadership.
According to a letter signed by John Nuwagira, the commissioner of police in- charge of operations, the reunion meeting has been approved, however, participants were barred from processions and uttering out political sentiments.
The angry youths led by Moses Bigirwa, the Kamuli District Democratic Party Chairperson lit old tires in the middle of the highway to express dissatisfaction with the police decision to block the concerts of Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, the Kyandondo East Member of parliament.
Lawrence Okae, the Chairman of the Uganda Peoples Congress told URN that they have not officially received withdrawal communication from FDC and DP. UPC is holding the rotational chairmanship of the platform.
Madira, a former radio presenter contested in the 2016 general elections in Terego East Constituency to represent the National Resistance Movement-NRM but lost the party primaries to Mario Obiga Kania, now the State Minister for Internal Affairs.
By the closure of the nomination exercise by the Electoral Commission on Wednesday evening, out the 46 newly created positions; DP only managed to front nine candidates while FDC nominated only four, against 43 independents and 56 from the NRM camp.
Masaka Municipality leaders have now given up the fight over the burial of veteran politician John Tebyasa Matovu who died on Sunday, December 31. The 83-year-old ex-Masaka Mayor will be buried on Friday in Kampala, as par the communication by one section of his now divided family.