Justice Henrietta Wolayo who has been a head of this court says key of the challenges they faced as the Division was the property valuers who were not registered and because of this, they had issues with evaluation of property.
Erasto Kibirango the NUP candidate for LC 5 Chairman of Luwero district says that Luwero is known for growing pineapples and President Museveni promised to construct fruit processing plant to add value but this is yet to materialize a decade later.
The 77-year-old obtained 113 votes to beat musician Halima Namakula, who scored a paltry nine votes. Former Minister Captain Francis Edward Babu got three votes, while Israel Mayengo, a former Buganda Kingdom Minister got only one vote, while Claudia Naluyima Kamya another independent candidate got eight votes,
Museveni was contesting with 10 other candidates in the race for the country's top office. According to declared results by EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, Museveni won the with 5,851,037 votes (58.64 per cent).
In a Judgement delivered today, Justice Esta Nambayo quashed the directive by the Uganda Media Council and stated that the compulsory accreditation of journalists has been held at both national and international levels to be a hindrance to effective enjoyment to the right to freedom of expression
Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Faridah Nampiima said despite the earlier warnings police gave to the public before elections, there was an increase in traffic offences committed on the roads in different parts of the country from Thursday during the presidential and parliamentary elections to Saturday after the final results declaration.
According to Lwagula, there are only six legally registered worker’s unions in Busia district. These include the Liberal teacher’s union, non-unionized workers, university profession and academic union, Uganda media union, Uganda national association of teacher’s union-UNATU and Busia district local government union.
Segirinya says that as he joins the 11th parliament, he intends to move a private members’ bill seeking to reduce the salaries of all legislators’ to not more than five million Shillings. An MP gets a basic salary of 11 million Shillings which comes to 6 million Shillings after all deductibles, but get an average of 10-30 million shillings in monthly mileage allowances.
Voters in Kalangala Islands District dropped all National Resistance Movement -NRM candidates for Parliamentary Seats to vote for National Unity Platform -NUP, Forum for Democratic Change -FDC and Independent candidates.
Munyagwa, who is largely known for his comical character, lost the seat to Journalist Bashir Kazibwe of the National Unity Platform-NUP. Kazibwe polled 26, 855 votes, in a race that attracted 10 candidates, while Munyagwa finished third in the race with 3,788 votes behind National Resistance Movement’s Solomon Mayanja with 6,818 votes.
Francis Lanyo, the Democratic Party flag bearer for the PWDs position in Northern Uganda says that he was nominated on 23rd November and the time frame of three weeks is not enough for him to campaign all over the country.
The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire identifies the fire victims as 30-year-old Doreen Namutebi and her four children including Aisha Birungi, 13, Jennifer Nanyonjo, 8, Mugenyi Seguya, 7 and Israel Ntulume, 6.