15 Sep 2019 · Besigye says since NRM is known for rigging elections, they are also planning to rig the upcoming Hoima elections. He says President Museveni is illegally in office because his NRM party has been rigging elections.
Besigye says since NRM is known for rigging elections, they are also planning to rig the upcoming Hoima elections. He says President Museveni is illegally in office because his NRM party has been rigging elections.
Presenting the consolidated views of CCEDU on the electoral reform bills to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Wednesday, the Executive Director of Constitutional Center for Governance, Sarah Birete, proposed that individuals who use a weapon to threaten, intimidate, or behaves in a manner which has an effect of threatening or intimidating a candidate, a supporter of a candidate, voter, election official or candidate's agent to be penalized.
Electoral commission has opposed the proposal that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections. The proposal is among several others in the Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill, 2019.
A cross section of leaders of political parties and organisations have mixed reactions to provisions in a bill to regulate election campaign financing. The bill has been drafted by activists led by Alliance for Finance Monitoring-ACFIM and is expected to be moved in parliament by Fort Portal Municipality MP, Alex Ruhunda.
Shafik Ntege the Luweero District National Resistance Movement Administrative secretary and Godfrey Kaddu defended the amendment saying they will help to strengthen the parties and instill discipline in members.
According to Bobi Wine, a number of land grabbers known to president Museveni have invaded Bunyoro sub region carrying out brutal evictions of residents but nothing is done to stop them. The legislator was speaking at the campaign rally organized by Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party candidate for the Hoima woman parliamentary by-elections at Hoima Boma grounds on Monday evening.