By Keefa Nuwahereza The Electoral Commission on Tuesday announced stringent regulations that will be followed by all politicians and voters in the forthcoming 2021 elections. The regulations enshrined in the E.C Revised Roadmap for 2020/2021 General Elections, which were announced the E.C Chairperson Simon Byabakama, include among others conditions that will ensure that all voters are protected from contracting the deadly Coronavirus. The guidelines also include abolishment of political rallies, which have been replaced by online campaigns, specific dates on which candidates for various positions will be nominated and voted. Below is Justice Byabakama’s full detailed speech about the E.C Revised 2021 General Elections Roadmap; Dear esteemed members
By Keefa Nuwahereza Former Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner for Customs, Dicksons Kateshumbwa, has caught ‘political fever’ and as you read this, he is warming up for the 2021 General elections, with intent to oust Elioda Tumwesigye from the Sheema Municipality Member of Parliament seat. Our Moles reveal that Kateshumbwa strategically resigned his position at URA a few weeks ago, such that he could prepare ahead of time for the elections. We are told he is currently doing ‘Digital Kakuyege’ rallying all his friends, OBs, colleagues, former workmates and all people from Sheema through social media platforms to vote for him when the time comes, since he believes he has the potential. Currently, posters and flyers bearing Kateshumbwa as an aspiring candidate for She
By Keefa Nuwahereza The nation has woken to grief on Tuesday morning after three people perished and several others sustained injuries after getting involved in an accident that occurred in Mabira Forest, along the Kampala-Jinja Highway. According to eyewitnesses, the three died on spot at Kinoni, in Mabira Forest, after a truck loaded with tomatoes collided head-on with a Toyota Harrier vehicle. Photos showing the accident scene (Courtesy of New Vision) By the time of filing this story the traffic police had been called to the scene to retrieve the body, who included the driver of the Toyota Harrier and his two passengers, although details about them were still scanty. Watch this space for details about this tragedy!