Electoral Commission bruised by Court blocking of LC elections

Electoral Commission bruised by Court blocking of LC elections

Justice Byabakama Mugenyi Simon, the Chairperson, Electoral Commission  has released statement hours after court blocked  Women Council elections due today (Tuesday) and the follow up Local Council I vote slated for next week after more than 15 years of waiting. “The Commission appeals to political parties and organisations, candidates, agents and supporters, and all other […]

Post-Kiggundu era at EC starts Tuesday

Post-Kiggundu era at EC starts Tuesday

The inability to organise the Local Council One and Two elections is the only major regret for former Electoral Commission Chairman, Dr Badru Kiggundu. This will be one of the first tasks Court of Appeal Judge Simon Mugenyi Byabakama who will be sworn in on Tuesday next week will tackle. Byabakama will to replace Mr […]

Hajjat Aisha Lubega: So what if gov’t business is our family business?

Hajjat Aisha Lubega: So what if gov’t business is our family business?

Nabisunsa Girls School and President Museveni’s pick for Electoral Commission vice chairperson, Hajjat Aisha Lubega has revealed that Parliament has no right to block her appointment again. Hajjat Lubega was in 2002 dropped by the Parliamentary Committee on Appointments led by former presidential aspirant Aggrey Awori and current deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah when Museveni nominated […]