Uganda Election Round-Up: Funny Ballot Papers Intercepted

-A +A
0

[Uganda Elections 2011]


Reports from Kampala, Uganda to this newspaper provides the following Uganda election updates.

  • The FDC opposition party has intercepted 50 ballot papers that were sent to be stuffed
    in one of the ballot boxes. European Union observers are now examining the
    papers.
  • Some ballot boxes are being delivered with broken seals; officials claim that the seals broke during transportation.
  • People people were discovered voting with slong sleeve shirts, with extra ballot papers
    hidden in the sleeves, which are then released into the ballot boxes.
  • Polling station agents in some instance have been forced to sign election results declaration before the voting started.
  • One polling station has already declared its results. There was 130% turnout.
  • One of the opposition Members of Parliament was shot at; condition not yet known.
  • The Army had heavily deployed in Kampala.
  • Security guards at FDC headquarters have been disarmed by government.
  • The telephone system is being jammed and some journalists are using Skype to reach the outside world.



"Speaking Truth To Empower."

Also Check Out...

Meet A'Ron Burns, a 17-year-old high school student and entrepreneur from Omaha, Nebraska
17-Year-Old Black Teen Opens
Democracy is on the ballot this November. Your rights and freedoms cannot afford to sit this one out.
NAACP President: “Democracy Is On
second annual Cyber NYC Fellowship scholarship program for low-income and unemployed New Yorkers.
Cybersecurity Scholarship Program
They are offering the public a total of 10 percent actual equity in the business
The Black Bread Company Offering
Detroit native and U.S. gymnastics Hall of Famer Wendy Hilliard
Hall of Fame Gymnast Rising Up
 Dr. Calvin Mackie, founder of STEM Global Action and STEM NOLA, and Dillard University President Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough
Trailblazer Award Given To