Dispatch from Kampala ~ Uganda Presidential Elections Countdown

Posted February 14, 2011 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Featured ~ 3,936 views


By Ronnie Mayanja | Dispatch from Kampala ~ Residents of Kampala are bracing themselves for the final week of campaigns as the Presidential candidates move into the city center in order to sell their campaign messages amidst defections of top cadres in various political parties.

On the ground in Kampala, Ugandans are stocking up on food as they anticipate disruptions in transport and food supply, with the recent riot experiences in mind, there is a great deal of anxiety among the general population.

With the general election just days away and the ballot papers en-route to the various upcountry polling districts, the international community will be watching Uganda for a free and fair election come Friday February 18th 2011.

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