Museveni Warns Opposition Against Threatening NRM Supporters

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In short
Although Museveni didnt talk about the violence in which one FDC party supporter was shot dead by police in Wandegeya on Monday, he warned against electoral violence during elections.

The National Resistance Movement- NRM party presidential candidate, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has warned the opposition against threatening violence against his supporters.

 
Museveni sounded the warning during his final campaign rally at Kololo Independence Grounds on Tuesday evening.


He asked his supporters to make sure that they turn out at polling stations as early as possible and stay put until after the vote tallying is done.
 

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The NRM candidate also promised a number of developments for city traders, once he is elected back into power. He promised to construct low cost shops for tenants who are being exploited by property owners in the city.
 

Museveni also promised to reduce water prices from 200 Shillings to 36 Shillings to help tenants. He also said his government will make sure that landlords stop charging rental fees in dollars because this exploits tenants.
 

Although Museveni didn't talk about the violence in which one FDC party supporter was shot dead by police in Wandegeya on Monday, he warned against electoral violence during elections. 

Museveni concluded his presidential campaigns in Mukono North. Museveni is seeking his fifth presidential term in office.

 

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Beatrice Nyangoma
Beatrice Nyangoma values her independence as a journalist. This was one of her major considerations before she became a URN staffer in 2015.

Nyangoma says, "I like URN because it gives me room to decide what stories I want to work on. That is so important to me."

The URN Jinja bureau chief since July 2016, Nyangoma considers health matters a beat close to her heart. One of the highlights of her career so far were her exclusive interviews unveiling the rot in Mulago hospital in early 2016.

Nyangoma started out writing for the Red Pepper newspaper in 2011 in her final year of university. She was majorly a health reporter. In 2012, Nyangoma moved to Top Television as a health, business reporter and weekend news editor. She was also the assistant editorial manager of Kabarole Research and Resource Centre FM (KRC FM).