US Condemns Election Violence In Uganda

The US has expressed concern over the increasing reports of election related violence in the different parts of the country.
Speaking at a national dialogue by the Young African Leaders Initiative on peace, the Charge de Affair of the US Embassy in Uganda Ms Patricia Mahoney says they have seen use of excessive force at political rallies and clashes between rival political supporters.
She says they are also concerned about the reported attempts to limit the freedoms of expression and assembly.
Mahoney now challenges everybody to work for peace.
She further maintains that the US government does not support any candidate but is interested in supporting a free and fair electoral process.

Story By Benjamin Jumbe