Above and beyond, the Electoral Commission in Uganda as established under Articles 60 and 61 of the 1995 Constitution, we have the EAC Treaty which obligates the Parliaments of member States to ensure that while electing representatives to EALA, democracy is upheld and gender is considered. Article 48 and 50 of the EAC Treaty.
As long as you are not a Member of Parliament, you can vividly contest as per the Treaty of EAC. Voters those are Hon members of Parliament.
Elections are due in November as it shall be further confirmed by the Parliament of Uganda.