Emmanuel Ariho, the Rukiga District Environment Officer, explained that this move aligns with the government's initiative, the "Wetland Restoration Program," funded by the non-governmental organization Green Climate Fund, aiming to restore the environment.
Rwot Kassimiro Ongom, the chief of the Patongo Clan, thinks the river is losing its life because of the poor relationship between the population and the vegetation. Ongom suggested that those who use the river should restore the old cultural practices that helped in nurturing and prolonging water sources.
The Court held that the applicants should have filed the case as early as 2017, rather than in 2020 and as a result, the court does not have jurisdiction to hear the matter. The ruling means that the applicants cannot proceed with the merits of the case.
"In the result, I find that the trial Judge erred in dismissing the petition for lack of jurisdiction, without recourse to the EACJ preliminary reference mechanism for a preliminary ruling on such issues raised in the petition as called for Treaty interpretation,” said Mugenyi.
The transfer, expected 19 years ago, faced delays due to regional instabilities. The ritualistic transfer of power occurred at Akiriket, one of the largest shrines in Lotisan Sub County. It involved the sacrificial offering of a black bull, symbolizing the transition from darkness to light within the community.
Kabahenda noted that while there are several programs such as Emyooga and the Parish Development model, none specifically caters to teenage mothers. She said that the programs focus on youth, neglecting the unique challenges faced by teenage mothers.
Beaker Mwanja, the Senior Probation Officer of Mbale city, addressed the media during a press conference held Thursday at the Mbale city hall, shedding light on the escalating issue of gender-based violence.
To curb losses, Bamuturaki says the company has invested in managing the cost of fuel and oil, maintenance, rentals, and crew through personnel training, process automation, airplane seat configuration, and extension of routes among others to enable the entity to move towards break-even.