According to Meri, there is a new element of commercialization of rustling, where wrongdoers connive to steal cows. He noted in the past, Karamojong used to raid for prestige, but it is currently driven by the desire for money.
WWF is implementing the midstream activities after signing a contract with the Ministry of Water and Environment and its activities include raising community awareness on environment conservation, riverbank stabilization, and supporting the livelihood of communities along the catchment area.
In his testimony, Ssebuyungo told the court that Wamala and his employee, Jamilu Kimbugwe who is still at large cut the deceased into two. Wamala pleaded not guilty to the charges with guidance from his then-lawyer, Gastone Kamugisha, Wamala, and proceeded with the full trial.
Abias Rwamwiri, the Spokesperson of the National Drug Authority, says that during their operation on unlicensed drug shops, they found Akankwasa with a forged license in the name of God’s Will drugshop in Mbarara City. She later led them to Sande and Bob as the source of all kinds of forged documents in the region.
The trio was picked up on Tuesday under the supervision of Brig. General Henry Isoke, the head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit following an impromptu visit by the State Minister for Economic Monitoring, Peter Ogwang. The minister was accompanied by a team of officials from the National Building Review Board-NBRB, State House Anti-Corruption Unit, and police officers to inspect certain projects in the municipality.
During his first term, Dr. Tedros guided WHO’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is still ongoing. He also led responses to the Ebola and Measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which lasted for more than one year.
According to Museveni, the money meant to pay people who lost their cattle during insurgencies in Omoro district and Acholi Sub-region and other areas is readily available and urged the locals to disregard the opposition lies.
“Four staff members who were arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court, Kampala, pleaded guilty to abuse of office, causing financial loss, and conspiracy to defraud and had their cases dropped by DPP. Ref: Criminal Case No. 149/2019 Uganda Vs Omeke David, Odongo James, Otim Gilbert, and Omoding Samuel. One staff member, who stole and sold a bull, which belonged to the University has never been prosecuted”, she notes in her May 16th, 2022 letter.
Catherine Akello from Kyebando, a Kampala city suburb wondered what the women councils are and the mandate of the women council committees. She admits to having heard about the women councils in passing but added that she has never felt their relevance in the community.
Esangu told our reporter that Erwatu and Olobo drove his cattle to the sub-county headquarters under unclear circumstances before they connived with the LC 3 chairperson to sell off his animals without his consent on April, 24th, 2022.
“I paid Shillings 600,000 on top of the 250,000 that I had paid because I was desperate. I needed to travel urgently and was told booklets were running out. I had no option. I would rather pay the money than miss the conference I was going to attend," she said.
Local leaders claim Local Content Policy is violated as many companies registered as Ugandan are purely owned by foreigners.
Project head, Edrisa Kwizera says they are monitoring the real impact of the rising fuel prices on the projects, but believes that the production timelines are and will not be affected by the changing economic situation.
According to the Minister, despite the fluctuating vanilla prices on the international market, it still fetches better prices compared to any other commercial crop in Uganda. In the last season, a Kilogram of vanilla cost between Shillings 40,000 and 50,000, which means a farmer could fetch Shillings 21million per hectare as gross income.
Stanbic Bank's Sam Mwgeza says they waiting for the NSSF to complete its consultations and amendment of the Law, and get guidance from the relevant authorities, and give guidance to the banks.
Buildnet Marketing Manager, Claire Kateregga says the demand for housing is going down contrary to what they had expected after the reopening of the economy.