Appearing before the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters on Wednesday Kasasa says that in 1996, a military detach was set up on his land in Mutungo. He says that he ignored their presence hoping that they would vacate.
Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze says they have received reports that members of the ruling party are scheming for a constitutional amendment suggesting that the president should be elected through the Electoral College as opposed to the Adult Suffrage system which has been used over the years.
Three weeks ago, some 400 people were forcefully removed from the land by a team led by police and Soldiers from the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces to pave way for the projects. However, a section of leaders from Lango sub region petitioned the president to halt the eviction.
The two year project, launched in Masaka on Wednesday, aims at improving the livelihoods of fishing communities, especially women and youths. It will benefit at least 25 groups of 20-25 people in three districts of Masaka, Kalungu and Kalangala.
The suspects who were meant to reappear before the Lira resident High Judge, Justice Alex Mckay Ajiiji on Tuesday for hearing of their bail application never turned up following the decision of the Principal Judge, Yorokamu to shift the trial.
The suspects identified as Amin Ssemanda and Julius Kabonge were arrested from Sentema Road in Rubaga Division with a vehicle containing 47 rolls of electric cables. They were intercepted by the police patrol after ignoring traffic police signals in Old Kampala, prompting a Patrol chase.
Norah Fathum, the Principal Health Inspector Arua Municipality, says the problem of hygiene in Ozua cells and others in River Oli division is hard to eliminate since their unhealthy lifestyle is embedded in the minds of the communities.
The cattle market facility is expected to contain among others; offices for local government personnel, revenue collectors, veterinary doctors and other assorted services for the cattle sellers including paddocks for systematic trade.
It is alleged that 36-year-old Ochan defiled a 14-year-old minor while on duty at Palaro Police post in May 2018. He later procured an abortion with the help of two health workers, with whom they have been detained at Gulu Central Police Station on Tuesday.
Last week, UNEB announced that it had withheld the results of eleven schools in Bundibugyo over allegations of examination malpractice affecting 600 candidates. UNEB disclosed that it had received information from security indicating that some teachers had been found writing answers for candidates on chalkboards and that the parents of the learners had paid Shillings 50,000 to facilitate the malpractice.
According to eye witnesses, Kasirye arrived amidst the confusion and asked the driver of Kusasiras vehicle to turn down the music. The driver reportedly ignored him; saying he wasnt above and there was nothing he could do.
The committee will be headed by Prof. Sarah Kiguli, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine. Prof. Kiguli will work alongside Prof. Noble Banadda, a senior lecturer in the Department of Agricultural and Bio-systems engineering, and Dr Moses Musinguzi, the Dean School of Built Environment.
According to Mary Kakara, the vice chairperson of Kyenjojo Civilian War Veterans Association, they acquired the land in 1989 from Yoneki Matama, who was a member of the Front for National Salvation FRONASA, a Ugandan rebel group formed by Yoweri Museveni in 1972.
Amolatar District Police Commander, Samuel Abedi has identified the deceased as Thomas Omara, 34, Innocent Obore 17 and Ceasar David Opito, 27, all residents of Kipangai A village, Kikondo parish, Namasale Sub County.