On Wednesday, Wanyoto took the stand for cross-examination by Nakayenze legal team led by Medard Lubega Seggona in Mbale High court presided over by Justice Andrew Basaija. Ssegona tasked Wanyoto to tell the court how many votes she garnered in the contested polls on whose grounds she wants the court to declare her winner of the Mbale City Woman MP seat.
Government records show that 14 Ugandans were killed in South Sudan between May and August 2021. They include; Ali Mark Sony, Amati Stephen, Dada Abugo, Sadam Andama, Katongole Hussein, Abdu Makanga, Kuraish Mutebi, Sembusi Kato and Amono Anna Clara, among others.
Ugandan learners have had more than 18 months of a distorted school calendar following closures that started in March 2020 and a staggered re-opening which was cut short in June 2021 after reports that COVID-19 cases had become rampant in schools. President Yoweri Museveni had earlier stated that schools would remain closed until children aged above 12 are vaccinated.
CID Spokesperson, Charles Twine spokesperson, says that the recovered money was destined for another accomplice in the crime. “The money, which was destined for another accomplice in the crime was part of the Shillings 3 Billion loot that had passed through an account of a fictitious Commission agent,” Twine said in a tweet without giving details.
“It is still uncertain because we haven’t received any money, we are taking it day by day, Federation of International Basketball Association, (FIBA) had given us the 29th of August 2021 to clear the bills, but we are waiting to see what they say. We wrote a letter to the first lady but we haven’t received any response,” Katabi said.
Greater Masaka comprises Bukomansibi, Lwengo and Masaka districts. In his report to parliament on Tuesday, the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen David Muhoozi, said there is heightened security in the region, which has led to the arrest of 11 suspects in connection to the attacks.
A baseline survey conducted by Tango Consultants across 19 Northern Uganda districts with support from UWEAL notes that although Shea butter and nuts are on high demand, the fact that they are seasonal and grow as wild trees makes the value chain is inconsistent.
Festo Muluga, the chairperson Nalado Buseta sub-county explained that each village chairperson was meant to sign for Shs200,000 as indicated on the form but to their surprise the officers told them to sign for Shs170,000.
Justice Kawumi noted that if the failure to acquire ten names and signatures of persons supporting a candidate’s nomination would not affect the nomination, the legislature should have stated so in the parliamentary elections Act.