In an exclusive interview, the father of three told Uganda Radio Network-URN that they were tortured while being forced to confess for participating in the November 18-19, 2020 riots triggered by the arrest of the National Unit Platform President, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu during his presidential campaign trail.
Officials from the OPM allocated an acre of land to the families instead of the two which they had earlier been promised. However, the land was taken away from the victims in exchange for 100,000 Shillings each month, despite growing food on the land. Wilson Wanansolo, the chairperson of the resettlement camp says that the land was allocated to Bunambutye Health center which is currently under construction.
Juliet Birungi, a trader selling green vegetables at Mawero market says that she has lost green vegetables worth 100,000 shilling to the loitering cows, and appeals to owners to tie their cows rather than causing her daily losses.
Natasha explains that besides feeding Epenu, who has not worked for close to eight years, she needs Shillings 600,000 for physiotherapy and occupational therapy, which is done three times a week at the International hospital Kampala and Butabika hospital respectively.
According to Cherop, she was in primary five at Kalas girl’s primary school in Amudat town in 2009 when was forced to undergo FGM. Cherop explains that she was interested in operating big planes and travel to as far as Britain and Egypt but her dream.
The state Minister for Gender and Culture Peace Mutuuzo asked the leaders of Bugwere to emphasize the messages and existence of the covid19 disease. She said that people need to be very careful the way they deal and operate in their day to day life and that they should follow the guidelines as much as possible.
Other witnesses said that the infant was strangled by a frustrated Mother. Among these is Aisha Mabingo said the increasing cases of infanticides in slum areas these days is due to the irresponsible men who abandon them after giving them pregnancies.
Josephine Angucia, the West Nile Regional police spokesperson, says the minors picked up the explosive from a bush near the settlement around 2 pm and tried to cut it using a machete triggering it to explode.
Okello, a native of Aloi Sub County in the present-day Alebtong District is described as a brave man who fought against slavery imposed on the black people by Arabs in Zanzibar to ensure equal treatment among races in the land.
Addressing fishermen at the Fisheries Protection Unit base at Mwena Landing Site in Kalangala Town Council on Sunday, the FPU Operations Commander, Dick Kirya Kaija, says they have been forced to resume their operations because of the immaturity of fishermen.
Joan Nakayiwa, the Manager of Ash’s Florist based at Grand Imperial Hotel, says people who are buying flowers are only bargaining wanting a flower banquet to be sold to them to as low as 30,000 shillings yet it costs 150,000 shillings .