Milton Ecopason, the Officer in Charge of the Marine Police at Katosi, confirmed that the boat was carrying eleven people. He confirmed the rescue of six people, saying the five others are presumed to have drowned. The boat was also carrying over 100 bags of charcoal, 40 bags of silverfish, and other produce.
Stillbirth is fatal death that occurs at or after 20 or 28 weeks of pregnancy. Mukono Hospital Medical Superintendent, Geoffrey Kasirye told the legislators that every month on average, the facility registers between 20 fresh stillbirth cases.
Engineer Harunah Ssebaduka, the Mukono Municipal Structural Engineer, advises Busuulwa to submit a comprehensive report covering the entire building before proceeding with any further development. The current integrity assessment report submitted to the engineer's office only focuses on the most affected areas.
Fred Ntambi, a resident at Kizaala-Buganda Village in Katosi town council died on March 23 after he was attacked and tortured by a gang from Mbeya Islands. The deceased had gone on routine fishing activities.
The situation has sparked outrage among the island's residents, who feel that their rights to due process and rule of law are being undermined. Adding to their anxiety is the fact that police officers who would investigate the matter were reportedly powerless after being threatened by Wanyama and his associates.
Namara Karuhanga, who led the gang has reportedly confessed to police to working under the instructions of Jackson Twinamasiko, a resident at Mukono who claims that Major Wanyama encroached on his land. Twinamasiko denied deploying the gang.
The two, identified as Samuel Kamuze, the Guild President of Grover Wilcox School of Mission, Nakanyonyi and Jimmy Ssenvuma, were assaulted by a group that found them digging at the college farm on Thursday, just a day after unknown people were seen surveying the same land.
Joachim Ssendi, the LC I Chairperson of Lweza village, says that the bridge was constructed to ease movement in the area as they wait for the authorities to intervene. He says that some residents say that the engineers were not competent enough for such a project.
Twelve-year-old Alice Sheila Namwanje, a former primary seven pupil of Naluse Primary School in Mukono Municipality was crossing from her home at Upper Kauga to the school found at Butebe Cell together with her classmate, Jenipher Namatovu.
The school had three classroom blocks. However, two of them were razed by stormy rains during the COVID-19 lockdown forcing the municipal authority to cordon off the main block which was in a dilapidated state without doors and windows, and with a roof that was on the verge of collapsing.
Ibrahim Kitenda, the LC II chairperson of Ngandu Ward says his office only registered cases of petty crimes such as stealing items left outside houses and snatching of telephones last year but they have already registered over twenty cases of burglary involving injuring residents this month alone.
Before the family's sole breadwinner was detained in 2018 on suspicion of following Kirumira and informing his murderers who killed him on September 8, 2018, in Wakiso district, the family was living along Bombo Road in Kagoma. Mwebe stayed on remand in Kitalya before he and his erstwhile co-accused, Abubakar Kalungi, were tried for murder in September 2022 in the High Court and he was acquitted.