Onesmus Matsiko, the chairperson of the tea farmers’ association noted that a 30 percent subsidy on fertilizers like in other countries would cost the government 8 Billion Shillings per year to boost the tea sub-sector.
Witnesses say that Mugisha has been taking advantage of the absence of his estranged wife to abuse his daughters aged 13, 11 and 7 years. Rachael Kawala, the Wamala Region Police Spokesperson, says that the minors were taken for medical examination to ascertain the claims.
Wilberforce Kizza, a former councillor explained that they received approval from the district for construction of a classroom block worth Shillings 120 million in the current financial year but they were surprised to see construction works start at the beginning of February.
The Wamala Region Police Spokesperson, Racheal Kawala said that the truck which was overloaded with market vendors and their luggage, overturned, and rammed into a building killing 4 people and injuring 18.
Led by Sandra Nalwanga, the area Woman Councilor representing Butologo and Kiruuma Sub Counties, the residents say that the gold miners forcefully stopped them from cultivating on their respective areas and later on started digging pits. They fear that instead of digging the ground for crops, their land has been surrendered for gold-mining activities, to which they are not even beneficiaries.
The Belgium government through VVOB - Education for Development has invested Shs415 million to support piggery, horticulture and other crop farming arrangements, cattle keeping and aquaculture at the Mubende based NTC.
The project dubbed fair-for-all, improving coffee value chains in Uganda seeks to improve all activities that bring coffee from production to the cup, advocate for fair prices, better access to finance, public investment in processing and value addition.
Dr Bukenya was declared the winner of the election with 15,190 votes against his main challenger Babirye Jane Zaninka, who polled 6,047 votes. But Babirye, a member of the Opposition National Unity Platform – NUP petitioned the High Court in Mubende accusing Dr Bukenya jointly with the Electoral Commission - EC of violating the principles of a free and fair election and constitutionally guaranteed electoral process.
In a petition signed by 24 councillors, Muhereza is accused of alleged misuse of government facilities. It is alleged that Muhereza forcefully allocated himself district vehicles from the departments of education and health, which hindered service delivery.
Umar Muhamad, 34, a Congolese national and resident of Kyaka II Refugee Camp in Kyegegwa District was on Tuesday charged with six offences. The charges are reckless driving, causing death through reckless driving and driving a motor vehicle without a valid driving permit.
During cross-examination, Bagala denied any wrongdoing and told the court that the election was perfect, free and fair. She also revealed that one of her agents identified as Norah Nantongo asked for 1 million Shillings to bribe voters, which she rejected.
The deceased’s friend also a minor says that they went with Alinitwe to fetch water and found Vanasio cutting logs. She said that the suspect told the deceased she had her mother’s money, which she wanted to give her.
“The issue of trespass is everywhere, even someone is on their Kibanja it is called trespass. The next thing you see are summons to appear on trespass. So, I was perturbed, which trespass when somebody is on their kibanja or in their home?” the Minister asked.