The Deputy RDC Sam Evidence Orikunda, says that the charcoal was impounded in the ongoing joint crackdown by the Natural Resources Office and the local leaders in the wake of environmental degradation concerns.
According to Fred Musinga, the Kitagwenda district Commercial Officer, the district has 600 associations but it received 500 million shillings a week ago. He says each group is consisting of between seven and 30 members
Mushemeza had been nominated with the National Resistance Movement - NRM candidate Robert Mugabe who is also the interim LCV Chairperson. However, after nomination, a concerned citizen, Kenneth Tumwebaze, petitioned Uganda National Examinations Board - UNEB saying Mugabe had forged a Primary Leaving Examinations - PLE results slip.
“Basing on the material availed, UNEB Examinations Security Committee proceeded with the hearing and it was proven that you presented a forged PLE result slip No. 33269/058 -1999 in 2014 when you sat for Uganda Certificate of Education – UCE,” reads part of Odongo’s letter to Mugabe.
During the rally, a section of war veterans told Muntu that even when they immensely contributed to the liberation struggle that ushered in the National Resistance Movement -NRM government, they have since remained poor.
Charles Mugisha, the manager of Saem Engineering Company Limited that is currently running the hydro project, says human activities along the river banks like farming have led to silting and reduction in the water levels which has, in turn, led to a reduction in power generation.
The school has been struggling to extend quality education to students due to lack of classrooms, science laboratories, a library, a computer lab, teachers, and scholastic materials among other things.
Eng Steven Ogwete, the project coordinator, said that the fully-fledged facility was constructed with the aim of promoting Trans-boundary Corporation between Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo – DRC among other benefits.
Daphine Mbabazi, a resident of Kiryanga in Kitagwenda town council, who had gone to deliver from the facility, says she was asked for money to buy some drugs or she gets referred to Ibanda hospital which is several miles away.
According to Musana Nathan, the chairperson LC3 Kicheche Sub county who also doubles as Mayor Kabujogera Town council during an interview with URN reporter earlier on Thursday, said the Town council received only 50M as startup fund in 2016 and since they have never received any more money.
Robert Mugabe, the chairperson Kitagwenda district, who rushed to the area ordered the parish chiefs and extension workers to write reports that will be sent to the ministry of disaster and preparedness for assistance.