“How can these attacks happen and no action is being taken by the government? Since 2018 my subjects have been suffering, they are being put on gunpoint before they are robbed. These cases are all being reported to the relevant government security agencies but no any action is taken to save my people.” -Omukama Iguru.
“Most of these people are not got at their respective homes when we go to check on them meaning they are escaping to freely join other members of the public. This is very dangerous and could escalate the spread of the virus into the communities, “said Tumusiime.
Andrew Byakugata, the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday explains that Nabbanja’s appointment is a big achievement for Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom and the entire people of Bunyoro sub region adding that the King is appreciative.
James Wanzala, a fisherman at Kijangi landing site, says that the proposed suspension of night fishing operations is good. He, however, wants the COVID-19 Taskforce to come up with appropriate measures to compel fishermen not to cross to the DRC while on the lake.
Initially, the Kingdom had invited only 100 guests to attend what they called scientific celebration. Andrew Byakutaga, the Kingdom Prime Mi says that the Omukama has suspended this year’s coronation anniversary following the new presidential directives of COVID-19.
Hoima Resident City Commissioner Samuel Kisembo Araali says that members of the burial team attached to Hoima Regional Referral Hospital have reportedly been charging between 300,000 and 700,000 Shillings from relatives of those who succumb to COVID-19 to cover costs of disinfecting the body and facilitate burial ceremonies.
Vincent Mwesigye, the Albertine Regional Police Commander-RPC told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday that the operations were conducted on Friday, Saturday and Sunday where they apprehended more than 150 curfew violators across the region.
Hakiza says that as they continued digging the shallow well, water emerged from underground. He says the two drowned and could not fight for their dear lives anymore. He explains that residents became suspicious after waiting for the duo to come out of the shallow well in vain. They immediately alerted Hoima police, which rushed to the scene but couldn’t much before the two were already dead.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson says that the suspected Congolese militiamen that were dressed in DRC military uniform raided the lake and placed several fishermen at gunpoint, and ordered them to surrender the boats to them.
Private Solomon Baker Bakobe, of the 11th Battalion, was convicted by the first division infantry court-martial presided over by Col. Sam Mugyenyi during a session held at St Paul Catholic Church Premises in Mparo North cell Eastern Division of Hoima city today.
This will form part of the partnership between the business incubator and an agricultural firm Pure Grow Africa, to improve the standards and quality of foodstuff supplied to oil companies. The move will also see farmers in the region get registered on the National supply database and also have timely information on what is required.
Kaboyo of the National Resistance Movement-NRM Party won the hotly contested Hoima City Mayoral seat on January 20,2020 after garnering 12,451 votes beating the Incumbent Mayor Grace Mary Mugasa who contested as an Independent candidate and three other candidates. Mugasa had 12, 298 votes.
The Swearing-in ceremony was presided over by David Sayuni, the Hoima Chief Magistrate who also presided over the administration of the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of the Mayor at Hoima Buffallo Hotel in Hoima City.