The Program was launched in August 2019 as part of the government’s strategies to transform 68 per cent of Ugandan homesteads from subsistence to market-oriented production. Rukiga district received 560 million Shillings to benefit 18 Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization or Society (SACCO) with 636 benefiting groups.
Ensinikweri handed over FDC party card and T-shirt to Twaha Selubowa Yalyakumanyi, Rukiga District NRM Party Returning Officer on Sunday evening at around 7:00 PM at the district NRM party offices in Muhanga town council.
Robert Muhereza Mikono, another eyewitness told our reporter that the police patrol that was carrying four police officers was speeding heading towards Hakarindi trading center to enforce the night curfew as well as rushing to a murder scene in Rutengye parish in the same sub-county.
Turyasingura was arrested on Thursday by police at his home in Muhanga town council. Derrick Katebire Mugyesera, the NUP Party Secretary-General for Kigezi Region says that Turyasingura is being detained at Muhanga police station in Muhanga town council.
Benson Mugarara, a resident of Kitunga parish says travelling from Kitunga trading center to Muhanga is now very expensive. He says they currently pay between Shillings 4000 and 5000 from Shillings 2000 they paid –previously. He wants the district to come to their rescue and fix the poor road network.
Christine Muhwezi, an eyewitness told URN that trouble started after Byarugaba found about 12 people drinking alcohol and playing cards for money in Ndyareeba’s bar. According to Muhwezi, Byarugaba demanded an explanation from Ndyareeba why he hosts people mostly school going children to participate in gambling.
According to the results, Kakwerere’s rival and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC candidate, Michael Kwarikunda Mbareeba got 12308 votes, the National Unity Platform candidate, Onesmus Arinda came third with 1150 votes while independent candidate Martin Rumanzi trailed the pack with 478 votes.
While campaigning in Rukiga district, Muntu says that there could be a secret behind the commission’s directive. Muntu says that an election deserves nothing to hide because everything is done in broad daylight.
Mbareeba’s assertion didn’t go down well with Kabafunzaki. He shot back saying it was morally and legally right for him to talk about the project since it was an initiative of the ruling NRM party to, which he subscribes