Natukunda denies receiving the said letter, saying that even her signature purportedly acknowledging receiving the letter was forged. She now wants Mwesigwa to present the person that received the letter, offer a public apology, and pay her Shillings 500,000 in damages for physiological torture, disturbance, and inconvenience.
Elivaidah Karuhanga, Female District Councilor for elders, said that the missing Deputy speaker raises worries following the death of former District Councilor Fred Kabanda who represented Mwizi Kabura Town council who was found murdered last year and body dumped in a trench.
According to the Rwampara District Health Officer Allan Twesigomwe, women can access maternal health services from five Health centres in the entire district contrary to the policy of accessing the service from all Health centres IIIs and IVs.
The affected residents were forcefully evicted from the land by prominent businessman Robert Rutebemberwa the director of Birya United Agencies in 2019 and deployed private security after he fenced it off after he allegedly said that he had bought it.
This is part of the Integrated Water Resources Management Project which is targeting 1,000 households to directly benefit from the new livelihood changing projects under the plan for the Restoration and Protection of the River Rwizi Ecosystem and Catchment Area.
The Rwizi Region Police Spokesman, Samson Kasasira, says that the councillor was rushed to Mayanja Hospital in critical condition resulting from excessive bleeding. According to Kasasira, his condition deteriorated prompting his transfer to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.
Joconoius Musingwire, the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA regional manager in southwestern Uganda says they have identified the use of herbicides as a new and easiest method used by encroachers. Some of the herbicides used to clear wetlands include weed master 24D and DUDU.
Kyangulanyi was supposed to hold one rally for Rwampara district in Bugamba Sub county but his Rwampara team was forced to change venue to Kitunguru playground which is about 70 kilometers from the prepared venue.
Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Region Police Spokesperson, says the deceased was killed on Tuesday night and his body dumped in river Rwizi. He says the assailants were after the deceased’s Bajaj boxer motorcycle registration number UEV 781Q.
Tumukunde, who was scheduled to meet his supporters at Kinoni playground last evening arrived to an empty venue manned by police personnel at 4:30 p.m. A bitter exchange ensued between him and Opiyo as security chased motorcyclists from parking along the highway.
But many of the farmers are now struggling as the cost of a bunch of Matooke hit the lowest mark going for as low as 2,000 Shillings from 15,000 to 25,000 before the lockdown. The farmers say that although the price drops are expected during the peak harvest season running from June to August, the drop this year is unprecedented.
Faith Katusiime, an expectant mother is one of those who have taken advantage of the relaxed travel restrictions to visit a health facility. Katusiime told URN that she still has a month to delivery but decided to visit the health center early enough because of the prevailing situation.