Kato Besisira, the Kanungu Assistant District Health Officer in charge of Environmental health who is also the Chairperson of the district Ebola Taskforce told our reporter that screening facilities have been placed at the Ishasha and Butogota entry points to make sure that any person crossing to Uganda is thoroughly checked.
According to Paison Byomuhangi, Kasiro village LC1 Chairman, Ahereza joined Tugumisirize in a group of others at Keti Ninsiima’s bar and started drinking alcohol. However, the two developed a misunderstanding and started fighting.
In the process, Ahereza pushed Tugumisirize down hard and she died instantly.
Byomuhangi says that when Tugumisirize died, Ahereza took off, but other revelers chased him. He was caught and beaten to death in revenge.
Moreen Atuheire, a resident of Bugongi in Nothern Kabale Municipality, says that recently, Kabale Municipality and Uganda National Roads Authority removed street solar lights along Kabale main street after developing a fault and connected them to the main grid. She says that whenever the power goes off, the street lights also go off.
Ssengooba said the offices that were closed on Friday, will remain closed for four days and is optimistic that this is will provide enough time for fumigation. He added that offices will be re-opened on Tuesday to resume normal business.
A team of police officers, who rushed to disperse the protesters failed to make it as their vehicle got stuck along Nyakabungo- Rugyeyo road. Their efforts to push the vehicle hit a snag forcing them to abandon it and run for over 10 kilometers to the scene of the protest only to find the residents had dispersed.