At 80 years of Age, Monsgor Charles Kimbowa passed on at Nsambya hospital having served in different offices of the catholic church since the 1960s when he was ordained priest. He has risen to the level of Monsgnor a single step to becoming a bishop.
Betty Aol Ochan believes the President is too powerful and parliament has not done its part to put in place checks to prevent abuse of power by the head of state. She notes that government has deliberately avoided forming a constitutional review commission that would address some of these issues.
The long time serving clergy with the title of ecclesiastical dignity- Monsgnor Kimbowa was mourned by Emmanuel Cardinal Wamala and other members of the episcopal conference who praised him for having taught and mentored priests in the country.
The escapees have been identified as Tumusiime Siraj, who was arrested on allegations of aggravated defilement, Micah Muzamir who was arrested on allegations of Burglary and theft and Faizo Carbon alias Atim Moses on allegations of theft.
Police spokesperson Fred Enanga identified the duo as Rashid Kavuma and Matovu Adam who beat police officers on duty at Court of Appeal - Twed Towers on Friday when ordered to vacate the place where they were waiting for their boss
The driver of the Fuso truck identified as Aggrey Muzaya, the turn boy and a woman suspected to be the owner of cargo died on the spot. The injured people include the driver of the trailer identified Amis Baheza and his turnboy Salim Tenywa and two women-only identified as Monica and Tunamuhikire.
As the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) marks the 2020 international Day for Universal Access to Information 28 September, it is emerging that in Uganda, the law is more of on paper than practice.
The verification seeks to identify the legitimate beneficiaries from whose gardens cane seed worth over 300 million shillings was cut by Atiak Sugar Factory with approval of NAADs during the 2019 first planting season.
According to Okello who heads the resource mobilization committee, they opted for Don Bosco Atede because they have the facilities needed by the health department and also do not have any candidates who are easting examinations this year.
Denis Okot, a resident of Acholiber, says the armed men numbering 30 started invading the area on Saturday evening and by Sunday yesterday, their numbers had grown to over 60. According to Okot, the armed men who speak predominantly Madi are chasing away people from their homes and erecting temporary structures. He says several people including him have fled the area to nearby Punudyang village for fear of their lives.
Maate added that the suspect further told police that he murdered the four over land related wrangles between him and his parents, adding that the family gave him a piece of land on a steep slope where he couldn’t construct a house.
The residents fear that being part of the city could affect their ownership to customary land, a developement which exposes them to land grabbers. Others fear that their buildings were not planned for the city, fearing that the elevation is pushing them into a status to which they do not belong and that they will most likely be subjected to taxes.