Mike Ssempereza, a resident at Seeta and one of the land beneficiaries noted that about two weeks back a team of about 100 unknown people cut down the trees. He says that the same group turned up today to partitioning the plots, yet their attempts to demand answers on where the team got the powers to take over the land remained futile.
Ahead of the official closure of nominations on October 1, scores of aspirants for local council positions flocked the centre today, in a rush to beat the deadline. Many of them were accompanied by hundreds of supporters, crowding the nomination centre, in contravention of the COVID-19 guidelines issued by both the Electoral Commission and the Ministry of Health.
Police Superintendent Onyango says that after systematic examination of the scene, different drops of blood were spotted and followed, heading to Kigagga zone where another dead body of Katende was found with multiple cuts
The vetting process which started last week, on Tuesday had to close on Sunday with the declaration of winners. However, participants in the municipality have since been waiting for results until today when they were told that the process was marred by irregularities which affected the outcome.
Previously, the district was conducting nominations at the district Electoral Commission offices. However, another office has now been established at Nakifuma sub-county headquarters. The main centre is now handling candidates from Mukono South, North, Aspirants for the District leadership position, and the municipality whereas the new centre is handling candidates from Nakifuma County.
Debrah Zawedde Ssetyabule, the Manager of Entrepreneurship center, says they are operating the workshop in partnership with Uganda Tailoring Association, which is responsible for producing and distribution of government masks in the country. He says they are also targeting the wider market of church founded schools and institutions.
Deborah Zawedde Ssetyabule, the entrepreneurship centre manager says the Diocese has the capacity to produce 200 mosquito nets every day. But the production capacity can only be meaningful when there is a ready market for them, she adds.
Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament Betty Nambooze offered a six roomed house at Kavule ward to serve as the party offices while Nambooze’s daughter-in-law Lydia Namayengo Njuba also established another office near the municipal taxi park.
According to the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Luke Oweyesigire, the three suspects hired Batte to drive them to Bajjo village in Ggoma but turned against him along the way, strangled and stabbed the victim five times on the head and three times on the right hand.
The candidates stormed the tallying desk demanding that the district registrar Benon Ssekanyo halts the declaration process until their complaints were rectified. Complaints included alteration of results and declaration of candidates who did not win.
Opondo stresses that since 1996 when he started staying at Nasuuti he has never been attacked or had anybody walking through his gate to pick anything, and so thinks this is the beginning of Plan B the opposition talked about.
According to the deputy vice chancellor in charge of academic affairs Rev. Dr John Kitayimbwa, after consulting with students in different parts of the country with low internet connect, they suggested that the university deliver papers to churches under various dioceses for easy access.
Brendah Awooli, 17, who stays with her mother at Seeta says teachers at Namwanga primary school Tororo failed to understand her situation and continued to punish her whenever she skipped days without attending school and when she turned up late for classes
It is alleged that the results that were delivered to the district tally centre did not match what was already declared at the village level prompting contenders to protest. The new results favoured Badru Kabuye against Diana Nyago and the incumbent MP Paul Musoke.
UCU Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academics Rev Dr John Kitayimbwa says that as they ponder the way forward, a new arrangement was sought through which all students will be required to purchase MTN sim cards that will give them access to internet hotspots within the university campus.
Nkata also accuses the municipality for declining to transfer funds to the hospital bank account managed by the Medical Superintendent Dr Geoffrey Kasirye who reports directly to him and instead want the funds to be controlled on Health Center IV account.
The University had been directed to halt admissions in the two courses for lack of appropriate infrastructure and equipment early this year following the third joint inspection of medical and dental schools and teaching hospitals in Uganda carried out from 10 to 14 February 2020 by the East African Community-EAC Joint National Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council.