Bukenya says all the presidential candidates have been notified of the meeting, adding that they are expected to attend in person. “This meeting won't disrupt the normal campaign schedule, the candidates’ campaigns, and meeting can still go on because the candidate will be represented by their official campaign agents,” Says Bukenya.
The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owesigire, says the operation was prompted by reports implicating people in the affected areas for selling and smoking drugs.
“Information was received by the top commanders of Mukono Police Divisional Headquarters indicating that there are persons who had made it a daily routine to smoke opium and open bars at Benghazi-Wantoni and Nasuuti areas. Management agreed that an operation be conducted to curb the criminality in those areas, which was done today,” he said.
Alanyo told URN on her sick bed that the injury has left her helpless and unable to fend for her 4 children. A police officer on Kyagulanyi’s security detail was also injured during an altercation between the local police and the guards in Panyangara in Kotido Municipality.
He asked the government to expedite the process of opening the boundaries of the forest reserve to allow justice to prevail so that National Forestry Authority-NFA, the kingdom as well the community near the forest reserve can know their boundaries.
Nasur Masaba, a clinician who represented the Budaka District Health Officer noted that the survey was conducted in the health Centers of Kamonkoli Health Center III, Budaka Health Center IV, Iki Iki, and Kadeluna Health Center IIIs.
David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Region police spokesperson, says the deployment is meant to stop people from crowding at the venue in line with the health ministry guidelines stopping meetings of more than 200 people.
“I have two stamps, one for my village Akaramai and another for Kamon and today I am going to hand it over to the senior assistant secretary bukedea sub county,” said Emunat. He later surrendered the stamp, saying that he didn’t want to hand it over since he used his money to make it.
The deceased’s husband Badiru Watongola, who doubles as the Kamuli municipality NRM chairperson told URN in a phone interview that his wife breathed her last around 11:30 am Saturday morning. He said that the deceased legislator was admitted with breathing difficulties and they are yet to confirm whether she succumbed to COVID-19 or some other illness.
According to Tumusiime, the suspects were picked up from their hideout in Bushenyi in connection to the murder of Murokozi, who was involved in the purchase of fresh tea leaves. Murokozi was strangled to death at beginning of this month shortly after withdrawn Shillings 8million from a Sacco for use in the field.
The charged NUP supporters attempted to block the arrest of the defectors prompting police to fire teargas and live bullets in the air to disperse them before roughing up Alex Ssempijja and Abdul Ssentamu.
According to Cherop, this shows that the government doesn’t recognize the importance of their work, saying they have resolved to lay down their tools on December 30th, 2020 should government fail to address their concerns by end of November.
According to Kalembe, she will focus on bettering the lives of women because they are the mothers of the nation. Kalembe rallied women to support her because she understands their problems especially pregnant mothers who are still struggling to give birth in ill-equipped health facilities.
At Hanifa towers, Jimmy Kakooza said that the challenge they are facing is that people come at the same time and he can't put them on waiting because hand washing takes time. He also noted that it is also hard to enforce SOPs since the number of people accessing the building is overwhelming.