Masimo Opiyo, the Executive Director of Comboni Samaritans, says teenage motherhood has overtime presented a huge challenge for the region spanning over three decades right from the early 90s during the height of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army - LRA rebellion.
Nakapiripirit District Police Commander, Joseph Bongo, says calm has returned and normal business has resumed. He says they have also picked up two suspects, whose identities have been withheld to aid the police investigations.
The fall in the shares of the companies could be attributed to a fall in demand as foreign investors withheld their money, while others sold off their share to either keep cash or reinvest in their home countries and other markets considered safer.
The office of the Speaker, deputy and Executive Committees were created under the KCCA Amendment Act 2020. The Speaker and Deputy are elected from councilors at the Authority and divisions respectively.
Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on the sidelines of her campaigns in Nakawa Division in Kampala on Tuesday, Nyanzi said that everywhere she has gone before listening to what she is going to do for them, people first ask for handouts like; T-shirts, money, masks or local gin.
Speaking to his supporters in Padibe Town Council, Amuriat, said land has long been a problem in Acholi, arguing that the current regime has done less to guarantee it’s safety for the locals. Amuriat said once in office, he will extend the land rights to locals and empower them with the land laws.
Speaking at a press briefing organised by the Forum for Women in Democracy at Mestil hotel in Nsambya, Sarah Birete, the Executive Director Center for Constitutional Governance, said security agencies have hijacked the electoral process.
Mbidde, who seeks to unseat Mathias Mpuuga said that he held a meeting with Mao and they agreed to take parallel positions on the choice of the presidential candidate, adding that he had opted to go with Kyagulangyi, the ‘new kid on the block’.
The Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga explained that the committee will examine the advantages that can be exploited by the Kingdom and the already existing cooperatives to ensure that the cooperative movement is strengthened within the Kingdom.
Tumukunde, who was speaking at the launch of his manifesto at Boma grounds in Fort Portal on Tuesday, said that the people of Tooro Sub-region contributed much to the liberation struggle that ushered in the current government but has not benefited much.
According to preliminary information, Ouma left for the funeral of his friend in Busia district on Monday evening but didn’t find his wife, Fanisi Nabwire at home upon his return. His five-year-old son reportedly told him that his mother had gone to the maize plantation with Siminyu.
Peter Ddamulira, a resident at Mukono appeals to police to change the way they handle suspects. “So many people get arrested but they are not charged. They instead coerced to bribe their way out,” he said.
Posters and banners belonging to contestants such as Presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat Oboi of FDC, Robert Mugabi of Alliance for National Transformation - ANT and Lyandro Komakech of Democratic Party – DP, Caesar Rubangakene of National Unity Platform – NUP were defaced and confiscated.
Muntu was expected to campaign in Kalangala on Monday, the same day he visited Kyotera and Rakai district. However, he postponed his planned campaign meeting in Kalangala citing transport complications.
However, some residents are not sympathetic to Muntu and his campaign team.
Dr. Eric Alilo, the in-charge ogf Kotido Health Centre IV described the condition as gastroschisis, a birth defect of the abdominal wall where the baby’s intestines stick outside of the body through a hole besides the belly button.