Prior to his appointment as a full cabinet minister, Gen. Katumba served as State Minister for Transport for two years. Under his docket lay the roads sector that covers the railway, taxis, buses and Boda-boda, water transport as well as the aviation and other related services.
All convicts appealed against the sentence except Stephen Lwanga.
They argued that the judge erred in law and fact when she convicted them on three charges without proof of all the essential ingredients of the offence beyond a reasonable doubt.
Facing strong resistance, the Archbishop could not even place the foundation stone close to the church. Muwonge says the stone was instead placed some meters away near the martyrs’ lake and was recently relocated to another place during the recent renovation of the place.
Several police investigators were seen at Kisota Road Kisaasi-Kyanja junction trying to figure out whether this could have been the exit route used by the assailants. Not even interviews with the residents in the vicinity could help.
Unidentified gunmen opened fire at Katumba’s vehicle registration number H4DF 2138 along Kisaasi-Kisota road killing his daughter, Brenda Nantongo Wamala and driver, Haruna Kayondo.
Gen. Katumba who was at the time headed for his mother in law’s vigil at Najjanankumbi, escaped with gunshot wounds in the shoulders and is currently admitted at Madipal International Hospital.
Gen Lokech in a statement issued said the assailants trailed Gen Katumba’s vehicle as soon as it left the home at Bulabira –Najeera until when they reached a remote location about 4 kilometres along the Kisota-Kulambiro road.
“Football is won through moments and She-Maroons had their moment, which they used to score a winning goal. We are first-timers in this elite league and for sure the girls, most of whom are ordinary Level students, played their best, they have received the necessary exposure and if circumstances allow, they will play much better next season,” he said.
Under their umbrella body of Gulu Northern City Boda Boda Association with over 800 members, the cyclists accuse the security personnel of extorting money from them to bail their way out during curfew hours.
The grant is supposed to help the country procure cold chain equipment for storage and transportation of covid-19 vaccines in the country. The funds will be channelled through the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund-UNICEF.
Achola pleaded not guilty and applied for bail through the Centenary Bank lawyer, Joshua Sserugendo. She presented her supervisor, Louis Ngabirano and her workmate, Rehema Kakembo at Centenary Bank as her sureties for bail application.
Rt. Rev. Sanctus Lino Wanok, the Bishop of Lira Catholic Diocese, says that the pilgrimage to Minakulu has been cancelled. He says that in their arrangements if they are to move from one point to another, it would be difficult to follow the SOPs.
Buganda Road Chief Magistrate Ayo Miriam Okello declared Luyirika, the Woman Councillor representing Makindye West winner after gathering 43 out of the 52 total votes cast while her opponent Shamim Awal Namusisi got eight votes.
In a short statement, Charles Twine, the Spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate, says that the suspects were picked from a “wedding party of a gay couple” in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district.