The decision was arrived at during an emergency meeting attended by Soroti city authorities, MoLG officials and selected vendors at the market premises on Friday. The meeting that dragged for almost a whole day resolved to halt the allocations exercise after receiving report of an investigation conducted in the market.
On Friday night, at around 9.00 pm, a 90-year-old woman was shot four times by unknown gunmen in Katanga, one of the suburbs where most killings by gun have taken place this year. Already three residents have now been killed by unknown gunmen in the area since the beginning of the year.
But as Ochola bids farewell to the 50,000 SPCs, 20 out of 28 policing regions have expressed need to have some of these temporary personnel retained. The DPCs through Regional Police Commanders –RPCs have asked to remain with five to 20 SPCs to supplement on their insufficient numbers of policemen and women.
Now, Wasswa Bbossa, head coach Express FC said his team is now switching focus to Uganda Premier league where they need to win all their games left in a bid to secure the 2021 silverware, after storming Stanbic Uganda Cup semi finals.
Brian Semujju a lecturer at Department of Journalism and Communication, Makerere University said that in the absence of the methodological challenges, the findings imply that radio in Africa has faced stiff competition from newer sources of news/information in urban areas, while in the rural areas, radio has to compete with other economic priorities.
Obong, who is attached to 409 brigade in Arua district was arrested on Thursday following a tip off by concerned residents. The UPDF soldier was riding a motorcycle Reg No UFE 780M with the ivory tied in a mattress.
However, Sheik Muhammad Wasswa Ssemakadde, the Bukomansimbi District Khadi, attributes the ongoing killings to curses of all Ugandans who are arrested, incriminated, tortured and innocently charged due to sloppy investigations.