The UPDF says that the woman, only identified as Zam Zam, a resident of Kitome Trading Centre in Lodiko Sub County was shot dead by the warriors on suspicion that she was collaborating with security agencies revealing information about people with illegal firearms.
This brings to six, the number of people found dead under unclear circumstances in less than two weeks in the municipality. Four of these are not known to locals in the areas where the bodies were found.
The Ministry of Works and Transport contracted the Company in 2019 to tarmac a road and construct the bridge that connects Nakasongola to Kayunga district for a tune of 15 billion Shillings. The construction was supposed to be completed within 18 months, but was later granted a six months extension.
A source privy to the matter told URN that authorities have discussed the possibility of removing the boarding sections as one of the new guidelines and operating procedures that will see schools safely reopen, for this category of learners, who have not been recommended for any kind of vaccination.
The vaccination exercise for teachers in Kampala schools started on August 25, as one of the measures to prepare for the reopening of schools. Up to 10 centres were ringfenced for teachers within the jurisdiction of Kampala Capital City Authority -KCCA.
They were admitted to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital in critical condition following the attacks where they were asked to have a skull Computed Tomography (CT) scan to help health experts to detect brain injury, bleeding, and skull fractures.
Nasser Ashraf was declared the winner of the South Division mayoral seat with 6,910 votes while Musisi, his main challenger polled 4,973 votes. Musisi however contested the results arguing that the election was marred with irregularities, which affected the final outcome of the exercise.
The Institute Rector Peter Bbosa says that they previously sent their students to 20 training hospitals which currently have limited space to accommodate staff and training students. As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, person-to-person interactions are limited, as well as congregations and contact with other persons.
The Program was launched in August 2019 as part of the government’s strategies to transform 68 per cent of Ugandan homesteads from subsistence to market-oriented production. Rukiga district received 560 million Shillings to benefit 18 Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization or Society (SACCO) with 636 benefiting groups.
Wasswa, a senior correspondent with Deutsche Press Agentur (DPA), the German Press Agency,) was arrested on Thursday by security officers at Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, a facility that is hosting the 51 Afghan evacuees who arrived in Uganda on Wednesday. They are part of a group that is fleeing Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
Mujungu, the National Resistance Movement -NRM party candidate won the parliamentary race with 7,601 votes, defeating his main challenger Jackson Mbaju who got 7,522 votes and eight others. But Mbaju petitioned the court to challenge the outcome of the polls citing cases of voter bribery, ballot stuffing and the existence of ghost voters of the register.
The districts of Lwengo, Bukomansimbi, Sembabule and Masaka city have in recent months registered several incidences of murder orchestrated by unknown people who waylay others or sometimes break into houses in the night hacking occupants with blunt objects, however without asking for money or taking any household properties.
The team’s head coach Vicent Kiwanuka recently summoned a 26-man squad to begin residential training at Kampala University. The team had three test games against National Insurance Corporation Netball Club, Police Netball Club and Weyonje Netball Club to test their skills.
A team of joint security personnel comprised of the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI and Joint Anti-Terrorism Taskforce-JAT arrested a man identified as Abdul Katumba who was found in possession of materials allegedly used in making Improvised explosive Devises-IED.
Eight election officials, among them Presiding Officers, Polling Assistants, and Voter Verification Officers from Acerer, Naregae, Arengkeju and Lopur Polling Stations, among others, filed affidavits in support of the petition filed by Paul Oloo, an independent candidate who lost the recent parliamentary elections.
Gen Lokech died from his home in Kitikifumba one, in Wakiso District on August 21. A postmortem report released by the police on August 22 revealed that Gen Lokech, also known as the lion of Mogadishu, died from blood clots in his lungs arising from injuries he sustained on his right ankle.