Nchwera Bridge in Bitereko Sub County on River Nchwera from Rukungiri district is one of the bridges that has been destroyed. The Bukaba and Kyanyogwijo Bridges in Bukaba Sub County have been blocked by papyrus leaves.
The settlement initially opened in 2017 sits on a 50 square miles’ piece of land donated by host communities in Palabek Ogilli and parts of Palabek Gem Sub-counties. Although it was initially meant to accommodate 40,000 refugees and asylum seekers, its capacity was increased to 60,000 after the Office of the Prime Minister-OPM acquired more land.
The UPDF 3rd Infantry Division which is enforcing the Presidential Directive on disarming the Karimojng is now on standby class one, to prevent any further terror attacks against security installations as wells as the general public.
The arrangement follows reports of laxity among members of the business community especially in arcades, even after the attacks that rocked the city on Tuesday, when two explosives were exploded; one at the Central Police Station in Kampala and another along Parliamentary Avenue in the Central Business District.
James Mwesigye, the Resident City Commissioner Mbarara says that Taxi and Bus Operators had started to load passengers from the non-gazetted areas which puts them at risk of being attacked by unknown people.
Justice Odoki restrained the Attorney General and UBOS from implementing all the contents in Kasaija's decision communicated in his letter. He further issued an order restraining the government and UBOS from making any press statements regarding the case against the officials who petitioned the court for redress.
A security meeting convened on Wednesday at Arua City Council Hall resolved among others to immediately increase foot and motorized patrols in the City. It was also decided that all border security personnel should provide regular Intelligence reports.
At least two patrol vehicles with counter-terrorism, Field force unit officers and military personnel have been deployed at the different police stations to thoroughly check every person and their belongings before they are allowed to access the police station. Foot and motorized patrols are moving in areas around police stations at Jinja road, Kira Road, Jinja Road, Wandegeya Police stations and NaguruPolice headquarterS.
The suspect, identified as Hussein Mbabazi Turinayezu, a resident of Munengwe village in Kibitoki county, Burundi, was arrested on Wednesday while attempting to board a Bismirkan bus from Kisoro, an area that shares a boundary with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Rwanda in South-Western Uganda
The 1,443km East African Crude Oil Pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Hoima in Uganda to the Chongoleani peninsula near Tanga port in Tanzania. It is envisaged to be the longest electrically heated pipeline in the world, crossing through 10 districts in Uganda, a distance of 296 kilometres and 25 districts in Tanzania, covering eight regions.
In a statement issued by the commission chairperson Mariam Wangadya, she condemned acts of terrorism and violence calling them cowardly and intended to spread fear and terror among peace loving Ugandans.
Safeboda is accessed by connecting to a mobile application downloaded from the Google Play store for android phones and the App Store and phones that are powered with iOS technology. For the service to work, one has to open the SafeBoda app, which requires the internet, to type in their destination and request a ride.
Justice Kaweesa said that the sureties were given adequate time to produce the suspect in court. He ordered that each of the sureties pays 50 Million Shillings or face jail for arrested for aiding the escape of a suspect.
The 21 are part of 35 bomb victims that the hospital admitted yesterday following bomb blasts that happened at the Central Police Station on Buganda road and the IPS building along Parliamentary Avenue.