Ssentamu, who held the flag for the National Unity Platform petitioned the High Court in Mpigi challenging the election of Sylvia Nayebale as the elected woman member of parliament for Gomba district citing election mal-practice. The Electoral Commission declared Nayebale as winner after collecting 30,253 votes against Ssentamu’s 22,657 votes following the 14th January, 2021 general elections.
The court martial presided over by Col. Gabriel Wamala heard that on the 14th February 2022 the accused UPDF soldier allegedly shot a civilian identified as Emmanuel Kica a resident of Arogo Village, Kal parish in Madi Opei Town Council.
The district received 8,000 seedlings that were supplied by three different suppliers under Operation Wealth Creation (OWC). But only one supplier met the specifications to supply seedlings of between 30 to 75 centimetres.
Michael Longole, the Mt. Moroto region police spokesperson, says that the incident happened around 9:00 pm on Sunday after the joint security team comprising the police and UPDF officers on night patrol within Acholi inn found the warrior trying to sneak into a bar with an SMG rifle and five rounds of ammunition.
Mutebi, who tresses his coaching style from the former Netherlands player John Cruyff commonly known as the tic-tac style, often identified by over possession of the ball, has failed to impress in Kigali.
Mark Tebanyang, another tour guide in Kotido district, said he had employed five boys to work with him under Tobongulore tour guide but he has since stopped them because he does not have money to pay them.
The deceased has been identified as Robert Luyima, 35, a resident of Matale village, in Kalisizo town council. It is said that Luyima had been arrested for whipping his nephew who messed up a house that was left in order.
Major Isaac Oware, the UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson confirmed the escape of the suspects but hastened to add that some have since been rearrested. He said they are investigating to establish whether there was foul play in their escape.
On Sunday, Katakwi Resident District Commissioner, Maj. Geoffrey Katamba, the Acting District Police Commander (DPC), Robert Oken and the Katakwi District Environment Officer, Simon Okello stormed Aputon Village to sort out the matter.
Betty Nesihwe, the Butaleja District Senior Probation Officer told URN in an interview last month that several defilement cases are resolved by local council village leaders in connivance with the parents who want money and bride price.
He also said police is hunting for the minor’s father who is on the run and all other people who were involved in the marriage to have them aligned in Courts of law.
Helen Muyomba, the in-charge of the information and referral service at the library, says that 150 authors submitted 17096 books last year, a good sign that Ugandans are writing and recognizing the importance of the National Library.