The LC V Chairperson, Retired Lieutenant Sam Kigula has petitioned the office of the Director of Public Prosecution over the matter. The 2021 annual crime report ranked Nakasongala eighth among districts with the highest cases of livestock theft after registering 113 cases.
Businge was sleeping inside his grass thatched house during a heavy downpour when the lightning bolt struck and killed him on the spot. Denis Oyewa, the Biiso sub-county LC III Chairperson, says residents heard the deceased screaming for help after the lightning bolt and rushed to see what had happened only to find him lying dead.
The disputed polls saw the Northern Division representative Verah Tuyizere Tumuheki elected to replace the late former Kabale District LC V Chairperson, Patrick Besigye Keihwa, who died last year. Tumuheki garnered 18 votes defeating his rival March Boaz, the Ryakarimira town council LC V councilor who got 16 votes.
Fr Ssendege observed the need to revise the current teaching materials right from primary schools by introducing environment conservation practices that specially targets the children whose future is largely reliant on nature.
Joseline Nyangoma, the Hoima District Natural Resources Officer, says that her office and that of the RDC were compelled to conduct the operation following the massive destruction of wetlands in the district.
Construction of the plant followed a bilateral agreement Uganda entered with Tanzania in 2015. However, implementation of the project started in 2017 making it the first cross-border Infrastructure project undertaken by Uganda and Tanzania.
Samuel Walulya Akalyamaggwa, a driver at the stage, says that they don't have any knowledge about the disease and have not taken any measures to protect themselves. He says they are yet to be sensitized by the authorities in Kampala on how to deal with the situation.
This comes at a time when a group of students led by the former Makerere University Guild President Shamim Nambassa has already filed a lawsuit in the High Court contesting the ongoing constitutional review process.
But the petitioners have not yet sued the King as they had put it in the petition. Reverend Willy Kintu Muhanga, the Chairperson of the Clan Leaders who petitioned the King has told Uganda Radio Network that they are currently not certain of when they will go to court to proceed with their earlier decision of suing the King.
In a statement published on the NIMD website on Wednesday evening and confirmed by its Country Director Frank Rusa, the Institute noted that as a key partner of Ugandan political parties, it is ready to continue supporting the process toward a new Memorandum of Understanding for IPOD and would only consider continuing to host the secretariat if IPOD is fully inclusive.
Josephine Ajok, a resident of Bargweng village Adowa Parish in Ogur Sub-county, says that the construction of Barlonyo HCIII will relieve her the burden of walking long distances to Ogur HCIV or raising money for paying Boda- boda riders who currently charge exorbitant fees due to the high fuel prices.
Dr. Collins Satya, the medical superintendent of Bukwo hospital confirmed that the situation is bad. He explained that police dumped the two bodies of two mob justice victims at the hospital after they were lynched for alleged cattle theft last week.
Jane Asiimwe Muhindo, the Rwampara Resident District Commissioner, says that the officials have returned the 7.5million Shillings they had solicited from 64 PDM groups, which they returned to the beneficiaries on Wednesday.
Pabious Otike, the District Natural Resources Officer and Joel Ogwang, the Zonal Cartographer were arrested on Wednesday evening for not only forging land tittles but also selling the land to individuals.