Two people are confirmed dead after they reportedly ate Fox meat in Kyangwali Sub County, Hoima district. Joseph Opio and Expedito Tumusiime, all residents of Ngurwe village in Kasonga parish, died on Wednesday, just a day after the meat.
Officials at UNRA Hoima say the rampant theft has left almost all major roads in the area without such important road signs. Robert Musisi, the UNRA Assistant Engineer Hoima area, says the road authority has repeatedly replaced the stolen road signs in vain.
Residents of Kyangwali in Hoima district have petitioned the Office of the Prime Minister protesting eviction, as government resettles Congolese refugees from Bundibugyo to Kyangwali refugee settlement camp. On Wednesday last week, government began the relocation of 20,000 refugees from Bubukwanga Refugee Transit center in Bundibugyo district to Kyangwali.
The first batch of Congolese refugees has arrived in Kyangwali Settlement Camp in Hoima district days after government announced the relocation of 20,000 refugees from Bubukwanga Transit Centre in Bundibugyo district.
While members of the Civil Society accuse government of harassing them for their advocacy work among the communities affected by the proposed refinery, government insists the group is sabotaging the project by mobilizing residents against it.
Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom has revived its plans to renovate the Omukamaâ€™s palace in Hoima town. Prime Minister Reverend Jackson Nsamba Kasozi says the kingdom is up to implement the renovation plan after receiving 200 million shillings boost from government. The money was pledged by President Yoweri Museveni in 2010 to support the palace renovation project.
As President Yoweri Museveni arrives at Serena Hotel to deliver the State of the Nation Address, Hoima residents expect him to give a governmentâ€™s stand on corruption and irregularities on the government payroll.
Two Ugandan policemen and three fisheries law enforcement officers have been arrested on the Democratic Republic of Congo side of Lake Albert. Victor Ogwang, the officer in charge Lake Albert Marine Police says the law enforcement officials were on routine patrol at the time of arrest on Wednesday evening.
With just four days to the end of the exercise on May 31, mobile telecom operators say they are still receiving a huge turn up of those coming to register. Kevin Magomu, the Airtel Area Sales Manager Hoima, says the numbers have been increasing over the last one week. Magomu says they have been registering not less than 300 phone users per day.