The campaign follows the death of 60 Gray-crowned cranes, in different wetlands which were poisoned by encroachers in two weeks. The dead cranes were discovered in a survey conducted by ICF to identifying and protecting the crested crane habitats in the district.
It is said that Tugume, 47, hacked his wife Rose Katushabe 24, and the baby and dumped their amputated bodies in a pit latrine. Tugume and Katushabe had a longstanding dispute which local leaders and community members tried to address in vain. But residents were concerned when Katushabe went missing for a week after a fight with her husband, yet her known mobile number was off.
Julius Sseremba, a teacher at Lwengo modern primary school argues that the requirement to have registered and operational SACCOs as guarantors is likely to lockout many teachers yet they need urgent interventions for their survival.
The centre worth 280 million shillings was obtained through a partnership with the Uganda Communication Commission-UCC, to support farmers get updated information on agriculture and marketing to boost their productivity and incomes.
Celia Amanya, the head teacher Nakyenyi SS says although Lwengo district condemned the six classroom blocks, they refused to demolish them since they dont have alternative classes to conduct lessons from.
Doreen Ankunda, the Lwengo District Education Officer says a big number of the affected schools have been operating without qualified teachers and basic facilities such as a classrooms and toilets, which exposes learners to hygiene related diseases.
The victim of the corporal punishment told URN on his hospital bed, that the teachers pounced on him on Sunday and started beating him after he was involved in a fight with his classmate for stealing his text book.
Florence Namaganda, the Lwengo district personnel officer and Filda Nabirye, the Chief Administrative Officer who led the headcount exercise said that they didnâ€™t find even a single ghost teacher, pupil or school in the district.