Joseph Lobot, the LC5 chairperson of Amudat district, says that they use the Safaricom mobile network in the district. He explains that officials are forced to cross over 120 Kilometers to Kenya for radio services.
The Nyamugasani River, fed by the melting glaciers from the Rwenzori Mountains, flows into Lake Edward. Along with other major rivers like Mubuku and Nyamwamba, Nyamugasani has consistently posed challenges to the local communities in Kasese when it floods.
This is the second time the president has adjusted the deadline to evict the pastoralists. On May 19th, 2023 Museveni issued Executive Order Number 3 of 2023 banning cattle keeping in northern Uganda by June 30th, saying some of the pastoralists were disrespectful and leaving their animals to graze in people’s gardens, hence causing food insecurity.