Some of the residents waiting for their compensation money from the Petroleum Authority of Uganda are in fear because of increased attacks from thugs storming their homes to demand for money.
His 96 years old father was attacked by robbers who invade their home in the night before demanding for money they were paid as compensation.
Addressing journalists at his Katonga based offices on Tuesday evening; Besigye recounted how he was saved by people in his car from falling down after police use water cannons to splash water inside his vehicle at Kireka in Wakiso District on Monday.
UNEB Executive Secretary, Daniel Odongo says his office has so far received three formal reports of examination parcels that were tempered with. He says they suspect malpractice involving the distributors, adding that UNEB has some information indicating some distributors temper with examinations.
Another eye witness who identified himself as “Uncle Bo”, said that the woman accused settumba of being a thief when she was approached by the LDU personnel about the cause of the alarm she had sounded. Without speaking to Ssetumba, Mwanje allegedly opened fire and hit his head.
According to Ssentongo, the suspects are in police custody and will be arraigned in court once investigations are complete. He says the Regional Security Committee is considering summoning heads of financial institutions to take stock of the security of their clients especially when they are withdrawing money.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson has confirmed the accident, saying they have commenced investigations. By the time of filing this story, police had towed the vehicle to Kiryandongo Central police station.
Records from the water department indicate that sub county that mostly water stressed area is Omiya Anyima with 42 villages without any single water source which is contrary with government’s policy that requires each village in the country to posses at least a clean water source.
In May, police arrested six DP leaders including the Entebbe Deputy Mayor Richard Ssekyondo and the party publicity secretary in Entebbe Richard Maggwa for holding an illegal rally at Nakiwogo landing site in Entebbe municipality.
Samuel Kalibbala, a herbalist in Usafi market, says although the number of people vising the market has increased the sales are still low. He is however, optimistic that business will improve with time when people get familiar with the park.
The gardens were destroyed on Monday in an operation led by Tinka Zarugaba, the Acting Anti-nicotine Commissioner in the fight against illegal trade and consumption of the banned substance in the area.
Led by Wilberforce Otim, the students accuse their guild of embezzling Shillings 20 million meant for the guild council; another Shillings 3.8 million meant for Health Service Delivery in and failure to settle grievances among students.
Moses Kirigwajjo Nsaine a Programs Officer with the Uganda National Health Consumers Organization said mothers especially in rural Uganda are not empowered enough to choose what happens to them at delivery.
Kateregga told MPs that the student's strike at Makerere University that started on October 22 is not yet over and that it will continue until the policy is recalled and reviewed. He explained that private students want the policy implemented for only those who joined in the August 2019 intake because the 15 percent tuition increment was factored in during the processing and appropriation of the 2019/2020 financial year budget of the university.
On Monday, prosecution led by Lt. Col. Raphael Mugisha, Detective Assistant of Police Dickens, Ebwang Chris, the Officer in charge of Criminal Investigations at Katwe Police Division and Detective Assistant Superintendent of Police, Patrick Sembatya from Entebbe Police Station to pin the accused.