It's alleged that the late was last seen drinking in the bar of Nabukalu Zaina at around 9:00pm on the 29th/04/2020 and then in the morning the next day the body was found in the garden down under the cliff.
Some of the teachers interviewed by URN said they decided to lay down their tool after pleading with the district to pay them in vain. Winnie Nandudu, a P3 Class teacher they have been teaching on unfulfilled promises yet they trek long distances to the school.
According to officials, big swarms of locusts yesterday invaded Seseti village on Ngenge hills in Ngenge Sub County at about 4:00pm before relocating to Kacharasi and Hatari at the border of Bunambutye, Bwikhonge and Nabongo Sub Counties in Bulambuli district.
John Robert Tukei, the Elgon Region Spokesperson told Journalists that Muzakhi was arrested on Sunday evening after the deceased’s relatives demanded to know his whereabouts and filed a complaint with police.
For the last three days, more than 100 residents, participated in the road repair and unblocking the drainage. Michael Woniala, a resident of Kamu said that they decided as a community to repair the road after district officials failed to help them.
Residents say some of the water flows from the stone quarrying sites belonging to Kampala and Tororo cement factories and ditches that were left open after the excavation of murrum. Some of the ditches that were used as far as 1998 have now turned into man made lakes covering over 10 acres of land.
Beatrice Nabuyoga, a resident of Luzira village, Busiya parish in Bulambuli district and her bedridden husband have sheltered some of the victims in their home. Nabuyoga, a peasant farmer says her family decided to offer about 10 empty rooms in their home to host the landslide victims after seeing many of them suffering with nowhere to sleep.
John Magomu Maleza, the LC III chairperson Bulaago Sub County, says several people in his area are homeless. He says some of the homes were washed away by the landslides while others had their roofs blown off by heavy winds.
Muyonga is one of the lead claimants of the land on block 10. He was arrested and whisked off by security on Wednesday during the visit of the Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda to launch the Shillings 32 billion Bulambuli resettlement project.
Charles Gimadu, the LCI chairperson Mayiyi village in Bumugibole Sub County, says the shooting has triggered tension between the community and UWA rangers. He however, says no meeting has been convened to diffuse the tension regarding the use of the National Park by residents.
Patrick Gregory Wozobi, one of the affected residents, said the rains destroyed his several banana plantations and nursery beds. He appealed to government to come to their rescue, saying they are stuck.
Engineer Denis Sabitti, the Physical Infrastructure Committee Chairperson, promised to table the concerns of the residents before parliament for discussion, adding that residents must be compensated in the next financial year. He also promised to summon Allen Kagina, the UNRA ED to explain the matter.
Hilary Onek, the Disaster Preparedness Minister says government is aware of the urgent need to relocate the affected household, adding that it is doing everything to ensure they are resettled in a safer place.