The NUP supporters who have been granted bail include Hannington Kasasa 24, the NUP spokesperson for Hoima district, Jim Mukonye 20, the General Secretary NUP Hoima, Collins Birungi 25 and Favour Ssentamu 36.
Private Solomon Baker Bakobe, of the 11th Battalion, was convicted by the first division infantry court-martial presided over by Col. Sam Mugyenyi during a session held at St Paul Catholic Church Premises in Mparo North cell Eastern Division of Hoima city today.
The application was filed by Ismail Kasule who contested on the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party ticket, against Dr Joseph Ruyonga of the National Resistance Movement (NRM). Ruyonga emerged winner of the race with 6,396 votes against Kasule's 6,212 votes.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that Muhumuza was put at gunpoint by two thugs dressed in civilian clothes armed with a pistol and robbed him of 8 million shillings, two phones and a motorcycle registration number UEM 149X Bajaj. The incident happened at around 1 pm on Saturday in Kagadi town.
Sixteen party members who were nominated for different political posts on the NRM ticket in the newly created sub-counties of Kisukuma, Kiganja, Bombo, Kapaapi, Kyabisagazi and Kijongo have through their lawyers Rwabwogo and Company Advocates accuse the party electoral commission for failing to follow the party rules and regulations.
The Congolese were picked up by Police and the army on Sunday last week when they were found fishing on Lake Albert, a few meters from Mbegu landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka Sub County Hoima district.
Robert Ngabirano, the Officer in charge of Marine police at Sebigoro landing site told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday morning that the militiamen who were dressed in Congolese military uniform crossed to the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC after executing their mission.
His arrest followed complaints filed by hundreds of parents in Hoima who had lost more than 50 million Shillings in the scam. The parents were reportedly convinced that Kalungi and his agents would secure scholarships for needy students.
Court heard that on August 28, 2018 while at Kabale in BuseRuka Sub County Hoima district, Zhong had a disagreement with his colleague Zhang Zhang, 52, whom he accused of eating his boiled egg. During the scuffle, Zhong picked up a knife and stabbed Zhang.
It is alleged that the duo picked a quarrel with the Rwandan national only identified as Twizerimana for unknown reason at the bar at around 3:00am on Monday. They reportedly hacked the deceased on the face and head several times.
The court order, issued last week by Masindi High Court Assistant Registrar Julie Acio, followed a petition by Bunyoro Kitara Reparations Agency-BUKITAREPA, a community organisation based in Bunyoro region. The group accuses district land boards of Masindi, Kiryandongo, Buliisa, Hoima, Kagadi, Kibaale and Kakumiro of trespassing commissioning surveys and issuing titles on ancestral land, without the consent of Bunyoro Kingdom.