The aggrieved include 21 households that will be physically displaced as the government and partners undertake constructions of a 30-meter wide pipeline to transport Uganda’s crude oil from Hoima to the Chongoleani peninsular in Tanga, Tanzania. The project will affect 760 people in the districts of Rakai and Kyotera.
Mubiru, also the Chairperson of the District Security Committee explains that their assessments have established that some of the COVID-19 cases registered in their area were among people sneaking into Tanzania on non-business engagements, including those meeting their spouses across the border.
The district is categorized among the high-risk areas due to its geographical location at the Uganda-Tanzania border. It has so far confined 192 COVID-19 suspects, 171 of who were discharged after testing negative to the virus.
The 2018 report by World Vision Office in Rakai district about girl-child rights indicate that a total of 403 children were reported to have been defiled in Rakai district and majority had entered into marriage and got pregnant when they were still below age.
According to the report, the school dropout rate in the area stands at 47 percent and the trend is even worse with the number of girls completing secondary school levels.
In 2008, government instituted the commission inquiry into the suspicious religious practices of the Serulanda Spiritual Foundation that included among others; preserving of dead bodies, systematic manipulation of followers into giving in all their property that raised a lot of public concern.
Police at Kyotunera in Rakai district are investigating circumstances under which a teacher was found dead in his bed. Gerald Banasula (30), a teacher at Kyakonda Primary school, was found dead in bed by his wife identified as Annet Banasula.
A man in Rakai has committed suicide at his wifeâ€™s home after failing to convince his estranged wife to return to their marital home. The incident has occurred at Bugo Village in Lwankoni Sub County in Rakai district.
A man in Bugomola village, Kibanda Sub County in Rakai district has hung himself after discovering he is HIV/AIDS positive. Residents discovered Gerald Nkambwe\'s (38) body hanging from a tree by a roadside this morning.
Dickson Ssebyala, the Kooki Chiefdom Cultural Minister says the campaign had envisaged that the language will be taught in primary schools in and around Kooki once the literature becomes available. He however says the move has become complex in the absence of reading materials.
Kooki chiefdom is struggling to raise eight billion shillings to finance a number of projects as Kamuswaga celebrates ten years on the throne. On Saturday, Kamuswaga Apollo Sansa Kabumbuli marks ten years since he was enthroned. In 2012, Kooki launched a five-year development master plan to boost its financial standing.
Grumbling inmates making their appearance along the cannibalism suspects insisted on a distance between themselves and the suspects in the court cells. Several inmates shouted that if the cannibalism suspects were remanded to Kalisizo prison, they would be killed by other inmates.
Bandihihi managed to escape from their captors and reported the matter to police. He accused the three of hacking his wife to death with their baby. Bandihihi went on to claim that they had then proceeded to chop her body into small pieces like they were preparing meat for a meal.