After the Soviet invasion of Poland in 1939, many Poles ended up in forced labour camps deep in Siberia. Others who managed to escape found new homes in East Africa. In Uganda, between 1942 and 1951, over 7, 000poles were settled at Koja in Mpunge and Nyabyeya in Masindi district.
Children admitted to the neonatal unit often need breathing support given through their windpipe, and suffer from convulsions, failure to feed, severe chest in-drawing, fever, hypothermia, jaundice, umbilicus redness or draining pus, skin boils, signs of local infection and vomiting.
In the meeting with the residents and Wright, the secretary to the president on land matters, Hajjati Namayanja read a letter from the president in which he ordered that residents fully accessing the land without any restrictions and that the private security guards should as well vacate the main gate to the village. But Wright's lawyer says there is before court and so the state house directive has taken then by surprise.
ASP Sarah Nanyunja, the Head of the Children and Family Protection Unit at Lugazi Central Police Station-CPS , blames the increasing numbers of cases of child abuse in Buikwe on the geographical location and land scape of the district. she says that this has made children very easy targets for their attackers.
She advised that parents to stop depending on government and schools from raising their children but to go back on the drawing board and sit down as parent with other community members to come up with ways to help raise a good generation.
Nabakooba had earlier asked Ssebyala to explain how various rich people were able to claim ownership of the contested land or at least provide some documents pertaining to the said land, but she failed claiming she did not have the documents at the moment.
“The robbers also got to know about the absence of the patrol car and the few police personnel we have, so lately they take their time while breaking into our homes because they know by the time the police arrives they will be done and long gone,” David Kigozi, the Kigombya LC1 Defence secretary reported.
“I have lived on this land so far for 43 years now. So, did my parents and their parents before them who we have buried in our compound as it has been the norm. Where am I supposed to put them with no option of relocation or compensation?” asked Asiriya amidst tears.
Aloysius Ngobya, the proprietor of Arona Sports Pub in Seeta in Goma Division, says that he had just obtained a loan of Shillings 25billion to improve his bar and stock expensive brands of alcohol when the government announced the lockdown.
Ssegawa returned to Masaka town and started riding a Bodaboda at Mulago-Katwe stage, the main bodaboda stage for the regional referral hospital. He started admiring the life style of the doctors prompting him to return to school. He enrolled again at Hilton High School Mukono to pursue the dream of becoming a doctor.
Sarah Zalwango, a guardian says that the children under her care have skipped treatment due to the food crisis. Zalwango says that she is aware of the implications of skipping treatment, but the children couldn't continue with treatment on an empty stomach.
“I bought this land in 2008 from Abudu Mayanja with a pathway, which leads to various properties in the area. Pastor Kakande also bought the neighbouring land from Abudu’s brother, Kaddu and put up his school and church five years later. He started encroaching on the pathway claiming it is part of his Kibanja, which is not true,” Wasswa said.
Joseph Kavuma, the Navumbe Local Council-LCI Chairperson, says the current status of the Health center impedes service delivery to residents yet they can’t afford services in alternative medical facilities.
Christians who gathered the Church Lugazi eulogized Dr Lwanga hailing him for spearheading spiritual and economic growth in the area. To the community of Kyabakadde, Lwanga is an irreplaceable symbol that brought their community to the limelight.
Alex Baligeya, a police officer attached to Mukono Family Protection Unit-FPU, says police also lacks the resources to sustain the pregnant women in their condition. He says that none of the two women recalls where they came from.
The Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police Spokesperson, Luke Owesigire, says the operation was prompted by reports implicating people in the affected areas for selling and smoking drugs.
“Information was received by the top commanders of Mukono Police Divisional Headquarters indicating that there are persons who had made it a daily routine to smoke opium and open bars at Benghazi-Wantoni and Nasuuti areas. Management agreed that an operation be conducted to curb the criminality in those areas, which was done today,” he said.