Muhumuza however, says that a substantial question of the law or fact arose in the proceedings, which his office can’t resolve. Muhumuza notes that Muleya worked as CEO of Uganda Airlines and was sent on forced leave by the Chairperson Board of Directors on allegations of several mismanagement issues.
Ssemanda, Mutebi and other boat operators at Kasenyi landing site say the sailors should have first removed the laid fishing nets that had entangled the boat engines before embarking on the journey to Kisaba landing site.
Dubbed the “2022 Aviation Run”, the marathon will take place on May 29 at Entebbe Mayor’s Garden. The marathon first took place in 2019 as an annual event to help the needy in and around Entebbe municipality. Participants run 5 kilometres and 10 kilometres.
According to an eyewitness Margaret Namanda, the incident happened between 5:30pm and 6pm on Monday. "Nakyejwe dived into the swimming pool to join three other swimmers. But after three minutes, the swimmers alerted the guide that Nakyejwe was at the bottom of the pool," says Namanda.
The LC 1 Chairman of Kavanyanja Swaibu Sseggane says the two fishermen were new in the area. "They screamed for help when the hippo first attacked their boat but the local community feared that they would suffer a similar fate. The same hippo killed a young fisherman called Emmanuel Muyunga last week. So residents fear that part of the Lake now."
Bageya Waiswa, the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Works says that he has received complaints from islanders that NODL has not provided an alternative marine vessel to operate the Kalangala-Entebbe route for one month MV Kalangala will not be operating.
Ronald Balimwezo Nsubuga the Nakawa East MP and shadow minister for lands and urban development, said that the cost for rehabilitating one kilometre is about shillings 5.2 billion, much higher than the average cost of constructing a road by Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA.
The school's staff quarters and classrooms were badly hit by strong winds and a storm, that was preceded by a 5-hour downpour on February 17. The storm blew off the roofs of three staff houses and two classrooms at the school.
Hajji Njuki Mbabali, the Deputy Resident District Commissioner for Entebbe, says security officers are investigating how Muwonge left his home and his body was found dumped in the banana plantation in Kasenyi, almost one kilometer from his home.
Our reporter has also seen a September 21, 2021 letter from the NFA Executive Director Tom. O. Okello granting the FPU commanding officer, Lt. Col Dick Kaija space on Gudda NFA land in Entebbe. He was responding to Kaija's September 15, 2021 letter, in which he made a request for space to set up their headquarters.
The vessel usually undergoes major maintenance every year. It suspended operations early last year and also the previous year for servicing. Sadala says the ferry's engine was overhauled last year. He explains that the ferry is supposed to have an engine overhaul after every 10,000 running hours.
Dr. Moses Muwanga, outgoing Director of Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says that they have handled over 2,300 COVID-19 patients since 2020 and have been preparing for full resumption by re-opening departments in a phased manner.
Meddie Kaidali, a resident says that several learners have dropped out of school after Primary Seven due to lack of a school. He explains that the nearest school, Comprehensive Secondary School is located 12 kilometers away from the area.
Francis Makumbi, a resident of Bugonga and also Headteacher Lake Side Primary School says Nyakuni has been a great citizen who was raising two of her grandchildren who belonged to her deceased daughter.
An NFA spokesperson Julliet Mubi says Entebbe College School was built on the borders of Kitubulu Forest Reserve and that Joshua Ssenkungu was given a lease of 28 years in 1998 to carry out forest activities in the reserve.