James Mugoya Nandu, the Police Community Liason Officer in Kalangala, says Bahati, who went into hiding for a week after Olivia Nantaba was killed, turned himself in at Lwabaswa Landing site village Police Post on Wednesday.
Joseph Lubega, a fuel retailer, says that fishermen and boat operators spend over Shillings 150,000 on each 20-liter jerrycan up from Shillings 80,000 six months ago. Fishermen use and an average of 20 liters of petrol mixed with engine oil daily and they catch between ten to twenty kilograms of Nile Perch and Tilapia.
According to Wagaba, Matovu lost his cool when Nantaba called him a muyaye, saying that "he had not worked for some time at the oil palm plantation but was demanding payment." In a fit of rage, Wagaba, says that Matovu picked a stick from the compound and hit Nantaba around the neck and other body parts. Matovu came with another casual worker who was demanding Shillings 150,000.
Gerald Bwegaba, the area chairperson, says 28-year- old Aharuhundira strangled Nalubega because there were bruises on her neck and lips and also blood on her nose. Bwegaba adds that Aharuhundira thereafter hanged himself probably due to guilt because he was wearing one of Nalule's t-shirts and a wristband with the words "I can't live without you".
Ronald Jaggwe, the deputy Executive Secretary for Science, Technology Innovation Research and Development, says they expect the project to be up and running within six months. He says that they expect to replicate the project in other parts of the country, which cannot be connected to the main power grid.
The growing number of local tourists is attributed to MV Kalangala and Entebbe Intenational Airport that resumed operations on October 1st, 2020. Service providers say few, if at all any, international tourists are visiting Kalangala.
Muntu was expected to campaign in Kalangala on Monday, the same day he visited Kyotera and Rakai district. However, he postponed his planned campaign meeting in Kalangala citing transport complications.
However, some residents are not sympathetic to Muntu and his campaign team.
According to Muntu's schedule for Monday, November 16th, 2020, he will campaign in Rakai, Kyotera and Kalangala.
However, some of the residents who spoke to Uganda Radio Network noted that they were learning about the schedule for the first time.
Before the operations of MV-Kalangala were halted, travellers were spending less than 90,000 Shillings and about 5 hours from Kampala to Kalangala via Entebbe.
Yet, a traveler spends less than shillings 90,000 and about 5 hours from Kampala to Kalangala via Entebbe if they use MV Kalangala, boats and canoes.
Hebert Bakiika, the NRM electoral officer in Mazinga Sub-County says that the office failed to improvise a boat to transport the results, yet still, some electoral villages voted on Saturday morning because of the delayed delivery of election materials.
Health experts recommend that people should wear masks in public settings especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain. According to medics, the masks may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others.
To rejuvenate tourism in the district, some hotel managers have had to cut the costs of accommodation and other services. Kalangala district has 600 guest rooms comprising both small lodges and advanced resorts.
Nelson Kaggwa, a resident of Luwungulu landing site in Kyamuswa Sub County, says the ambulance is a huge relief since many patients on several islands have been struggling to get to Kyamuswa Health center IV for treatment.