The properties include the youth centre, community resource centre building and the ground space opposite the Chief Magistrates court. The properties were handed over to Kyaggwe County by the former LCV Chairperson Andrew Ssenyonga Luzindana following approval by the district council.
The municipality introduced charges for all vehicles and motorcycles parking alongside the streets of Central and Goma division to boost revenue collection and controlling traffic flow. Jeseneous limited was contracted to charge cars 1,000 Shillings per hour and 5,000 for a day while motorcycles are charged 1,000 Shillings a day.
Mpatta LC3 Vice Chairperson Jacob Kulunya reveals that the sub county lacks funds to secure chairs of its own. He notes that they borrow wooden bench seats from police to cater for people turning up for various services at the sub county offices.
According to the agreement, Katosi town council that is housing the main treatment plant was supposed to directly benefit from water extension and connectivity together with the nearby sub-counties around the lakeshore such as Ntenjeru and Mpunge before it is handed over to NWSC as part of corporate social responsibility.
The ruling was made by Justice Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya during the hearing of an election petition filed by Andrew Kabugo Kaddu challenging the election of Joseph Mulindwa, the LC III Chairperson of Kasawo town council in Mukono district.
The Taskforce reached the decision after Mukono District Health Officer-DHO Steven Mulindwa informed the members that the District Woman Member of Parliament, Hanifah Nabukeera had donated an ambulance to ease emergence responses and referral of COVID-19 patients. He asked the task force to operationalize the ambulance to play its role.
“My home in Hamu Mukasa village was attacked and surrounded by over ten armed police and army officers on orders from above to arrest me and my family for playing Church music on Sunday and offering food to vulnerable people who kept on coming to my home demanding for help since they did not get Nabanja’s money,” Bakaluba said.
Although Richard Kyambadde, the National Environment Management Authority-NEMA principal wetlands officer claims halting dumping and establishing of any development in the area, LCI Chairperson Richard Lugoloobi says the abuse has continued since there was no security deployment made to stop the perpetrators who are committed to destroying the environment, nor to identify them.
The Deputy District Health Officer for Buikwe Dr. Bruno Kiyonga notes that since the second wave was declared in the country, the district has registered about 500 positive cases bringing the figure to 622 but only 152 people are under monitored home based care while 58 are admitted.
The donated ambulance has two oxygen cylinders, a suction unit, a spinal board, rescue splints and bandages, a patient shifting roll, an ambulance chair and a sphygmomanometer instrument used for measuring blood pressure.
Mukono Municipality authoritoes embarked on the roadworks after community outcry about the countless potholes and dust on the 4km stretch. The work that started in November 2020 was supposed to end in January 2021 with upon completion of earthworks, bituminous and drainage seals.
On Friday, the landlord Mohamed Kasamba locked all the five apartments and the police post. According to the tenancy agreement, the Sub County was supposed to pay 250,000 Shillings a month for each of the five rooms. However, Kasamba says that he is demanding Three Million Shillings in arrears for one year.
The Mukono District Speaker, Betty Nakasi, says that they have been receiving reports of people dying of COVID-19 and unreported cases as their relatives don’t know what to do. She, however, says that the RDC has turned down their request as the District executive committee to traverse the district and sensitise residents on the pandemic without giving them any reasons.