“The work that you see in Uganda is due to a correct ideology. We are patriotic because we believe in interests rather than identity. The problem in Somalia for example is both tribal and clan based while the leadership in D.R. Congo has had an ideological vacuum,” Museveni said.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region Police spokesperson has confirmed the heightened security surveillance and deployment at all the entry points to prevent any wrong elements from entering the country through Lake Albert waters.
Speaking to Journalists at Speke Hotel in Kampala on Tuesday morning, Mirembe’s family members led by her father, Emmanuel Musoke, a resident of Lukuli-Nanganda in Makindye division, says that it's painful for them that the suspect can’t be traced yet they have been pursuing justice for the last six years in vain.
The accusations follow the declining recovery of stolen livestock as well as the low recovery rate for illegal firearms following the expiry of three months of voluntary and forceful disarmament in the sub-region.
NUP Spokesman Joel Sssenyonyi says whenever they talk about Ssewanyana and Sseggiriinya, they are talking about political prisoners. But NUP’s strategy has left some families of people still in prison distraught. Relatives of three Bobi Wine supporters still detained at Kitalya complain that they are upset with NUP because its official went quiet and resumed their normal business after release of the Nubian Lee group in June.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson says that some Congolese have started crossing back to their country. According to Maate, the Congolese crossed back to their country, after Congolese security officials in Rutshuru, announced that the army had recaptured Chanzu and Runyoni last night.
"One of our soldiers was injured and one woman who was looking for firewood in the bush was shot dead by the raiders but we are following them, “he said. Longole said the injured soldier is receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital
The incident occurred at around 11pm when Kanyama a resident of the same area, broke into one of the rooms of the Woman MP's house and hid there with his amchette. The MP was however not at home by the time of the attack.
According to residents, the heavily armed attackers emerged from Virunga National Park and simultaneously attacked the villages. Locals claim that the alleged rebels were M23. Later in the evening, General Sylvain Ekenge, the Congolese army's deputy spokesman accused M23 of being behind the attack.
Elly Maate, police spokesperson for Kigezi region says that by 07:00 PM on Monday evening, more Congolese nationals were still crossing. He also admits that though everything is under control, the security situation at the border is very tense.