Uncorroborated reports also indicate that some traders are escorted by police and other armed personnel to Beni in DRC. Last month, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ordered the closure of all borders and the airports with exception of cargo trucks to contain the spread of COVID19.
Zakayo Makuta, the area councilor who doubles as the Sub county deputy LC III chairperson says the locals have been accusing Kikama of plotting the death of his brother in order to take total control of the land.
On Saturday, a joint security team comprising of the army and police arrested 14 people who were allegedly found in a shrine, armed with 70 machetes, 40 knives, a flag of Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu and a map of Yiira state, among other things.
The deceased’s father, Lauben Thembo, says the toddler had gone to play in the neighborhood after the afternoon meal when he met his death. According to Thembo, they got concerned when they spent several hours without seeing the child and tried searching for him in vain.
But Ndaatwa says that he is grateful to Rotary Club International, which responded to their pleas by establishing an amputation facility at Kagando hospital, which will serve a bigger population. According to Ndaatwa, there are many amputated persons in Kasese district, but only 148 are registered with his organization.
Transitional justice is a way societies emerge from periods of conflict and repression to address large scale or systematic human rights violations so serious that the normal justice system may not provide adequate response.
Transitional justice is meant to identify avenues to address the structural causes of those violations and conflicts such as social exclusions and inequalities. TJ is ungirded by a broader understanding of justice that takes into account a range of victim needs and societal priorities.
The duo was killed on Wednesday evening following a heavy down pour in various parts of Kasese district. Ernest Kasoke, the Muhokya Sub county LC III Chairperson told URN that Bwambale was struck by the thunderbolt in Kinyabakazi village in Muhokya Sub County where he and his wife had gone to attend to their cotton plantation.
On Sunday night, Moses Mugume, a 22-year-old second year student of Enrolled Comprehensive nursing at Rwenzori School of Nursing drowned at Kiwa Heritage Hot Springs in Kitonzi cell of Nyakabingo ward, Bulembia Division.
The deceased is identified as Allan Kasule a student at Our Lady of Africa Secondary School, Mukono. His body was retrieved from the swimming pool last evening. Kasule, together with his fellow students, had gone for a field trip in Kasese.
The two-week-long recruitment exercise started yesterday in the districts of Gulu, Lyantonde, Kaabong, Lamwo and Kampala, before moving to Kotido, Kitgum, Amuru, Kyotera and Kampala Central Division, this morning.
Asanairi Masereka the assistant headteacher at Kaghorwe Primary School says that the school’s enrollment has been adversely affected by the vanilla harvesting season. The enrollment of pupils has since dropped to about 100 pupils from 200 last term.
URN visited villages of Kaghorwe, Kaberere, Kinyabisiki among others and found children, some of them as young as 8 years seated and part of the vanilla protection force.
Col. Justus Besisira, the Commandant Hima Training School, says the soldiers braved two months of training in general military skills, weapon handling, minor tactics, leadership, political education and public health.