The Minister for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs, Hajjat Misi Kabanda has appealed to residents avoid bending to misinformation from anti-developmental persons especially the opposition politicians in the area but to embrace the program since it is intended to foster inter-jurisdictional collaboration for Kampala and the neighbouring districts to enable development.
Charles Jjingo, the landlord, filed a civil suit against Mulimira in 2019 for failure to pay rent fees for a period of twenty months at 500,000 Shilling per month. Mulimira rented a building of four rooms where he runs a vocational institute.
“This is, therefore, to direct you, to hand over the office to the area town agent with immediate effect. The handover should be accompanied by a detailed report and accountability. In the meantime, any person or company claiming ownership of the market land should also keep away from the market until we get guidance from the Attorney General or competent court,” Kisekka directed.
James Nkata, the Mukono Chief Administrative Officer, says the road unit was taken to the Ministry of Works and Transport for repair. He however adds that even if it is returned to Mukono, the district lacks the capacity to maintain the roads due to the delayed quarterly releases of money this financial year.
The municipality was given green light by the Ministry of Local Government to present all the necessary requirements which include the land title and benefit from the Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Programme-MATIP financed by the African Development Bank-AfDB.
NEMA instructed several investors to raze down structures and restore the destroyed areas of wetlands, an order which, according to the Authority's Deputy Spokesperson, Tonny Acidri is in implementation of instructions issued in September 2021 under the guidance of the National Environment (Wetlands, River Banks and Lake Shores Management) Regulations 2003.
Ruben Ssenyonjo, the Mukono male youth councilor, said that the health sector is allocated little funding, which is slipt into various portions to take care of different things. He argued that the money generated from the private wing can help to buy more medical supplies for the general wing.
The Katakwi Chief Magistrate, Justine Gumtwero raised a similar concern, saying that often lack money for loading power tokens, adding that the solar panels at the court were installed without the control charge.
According to Gen. Katumba, unpatriotic people target sleepers and rails to sell to aluminum companies while locals target ballasts such as gravel stones for construction at their homesteads which slows down works besides vandalizing the line.
Hajji Baker Mukasa, the Manager of Devon Petroleum, the guard was caught on Camera taking Shillings one million, which management to terminate the contract of the security firm. Mukasa advises police to always monitor and assess the working conditions of security guards other than stopping at issuing them operating licenses.
Katerega was arrested by police on Thursday and appeared before the Mukono Grade I Magistrate, Stephen Waidhuba for the mentioning of two charges of cyberbullying and threatening violence against the deputy town clerk, Majerani Luboyera.
Nathan Bwogi, the State House Land Unit Lawyer says they have had various engagements with the involved parties to end the dispute. Bwogi says the land unit has advised Brig. Bekunda to withdraw the deployed soldiers because under the laws such work can only be sanctioned under the police directorate of operation.
So far nine sub county chairpersons in Buvuma have received Yamaha motorcycles, but they claim that most of their areas of operation are only accessible by water vessels, which they currently lack , to conduct proper supervision and monitoring
The residents who have declared forceful takeover measures to retain the land say that they acquired it lawfully after mobilizing themselves in their group, Tukolele Wamu Agro Farmers Association and were given 600 acres of land by National Forestry Authority- NFA in 2015 to practice agroforestry. They were shocked upon hearing that they are going to be evicted by Chairman Ssenyonga.
Col. Mwesigye, who heads operation ‘Tokoora’ (Removing Impurities) sanctioned by President Yoweri Museveni in 2018 has ordered Lt. Col. Mathew Kalema who heads Mpoma barracks in Mukono to shoot on sight however is involved in armored robberies.