Justice Buteera who was on an inspection tour in the Masaka High Court circuit indicated that that the Courts of law and judicial officers are still guided well within the current law, on how to appropriately exercise their discretion while dealing with bail applications filed at various levels.
Fred Egesa, the Ddungi Parish Chairperson, says that LC I chairpersons handed over their village stamps and registers and asked him to send them to the Residential District Commissioner, saying police has frustrated their work.
Naboth Opolot, the Alungar parish chairperson, says that the entire population is at risk of contracting water-borne disease since floods submerged their latrines. "The floods have cut off all the roads, all latrines are flooded and the water carrying maggots from the latrines is all over the affected areas, “he said.
While the nurses are entitled to a daily allowance of Shillings 5000, some of the nurses interviewed by URN, say they have gone a week without getting their allowances. They also note that the Ministry of Health is still non-committal on when the money will be availed.