Monsignor Prof. Lawrence Ssemusu describes Kiwanuka as a double martyr, of the catholic faith and of justice. He calls Kiwanuka a prisoner trapped by truth and justice who sacrificed his own life for the principles he held so dear.
Micheal Longole, the Karamoja Regional Police spokesperson, says that the rustlers had crossed to Palam where they raided three cows but they were intercepted by the security forces. He says security recovered one submachine gun from the rustlers with 25 rounds of ammunition.
But the petitioners have not yet sued the King as they had put it in the petition. Reverend Willy Kintu Muhanga, the Chairperson of the Clan Leaders who petitioned the King has told Uganda Radio Network that they are currently not certain of when they will go to court to proceed with their earlier decision of suing the King.
In a statement published on the NIMD website on Wednesday evening and confirmed by its Country Director Frank Rusa, the Institute noted that as a key partner of Ugandan political parties, it is ready to continue supporting the process toward a new Memorandum of Understanding for IPOD and would only consider continuing to host the secretariat if IPOD is fully inclusive.
Josephine Ajok, a resident of Bargweng village Adowa Parish in Ogur Sub-county, says that the construction of Barlonyo HCIII will relieve her the burden of walking long distances to Ogur HCIV or raising money for paying Boda- boda riders who currently charge exorbitant fees due to the high fuel prices.
Dr. Collins Satya, the medical superintendent of Bukwo hospital confirmed that the situation is bad. He explained that police dumped the two bodies of two mob justice victims at the hospital after they were lynched for alleged cattle theft last week.