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.
Nicolas Gonze, the Head of Governance and Human Rights at the EU Delegation in Kampala says that the delegation will continue engaging the parties in Uganda's oil industry regarding the preservation of the environment, the ecosystem and respect for human rights during the implementation of the projects.
Wangadya notes that despite the complaints raised on rights violations, the commission has made strides in ensuring that the level of rights abuses is scaled down including its perpetrators being held liable.
According to Oboo, the victim and survivors were using hoes to extract the murram from the pit for sale when the heap suddenly collapsed and buried them alive. Okecha, who was on top of the murrum, was already dead by the time he was found.
Major Isaac Oware the UPDF 3rd Division Spokesperson said the operation that was carried out by the army and police, follows intelligence information that cattle rustlers had left their hideouts in the bush and had camped in the Municipality to rob and attack residents.
Alex Waiswa Mufumbiro, the NUP Deputy Spokesperson, says that IPOD has been a hoax to Ugandans for its entire existence, starting out as a dialogue platform but turning into a platform of self-satisfaction.
Zadok Akutu, the Katakwi Town Council LC III Chairperson, says that Okabe's family had traced for him for two months in vain. According to Akutu, Obake's family contacted his inlaws to ascertain his whereabouts but they reportedly said they didnt know anything.
On Thursday, the National Water and Sewerage Cooperation (NWSC) pipelines at the bridge burst cutting off water supply to Giligili pumping station in Kasua cell, Ayivu division, and to other areas of the city.
Agnes Namusiitwa, the Kyotera LC V Vice Chairperson and Kakuuto Sub County LC V councilor, says that girls as young as thirteen years have fallen victim to the obsolete cultural practice of bridal kidnap, which is acceptable among some communities in Kyotera and Rakai districts.
Hajji Safique Ssekandi, Kisoro Resident District Commissioner says that in the last two weeks, 600 refugees have been intercepted from Bunagana border while escaping from refugee camps and attempting to cross to Congo.