Diana Nabiruma, the Communication Officers at the Africa Institute for Energy Governance-AFIEGO, indicates that besides anonymous persons cautioning them against engaging project affected persons and documenting their concerns, they have lately started registering cases of suspicious people trying to disrupt their community meetings.
Dr Simon Peter Kibira, a researcher and lecturer in the Department of Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Makerere University quotes a Performance Monitoring and Action survey conducted by Makerere University School of Public Health, which established that almost half of all mothers they talked to during the survey, did not intend to have their last pregnancies.
Dr Nathan Onyach, the Director- Masaka Regional Referral Hospital says that very few personnel have endorsed the vaccination exercise. Onyach explains that they have vaccinated only 288 health workers and 14 teachers over a two-week period since March 11, 2021. The facility received over 4,600 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine for the Front line health workers.
The 1,443km crude oil export pipeline will transport Uganda’s crude oil from Kabaale-Homa, close to Lake Albert, traversing 296 kilometres in 10 districts and 25 sub-counties in Uganda. The earmarked districts in Uganda include Lwengo, Kyotera, Rakai, Sembabule, Hoima, Kakumiro, Kyankwanzi, Mubende, Gomba, and Kikuube.
The call was made by the Human Rights Committee of Parliament which is currently conducting public hearings about the violations that marred the recent elections across the country. This includes the excessive use of force by law enforcement agents, resulting in the killing and wounding of civilians, and arbitrary arrests and detentions of opposition supporters.
Witnesses included victims of arrests and torture, those who sustained wounds from gunshots and relatives of missing persons. However, the committee noted that the majority of the incidents, some of which resulted in death, were never documented or even investigated by the Human Rights Commission office in the area.
Sheikh Umar Sserunjogi, the Information and Communication Secretary in West Buganda Muslim Region, says the regional leadership has noted that the suspension of Bagunduse and the appointment of Sheikh Kiruta to replace him was done out of the procedure.
He says their captors bundled them in a waiting van, inside which they were allegedly injected with unknown fluids before they were dropped inside a filthy detention facility in an unknown place where they met several detainees.
Last month after the Electoral Commission declared the incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni winner of the presidential elections, protests broke out in Masaka.
Security personnel comprised of the military and police swung into action to stop the growing protests, and accordingly, dozens of people were arrested and four others shot dead.
In her application filed on Friday through her Lawyer, Mike Mugerwa, Nalubega says the elections were marred with gross irregularities. She says in Dwaniro, Kibanda sub-counties and Rakai town council, polling agents and voters were paid to participate in the election.
Ssempijja through his lawyers led by Geoffrey Kandebe told the court that the same thing happened at about 25 polling stations, which gave a chance to Katabazi’s polling agents and officials to mismatch the votes and hence robbed him of his victory.
Hajji Abdu Kiyimba Bukoto South, one of the candidates who contested on the NRM party ticket dragged the Electoral Commission and the winner Dr Twaha Kagabo to court seeking for recounting of votes arguing that the tallying processes were marred by irregularities.
Court heard that security intercepted the accused persons on their way to court and took them to Makindye Military barracks before they appeared before the General Court-martial on charges of illegal possession of ammunition before they were remanded to Kitalya prisons.