In an emergency meeting convened at Lopeduru Village in Kotido Municipal Council, the chairpersons said some of the most vulnerable members of their communities are severely starving and can’t even afford one meal a day.
Harriet Lamunu, the UWOPA Program coordinator says that they are in the final stages of re-tabling the bill. She says they accepted to have the bill withdrawn because they needed the new proposals to be included to the bill.
It emerged on Thursday that investigations into the case have stalled. Officials from the Criminal Investigations Department say the investigations hit a snag after finding out that multiple exhibits seized from the suspects have sophisticated passwords of their owners.
The residents who are drawn from various villages in Rupa Sub County are demanding over Shillings 300 million for leasing more than 100 acres of land in Nanyidik area in Rupa Parish to Sunbelt Company, a mining company dealing in marble.
Stephen Ocan Apila, the Parabongo LC 3 Chairperson disclosed that the minor’s left limb and arm, eyes and private parts were missing when the body was found. In January, residents also found the body of a young girl slit-open in neighboring Lukole sub-county still in Agago district.
The appellant submitted in regard to sentence that the trial Judge failed to consider the appellant's remand period while passing sentence. That the award of fines would have been sufficient instead of a custodial sentence.
Speaking to URN shortly after the Tribunal session, Advocate Innocent Okong, of Kob Advocates & Solicitors, representing Dr. Ocita expressed disappointment with the university for using delaying tactics to frustrate justice of his client by failing to produce minutes on time.
A police officer told URN that the suspect was carrying a sack full of tiles, which he is believed to have stolen from one of the factories in industrial park. The officer said they asked the deceased to stop as the 999 patrol vehicle approached him but he threw the sack and started running.
Reverend Mayanja shades a picture of a government that has gradually been slipping off public expectations since the 1990’s to condone different forms of injustices mated out on underprivileged Ugandans including intolerance to divergent political opinions.
Sarah Ogwang the Coordinator Women Empowerment at Uganda Women Network said that due to lack of social protection systems majority of women are victimized at work places and have no hope for the future.
Women who were hoping to benefit from the Women’s day free healthcare gift at the Mulago Women’s Specialized Hospital were today sent away because the hospital was overwhelmed with numbers. The hospital has a 450 bed capacity