The State House Anti Corruption Unit led by its senior legal officer, Peter Ndomugyenyi are investigating the alleged misappropriation of more than Shillings 3billion meant for various projects in the district. The arrests have forced several district officials into hiding.
In 2019, water levels at Lake Albert went up submerging shorelines displacing more than 11000 people, and flooding infrastructure. The floods forced the victims into internally displaced camps of Rwenyana, Rwangara 1 and 2, Kamuga, and Kajweka camps in Butungama sub-county.
Dr. Zohaib Hassan, a Pakistan Consultant Ophthalmologist who attributed this to a possible lack of facilities and the costs involved in the treatment, wondered why the cataract condition is so common among the people in the Lango sub-region.
Yasin Kyeyune, a resident and local leader from Masaku zone in Katwe 2 Parish, says that on a day when such operations are conducted, many children flee and are seen in the communities such as Katwe, away from the city center.