Hudson Byansi, a resident of Idudi Cell, Idudi Town Council in Bugweri district, is alleged to have led a gang of youths on Saturday night to stab Nyanga as she was leaving her cosmetics shop located in Budhumbuli Cell, Bugembe Ward in Jinja City.
The two suspects were picked up from Bwase zone in Buwenge town council in Jinja district. It is alleged that while Bwase zone, the suspects informed residents that they had been directed to replace their old Yaka meters with new ones.
Okiria was meant to take oath alongside three other designated PAC members on Thursday. However, his acceptance letter was headlined with Jamada as his first name, as opposed to James, the known name which was approved by the council authorities.
During the scuffle, Ngobi reportedly stabbed Kwewana with a knife in the neck and fled into hiding. Kwewana bled profusely and was rushed to Jinja Regional Referral Hospital emergency unit for further management.
On Tuesday, Jinja City Southern Division authorities, the Southern Division Clerk, Joy Kasowole, and the mayor, Nasser Ashraf led a team of physical planners and surveyors, to demarcate a road on part of Masese police station land. However, this sparked off anger among the police, who had recently constructed housing units in the same area.
The Municipal speaker, Molson Bizitu held a public meeting at the Jinja city hall on Tuesday to consult stakeholders on whether to negotiate with the trustees of the Indian association or battle them out in court.
Kasolo, a member of the National Unity Platform-NUP party was declared as the newly elected Mayor of Jinja City on Friday. He defeated nine contestants who include Forum for Democratic Change’s-FDC Frank Nabwiso who was the first runners up.
Sylvia Mudondo, a resident of Buyala village in Budondo ward says that during Nabwiso’s tenure in parliament, Kanusu was his chief mobilizer and rallied voters to support him. “During those political campaigns, Kanusu was always referred to as Nabwiso’s son because those two were often doing door to door campaigns together,” she said.
This proposal is a departure from the Parliamentary Elections Act, 2005 that provides that elections should be held sixty days after the creation of a new district or constituency. This comes at a time when government is struggling to fund elections in newly created districts and constituencies.
The extension will allow property owners who couldn’t file their objections to the property rates and be heard by July 1st 2019 to do so for remedial action. The extension follows a request by KCCA to the Kampala Minister to extend the time within, which the valuation court chaired by Wandera Ogalo will hear, the complaints.