the Rakai CAO, William Kamara, says that the resolution did not follow the right procedure, which makes it illegal.
He says that the councillors acted out of anger when debating the matter and passed the motion without giving the accused chance to defend themselves.
The district is categorized among the high-risk areas due to its geographical location at the Uganda-Tanzania border. It has so far confined 192 COVID-19 suspects, 171 of who were discharged after testing negative to the virus.
In his statement, Birinomutonzi claims that Kiwanuka approached him in March this year after submitting his application for a job in the ICT department. The suspect reportedly asked him to pay a bribe if he wished to get the job.
Byakabanda Parish chairperson Eliab Kiggundu Ssango said that none of the two government secondary schools has a single qualified science teacher despite the subjects being compulsory. As a result, he says, the Sub County is posting poor results in National Examinations, with no candidate qualifying to even join Primary Teachers Colleges.
The affected residents are from the villages of; Kyandaaza, Kigeye and Kateerero located in Byakabanda Sub County. A Kampala based businessman Enoch Rwamirembe is threatening to evict them off the land they have occupied for decades.
Helen Nakintu, the Coordinator of Brick by Brick Uganda, a Non-Governmental Organization that advocates for improved health for young mothers in Masaka region, says they have been receiving calls from the managers of the hospital about the need for a neonatal unit.
The school has been stopped from reconstructing the burnt structure. Henry Nsubuga, the school head teacher says that although they had already obtained resources from well-wishers for the works, they cannot proceed with the construction before securing clearance from the police.
Christopher Kalemba, the Kakuuto County member of parliament, says he was amazed by the vague demarcations of the district boundaries that restricted him from thousands of electorates that voted for him in the 2016 general elections.
Latif Zaake, the Greater Masaka Regional Police Commander confirms the incident but could not give details on the number causalities saying he had dispatched an emergency response team to rescue the situation.
In 2008, government instituted the commission inquiry into the suspicious religious practices of the Serulanda Spiritual Foundation that included among others; preserving of dead bodies, systematic manipulation of followers into giving in all their property that raised a lot of public concern.
Karim Walyabira, the National Traditional Healers and Herbalists Association chairperson says they have established that these strangers have a bearing on the persistent cases of human sacrifice in the country.
Livingstone Ssamula, a teacher at Kyabiihwa Primary school in Kakuuto Sub County has confirmed being summoned last week to record a statement over Shillings 5 million that was wired into his account beyond his regular pay.