Several foreign and local revelers have started checking into their cottages, while others are setting up camping tents amidst a hype of activities at the site. Exhibiters are also stocking beverages and food items in makeshift bars and restaurants ahead of the festival.
Denis Nahurira Rwamunyoga, the Funeral Organizing Committee Chairperson, says that they resolved in the last burial preparatory meeting to increase security around the deceased's home because they expect high-profile mourners.
Citing the recent attacks by suspected machete-wielding men against police officers in Luwero and Mbale, Wangadya argues that rather than applying reasonable force to defend themselves against their attackers, the surviving police personnel opted to flee, due to the limitations within the current laws.
Some of the youths were found with forged academic papers, some had no recommendation letters from LC1 chairpersons, District Internal Security Officer-DISO, and Resident District Commissioners-RDC, while others had no National IDs.
The applicants were subjected to written and physical exercises including a five-kilometre run and medical tests for high blood pressure, Hepatitis B, HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) like syphilis and gonorrhoea. Those found to be positive were automatically disqualified.
The trio was injured Wednesday when the driver of the ambulance registration number H4DF 2167 Corporal Edward Kasozi lost control and rammed into shops while rushing Private Lawrence Mugisha from Moroto to Bombo military hospital.
Museveni describes the current ongoing raids in Lango, Acholi and Karamoja regions as commercially motivated, perpetuated by some unscrupulous security officials and local leaders in connivance with businessmen in these regions.
The LTC commandant, Lt. Col. Savy Tumuhimbise says that the trainees are legal officers mandated with the cardinal role of coordinating with various unit commanders to expedite the tracing of human rights violations in the course of executing internal security operations.
Muzafalu Mbago, a street vendor within the area, says that two of the gunmen first masqueraded as customers and entered the shop before their accomplices who had parked outside the shop for close to 15 minutes joined them.
Angela Namala, the acting Director of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, who declined to reveal the cost of the entire renovation works told URN on Sunday that the ICU ward needed a facelift and the repair of some of the interior fittings.
The operation commander Maj. Gen. Kayanja Muhanga says that one soldier was killed in crossfire with the rebels during the first phase of the operation, while the other three died due to individual errors, and as a result of rough terrain in the jungle.
Eyewitnesses say that Mulumba who was riding from the side of Kamuli on his Bajaj motorcycle number UFB 656J attempted to overtake a sugarcane truck in a congested area characterized with double parking and bumped into the UPDF truck registration number H4DF 1248 that was coming from the opposite direction.
Mukono District Police Commander, Annabella Nyinamahoro has confirmed the detention of the UPDF driver but referred our reporter to the Kampala Metropolitan Traffic Spokesperson, Faridah Nampiima for a detailed statement.
The UPDF First Division Spokesperson, Maj Charles Kabona explained that the exercise seeks to verify the veterans and their survivors. Upon completion of the exercise, a file will be opened for each of the persons to ensure that they or their children or relatives can receive their payments.