Antonio Kalyango, the Executive Director of ASDI, says encroachers have taken advantage of the laxity in enforcing environmental protection laws during the lockdown, to take over protected areas in parts of Masaka, Lwengo, Rakai, Kyotera and Kalungu district.
Dennis Obbo, the Communications Officer at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development says that the border conflict is being infuriated by politicians that he said should back off from the border. He explains that the border conflict, which has taken decades, was carefully studied and scientifically resolved.
Several districts have failed to recover funds disbursed to youth groups over the last two years and they have been suspended from the list of beneficiaries. Abim district has recovered a dismal 94.9 million Shillings out of a disbursement of 558.4 million Shillings.