Mutemo said that the district received over 156 million Shillings to facilitate members of the Village Health Teams-VHTs and other activities of the COVID-19 task force but Duku and Mawejje have failed to account for the funds, yet several health workers have never received their risk allowances for the second wave.
In September, Finance Minister, Matia Kasaijja, alongside other leaders and sugarcane farmers within Busoga sub-region held a joint meeting where they revealed that the government was committed to constructing a Shillings 135 billion sugar plant in Luuka district to take up the surplus cane.
During the scuffle to rescue the victims, Kasolo shot dead Yosam Namwindo, one of the residents in the area. As a result, residents turned their wrath on the constable and lynched him to avenge Namwindo’s death.
Speaking to political leaders and civil society organization-CSO actors, during the post-election evaluation meeting held at Iganga district headquarters last Friday, Mastiko said that they have put in place a system where all their staff implicated in jeopardizing the smooth execution of the electoral process shall be registered.
Namakiika told journalists that Wandera forced her to approve payment of emyoga funds to one of the groups, which had failed to meet the standards. "Wandera wanted me to process a certificate of clearance for Kasozi Women Development Association with an aim of enabling them to access the Emyoga funds yet the same group lacked proof of membership and it is not even traceable on the ground,” she said.
While addressing journalists in her home in Namwendwa town council in Kamuli district on Sunday morning, Salamu argued that she withdrew the petition against Kadaga at the prompting of several elders from the Busoga sub-region indicating that decision would reduce conflicts between top leaders and their supporters alike.
The Chairperson Cleophas Opendi, 52, was arrested after some of the victims of the theft disclosed that they were instructed to collect their number plates from Tororo district and all of them received them from the same person. Opendi was arrested alongside his niece, Gertrude Namutosi, 24.
“My office closely worked with police and after receiving concrete evidence that Ssekimuli had mismanaged the registration fees to the tune of Shillings 7.6million we tasked him to refund it. We have made the necessary clearance with the relevant authorities and hope that UNEB will release the results soon,” he said.
Muzaale had employed 56 youths whom he had assigned to oversee the smooth operations of his businesses. However, some residents accused him of conniving with his employees to rob from unsuspecting members of the public.
“Those very officials escorted us to the bank and after withdrawing the money, they immediately wanted us to give them a kick back which we earlier declined," says a member of the beneficiary groups who reported the officials to the police. "After a week, I agreed to pay them 150,000 Shillings, but they kept on harassing me as they demanded for more money.”
The residents say that ever since the president declared the nationwide lockdown, Tamulina who claimed to be working with police, has been using logs to stage illegal roadblocks along the Buhatandu-Bungecha road with the aim of harassing and extorting money from unsuspecting members of the public.
Juliet Babirye, one of the victims, says the eatery sells affordable mudfish and none of them ever suspected that the owner would serve them snake meat. “We always eat mudfish from this local eatery, since the owner sells to us reasonable boiled pieces of fish at 500 Shillings each, but, it surprised me that, he would stoop this low and sell to us snake meat instead,” she said.
The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta in a condolence message read at burial described the fallen legislator as a Pan Africanist " Awori was a Pan Africanist .leaders within the East Africa region should emulate him to foster both political and economic integration' said Uhuru in a message delivered by Ambassador Dennis Awori
The deceased's estranged wife, Faith Namatende, says that she parted ways with Lubogo because of endless violence. "We were embroiled in domestic-related violence. I resolved to abandon my matrimonial home early this year, but, I never imagined that Lubogo was capable of doing such a thing," she said.