Collins Bamuturaki, a fisherman at Butiaba Landing Site in Buliisa district says that fishermen have been at peace since the border closure. He demands that the border closure period should further be extended to protect Ugandan fishermen from armed Congolese militia.
While presiding over the 2020 Cultural gala at the Jinja based Senior Command and Staff College-SCSC over the weekend, Mbadi said that all cultures have some similarities, adding that people ought to seek what unites them to ensure sustainable unity.
The university has been the theatre of violence and the use of excessive force by law enforcement agencies, as students challenged a 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and functional fees. The increment, which started this academic year, will affect all first-year students, for the next five years.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson, says they received information that the students had turned rowdy to the extent of pelting stones at any person approaching the school premises. He says police will maintain presence at the school to ensure sanity to protect school property from destruction.
The legislator is expected in the area to launch a campaign by Asinasi Kamanda Nyakato, one of the two candidates for the Hoima District MP seat. Nyakato, a member of the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Party is scheduled to launch her campaigns today at Hoima Boma grounds.
The heavy deployment started on Wednesday morning on most streets including Main Street, Fort portal road and government road among others as the candidates vying for the Hoima Woman MP seat were being nominated.
Nsobya says that Uganda is threatened by ADF remnants both within the country and abroad who are regrouping and plotting to launch violent attacks on unsuspecting civilians. Nsobya has said this during a sensitization meeting on the dangers of terrorism held at the Iganga district headquarters on Friday.
Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says two private security guards attached to pinnacle security stormed the bank in the company of an unidentified person and put three bank staff at gun point demanding for money.
Eriya Elepot, the Busia District Police Commander, says the theft of the firearm is a security threat. He says they have conducted operations in different places like in bars, lodges and streets at night but they are yet to recover the missing gun.
In a message delivered by the Internal Affairs Minister, General, Jeje Odongo during the opening of a two day’s police performance review meeting in Jinja district on Thursday, Museveni asked the police leadership to totally eliminate murders and robberies that have reduced public trust in the institution.
Itabuka, who lives a humble life in Itonko village in Namutumba town council in Namutumba district, told URN in an exclusive interview that leadership is the willingness to serve and not a profession, which requires experience.