Another Imam at a mosque in Kawempe who preferred anonymity wondered why the government was going into ‘overdrive’ to announce sweeping measures even before a single coronavirus case has been confirmed in Uganda.
The directive followed a request by the UCU guild president Timothy Kadaga on the basis of cumulative cases of thefts taking place in villages where a sizeable number of students reside. Kadaga said that several students had lost personal belongings and equipment through house break-ins, while others are waylaid by thugs, thumped and robbed.
It is alleged that Lubowa stole an envelope containing 10 million Shillings from one of Luwum’s daughters as the body of Mary Luwum was being lowered in the grave at St Paul Church, Wii Gweng. The condolence money had been handed earlier to Luwum’s family by the Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda who represented President Museveni at the Burial.
Annually, scores of locals under Namokora Survivors and United Relatives Association [NASURA] hold memorial prayers to commemorate the brutal massacre of over 70 people by the National Resistance Army-LRA rebels on August 19th 1986.
NEMA Executive Director Dr Tom Okurut says that although the public may have an ignorance-based bias on the utilisation of wetlands to satisfy man’s needs, it doesn’t make the activities illegal as many presume.
The president made the call while addressing a congregation at Rubaga Cathedral, where African Bishops under the umbrella association of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) converged for mass this morning.
More than thirty years later, the Ugandan government presented him with the Luweero Triangle Medal, an honour awarded to anyone who was in the armed struggle between 1981 and 1986. The medal can also be given to civilians who participated closely with the armed freedom fighters during the struggles against dictatorship.
Speaking to journalists On Tuesday, the Katikkiro, Charles Peter Mayiga noted that although the meeting between the Kabaka and the president was closed, another meeting involving delegations from the two sides will be held.
President Museveni had visited the district to deliver a financial literacy talk to youth groups as they celebrated the first districts youth day last evening. But a section of women reportedly saw something that they thought was a snake, crawling towards them and set off an alarm that triggered a scuffle in the audience.
Museveni says that despite his continued efforts to attract local and foreign investors, UIA officials have been frustrating his efforts by charging investors to allocate them land, in the end, scaring them away.
Several residents lost their houses, crop gardens and animals during the brutal evictions executed with the help of police. Museveni arrived at Kilangira village at 6pm, where hundreds of evictees had patiently waited for him since morning.
Bosco Katala is a derogatory name that many Ugandans on social media adopted in reference to President Museveni following the Arua arrests which saw a number of legislators and their supporters detained and later charged with treason.
Justice Bamugemereire notes that in most cases when there is a land dispute, instead of reporting the case, the landlords connive with the police and open charges of criminal trespass and malicious damage of property against the squatters.