Prior to his appointment as a full cabinet minister, Gen. Katumba served as State Minister for Transport for two years. Under his docket lay the roads sector that covers the railway, taxis, buses and Boda-boda, water transport as well as the aviation and other related services.
All convicts appealed against the sentence except Stephen Lwanga.
They argued that the judge erred in law and fact when she convicted them on three charges without proof of all the essential ingredients of the offence beyond a reasonable doubt.
Facing strong resistance, the Archbishop could not even place the foundation stone close to the church. Muwonge says the stone was instead placed some meters away near the martyrs’ lake and was recently relocated to another place during the recent renovation of the place.
Unidentified gunmen opened fire at Katumba’s vehicle registration number H4DF 2138 along Kisaasi-Kisota road killing his daughter, Brenda Nantongo Wamala and driver, Haruna Kayondo.
Gen. Katumba who was at the time headed for his mother in law’s vigil at Najjanankumbi, escaped with gunshot wounds in the shoulders and is currently admitted at Madipal International Hospital.
Gen Lokech in a statement issued said the assailants trailed Gen Katumba’s vehicle as soon as it left the home at Bulabira –Najeera until when they reached a remote location about 4 kilometres along the Kisota-Kulambiro road.
The grant is supposed to help the country procure cold chain equipment for storage and transportation of covid-19 vaccines in the country. The funds will be channelled through the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund-UNICEF.
In a short statement, Charles Twine, the Spokesperson of the Criminal Investigations Directorate, says that the suspects were picked from a “wedding party of a gay couple” in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district.
Addressing journalists at his residence in Namirembe, hours after the incident, Kazimba said that they are saddened with the news of the attempted assassination of Wamala and the killing of his daughter and driver.
Isaac Kawonawo, the Wakiso Deputy Resident District Commissioner in Charge of Kiira Municipality told URN at the scene that the assailants shot the unidentified man in the leg and he was rushed to hospital.
"This outcome is, I think, the best response to commentators who predicted, and in some cases even hoped for an investor rebellion against the company, and responds to those who act more as activists than shareholders," said Pouyanne. But Environmentalists and a chunk of the shareholders say TotalEnergy must do more to convince that they are abiding by their promises.
"Every time I go for national duty, I write a request letter to the club. Today I went to attend the training but when I came back, Mr. Masembe called me and asked me to choose between Vipers and Uganda Cranes and I chose the national team because you cannot deny me a chance to serve my country, "Kajoba told URN.