During a stakeholders' engagement at the Jinja High Court Tuesday, the Resident Judge Winfred Nabisinde urged defense lawyers assigned by the state to engage extensively with the accused individuals and promptly notify the court about those willing to participate in plea bargaining sessions.
The wedding ceremony took place in large tents, amidst the presence of approximately 2500 guests. Gabula arrived at Christ's Cathedral around 12:15 pm, followed by Mutesi's arrival at approximately 1:10 pm. The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Kazimba Mugalu, officiated the matrimonial ceremony, leading the couple to the altar.
In a statement released by the Kiira regional police command, 45 suspects were arrested mainly on the 10th and 11th of November. However, 10 of them committed minor crimes, and they were cautioned before release during the screening process.
The Vice Chairperson of the royal wedding's organizing committee, Martin Tibalira, expressed gratitude to the general public and different entities for their contributions. He assures that all contributions will be duly accounted for.
Katsigazi insists that the country is safe for everyone, including international guests. During an inspection of the Nyege-Nyege festival area, he informed journalists that a significant deployment of personnel from the police, UPDF, and prisons is in place to ensure the safety of revelers.
Ayobami highlighted the issue of low intra-continental trade, which has been limiting Africa's economy and turning the continent into a supplier of raw materials to other parts of the world, resulting in lower dividends.
As Dhatemwa still couldn't raise the required funds, Toola further lowered the amount to Shillings 400,000 Shillings. Unable to meet this cost, Dhatemwa sought assistance from Deputy Jinja Resident City Commissioner, Juma Kigongo, who agreed to provide the necessary funds.
CCFU's Deputy Executive Director, Fredrick Nsibambi noted that if there is no law in place, a number of museums, cultural sites, historical buildings will continue to vanish in the name of modernity and development.
Muwanga was charged in 2020 with forging documents related to 3.5 acres of land that he allegedly grabbed from his family friend, Reverend Canon Charles Irongo, the deacon of Kyando Parish in Mayuge District. The disputed land is situated in Kyamagwa Cell in Jinja City Northern Division. It was reported that Irongo had sought financial assistance from Muwanga in 2018, providing the land title of his farmland as security.
Musasizi is accused of coordinating criminal activities for wanted gang leaders such as Dindondi, Hazard, Assassin, and Sam Foster, who have been on the police's wanted list for the past year. He had fled Jinja city during the police operations against machete-wielding men between December 2022 and April 2023.