Gilbert Wanadi, dealing in fish business at Kyehoro landing site in Kikuube district, says for months now fish has been a major problem for fishmongers and consumers, leading to the high price of fish in the area.
The seven suspected militiamen, four of them dressed in the DRC military uniform, placed several fishermen at gunpoint and ordered them to surrender their fishing gear. After executing their mission, they crossed to the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to Ethien Arua, one of the affected fishermen.
It is alleged that the Chairperson together with three other suspects namely Patrick Balitwaha, John Byaruhanga and Moses Munaka - all fishermen attached to Kabanda landing site in Buseruka sub county Hoima district - killed Samuel Warom, 20, a fisherman attached to Mbegu landing site in Mbegu parish Kabaale sub county in Hoima district. The incident happened on Friday night at around 10p.m.
According to records, between 100 and 150 people would seek treatment at the facility each day. However, less than 20 people turn up at the facility each day for treatment following the death of the two health workers.
According to the estimates, the Ministry of Investments was allocated the lion’s share of 3.973 Billion Shillings. Robert Owagonza, the Kingdom Prime Minister says that the money will be used to start a Television and radio station to streamline communication and earn an income to the kingdom.
The few available dams that used to provide water for the animals have all dried up forcing farmers to trek long distances in search of water. According to the farmers, their animals have started dying due to a lack of pasture and water.
Reports indicate that the facility did not provide any medicine for the patients, or even guide them on the COVID-19 home-based care protocols which would allow them to protect themselves while at their respective homes. Some of the patients however alerted the COVID-19 taskforces in the area about their predicament.
Tukamushaba, who is currently detained at Hoima central Police station is accused of impersonation as a Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI personnel with the aim of defrauding guest house owners in Hoima City of their money. He was arrested on Sunday afternoon in Hoima City.
Andrew Byakutaga, the Kingdom Prime Minister told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Thursday morning that they have decided to close all their premises for a period of fourteen days as they monitor the COVID-19 situation.
The six were caught red-handed by police conducting lessons in disregard of the presidential directive closing all schools for 42 days as part of the measures to contain the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Monday that some of the motorists were arrested while trying to sneak with passengers to other districts especially during the night hours, while others were found operating beyond 9pm.
“How can these attacks happen and no action is being taken by the government? Since 2018 my subjects have been suffering, they are being put on gunpoint before they are robbed. These cases are all being reported to the relevant government security agencies but no any action is taken to save my people.” -Omukama Iguru.
“Most of these people are not got at their respective homes when we go to check on them meaning they are escaping to freely join other members of the public. This is very dangerous and could escalate the spread of the virus into the communities, “said Tumusiime.
Andrew Byakugata, the Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom Prime Minister in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Wednesday explains that Nabbanja’s appointment is a big achievement for Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom and the entire people of Bunyoro sub region adding that the King is appreciative.
James Wanzala, a fisherman at Kijangi landing site, says that the proposed suspension of night fishing operations is good. He, however, wants the COVID-19 Taskforce to come up with appropriate measures to compel fishermen not to cross to the DRC while on the lake.
Initially, the Kingdom had invited only 100 guests to attend what they called scientific celebration. Andrew Byakutaga, the Kingdom Prime Mi says that the Omukama has suspended this year’s coronation anniversary following the new presidential directives of COVID-19.