Since 2018, the government has not compensated the project-affected persons yet they stopped using their land. The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) had also promised to start compensation in December 2020 or early January 2021.
According to security, the Albertine region that is at the porous border with the DR Congo is at greater risk since the DR Congo hosts ADF militants who are a threat to Uganda yet there are always cross-border movements between residents in the Albertine and those from the DRC, a thing security operatives say might led to infiltration of wrong elements.
The Health Committee of parliament that is in the western region to assess the situation of health facilities made an impromptu visit at Kigorobya Health Center IV today and discovered that drugs are being kept in the mortuary at the facility.
Now Simon Baleke, a fisherman at Bugoma landing site in Kyangwali sub county in Kikuube says ever since the FPU commenced their operations on the lake, attacks by suspected Congolese militiamen on Ugandan fishermen have stopped. He wants the operation to continue to save them from being attacked by the suspected Congolese armed men.
Goat Plague is a viral disease related to the rinderpest of sheep as well as goats. It is characterized by fever, cough, very bad-smelling breath, diarrhoea and discharge from the eyes and nose, which can form a crust, making breathing difficult and forcing eyes shut.
It is alleged that Tumwebaze presented a letter dated October 4, 2021, allegedly signed by Omukama Iguru and addressed to Florence Kiconco, the head of the legal department at State House indicating that the King had offered him land measuring 2000 acres to utilize.
Those fleeing are from the landing sites of Butiaba, Wanseko, Bugoigo andKabolwa in Buliisa, Kijangi, Kaiso, Rwentale, Runga and Mbegu in Hoima, Nkondo, Sebigoro, Kyehoro, Bugoma and Kyekapere in Kikuube, Ndaiga and Kitebere in Kagadi.
The deceased was identified as Joseph Magoola who had been deployed to guard road construction equipment belonging to China Chongqing International Construction Company Limited- CICO, the company constructing the Hoima–Biiso-Butiaba-Wanseko road.
The deceased has only been identified as Owonda, a fisherman attached to Kijangi landing site in Tonya parish Buseruka sub county in Hoima district. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson confirmed the incident saying they have launched investigations.
The move follows terror alerts which were followed by two explosions; in Komamboga, a suburb of Kampala and on a Bushenyi bound bus within less than a week. Each of the incidents claimed a life and left a few other people nursing injuries.
Lt. Reuben Ndifuna, the spokesperson for Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU says that they destroyed 52,575 pieces of monofilament nets, 8,457kg of immature fish, 35,442, 10,881 illegal boats, 1,463 solar batteries and 189,103 illegal hooks among others.
According to police, while in Hoima City on Monday evening around 5 pm on Monday evening, the suspects kidnapped Aisha Nema. They bundled their victim in a Toyota Premio registration number UBH 627C and drove off at breakneck speed.