Warren Tumusiime 70, a father of seven and resident of Kabasyaba village in Kahondo Parish, Maziba Subcounty, Kabale District said he joined the NRA’s movement to capture power in 1984 through the incumbent Minister of Security Rtd. Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi Katuguugu who was then the NRA Rebel Movement’s Director of Counter Intelligence in charge of Western Uganda.
In a leaked notice dated 20th November addressed to the electoral commission, Niwagaba and his lawyers, M/S Lukwago and Company Advocates, M/S Barirere Muhangi, and Company advocates, Muhangi indicates that he has withdrawn from handling the case. Muhangi did not give details and explanation behind his withdrawal from the case.
According to residents, an unspecified number of Rwandan nationals from
Gisuru village in Nyagatare district, Nothern Province illegally crossed into the area early this year and grabbed two hectares of land on Kyaninanuunu hill in Rukore village, Kahondo parish, five kilometers inside Uganda’s territory.
They are Rakai District Chief Administrative Officer Christopher Ahimbisibwe, 52, Muhanga Town Council the Senior Treasurer Godwin Asiimwe, 52, and Kabale Municipality Central Division Accounts Assistant Stella Tushabomwe, 51. Ahimbisibwe was last month transferred to Rakai district from Rubanda.
Angry students led by their guild leaders Geoffrey Mumbere and Barnabas Agaba grabbed a microphone from the principal and attempted to beat him. As a result, police started firing tear gas and live bullets in the air to disperse.
The concerned students say that they were perturbed when Benjamin Turyahikayo, the NTC Principal revealed to them that their money was channeled to pay electricity, water bills, purchasing stationery, and maintenance of the college compound.
The voting which took place today had a hybrid of both physical and online polls. While Engineering and Medicine students were voting physically at the University playground in Kikungiri, the rest of the departments were voting through the AIMS software.
The much-awaited establishment of ferry services at Lake Bunyonyi and the proposed upgrade of the 15-kilometre Kabale-Bunyonyi and 60-kilometer Muko-Katuna roads were pledges made by President Yoweri Museveni during campaigns that preceded the 2016 general election. However, they are yet to be fulfilled.
Godfrey Nyakahuma, Kabale Resident District Commissioner told our reporter that the smuggling of cattle has persisted due to the silent benefit of local leaders at the border. Nyakahuma discloses that security investigations have established that local leaders earn 50,000 Shillings for each cow they cleared.
The deceased identified as Vanansio Zirihoona, a resident of Kabisha village, Mwendo parish, Kitumba sub-county, Kabale district was also a renowned tailor operating along Kabale Main Street in Kabale town. His body was discovered by locals at around 6:30 PM.
In memory of Karambuzi, Museveni built a 32 roomed commercial building in Kabale Municipality along Kabale – Katuna road to support his family. However, Karambuzi sisters accuse their younger brother Happy Karambuzi of using the building alone.
Mpamu had used social media to communicate with tourists. Police arrested him on October 10th and arraigned the suspect before the court on October 15th, 2021 on charges of obtaining money by false pretence.
The traders explained that at first they thought Kabale Municipal Council would fault them for operating in a place not gazetted by authorities as a market until Justus Tinyinondi, the contractor in charge of markets started charging them 1,000 shillings every Monday and Friday when they converged along Bwankosya street for business.
Security and health officials argue that the hotels work normally during the day by serving food and soft drinks, but change the business into dancing clubs under the cover of darkness. Monalisa Lounge and Little Liz Hotel's reportedly play loud music at night and operates bars, despite the continued closure of bars.
Alfred Besigensi, Kabale District Health Officer says that the meeting could not be allowed to happen because his office is not aware if the members who were attending are registered, traditional herbalists.
Inmates appearing before the courts from police detention centres and remanded for the first time in Kabale, Rukiga, and Rubanda districts are taken to Rukiga or Rubanda prisons where they spend 14-days under surveillance and testing before they are transferred to Ndorwa Prison for remand.