According to an anonymous friend of Ahereza, she had been staying with Ahereza for the past month. Kasawo persistently tried to convince her to return to his house, but she refused, citing her difficult living conditions.
While preliminary reports suggest that Kiirya took his own life by strangulation, some residents, including the village vice chairperson Ronald Mugulusi, believe that unknown individuals may have killed him and staged the scene to make it appear as a suicide.
According to reports, Kavuma was attempting to connect an illegal powerline to his cinema hall when he suffered a fatal electric shock. His body has been taken to Bugiri General Hospital mortuary, where it awaits a postmortem examination before being handed over to his family for burial.
Fishermen in the area are hesitant towards embracing primary safety measures due to the belief that illegal fishing operations by the UPDF are only concentrated on big water bodies like Lake Victoria, and Lake Kyoga, among others.
Residents say Buladina seemed happy and gave pleasant smiles to all who paid her a visit, making it hard for them to suspect any individual struggles, which might have pushed her to committing suicide.
Prisca Nanangwe, one of the complainants accuses health workers of instructing her to either pay 2000 Shillings and access coartem drugs cheaply at the health facility or buy the same at 5000 Shillings from a neighboring drug shop.
It is reported that, Atanansi, a resident of Bukyaye village, in Nakalama sub county, in Iganga district, teamed up with the suspects to attend a social event in Bukyalifu trading center, in Namutumba town council.
Milton Wagalya, a resident of Kisega village says that he lost one cow, two goats and a sheep, which has severely affected his daily income. Wagalya says that his rice garden was also submerged leaving him without any source of income.
Bukonte Community Health Insurance Scheme was started last year by Action Aid in partnership with Bukonte Health Center III, a Private Not for Profit-PNP health facility in Namutumba district. It has made access to good health care easier and affordable.
The Namutumba District Health Officer, James Kiirya says that they extracted 56 samples from children in the sub-counties of Mazuba and Bulange respectively, which had reported the highest number of fatal cases, but all of them tested positive for severe malaria.
According to Naiwumbwe, her grandchildren contracted the infection and started suffering persistent breakdowns within three days. She explained that the infected minors pass out urine contaminated with blood, develop uncontrolled pain in their private parts, lose appetite and experience dizziness.
Available information indicates that female fruit flies lay eggs under the skin of the mangoes, which hatch into larvae that feed in the decaying flesh of the crop. Infested fruits quickly rot and become inedible or drop on the ground, thus causing direct loss to the farmer.