Samson Kasasira, the Rwizi Regional Police Spokesperson declined to divulge the names of the other suspects noting that the rest of the family members are in custody at Rubare police station for their own safety.
In 2014, a community meeting chaired by the former Ruhaama Sub County LC III Chairperson, Tom Rwomushana resolved to uproot the boundary marks prompting Kangaho’s family to file a case of criminal trespass against the ringleaders. But Kangaho’s family led by Andrew Kangaho claims to have inherited the contested land from their late father, James Kangaho.
Nathan Mutungi, the Chairperson Nyakihanga Fruits and Vegetable Growers Cooperative Society, says they decided to suspend the operations of the factory due to numerous challenges that require government intervention.
The Agro Business projects commissioned include a 273-acre coffee plantation, 17 acres’ of bananas, a fish project, a hatchery, a fully facilitated Health Center III and a newly constructed Dean's House.
The FDC candidates have since disputed the poll results, saying there was a lot of violence directed at their supporters and polling agents. They also describe the elections a sham and fraudulent, arguing it was characterised with open voter bribery by the NRM party and candidates.
In the petition to the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, the losers argue that the elections were cases of ballot stuffing, violence at some polling stations, arrests, intimidations from the army and police. They contend that declaring Henry Nkwasiibwe Zinkuratire as the Member of Parliament for Ruhaama County was illegal because the election process was a sham.
The accident involved a Toyota Hiace taxi registration number UBD 041S and a Fuso truck registration number UAR 679M. Damiano Katwesiime, Ntungamo District Police Commander, said that the taxi rammed into the Fuso truck that was parked at the trading center.
Muhangi's nomination had been blocked by the Ntungamo District Returning Officer Robert Baine after reportedly arriving late at the venue. On the same day of his anticipated nomination, Munangi had been bounced for failing to deliver all the required paperwork to support his bid.
Muntu says that there are no fundamental differences among the East African states, except the lack of a good relationship between the various leaders in the bloc. He was speaking from his home area in Ntungamo District, as part of his campaign trail for the presidency.
The State Prosecutor, Baine Eunice asked the magistrate to issue criminal summons for Rukutana, saying his absence has delayed the case. Mulangira pleaded with court in vain not to issue to criminal summons for Rukutana, saying he wasn’t feeling well and it is a constitutional right.
The concern was raised by members of the Natural Resources Committee of Parliament who are currently visiting parts of western Uganda, to study the extent of power penetration in the areas of Masaka, Mbarara, Kasese and Fort Portal, among others. They are bothered that some projects which were launched in 2014 have not yet started.
The MPs who were on a field trip to Western Uganda to ascertain the level of electricity penetration in the area, expressed the concern while visiting substations in Masaka, Ntungamo and Kasese districts, where they were told that electricity supply to Rwanda, Tanzania, and Kenya is uninterrupted.
In his petition, Nuwagaba, says that he inspected the nomination papers of his opponent on October 22nd, 2020 at the Ntungamo Electoral Commission offices and found out that his rival completed his bachelors of law degree under the mature-age entry in 2019, a year after completing his Uganda Certificate of Education in 2018 from Entebbe secondary school.
Hanny Turyahebwa, the Ntungamo Chief Administrative Officer, says they have reduced staff by 30 percent as a preventive measure to contain further spread of the disease. “We don’t want this to spread to others, so we are asking our staff to stay and work from home,” he said.