during a survey visit, a team from the local government ministry led by Geoffrey Ettedu, the National program coordinator for Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program-(MATIP-2] rejected the proposed site.
The two-day heavy downpour that started on Monday evening until Tuesday evening affected villages of Kanooga, Kakihimbara, Kaisobakara, and Kayunga in Matale Sub County, Kiganda in Kyahazihire sub-county, Kiziizi Cell, Buyanja Cell and Karuguuza Cell all in Kibaale town Council.
KWIK Build Contractors and Engineering LTD who haven't been quick at their work were contracted by government in 2019 to construct the seed school and works were supposed to have been completed in December 2020 but to date, the seed school has never been completed.
The State Minister in Charge of Economic Monitoring in the Office of the President, Peter Ogwang detected the anomalies while monitoring and assessing various government projects in the district. Ogwang wondered how the RDC would rush to commission the maternity ward with visible cracks on the wall, floor and ceiling.
The market once constructed will help accommodate over 500 vendors currently operating in the daily Karuguza market that is situated in Ruguuza cell, Karuguza town council. The market currently accommodates more than 200 vendors.
Statistics from the district health, education, probation and social welfare departments show that from July 2020 to August 2021 6,440 girls aged between 15 and 19 years are reported pregnant in the district.
Police accuses the pastor of presiding over a wedding ceremony on Sunday with over 100 people in disregard of the COVID-19 preventive guidelines. In his recent directives, president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, said only 20 people can attend a wedding.
JohnBosco Nyenyeri, the area LC1 Chairperson says it is a big tragedy to the village since Byakatonda was the only elder of that age remaining in the area.
He suspects the deceased could have committed suicide due to frustration since he was staying alone in his house and had no one to take appropriate care of him.
According to Hakiza, the deceased disappeared from his home on April 10, 2021, after selling his house at Shillings 10 million. This prompted his relatives to notify police that commenced investigations into the matter.
The deceased was strangled after being sexually violated, and the Albertine region police spokesperson Julius Hakiza told URN that so far one suspect, her former boy friend Gestephas Nkuuna, has been arrested to help police with investigations.
According to the letter, while serving the suspension, Bizimungu will not receive any allowance as a punitive measure. Bizimungu told URN on phone on Monday evening that he was yet to receive the suspension letter.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region Police spokesperson has identified the deceased students as Josephine Kirabo, a daughter of renowned retired head teacher in Hoima district, Francis Kemara and Charity Kabigano.