The injured fishermen are Seremos Byaruhanga, Robert Amukuhikirize and Deo Busobozi, all attached to Nsunzu B landing site in Buhuka Parish Kyangwali sub county, Kikuube district. They were shot and injured at around 5a.m near the Senjojo landing site in Buhuka parish.
The deceased fishermen have only been identified as AJaruva and Richard both attached to Bugoma landing site in Buhuka parish Kyangwali sub county in Kikuube district. The incident happened on Saturday evening at around 5p.m.
Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC Amlan Tumusiime told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday that the presidential directive that only 20 people should attend burials is being abused due to the availability of food and drinks that attract people.
The deceased fishermen are Richard Opio 27 and another one only identified as Mugegere both attached to Bugoma-Kinya landing site Buhuka parish in Kyangwali sub county Kikuube.The incident occurred on Sunday Morning at around 7a.m near Kinya landing site.
On Wednesday afternoon, Boda-boda riders mounted another search and recovered the deceased’s motorcycle from the house belonging to Robert Isingoma in Kyabasara village in Kimbugu parish in Kabwoya Sub County.
The Kikuube district Council was expected to convene today to among others nominate and approve the names of members on the district service commission, district land board members and the district public accounts committee members.
Vincent Alpha Opio, the Kabwoya sub county LC5 Councilor who doubles as the Kikuube LC5 Vice Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Wednesday that the Congolese crossed between Sunday and Monday.They include men women and Children.
The suspect has been identified as Ronald Amanya, a resident of Hoima City. Julius Hakiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson says that the suspect was arrested on Saturday while driving a vehicle registration number UBG 230N.
Amlan Tumusiime, the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Friday Morning that they resolved to suspend water transport on the lake to prevent the further spread of the pandemic. There are currently 25 cases of COVID-19 in the district, eight of whom are health workers, nine humanitarian workers, a police officer and members of the public.
Vicent Mwesigye, the Albertine Regional Police Commander, says that the heavy deployment is aimed at stopping the illegal entry by Congolese nationals into the country amidst the surge of COVID-19 infections.
Hassan Mugenyi, the campaign focal person, says the Bugoma forest is a habitat for different wild animals, medicinal plants. He says that the destruction of the forest reserve has forced wild animals that used to settle in the forest to raid peoples’ gardens and homes in search of food.
Dr Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Kikuube District Health officer-DHO told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Tuesday that the second victim, a contact of the first one, has already been admitted at the Kasonga Ebola Treatment Unit where he is getting treatment.
The suspect is Sergeant Ivan Ankampulira attached to the City Tactical Counter Terrorism Headquarters in Kampala.
He ran into trouble over the weekend when he raided Nyamigisa village in Butole parish Kyangwali Sub County in Kikuube district armed with a pistol and Semi-Automatic Gun-SAG on a mission to arrest Alex Mugisa.
Dr Nicholas Kwikiriza, the Kikuube District Health officer-DHO confirmed the outbreak of the disease in an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Friday afternoon. This came after a 16-year old girl, a refugee and resident of Musiinsa A Village in the Kyangwali Refugee settlement area tested positive for the disease on April 28, 2021.
The Chinese Company was contracted by the government to construct the Masindi-Biiso 54km, Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butole 25km and Kabaale-Kiziranfumbi 25.7km in Hoima, Buliisa Masindi and Kikuube districts.
They are alleged to be conniving with truck drivers to siphon fuel from trucks belonging to China Railway Seventh Group Company limited which is undertaking major construction works on the Critical Oil roads in the in the Albertine Graben.