Addressing fishermen at the Fisheries Protection Unit base at Mwena Landing Site in Kalangala Town Council on Sunday, the FPU Operations Commander, Dick Kirya Kaija, says they have been forced to resume their operations because of the immaturity of fishermen.
The impounded fishing gears were kept for 4 years at Mwenna Fish Processing Plant, the main base of FPU operations in Kalangala Town Council. Fishermen have over the years petitioned FPU to return their impounded gears.
The 24-year-old candidate accessed the island district through Bukakata aboard MV Pearl to cross from Masaka to Bugoma/Luku landing site. Upon his arrival, He arrived in Kalangala, Katumba addressed voters at Bugoma landing site, before visiting Bugoma Police station, Mugoye sub-county and Kalangala Town Council.
David Ahimbisibwe, one of the officers in the marketing department at MV Kalangala says the ferry departed at 2pm sharp, even though Katumba's team as notified the captain that he would be ten minutes late.
The supporters were arrested while on the campaign trail with Kyagulanyi. Muhammad Nsubuga, the Acting Police spokesperson Greater Masaka Region, says of the 94 suspects, 50 are currently detained at Masaka Central Police Station and the others at Kalangala Central Police Station.
To date, Kulazikulabe hasn’t held any campaign meeting at any of the over 80 polling villages in Bujumba county. With a maximum number of 200 people per rally, this means Kulazikulabe has to campaign twice at each polling village with over 500 voters in line with the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs
Gerald Kasiita, the NRM Chairperson of Mazinga Sub-County says a group of rowdy youth stormed the gazetted polling station at Busindi playground and caused chaos that confused the whole process leading to its being halted
The research organization interviewed up to 71 civil servants from the different local governing Units within the district. Amongst the interviewed employees, 67 said they have been affected by infighting and have on several occasions been transferred to distant, hard to reach areas because of their squabbles with their seniors.
The Worker’s representative to council Frank Ssemakula told Uganda Radio Network that each councillor is demanding up to 4.4 million Shillings. The money covers payment for transport, lodging, meals and constituency monitoring earned at each council sitting and paid from Local revenue collections by the district.