Another land owner has come out with a proposal offering the Mehta family up to 14600 hectares of land for sugar cane growing, in a bid to stop the planned give away of Mabira forest. Sharad Patel, the owner of the defunct Sango Bay Sugar factory is offering the land located in Rakai district.
A government forensic expert on Wednesday displayed in court the Iron bar that was allegedly used to hit the late Major General James Kazini. The blood-stained white hollow iron bar was found next to the body of the former army commander on the morning of November 10th 2009.
At least 10 small scale factories in Kyotera town council in Rakai have suspended their operations because of the persistent power blackout. Last week, UMEME disconnected power to Kyotera Town council over unclear reasons.
East African Community Affairs minister, Eriya Kategaya on Tuesday said the dispute over the ownership of Migingo Island in Lake Victoria will not hinder the East African Community integration process.
Three people died on spot and seven others were injured seriously on Tuesday evening after a taxi they were traveling in over turned at Kiyamba village in Kiboga. The deceased have been identified as David Mugweri, Joel Ssenyonga and Mariam Nakayike.
Police on Tuesday foiled a demonstration of Kabale University to protest plans by the district to reclaim a chunk of land allocated to the university. Recently Kabale district local government partitioning a 101 acre piece of land that was allocated to the university into small plots for sale to private developers.