Thembo Kitsumbire, the acting Rwenzururu Kingdom Premier has dismissed Kayihuras claims that the attackers are linked to the kingdom. According to Thembo, the tension in Kasese district is a result of the disputed Hima Town council LC 3 elections, which has nothing to do with the Kingdom.
Happy Ann Kyomuhangi, the Masaka Grade One Magistrate adjourned the court to April 14th to allow the Makerere University academic registrar to substantiate claims that Mbabaalis certificate was still valid.
Chief Justice Bart Katureebe adjourned the session following a disagreement on the availability of documents that the legal teams were making reference to in relation to the contested presidential results.
Godson Nimanya, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Pader District, says they have already picked Arach. He says they have also prepared summons for the CAO, Andrew Leru and CFO, Phillip Adonga, who are believed to be on the run.
Kabale Municipality health inspector Andrew Baija told Uganda Radio Network that the decision to close the abattoirs is aimed at saving lives in the wake of an outbreak of rift valley fever, a viral infection that primarily affects animals but also has the capacity to infect humans.
Muhammad Mbabazi, the lead counsel for the petitioner asked Kiggundu whether in announcing the election results at Namboole he used the declaration of results forms from the district or the electronic version. Kiggundu told court that he used the scanned version since the copies from the district had not yet come.
CSO representatives say that although their own application was rejected, the acceptance of the law dons from Makerere University in the same capacity will bring to the fore, all issues of national importance that Civil Society Organizations are pushing for.
Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana told court that some media reports are deliberately painting a gloomy picture on the likely outcome of the proceedings of the presidential election petition filed by former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi.
In a letter signed by Thomas Mayende, the interim chairman, Busoga University Teaching Staff, the lecturers accuse Professor Kibikyo of diverting university funds to his personal use and authorising payment to strangers who were not appointed by the university council.
The exercise will start this week in Gulu district which has been grappling with an increase in malaria infections since last year. The Ministry of Health says the outbreak had reached epidemic proportions with a record of between 7,000 and 9,000 cases each week.
The ruling follows an application submitted on Thursday by a group of nine lecturers, all from the Faculty of Law seeking to join the presidential election petition filed by former presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi. The petition is challenging the re-election of Yoweri Museveni to the presidency.
Walter Elakas, the Katakwi LC V chairman elect, says he learnt of the problem at bridge last Thursday, adding that they have directed all the heavy trucks to Toroma, Gweri to Soroti. Peter Okello, a traveler from Katakwi to Soroti told URN that the vehicle that brought them from Katakwi stopped on one side of the bridge forcing them to foot to Soroti town.
Erina Bulamu, a resident of Budhumbuli east village in Bugembe town council says in July, 2015 a joint team from Uganda Railways Corporation and Ministry of Lands and Transport visited them and promised them compensation in vain.
The virus characterized by fever, severe illness and abortions and is transmitted to humans through the handling of animal tissue during slaughtering, conducting veterinary procedures or from the disposal of carcasses or fetuses, according to the World Health Organization.
Dr. Panta Kasoma, the Country Director, Jane Goodall Institute, a global conservation organisation that deals in conserving primates says the situation is not good. He says many farmers spray chemicals without analyzing the implications on both crops and wildlife.
Geoffrey Sibendire, the Kasese LC 5 Chairperson elect wonders how people who were not armed were shot by police officers who had all the machinery to arrest them. According to Sibendire, the residents of Kasese are losing trust in police to protect them whenever they get a problem.