The CoU commemorates 23 martyrs while the Catholic has 22 who converted to Christianity in Buganda Kingdom and later executed between 31st January 1885 and 27th January 1887. They were killed on orders of then Kabaka Mwanga II.
During the Rakai district public accountability forum “Baraza” organized at Byakabanda sub county headquarters, residents a swipe at the district’s heads of security for what they described as failure to reign over the ongoing incidents of land grabbing in the area.
The trick in selling more lies in having the cheapest merchandise. Traders who called people for clothes costing between 1,000 and 4,000 Shillings attracted enviable crowds. But for most traders, the inconvenience came with the rain as they had to cover or roll off the merchandise from the street.
Disaster Preparedness Minister of Eng. Hillary Onek Eng. Hillary Onek told URN that government has released 16 out of the 40 billion shillings and has already embarked on procurement of the relief items.
Akoth narrates that during the process, a previous third-degree tear was injured. She adds that her rectum was sealed in the stitching leaving her in untold pain, whenever she visits the toilet. She also faults the midwife for rushing to break the amniotic sac at 6 cm instead of the recommended 9cm. The sac was broken after two days in Labour.
Each of the project beneficiaries are required to first deposit a total of 168,000 shillings to an account in United Bank of Africa-UBA, before they are given implements that can cater for a plantation; measuring to one acre.
Benon Kayima, the Byakabanda sub county youth chairperson, says the precondition of making a payment before getting the inputs, is standing as an obstacle to many intending farmers in the villages who cannot raise the required fees.
The head of the Emergency Unit at the Ministry of Health Dr John Baptist Wanlaye said that 74 of the pilgrims were referred to Kiruddu, Kawempe and Mulago hospitals, while two people who had head injuries were operated at Zia Angelina Health Centre which is always the command centre for Martyrs Day medical team.
Dr Patrick Buchan Ochen, the Lira District Health Officer says that many public health facilities in the district have continued to record low consumption of anti-malarial drugs which has resulted into expiry of drugs.
The two unidentified youngest foot pilgrims aged nine years from Gulu archdiocese and Mbarara diocese respectively and 95-year-old Benardo Tibyangye from Bushenyi and another 90-year-old only identified as Daniel who trekked from Gulu.
In its petition before the Commercial Division of High Court, QG Saatchi and Saatchi Limited is seeking an order for the payment of more than 85 million shillings. The money was unpaid retainer fees and 30 million shillings being the outstanding fees for services they rendered to UMEME for the months of August, September and November, 2018.
Lydia Kyomuhangi reportedly lured six of her grandchildren with soda and cake before locking them inside a family Kitchen, where she used a machete to hack them to death, one by one. She also killed her daughter Annet Kyomugisha.