One of the group members Wyclef Waako, explains that their innovation was inspired by the tones of plastic waste in the district, and the need for a possible solution to the problem. Waako is a graduate of Conservation Biology from Makerere University.
Ownership of the fertile Apaa strip of land that measures approximately 827 square miles is claimed by both the Adjumani and Amuru District local governments. Uganda Wildlife Authority [UWA] also claims that the land is part of East Madi Wildlife Game Reserve.
The suspected criminal, identified as Hassan Okello alias Bob Cow was arrested on Friday after mugging a pedestrian and stealing his phone. During interrogation, he told police that he and his other colleagues have been stealing and selling phones for more than a year.
Hundreds of residents occupying the land started a Protest on Friday morning alleging that the exercise may see them evicted from the land they called home for many years. They also accuse NFA officials of destroying their crops and brutalizing those challenging the exercise.
Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango said the girl whose name and school particulars could not be disclosed for fear of jeopardizing investigations, was kidnapped in areas of Katwe on Friday afternoon. The kidnappers were moving in a Nadia motor vehicle registration number UAT 444D.
The response stems from reports that the Clerk to Parliament had written to Obore asking him to hand over his office to the Deputy Clerk Corporate Affairs, Henry Waiswa and take his accumulated leave days with immediate effect. Records indicate that Obore’s leave days had accumulated to 140 working days, in a space of four years.
The United States of America- USA Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed travel and economic sanctions against Kayihura and key members of his family allegedly due to his involvement in serious human rights abuses against Ugandan citizens, as well as for his involvement in corruption.
Wesana, from the Bahidolwa clan garnered 91 votes to beat his sole challenger Benedict Muyagu of the Balwa clan who secured 45 votes. He was declared winner by John Higenyi, the Banyole Cultural Institution Electoral Commission chairperson.
District Chairman Hassan Nyinya applauded the locals of Oraba for freely offering the land for development of the Park, which he says will boost investment and businesses for both locals and neighboring countries