Frank Baine, the Spokesperson of Uganda Prisons Services said that Kitatta and his bodyguard Ngobi Sowali should have left prison on July 7, 2020, in line with a punishment reduction given to them today by the Court Martial Appeals Court.
A senior narcotics investigator said on black market a kilogram of heroine on average costs 10,000 United States Dollars. This means 123kg of heroine seized last year were valued 4.5 billion shillings.
She noted that her struggles to secure for the party a key position in Parliament, her contribution has not been appreciated by the top leadership that instead chose to insults her character. Ssentongo says that she is also disappointed with the party’s top leadership, which has focussed more energies on promoting disunity.
The companies certified are Amani Health and Beauty Products – SMC Ltd located in Bukoto Kampala, Crane Clothing Company – SMC Ltd in Bugiri Municipality, Cleaning & General Supplies Enterprises (U) Ltd (CGS) in Kyebando – Kampala and X-ERA Limited based in Kamwokya along Old Kiira Road. This brings the number of satisfied companies to 49.
Dr Joyce Balagadde Kambugu, a consultant who heads the Pediatric Oncology Department told URN in an interview that they resolved to give transport refunds in addition to drugs, to enable patients to come back for reviews and other psychosocial needs, after realizing many people especially children were dying unnecessarily,
Byabakama's explanation follows a letter written to him by members of NURDP querying the manner in which the name and the leadership of their party had changed. The members questioned the entire extraordinary delegates conference allegedly held on 14/07/2020 and attended by only 51 unverified members out of a delegate’s member list of 400 delegates.
Kazinda has faced trial for constructive possession of financial instruments, forging receipts and invoices, false accounting, making fraudulent payments, conspiracy to secure money outside authorized disbursement procedures, and living a standard of life beyond his known source of income. The trials started in 2012, in various courts.
Penninah Atweo, a resident of Agologolo Village in Bugondo Sub County says the condition of the road has affected their livelihoods as costs of transport have more than doubled. Atweo, who sells vegetables says that she spends 16,000 shillings on the transport alone instead of 4,000 she used to pay before the roads were submerged.
This is a fivefold increment in death rates compared to the 13 lives that were lost to malaria during the same period in 2019. It is also the highest record of malaria deaths in the district, over the years.
Magidu Mudebo, the Coordinator of surgeons in Inzu Ya Masaba Cultural institution, says they engaged the leadership of the cultural institution and thought that they had secured permission to go on with the ceremony.
One of the eyewitnesses Faizal Kigenyi says the workers had switched off the power supply before they started working on the faulty transformer. However, it is unclear how supply was reconnected at a time when the workers were still fixing the cables. They both died instantly.
When asked whether the Police will not use this to deny candidate permission to hold campaign meetings, Byabakama said, this will not happen because during the time of elections, the Public Order Management Act which the police uses to regulate meetings, doesn’t apply.
A statement from Ministry of Health shows that the deceased was taken to Lubaga Hospital on July 24th while presenting with Covid19 like symptoms including fever and cough. Further investigations also revealed that the deceased was diabetic, a risk factor for Covid19.
Grace Mbali, the Dongi Village LC I chairperson says the deceased has been a casual worker at the pond where she drowned with her children. Mbali says eyewitnesses confided in him that the deceased lied to the caretaker of the pond caretaker that she had forgotten her phone around the area.
CID and UPDF team led by Col Allan Kyagungu, head of National Task Force for Wildlife and ACP Francis Olugu, head of General Crimes Investigations, have recovered the guns in the districts of Nwoya and Oyam.
In a statement issued by UNRA, “The creation of these taxi stages has reduced the size of the road surface available to vehicular traffic resulting into congestion along these sections and this has in turn created safety hazards for other road users.”