Yoneki Biira, a resident of Kasese Municipality questioned why the Queen Mother would move on to engage everyone in the matters of the kingdom without the support of the administrative structures of the Kingdom that are known to the subjects.
There is a rift within the Rwenzururu royal family as the Queen Mother Christine Mukirania seeks to lead a breakaway faction opposed to her son, Omusinga Charles Wesley Mumbere. In an exclusive interview with URN at her home in Kigali cell, Nyakabingo ward in Kasese Municipality, the Queen Mother says there is need for the rest of the royal family to separate from Mumbere because he has drifted away from the original agenda set by his late father Isaya Mukirania.
Whistle blowers in Kibaale District pinned the former district YLP Focal Person Stevenson Mutyaba for extorting money during the implementation stage of the government project. They added that each group paid not less than 800,000 Shillings to have its project endorsed for the funding.
Security operatives have shot dead a man whom they claim to have tried to arrest at his home in Ruhara village in Bwesumbu sub county, Kasese district. Matayo Bighanzire, who has been the local council vice chairperson, was shot dead at his home at about 8am on Friday, according to Samson Bagenda the Bwesumbu sub county chairperson.
A tractor donated by President Yoweri Museveni to youth groups in Hoima district two years ago is back to work after being grounded for nearly one year. The tractor registration number UAW 545H was first handed to the Hoima district youth council before it was withdrawn from the field by Geoffrey Murungi, the district youth councillor on grounds that it had been mismanaged.
John Kisembo Siriwayo, the Railway Ward LC IV councilor, says the floods caught many people unaware since it didnt rain in Kasese town. He says most households lost property since the floods occurred while they were at their work places and therefore couldnt protect them.
Political leaders in Hoima district continue to bicker over the proposed boundaries of the newly-created Kikuube district. Kikuube which was approved by parliament in 2015 is supposed to take the boundaries of Buhaguzi County as per the 2010 resolution of the Hoima district council.
Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom has asked the central government to halt the operationalization of Kikuube district which is supposed to be curved out of Hoima district. Kikuube is one of the 25 new districts approved by parliament in 2015 and is set to be operational effective July 1, 2018. The new district supposed to take the boundaries of Buhaguzi County has of late received opposition from a section of politicians in Hoima district.
Dr. Peter Mukobi, the Medical Director Hoima Regional Referral Hospital wasnt available for comment as he was said to be away in Kampala for a week long induction meeting at the Health Ministry headquarters.
Hoima Catholic Diocese has got nine new priests and 11 deacons following a priestly ordination held at the Bujumbura Cathedral in Hoima town on Saturday. Bishop Vincent Kirabo has told the newly ordained priests that together with dozens of their colleagues in the diocese, they have a role to teach the people the word of God and guiding them to strengthen their faith in the different parishes of work.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertain Region Police Spokesperson, says they received a complaint from Mumba Karaara, a Congolese refugee from Kyangwali refugee settlement camp in Hoima district that his newly born baby had disappeared from the Hospital shortly after delivery on Monday.
Michael Tusiime, the NFA Managing Director asked the duo to vacate office in a June 19th 2017 letter to pave way for investigations into their alleged misconduct. The duo is accused of abetting illegal logging through connivance with timber dealers from Mukono district.
Jackson Mugenyi Mulindambura, the Hoima District Education and Health Secretary, says there is need for the local government to revise the boundaries of the proposed district to cater for interests of people in the mother district.
According to the councilors, the district executive committee led by the Chairperson Stephen Mfashingabo connived with the technical wing headed by the Chief Administrative Officer Robert Abenaitwe and spent the money on completion of a stalled structure instead of building a new block.
The incident occurred on Tuesday at Kyanaisoke trading centre along the Sunga road. Kyaligonza had earlier been seen fighting to obtain car keys from area businessman Matia Mulumba, the owner of a Toyota Premio registration number UAR 375N which was later burnt to ashes.