Joshua Kitakule, IRCU Secretary General said that as religious leaders, they are much aware that a number of past general elections were characterized by violence cases which saw some people lose their lives while others sustain severe injuries.
The said incident occurred over the weekend in Mityana Mugulu Singo county at a thanksgiving ceremony which had been organized at the Clan headquarters to commemorate 6 years of service of the outgoing Speaker of the Bataka cabinet Kayiira.
Therefore the affected girls and women who were supposed to access justice this week have been forced to wait indefinitely because the 15 suspects on High Court special session course list are on the run.
Enanga however, was quick to add that what was done on that event was not intentional and it’s the reason why police has come out to apologizes to all those who were directly impacted by the teargas including the retired Bishop of catholic church, and the cultural leaders from Buganda Kingdom at large.
Professor Katunguka’s comments come at a time when a section of academic staff are bickering over continued importation of university managers. The staff argue that 90% of university’s top senior managerial positions are occupied by people who come from outside the university like Makerere, University Christian University and Makerere business school etc.
Grace Pamela Adong, the Bundibugyo District Probation Officer, says a number of girls aged between 13 and 18 years might not return to school because they are either married, breastfeeding or still be pregnant.
The Project Engineer Enoch Luwabo says construction work slowed down because of the Coronavirus outbreak in the country, which forced them to reduce their workforce from 200 to 90 workers to comply with the Standard Operating Procedures.
Busia district leased over 2,000 hectares of land to Wagagai Gold Mining Company to pave way for the construction a gold mine refinery in the area. However, the company was supposed to compensate the locals who were occupying the land, before the lease.
Tonny Obonyo, a member of the deceased’s family, says Owiny was admitted two weeks ago after developing serious health complications. He says they are in talks with the authorities to ensure the deceased’s burial confirms with the standard operating procedures.