“We have received information from credible sources that a section of opposition politicians are planning nationwide violent demonstrations and riots beginning with the Kampala Metropolitan area tomorrow. A police statement released by police this evening reads”
George Aligec Lapir, the President of Gulu Municipal Development Forum –GMDF told URN in an interview that the authorities of Gulu contracted COMPO, a Ghanaian firm to come up an architectural design and bill of quantity before an advert for a contractor be made but that the architectural design was rejected.
At a certain point, he says six soldiers who were beating him tied a white nylon rope around his neck and started pulling it from either side, asking him to reveal Plan B of Kyagulanyi. They were also asking why he works on every car shot or damaged during the campaigns.
Geoffrey Obonyo is the proprietor of Triple restaurant along Olwol road. He says that the water shortage has forced the water price to increase from between Shillings 200 to between Shillings 1000 to 500 per 20 liter jerrycan.
It’s alleged that Nkonge developed an argument from 10:00PM with the partner Nakalema Jane and quarreled until morning towards 5:00am. However, he moved outside shortly and returned with the jerry can of petrol locked the house and set it ablaze.
The suspects who are held at Oyam central police station are Martin Ogwang 41, and Robin Ogwang 35, all residents of Amulu-ngic Village, who allegedly beat to death the deceased Santa Adong, a member of Liira clan accusing her of eloping with man.
"I wrote a letter to the district police commander before he was transferred and I thought he had acted before he was transferred because I have not yet met with the new district police commander but honestly the place is bad," Hajji Sebaduka, the town clerk Moroto Municipality said.
According to Watmon, Senyojo’s colleagues immediately started for him with the help of local leaders, community and the police in vain until his body surfaced on Monday morning with bruises on the deceased’s nose.
Olanya, who doubles as the Secretary-General of the Acholi Parliamentary Group-APG, says that the Speaker is required to treat each and every legislator with dignity and respect because they represent the opinions of their voters.
Bakhali Magemeso, the General Secretary Busia produce dealers cooperative, says that they are stranded with thousands of metric tons of maize that are loaded on trucks and piled in stores due to lack of market.
Police has attributed most of the cases to domestic violence and land disputes. By 3rd of March this year, Kitgum had recorded 9 cases followed by Agago district with 7, and Amuru 4. Other district recorded less murders with Gulu district at 3, Gulu City and Nwoya recording 2 each while Omoro and Pader districts recorded one cases each.
Some eye witnesses blame Absalom Kagugube, a Boda boda rider and resident of Kasenge in Wakiso district who was riding with two other people for causing the accident when he declined to give way to the Drone car, which was on a high speed.
John Relx Achira, the Busia Resident District Commissioner, says that Obong was attached to Busia Central Police Station where he was given sick leave in January this year. He says that as head of security in the district, he has launched serious investigations into the matter.
Urban districts have always registered a low voter turnout. For instance, in the January 2021 presidential election, Kampala had a 43 percent voter turnout. In 2016, it polled 51.48 percent, 41.52 per cent in 2011, 58.7 per cent in 2006.
Headed by the district vice chairperson Betty Ethal Naluyima and the district council secretary for health and education Margret Nakitende Gasanyula, the women claim that they cannot participate in celebrating the women’s day when their abducted husbands and sons are still missing.
John Lokol, the LC 1 chairperson of Lopei village told URN that in 2016 the government in partnership with UNICEF and GIZ constructed a water facility worth 1.6billion in the area to help them access safe clean water. He, however, says that the facility worked for one year and broke down.
According to the area LC I Chairperson James Tusiime, Komuhangi has for long been accused by relatives of practicing witchcraft and during a clan meeting recently, she was given three months to vacate the village.