He was meeting a businessman at Georon. "This businessman wanted to sell me his bar and I had moved with 4.9 million shillings to seal the deal." Ssengonzi adds, "But before signing the agreement, the explosion happened and in the process, I lost all the money."
Some sources who preferred anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter say that the blast left behind a huge hole at the Centre of where people were seated and that some fragments hit people and cars as far as 100 meters.
But to Police, the respective advisories were not discriminate in nature and requires specific details which were not availed. Enanga also added however that if they were to go by detail, Komamboga was not one of those that were even mentioned in the advisory.
Since December 2019 when Kenya authorities ceased at least 3000 bags of powdered milk and packets of Lato milk on claims that Uganda had smuggled the products into the country without paying taxes, the impasse has since seen the milk trade between the countries souring.
"AFIEGO is not an NGO. It is a company. But AFIEGO staff do not constitute the non-profit company, a legal entity of its own that can sue and be sued. To be arrested for operating without a permit was therefore irregular," Bariyo says.
"So police is hiding these people from court because the charge against them cannot stand in court," he adds, "But if police thinks it has a good case, it should produce them in court and we defend them."
“FUFA has directed its various Bodies concerned with the organization of the FUFA Competitions to include Sports Club Villa in the FUFA Competitions fixtures inclusive of the fixtures of the 2021/22 Uganda Premier League with immediate effect”. Statement from FUFA
Arua Resident City Commissioner Alice Akello has said she has received information that some health workers are selling vaccination cards to unvaccinated members of the public. The cards are allegedly sold between UGX15, 000 to 25,000.
Noah Mukasa Sserumaga, one of the area leaders told Uganda Radio Network –URN that the explosion was heard minutes to 9:00pm at Digida eating point. Moments later, the area was engulfed in smoke and sounds of people crying for help.