The petition spearheaded by the People’s Government led by Former President of the Forum for Democratic Party- FDC party Dr Kiiza Besigye requires at least two million Ugandans to append their signatures.
Anthony Rugasira, the supervisor of Zanack Holdings, says the company has only been issuing bursaries to the children of fallen miners. He also says they have improved the safety of miners, which has drastically reduced loss of lives.
According to the Kabarole District Police Commander John Oese, the suspects were arrested in a three day-night patrol during the weekend. They were arrested from places of Kisenyi, Kagote, Kichuleta, Kasusu, Kitumba, Bukwali and Kamengo.
Edward Natamba the Executive Director at South Western Institute for policy and advocacy says that the failure by UNRA to open drainage channels is hurting the smooth flow of traffic along the road. He says that the rainstorm always brings and piles soil in the middle of the road making it hard for motorists to drive safely.
Harriet Akullo Okello, the chairperson Kica-Arwot Women Group, says they have decided to use Shillings 500,000 from part of their annual profit to renovate the police post. She says they want police personnel to be redeployed in the area since the crime has escalated.