Nkurunziza led over ten police officers attached to Entebbe Police Station to a garden with beans, bananas and sweet potatoes in Nkumba-Bukolwa village on Thursday evening and pointed to the spot where he said he buried Twinomugisha's remains, indicating where the head and feet were located.
He now wants court to declare that the ministry and UNRA "are in breach of their statutory duty and obligation by omitting to install streetlights on the Northern Bypass, Kampala-Entebbe Expressway and all other national roads and highways". He wants court to also order government to install the streetlights along the expressway, highways and national roads across the country within two years.
Aboneka is also claiming for shillings 100 million in general damages "as compensation for the grave inconveniences and dangers exposed to the Plaintiff by the Defendants' failure to provide streetlights on the above roads."
During the meeting, the officials noted that there are over six million nationals from the region working abroad. They noted that the workers face similar challenges such as lack of access to health care, delayed payment or non-payment of wages, physical torture, mistreatment, confiscation of personal and travel documents, sexual harassment and long working hours.
Dr. Fatuma Ahmed, the Consultant on Gender and Social Protection for the IOM's Better Regional Migration Management Project, says female migrant workers abroad are doubly disadvantaged because they are discriminated as females and as migrants.
Ganyana and Kutusa say the training will have a positive impact on their work going forward. Kutusa lauds AIGP Asan Kasingye who heads her Directorate for recommending her for the course.
A total of 181 police officers have been trained since 2015 when the first cohort graduated at the college.Yet, the Police force has over 47, 000 personnel, most of whom are below the rank of Superindentent of police.
The LC 1 Chairman of Kavanyanja Swaibu Sseggane says the two fishermen were new in the area. "They screamed for help when the hippo first attacked their boat but the local community feared that they would suffer a similar fate. The same hippo killed a young fisherman called Emmanuel Muyunga last week. So residents fear that part of the Lake now."
This law which was enacted in 2019, provided for the procedure of enforcing rights under Chapter four of the Constitution as well as the enforcement of rights and freedoms by courts of law. But even in its infancy, Judicial officers want the law amended on grounds that it has several contradicting provisions.
Meddie Kaidali, a resident says that several learners have dropped out of school after Primary Seven due to lack of a school. He explains that the nearest school, Comprehensive Secondary School is located 12 kilometers away from the area.
This comes at a time the country is trying to tighten it's grip on labour recruitment companies through enforcing the Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan Migrant Workers) 2021 and also follow on the implementation of the Bilateral Labour Agreement Uganda and Saudi Arabia signed in 2017.
The directive takes immediate effect for staff, and start on October 18 for all other visitors. This implies that all NMS staff, who are over 350 in number, and visitors, who are usually bidders and suppliers of drugs and other pharmaceutical products must present proof of vaccination to be admitted at the NMS head offices in Entebbe.
Those that defy the ordinance will on the first occasion pay a fine not exceeding shillings 20,000 and on the second occasion will lose an operating license and pay a fine not exceeding shillings 40,000.