Nkurunziza reportedly recorded an audio clip, which was circulated on social media, urging people in his village to invade Bugoma forest reserve. The audio clip went viral last week, leading to mobilization among area residents to engage in illegal activities within the forest.
Natumanya suggested that a portion of the Bugoma forest reserve should be allocated to resettle the evictees, enabling them to start afresh. She questioned why Ugandans should suffer in their own country while refugees from other nations are provided with assistance.
Katusabe sustained injuries on her hand, Tugume was injured on both hands, and Tumusiime was injured on the waist. According to information obtained by Ugand Radio Network-URN, the incident took place at the home of the late Timothy Tibajagirwa.
In a recent development, the landlord of the land on which the evictees had sought refuge near the Kikuube RDCs issued a one-month ultimatum for the evictees to vacate the area, citing his intention to develop the land.
The deceased in his 20s whose particulars have not been established reportedly escaped from the Kyangwali refugee settlement area with two others whose particulars are also not established last week and went to carry out fishing activities at the Nsonga landing site in Buhuka parish, Kyanagwali sub county in Kikuube.
According to reports, they lost their lives on Tuesday morning around 2 am in the Lake Albert waters after their fishing boat was hit by strong winds, forcing it to capsize. Despite sounding an alarm, it was not possible for other fishermen who were on the lake to reach them in time to save their lives since they were a distance away.
According to reports, police received intelligence that the deceased, who had been on the police's wanted list for alleged cattle theft for a long time was hiding in one of the houses belonging to an accomplice, only identified as Banaba, in the the neighboring village of Kaziniro.
According to Madhelena Tsika, the deceased's mother, she left her daughter at home playing with her friends as she went for prayers in the nearby church. However, she was informed that her daughter had been hacked to death upon returning home.
The deceased is identified as Fortunate Amutuhaire, daughter to Scola Timwesigye. She died after enduring exposure where her community lives since they were forcefully evicted from their ancestral land in a land deal they weren't party to, and with the presidential directive for them to be restored still unimplemented.