According to the Police's preliminary findings, the bus registration number UBG 423 G, belonging to Link Bus Company left Bundibugyo town with 65 passengers on board. But at around 2 a.m., they met a roadblock manned by about 10 people who ordered them to move out of the bus and lie down on the road.
The Minister of Lands, Judith Nabakooba has donated an ultrasound machine to Mityana Hospital ending 3 years of its operation without a functioning machine used for running crucial medical investigations.
According to Bishop Zziwa, the increasing cost of fuel has sparked a rise in the prices of household items and negatively affected the livelihood of the citizens as many cannot afford the cost of basic necessities like soap, sugar, and cooking oil among others.
According to Nantongo, they have started with sensitization workshops to inform the manufacturers of the required standards before enforcement. The standards, according to Nantongo include one for labeling of pre-packaged foods which include Kombucha drinks and that whoever enters in to the business of manufacturing, has to follow the standards.
Stakeholders in the mining sector have asked the government to invest in restoration and conservation of the environment in mining areas as a measure to protect the country from adverse effects of climate change.
The councilors held placards and marched out of the council hall while shouting and demanding the release of political prisoners among them, Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya and Makindye West MP Allan Sewanyana.
Otafire made the remarks while commissioning the new garment workshop machinery at Kitalya Mini Max Prison. According to the Commissioner in charge of Prison Industries Robert Munanura the new equipment will be used to train inmates in the craft of tailoring, cloth making and stitching of all staff and prisoners’ uniforms.
Led by the Housing and Lands Minister and former Mityana District Woman Member of parliament, Judith Nabakooba, the leaders have resolved to write to the health minister, the president, and the Prime Minister to show cause why the facility should be elevated to a regional referral.
The fees that were introduced under the Garbage Management Ordinance will see residents pay 3,000 Shillings a month to Globe Cleaning Services, which is currently handling waste collection in the municipality.
Justine Nakuya, the presiding officer at Zigoti Town Council declared Veronica Babirye, for the Zigoti Ward II with 207 votes. For the Zigoti Ward III, Christine Nabawanuka was declared the winner after she garnered 160 beating her close challenger, Margaret Businge of NRM by one vote.
Justine Nakuya, the Presiding Officer at Zigoti Ward II said that voting at Mabuye playground polling station started late because of the delayed delivery of electoral materials to the polling station.
Patrick Nuwagaba, the Officer in Charge of Kakindu Police Station in Mityana District was found dead near his car that had been parked about 500 meters away from his home at Mayirye Village in Kakindu Sub County.
“The two police officers were responding to an alleged complaint by two victims who claimed they had been robbed of proceeds from their tomato business. One of them identified himself as Kananya Sulaiman of Nansana in Wakiso District who was putting on dirty clothes alleged that the public had arrested one whom they were threatening to lynch and he asked the police to immediately intervene,” Kawala said.