Mukiibi carried the pigs, one by one as he handed them over to the respective beneficiaries. He defended his action, saying that as a leader he had to lead by example and ensure the pigs reach the right people.
According to the 14-year-old victim, the councilor tricked her to pick a container from the house to buy food for him from her mother’s restaurant. He instead allegedly locked the door and chloroformed her before proceeding to defile her.
Vincent Walugembe, the Chairperson of Kwekulakulanya Agriculture Group, says that they have over 60 acres of land containing coffee and other crops. He says that irrigating their plantations using watering cans has been a time-wasting and tiresome task.
Dr Daniel Ssentamu, the Kalungu District Health Officer says that their Reproductive Healthcare status report indicates that pregnancies by underage girls below 19 years are contributing an average of 18% of overall statistics of expecting mothers who seek antenatal services in the area; a figure he says is worrying.
According to Bishop Jjumba, embracing the use of backcloths in the burial of priests will emphasize the existing interrelation between the Church and Ganda traditions, which has been misconstrued by many people who perceive culture as devilish.
Paul Mwanje, one of the residents cultivating the disputed land says despite obtaining tenancy certificates from Buganda Land Board, the known custodians of the land, prison administrators have insisted on crossing their boundaries to take over people’s plantations.
Sulait Kabiito, one of the prominent cattle keepers in Bukulula Sub County narrates that the FMD outbreak coincided with a dry season when pastures are too scarce, indicating that he is currently struggling to look for grass on which he can feed his animals.
According to Barnabas Rugyenda, an enforcement officer in Kalungu attached to the district veterinary office, the impounded cattle were being transported from Tanzania to Kampala through Kalungu district despite the livestock quarantine which was recently placed on most parts of the cattle corridor districts following the outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD).
Leonard Makya, the Chairperson of Lukaya Animal Traders and Butcher Owners Association says closing down operations of livestock-related businesses have got grave financial implications they cannot bear with.
The newly formed party has taken a lion’s share in Sub-county and Town Council elections defeating the incumbents from the National Resistance Movement-NRM. The ruling party won in only one, out of the four Sub Counties and three Town Councils in Kalungu district, after its candidate David Ssegawa defeated Charles Kayima for the Lwebange Sub-county seat.
Yusuf Nsubuga, the NRM Chairperson for Mabuye parish in Bukulula sub-county says that the local NRM mobilization teams were also scattered by infighting and growing intrigue within the party circles and approached the general election with a sharply divided structure, part of which clandestinely worked with the opposition.
The Chairperson of the Uganda Episcopal Conference Bishop Anthony Zziwa, together with the Ordinary of Masaka Diocese the Right Reverend Serverus Jjumba led special prayers to pay tribute to Bishop Kaggwa.