Uganda Wildlife Authority on December 15, embarked on the eviction of over 780 people from 60 square km of Moru Alokwangat game reserve which straddles Abim, Kotido and Napak districts. The encroachers are reportedly from neighbouring Teso districts.
Amin, a grandson of former Ugandan President Idi Amin Dada was elected unopposed in a by-election conducted in 2017. He had been thrown out of parliament on the basis of a challenge by his predecessor Sam Owor Otada who pointed out that his official name did not correspondent with specifics on his National Identity Card and academic qualifications.
Lubongoya says their intention is to move to all parts of the country. The group plans to head to Gulu tomorrow, Lira District on Wednesday and Adjumani on Thursday before travelling to Yumbe on Friday. According to their programme, they plan to be in Arua on Saturday and Zombo on Sunday.
Except for Kenneth Odeke Ongwech who hails from Kaberamaido, all the other casualties are residents of Kampala. They include David Yiga, David Kabuyo, Wasoyi Azisafu, Emma Mukiza, Alex Ogola, Davis Mugerwa and Fahati Mutebi.
The two leaders are trading counter-accusations against each other for allegedly encouraging petty theft in the area. Kayanja accuses Kabwama Mutebi of buying alcohol for teenagers and youth groups in the quest for votes instead of encouraging them to engage in productive activities.
The trial stemmed from the theft of up to USD 50,000 (187 million Shillings) from the bank where he was working as the Head of Central Cash in 2009. The money had been transferred from the bank branch on William Street to the head office on Jinja Road in Kampala and received by Kaawe on July 13, 2009, in the absence of his co-signatory Carol Nakabembwe.
City Lawyer, Erias Lukwago also Kampala Lord Mayor describes the directive as an abuse of the constitution and violations of the rights of people to associate. Lukwago reminds police that the Constitutional court pronounced itself that police have no authority to license public gathering but rather to provide security.
George William Wopuwa, the Namisindwa District LC V Chairperson, says that almost all the district is at risk because of the cracks, saying the cracks have emerged everywhere including roads.
Others include Tsekululu, Mukoto, Bupoto, Bukokha, and Buwabwala sub counties.
Joseph Olara 57, a resident of Mucwini central village in Yepa parish in Mucwini Sub County told Paul Obuya, the grade one magistrate that he fears his son will revenge against him once he is set free.
The caution comes a few days after the National Bureau of Standards banned 98 body cream brands, 27 skin lotion brands and ten soap brands that contain hydroquinone, a chemical that decreases the formation of melanin, the dark pigment in the skin.
Ssembajjwe says that one of the staff turned up at their offices but disappeared before he was interviewed on the accusations. He says they evaluated evidence brought against the accused staff by the district and were satisfied that they forged their academic papers.
Angume was injured by a tear gas canister fired by his colleague targeting the protesters. Luke Owoyesigire, the Deputy Spokesperson Kampala Metropolitan Police confirmed the officer was injured but didn’t divulge details.
Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said that all private security companies and individuals who have not registered their guns with the steering committee are expected to do so before the end of this month. Enanga explains that the committee headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Edward Ochom had shifted registration exercise of CID after traversing different regions.
Kyagulanyi intends to contest for the presidency when Uganda returns to the polls in 2021. This morning, he was arrested alongside Bugiri Municipality Member of parliament Asuman Basalirwa, Kawempe North MP Latif Ssebaggala, Tonny Ssempebwa, the Kasangati LC III Chairperson and one Waiswa Mufumbira.
Frederick Kibbedi, the President ICPAU, says they have realized it is easier for younger students to pass because they are open to learning compared to older ones who need to unlearn what they know to be able to learn new concepts.