Yusufu Abaho, the campaign coordinator of Aine Kaguta in Lugushuulu Sub County is one of the victims of the fresh violence because of supporting a candidate of his choice. He claims that gangs that are targeting the coordinators of Aine, some of whom, he says have been abducted.
Jacob Siminyu, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Internal Affairs has said that apart from having official media credential cards issued by Uganda media center as it has been in the past, all foreign journalists must get the temporary working permits and a special pass.
In his response, Abubakar Mohammed Moki, the Commissioner of Policy development and Capacity Building at the Cabinet Secretariat from the Office the President, Moki advised them to opt for Famer to Farmer extensions explaining that farmers who are knowledgeable in a given area can move out to support other farmers so as to meet the challenges of the partner and finding solutions
The Kasese district planner Joseph Singoma told URN on Monday that 30 acres of land have been provided by Muhokya sub county local government for the purpose as government continues planning for permanent settlement.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson instead advised the candidate to get a private security guard or apply to the Inspector General of Police for a police officer for his protection.
Those heading to Fort portal and Bundibugyo have to fork out Shillings 65,000 shillings up from Shillings 35,000 shillings and those to the border district of Kasese are now parting with Shillings 80,000 from Shillings 65,000 previously. Similarly, those going to West Nile districts like Arua are paying Shillings 80,000 from Shillings between Shillings 55,000 and 60,000.
According to Baine, allowing religious gatherings will lead to people converging and increase the chances of spreading the virus. He says the clerics in prison facilities will be the ones to handle mass on Christmas since prisons are still effectively out of bounds to everyone including visitors.
URN visited Kakingol health center III on Sunday and found expectant and breast feeding mothers trekking two kilometers with other patients to fetch water from the water logged point in the wildness for general cleanness of the facility before they are given treatment by doctors.