The ministry acted on a tipoff from a whistleblower who indicated that Waiswa's academic documents did not corroborate with the institutions he claims to have studied from. The whistleblower further stated that several civil servants in Mayuge district acquired their jobs after bribing the District Service Commission.
The residents note that their counterparts across the islands of Serinya B, Bumba, Kazi and Sagitu who purchase food from different landing sites have continued with their daily movements to the neighbouring countries of Kenya and Tanzania yet there are security forces mandated to enforce the presidential directives.
Shafic Kisumuluzo, the Bwondha Zone C village chairperson, says despite registering one positive Covid19 case on the landing site last week, the both the community members and suspects have failed to adhere to the corona virus preventive guidelines of social distancing and wearing facial masks.
Capt. George Musinguzi, the UPDF spokesperson in Busoga sub-region says that the contacts have been grouped basing on their closeness with the victim during her stay at the barracks in order to ease monitoring by the standby health team stationed in the barracks premises.
The victim is a wife to a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldier, who travelled to the barracks to nurse her ailing husband on Tuesday. The soldier whose identities have been withheld is reported to have suffered a mental breakdown and was admitted in the barrack’s health facility.
Gunmen have shot and killed one person in Magamaga Trading Centre in Mayuge district. Henry Basoga was watching television inside his residence around 8:45pm on Wednesday night when the assailants broke in, gunned him down and fled the scene.
“As a community, we feel it is not safe for us but, we can’t do anything about it because those engaged in this business are powerful people. These youths plant Jerry cans in front of our shops and whenever trucks make stop overs. An average of 10 boys gather to interact with the drivers as they siphon fuel,” he said.
Speaking to journalists after overseeing the survey of Kingdom land in Jinja and Mayuge districts on Saturday, Muvawala, said their demands notices to the Prison authorities to clear the rent have gone without any response.
Eyewitnesses say that a Fuso Truck registration number, UBA 213 N loaded with sacks of Sugar from Mayuge Sugar Factory lost control, swerved off the road and rammed into a building. There were 15 people in the building by the time the tragedy occurred.
Akandwanaho notes that cases of illegal fishing practices have increased and over 2500 illegal boats commonly referred to as “bao tatu” and 800 beach seines have been impounded in the past seven months.