Umeme’s Spokesperson, Peter Kaujju told journalists on Tuesday that the available substation in Entebbe has an installed capacity of 20 megavolts. He, however, says that with the ongoing and upcoming developments such as the upgrade and expansion of the airport, construction of a Convention Centre and a transformer manufacturing plant among others, the municipality will need an additional substation to meet the future load.
Local leaders say this is breeding conflict between the two groups that could spiral out of hand if no immediate intervention is made. Julius Masereka is one of the affected farmers in Nyakatonzi, saying the attack on their gardens is nearly forcing them to halt crop cultivation.
It’s alleged that on Monday evening the deceased went to a drinking joint in Aduku Town Council with a village mate Moses Emate and the two left together for home but surprisingly Olam's body was found lying lifeless by the roadside, the following morning.
Maj Gen Lokech said today in a statement that they have since arrested a 12th suspect Huzaifa Wampa alias Kanaabe, who has been pinned as the person who fired bullets on the left side of Gen Katumba’s vehicle, using a motorcycle that was ridden by his colleague, Walusimbi who was charged last week.
Last month, more than 650 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC fleeing the war in the eastern part of their country entered Bundibugyo District through Rwamabale Sub County in Ntoroko district.
Last week, the angry residents with support of some local leaders rose up with sticks and machetes, in what they say was a resistance against the businessman and his agents, whom they accuse of wrongfully stopping them from utilizing the land as well as blocking community access roads connecting to water sources and people’s plantations.
Residents continued to hunt for the fled suspected thieves and while combing the villages, landed on one who has only been identified as Khamis believed to be in his mid-20s at Bugungu village in Makulubita Sub-County, in Nakaseke’s neighboring district of Luweero, where they have lynched him from.