Yunus Kakande, the Under Secretary in of the office of the President said that the Russian company is going to run the project for two years and recoup their investment and then hand it over to the government of Uganda to manage.
According to Jean-Paul Ngahangondi, the member of parliament for the territory of Beni in North Kivu province the latest incident occurred early this month when UPDF marines allegedly crossed into Congo at Kyiavinyonge landing site in Beni territory and seized four canoes with four outboard motor engines and arrested 12 fishermen.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said one of the injured victims is in critical condition at Kiruddu National Referral Hospital while others are admitted at Mulago Hospital.
After interrogation for over two hours, he was whisked away from the airport, at a time the airport staff had notified his relatives and journalists that Ssekitoleeko had been released and would exit like any other passenger.
The suspects were picked-up in a joint security operation comprised of detectives from the Special Investigations Unit of Kireka and police officers from Kampala Metropolitan Police South areas of Katwe, Busabala and Kampala Metropolitan Police North parts of Masanafu and Nakulabye on Wednesday evening.
The priest had been trying to stop Badru Musoke, a resident at Muduuma village from bolstering the family’s ancestral grave yard with cement when other residents surrounded off the priest threatening to burn his car on top of beating him. Police officers from Mukono Police Division managed to reach at the scene on time to rescue the priest and escort him away.
Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said Wednesday’s operations was as a result of many people who had started flocking Kampala city center while others had started opening up their shops despite the closure on most businesses.
According to the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Zombo Anthony Kajoyinji Mbyone , they will consider guarding the surveillance officers, but also deploying heavily at the border, although this calls for resources.
On a daily basis, traffic jam continues to increase along the main road of Kampala-Jinja Highway especially between the section of Seeta to Mbalala trading center, with majority of the private vehicles seen travelling lacking travel stickers or permits from any authorities.
Anne Grace Aleper, a resident of Bazzar village in North Division has lauded local leaders for voicing community problems including food insecurity. She explains that this season is disastrous because sunshine destroyed their crops.
According to Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga, crime intelligence received information about new criminal gang groups including Kibadia operating in Lusaze and Lugala areas, and another group identified as Kisangani aka Kigali that has been terrorizing Katwe and Kisenyi-Mengo areas in the past weeks.
Reports indicate that the gunmen believed to be coming from Owiny-Kibul and Ingiji in the Central Equatorial State of South Sudan have in the past weeks made separate incursions into Uganda and chased farmers from their gardens in the border areas of Nyimur in Lamwo district.
According to the East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman, Oscar Greg Ageca says that the patrol car swerved off the road after a tyre burst and overturned several times. The injured were rushed to Katakwi General Hospital.
The Facility Acting Administrator Fred Wademe says they are currently stuck with the girl and she requires tight supervision given her health condition that involves uncontrolled defecation and urinating causing inconvenience to other clients in the female ward.