The injured have been identified as Reagan Omiya, 2, his brother Ivan Mwaka, 5, and their mother, Christine Akanyo, all residents of Bobi B village in Ibakara parish, Kitgum Matidi Sub County. They are now admitted at Kitgum General Hospital.
Wakiso District Natural Resources Officer Rebecca Sabaganzi says the bridge is likely to give way if the rains persist. Sabaganzi wants engineers to consult environmentalists for guidance before committing government resources on projects in wetlands.
The judgment stems from an application filed by Siraje Kifampa, the then Public Relations Officer Jammiyaat Daawa Asaalafiyah and Sheikh Yusuf Musa Musuda, the Imam of Nakasero Mosque protesting the police raid on December 27, 2016 without a search warrant.
Pabbo Sub County Chairperson Christopher Odongkara says that Onen was apprehended from Apaa Junction bordering Amuru and Adjumani districts at around 1:30 a.m on Sunday, and detained at Apaa Army Detach for defying the ongoing night-time curfew.
Robert Okitoi, the Amuria District LC V Chairperson, says the hospital is understaffed with several gaps that need urgent attention. He observes that since the facility elevated to a General Hospital, nothing much has changed.
Don-Mark Kayiiwa, a taxi driver at Salaama Stage in Kisenyi, says there is a high likelihood of clashing with passengers over transport fares. He calls for government intervention to prepare the public for hiked transport fares because of the prevailing circumstances.
In the circular, the Chief Justice said that the courts shall continue to hear only applications and urgent matters until there is a general opening up of public transport. Upon the easing of the general public transport, courts shall resume normal hearings in civil matters.
According to the Arua District Police Commander Dennis Ochama, who visited the scene of the crime on Wednesday, the minor, now a juvenile offender, picked a quarrel with his younger brother on Tuesday afternoon.
Denis Tookema, a resident of Oforo village says that the gunmen first invaded the area on Thursday, kidnapped three people and made off with 15 cows. The group returned this week, Monday and stole 25 cows from 15 households.
Livingstone Kateregga, the Medical in-charge at Kitovu Mobile AIDs Organization, a Catholic Medical and Community support institution operating in Masaka diocese, says the lockdown is presenting tough times to reliably offer services to their clients.
Alex Kakooza, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Education notes that since educational institutions have gone only two months without operating, the budgets for first term salaries should be adequate to pay the staff for at least three months.
She recalls the magistrate saying the offence attracted a two-year jail term but, they were instead given a generous sentence of three months’ imprisonment. After sentencing, Achiro's spirit sunk, and almost burst out in tears, she told Uganda Radio Network in an interview. "I wished I could explain to court so they could let me go but, I kept quiet" she narrates.
Before the lockdown which came with restrictions on the number of activities including traffic, commercial and other pollution generating activities, Kampala’s air quality was already six times worse than global standards mainly caused by dust from unpaved roads, fumes from cars and open burning of waste.
Bussi Sub County Chief Richard Mabira says that 120 people from 37 households have been affected. He adds that although no deaths were recorded, three people sustained serious injuries from the fire which also razed ten shops and two restaurants.