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.
Martin Atuka, the NUSAF III Community Monitoring Group Chairperson in Agago District says out of the 136 members of the group, only 85 actively engaged in working on-site yet the executive leaders claimed to have paid all members.
Kalanda was raised by a single mother after losing his father during infancy. He says that his mother worked small jobs selling food items in the market and vending on the streets to fend for her family but couldn't raise much.
CID's Twiine says police have built capacity in cyber investigation that will be put to use when locating fake news purveyors. The investigation will be carried out with support of Uganda Communications Commission -UCC.