Justice Musene said most money lenders have remained adamant to seek licenses because the law bars them from exploiting borrowers. He revealed that instead the persons have continued to operate and subsequently dupe their clients into signing property sale agreements yet in actual sense they are lending them some money.
Edrine Kusemerewa, who goes by the stage name of Edrine K is a song writer, singer and a Gender and Women’s rights activist. Born of Yeres Kyakimwa, a food vendor in Kisanga Market and Seith Kazige, a social worker, Edrine is the fifth born from a family of ten.
Transitional justice is a way societies emerge from periods of conflict and repression to address large scale or systematic human rights violations so serious that the normal justice system may not provide adequate response.
Transitional justice is meant to identify avenues to address the structural causes of those violations and conflicts such as social exclusions and inequalities. TJ is ungirded by a broader understanding of justice that takes into account a range of victim needs and societal priorities.
Prosecution led by Resident State Attorney Filbert Murungi told court that on January 31, 2019, Peter Isingoma, a resident of Bunyangoni Village of Bugoye Sub County hacked his father, Lawrence Bazara to death.
The deceased is identified as Allan Kasule a student at Our Lady of Africa Secondary School, Mukono. His body was retrieved from the swimming pool last evening. Kasule, together with his fellow students, had gone for a field trip in Kasese.
Justice Wilson Masalu Musene found him guilty of hacking to death Yosiah Kananire; a UPDF soldier attached Mbuya Military Barracks. Prosecution led by Kasese Resident State Attorney, Filbert Murungi told court that on the night of May 24, 2017, Nyaminji raided Kananire’s home in Butohyo village and cut his neck with a machete and chopped off his hands causing him instant death.
Asanairi Masereka Seketere a resident of Kizungu cell in Nyamwamba Division of Kasese municipality was facing murder charges at Fort Portal High Court.
Prosecution led by Resident State Attorney Filbert Murungi argued that on August 4, 2017, Seketere and Julius Bwambale arrested and severely assaulted Joseph Mbaju before subsequently causing his death.
Justice Musene is in Kasese for two weeks to preside over forty-two capital offences committed within the district. Out of the forty-two offences, twenty-four are aggravated defilement, three are rape while the rest are murder and aggravated robbery.
The two-week-long recruitment exercise started yesterday in the districts of Gulu, Lyantonde, Kaabong, Lamwo and Kampala, before moving to Kotido, Kitgum, Amuru, Kyotera and Kampala Central Division, this morning.
Residents of Kigoro cell, Nyamwamba Division of Kasese Municipality carried stones and placed them in the middle of the road to prevent any vehicle from using the road. The road is under construction by China Railway No 3 Engineering Company Limited.
The appeal comes after a vanilla farmer was last weekend killed by suspected thieves in Rwembyo-Kiburara Village of Kisinga sub county of Kasese district.
Christopher Kasuule, a vanilla farmer in Kaghorwe village of Kyondo sub county, says considering the fact that this is the harvest season, there is need to heighten security surveillance by security forces.
Vanilla is a high-value crop with a kilogram of vanilla going for as much as 250,000 Shillings and more on the global market. Kasese which is one of the lead producers of the crop has been struggling to contain vanilla theft.
Sylvester Mapoze, the Mayor Mpondwe Lhubiriha Town council, says a team of security personnel was seen blocking Lorries delivering livestock on Monday night not to enter the holding grounds leading to chaos.
Sakatoa Kamwakogera, the chief mobilizer of the ex-ADF rebel abductees western Uganda told URN that the group which has been granted amnesty includes people who have witnessed violent actions like killings, rape, among others, and are in dire need of psychosocial integration to create a piece of mind in them.
The plane from AIM air carrying the deceased’s bodies touched down at Kasese Airfield at exactly 2:14pm on Wednesday. It was followed by another plane carrying staff of Hope and Resurrection SS that were escorting their fallen colleagues.