Ecobel is reported to have jetted into Uganda as a tourist and settled at the Bujjagali-based Nile River camp in late 2018. He later decided to settle within the Budondo community where he introduced himself as Jacob, and adapted to the native lifestyle prompting natives to nickname him, “Jacob Musoga,”.
Irene Wangadya, the Wanyange hill cell women council chairperson, says that most of the residents are hand-to-mouth casual laborers in the surrounding factories, so the when the thieves steal all items in their houses ranging from already cooked food to beddings, it is a total setback to their general wellbeing.
Moses Isiiko, a mobiliser of the Baise-Ngobi clan, said that the Ebola preventive measures restrict physical contact with dead bodies, yet most people believe in communal washing of the deceased as a sign of decent sendoff of their beloved.
Gabula said that Busoga kingdom has a bottom-top approach system, of rallying communities to involve themselves in economic transformation initiatives, from the village clan heads all through to the royal chiefs’ cabinets.
Muwaya was picked up a day after the arrest of the Budhumbuli East cell LC1 chairperson, Waiswa Matende on allegations of conniving with criminal gangs to wreak havoc in Jinja city and playing a key role in Nyanga's murder.
This morning, a team of counter-terrorism police personnel rushed to Igenge village to assemble the fragments to ascertain the source of the projectile. The officers recovered two oval-shaped metallic pieces believed to be part of the fragments released by the projectile from the Bugembe prisons compound and Igenge village.
According to Naisye, a team from Buliisa district local government has already inspected the land and they are now preparing to officially write to the UPDF engineering brigade to come on the ground to commence the construction works.
In her message delivered by Dorothy Kissaka, the Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA during the Busoga convocation family meeting held at Busoga Square in Jinja City, the first lady noted that several families have suffered immense challenges throughout the lockdown.
The Deputy RCC Peter Banya says the suspects were on security’s wanted the list for the past two years and their arrest was meant to serve as a relief to the affected communities, who had endlessly filed complaints against them. However, their "peaceful escape" without any of the cells guards firing to scare them off raises suspicion of an inside job.
Godfrey Mwesigwa, the chairperson of Jinja Christian leaders’ fellowship says that, they have been registering cases of manipulation, where presumed pastors extort money from believers, with promises of making miracles in their lives, which are never realized.