“My boys had gotten used to the classroom environment which kept them busy throughout the day, but since they are still in lower primary and are yet to return to school following the covid-19 lockdown restrictions, they had resorted to fishing as a means of making themselves productive,” their father says.
He was picked up from Luuka district headquarters where he was addressing a mini-rally by a team of police officers led by Frank Mwesigwa, the Busoga and Bukedi Zonal commander overseeing the 2021 general elections.
According to preliminary information, Ouma left for the funeral of his friend in Busia district on Monday evening but didn’t find his wife, Fanisi Nabwire at home upon his return. His five-year-old son reportedly told him that his mother had gone to the maize plantation with Siminyu.
The Association says if the curfew commencement hour remains as it has been over the last two months, many of the operators are unlikely to make ends meet in terms of daily earnings. The driver's body says the commencement of curfew times as announced by the President limits them to one route per day.
The hostility, they say, started with an increase in the number of Coronavirus cases recorded among truck drivers, mainly those entering the country from Kenya and Tanzania. In recent weeks, more than 100 truck drivers have tested positive to the virus, driving cases of coronavirus in the country now 248.
Pamela Ajilong, the Busoga East regional CID who addressed journalists at their Iganga based regional headquarters on Monday evening says the rider is alleged to have transported the shooter from the crime scene under the cover of darkness.
The deceased’s 10-year old child whose names have been withheld says that he accompanied Mutumba to purchase sugar from Iwemba trading centre and saw a man trailing them but mistook him for a guest. The child further states that the man who was clad in a black hood stood beside a tree but he eventually shot Mutumba twice and fled.
She was launching the annual 16 days of activism against Gender-based Violence at Waluwerere primary school in Bugiri district on Monday. The annual international campaign that kicks off on November 25, and runs until December 10, is used as an organizing strategy to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.
Kasadha is said to have shot Namugisa twice in the head around 9:30pm on Sunday night before turning the gun on himself. An AK-47 rifle with 18 rounds of live ammunition was found besides the two lifeless bodies.
Kasiima told URN in an exclusive interview that he has instructed traffic police and the Inspector of vehicles to engage the management of Tororo Cement Industries to ensure that DMCs trucks and incompetent drivers are discontinued from the roads.