Police first made the teenager’s arrest on Wednesday night, after he was found walking in Binyonyi Zone, Luwero Town Council, by night patrol officers.
His movement during the night time curfew, in addition to the bag he was carrying triggered suspicion by officers on duty after they stopped and interrogated him.
Geoffrey Obonyo is the proprietor of Triple restaurant along Olwol road. He says that the water shortage has forced the water price to increase from between Shillings 200 to between Shillings 1000 to 500 per 20 liter jerrycan.
There are more than 1,000 subscribers on the National Water grid in Nakasongola district. But, these have not had water supply for more than a month, forcing them to resort to valley dams for water. A jerry can of water now costs not less than 500 Shillings.
National Water and Sewerage Corporation says most water sources are getting polluted as Climate Change pushes farmers to cultivate crops upstream, along river banks and in swamps or wetlands serving as water abstraction centers. The agency believes that the trees will build resilience to drought by efficiently moderating the micro climate of the sources and keep them welling up with freshness of life in continuous rainfall formation cycles.
Dr. Mugisha, who represents Federation of Uganda Employers, is replacing Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba, a celebrated educationist. The other appointees are Professor Umar Kakumba, the first Deputy Vice Chancellor Makerere University who will represent public Universities while Professor Mauda Kamatenesi, the Vice Chancellor Bishop Stuart University will represent private Universities.