Their commitment arose out of concerns by the Mayuge District chairperson Frank Tibagendeka that the area was lagging behind due to poor roads, lack of financial support to the fisheries sector, meagre government financing to the different agricultural production clusters, inadequate schools and health facilities, among others.
Lubega said that the current PDM layout requires beneficiaries to pay minimal interest on the credit facilities extended to them, contrary to the sharia laws on finance, which promote non-interest returns on loans acquired.
Peter Banura, the Kikuube LCV Chairperson in an interview with URN explains that says soon a ministry of lands team will be in the district to sensitise leaders and residents on how the issuance of the titles will be conducted.
Ruto Chepchumba, the Busia county commissioner, says that the suspects will undergo full trial under the Kenyan law on fisheries, adding that they will serve as an example to their colleagues who have become perennial trespassers into Ugandan waters.
The officers are slated to graduate next week after a one-year course in national security, and this interface with different state actors is aimed at preparing their mindsets for future managerial deployments both within the force and other government ministries.
According to Nabwiso, Queen Elizabeth traveled along with tourists and investors who returned after her visit to set up factories mainly for ginning cotton and producing textiles. “Her visit earned Jinja town then, world-class publicity across international media outlets, which attracted several investors to the area hence earning its name of the industrial town of Uganda and East Africa," he told URN in an interview.
Fred Lukumu, the Buliisa LC V Chairperson wants the government to take charge of the vocational school so that it can provide vocational skills training to the children in Buliisa district since it is the only vocational training school there.
680 persons in Kyangwali and Kabwoya sub-counties in Kikuube District were affected when the government acquired 340 hectares of land in the two sub-counties to pave way for the Kingfisher Development area-KFDA.
The residents say they are being raided by wild animals like elephants and Buffalos which destroy their crops and cause injuries to the community members. The most affected sub-counties include Biiso, Buliisa, Butiaba, Ngwedu, and Buliisa town councils, which all share a common border with the parks.
The roads to be graded from the current dilapidated state to first class murrum include14.85km Kigaya-Kitindura-Kikuube,7.30 Kyangwali-Tontema-Mahamba, 5.20km Bukinda-Nguse, 12.40km Kabanyansi-Musaijamukuru,13.95 km Kinogozi-Kihabwemi-Kigaya,16km Kiziranfumbi-Kichakanya-Ruhunga.
While attending the launch of Busoga’s 2022/2023 annual development plan at the Jinja city’s based Civil Service college, the leaders said that an increase in the funds will foster the quickening of poverty eradication processes.
More than 7,000 people were displaced when the government acquired 29-square kilometres of land for the construction of the Oil refinery in 13 villages in Kabaale parish, Buseruka sub-county in 2012. Some of the people who occupied the area were resettled to Kyakaboga village where the government acquired 533 acres of land and constructed permanent houses.
Mudukaki started practising nursing in 1952 and worked in Iganga and Tororo district hospitals before she was deployed at Mulago National Referral Hospital. Upon her retirement, Mudukaki worked as a school nurse at Buddo Senior Secondary School for six years, before opening a private clinic that she later closed after developing cardiac challenges.
The most affected people are from Wanseko, Katanga, Masaka landing sites in Kigwera Sub- County and Kawaibanda, Butiaba, Boma, Kigangaizi, Tugombili and Walukuba. Others are from Bugoigo, Kamagongoro, Kigungu, Serule, Piida, Waisoki, Triangle and Magali in Butiaba sub-county, Kabolwa and Kigoya landing sites in Buliisa sub-county.