Kamanyire says she went through the processes of reporting and filing her claim to the authorities through the local councils, the district agriculture office, the government valuer, up to the Uganda Wildlife Office at Paraa Town in Nwoya District north of the lake.
According to reports, Byamani and three friends went to fetch water when a crocodile suddenly emerged from the lake and seized him. His friends rushed back home, screaming for help, and alerted residents about the crocodile attack on their friend.
Dr. Rashid Mubiru, the Buliisa District Veterinary Officer, reported that the symptoms were observed last week by farmers who noticed signs such as fever, depression, loss of appetite, weight loss, shivering, sores and blisters on the animals' feet, and hypersalivation, among others.
Musa Asaba, the LCIII Chairperson for the Butiaba sub-county, said that area residents are living in fear following the attack by the armed robbers. He urged security agencies to investigate the matter thoroughly and guarantee the safety of area residents.
Musa Asaba, the Butiaba Town Council LCIII Chairperson, told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday morning that area residents were alerted when Twinamatsiko's friends failed to locate him while he was in the lake.
The deceased has been identified as Mogo Ungyera, a resident of Waiga village in Bugana Parish. He was attacked on Sunday evening when the elephant strayed from the Murchison Falls National Park into his tobacco Nursery Bed.
Peter Oketch, the Biiso town Council LCIII Chairperson says the town council is yet to recruit a guard to guard their premises, so at the time the thugs raided the area, there was no one guarding the premises.
Teogras Muhingo, the officer in charge of criminal investigations-OC CID at Biiso police station told URN in an interview that the suspects have since vanished from the village and the hunt is on for them.
More than twenty elephants from Murchison falls national park strayed into Bugana, Kicoke, and Nganzi villages in Bugana sub-county on Wednesday night and destroyed several acres of cassava, maize, beans, sorghum, and banana plantations among others.
Waaki village Chairperson Geofrey Okumu says the trailer failed to negotiate the sharp corner on the bridge due to overspeeding and swerved off the road, from where it rammed into a motorcycle killing the rider and another pedestrian.
The patients including 19 children,2 women and a man whose particulars were not readily available by press time were rushed to the health facility on Wednesday night after they were served with food suspected to have been laced with poison.
Musa Asaba, the LC III Chairperson of Butiaba town council told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that passersby found Derick’s lifeless body in a nearby bush in Boma cell at around 12 pm Wednesday and immediately informed the area leaders.
Businge was sleeping inside his grass thatched house during a heavy downpour when the lightning bolt struck and killed him on the spot. Denis Oyewa, the Biiso sub-county LC III Chairperson, says residents heard the deceased screaming for help after the lightning bolt and rushed to see what had happened only to find him lying dead.
John Muwaule, the Buliisa District Police Commander-DPC, says that the suspects are in custody at Biiso police station and will appear in court soon for theft, robbery, and possession of stolen properties among others.
John Tibdenda, who operates a lodge at Wanseko landing site, says that ever since the ferry services were suspended, his clients have drastically reduced. He explains that he used to get between 50 to 70 clients on a daily basis when the ferry was operational but he hardly receives 10 clients now.
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.
In July, Uganda National roads Authority-UNRA suspended the operations of the Wanseko-Panyimur ferry after water levels at its docking pier at Wanseko landing site drastically fell and could not allow its effective landing.