Those in police custody are Lawrence Wazamba, 50, Makwasi Robert, 43, Namukuta Irene, 38, Madibo Alvin, 20, all residents of Bukilya, Nalusala sub-county in Sironko district, and Gustine Nambasi, 33, a resident of Sisiyi in Bulambuli district.
According to Tugainayo, the medics recommended an amputation of his leg such that he can heal but he refused and now the hospital is planning to throw him out of the hospital saying that he has turned into a security threat through impersonation to rob patient’s money and other things.
However, Joram Musinguzi, the Cash Transfer Project Programs Officer, says they have moved in with the E-cash program to complement the existing disaster response mechanisms. He explains their assessment shows that Cash Based interventions are feasible and that Mbale was selected for a pilot study.
Busiu Town Council LC III Chairperson, Mikaya Welikhe says the Town Clerk hasn’t stepped in office since then. Residents accuse Malunda of misusing Shillings 100 million that government advanced to the town council in 2016 as a startup fund.
According to Moli, he applied for the production of his client to appear for bail so as to get descent treatment. “It’s today that he was supposed to be in court and so that he could be granted bail but I was shocked to hear that my client had collapsed from the cells and hit his head on the chair,” he said.
FDC marked 15 years on December 06, 2019, with national celebrations at Mandela National Stadium-Namboole. However, party members in Mbale had planned to hold a regional celebration of the same, a fete which was blocked on grounds that the organizers did not have police clearance.
They warn that unless the situation changes within two weeks’ time they will torch university buildings. “For us International students we pay a lot of money. We shall show them in two weeks what it means to respect students as partners,” reads the letter.
Telesphor Turyamumanya, the UPDF 3rd Division spokesperson said that Wokoli completed the run and later collapsed. He says that the Military medical team deployed at the recruitment centre tried to recuperate Wokoli in vain and rushed him to Mbale Hospital.
Abasi Were, the Namanyonyi Gombolola Internal Security Officer faulted the implementers of the program for not fully sensitizing the communities. He says the officials are rushing the program and the approach they are using isn’t viable.
Angry residents blocked a team of officials from the Environment Ministry and Mbale district Environment department that visited the area on Monday to kick start the demarcation process. Residents claim that they haven’t fully been sensitized about the importance of the restoration exercise and why they should surrender their land to government.
Engineer Vincent Kedi, an engineer in the Directorate of Geological surveys and Mines, says that at some sites, the landlords gave Mustafa surface rights for 50 years and therefore, they were outsmarted by the investor.
On Tuesday, the team met human rights activists at Mt. Elgon Hotel in Mbale before moving out to visit the Tororo Solar Power Plant that was launched in 2017. However, the envoys learnt that the prevailing rainy weather has affected the production capacity of the plant currently producing less than 4 megawatts a day instead of 10MW.