According to Patrick Onyango, the Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Kintu had concealed the explosive inside a food flask and placed material on the top. “It wasn’t easy to identify this IED because one could easily think it was just food. We thank the vigilance of our officers,” Onyango said.
With the taps running dry, some individuals have resorted to purchasing water from vendors who draw it from boreholes. However, this increased demand has also led to a surge in prices, with the cost of a 20-litre jerry can rising from Shillings 500 to 1,000.
During the agricultural expo organized by the office of the Prime Minister in Luwero town council on Sunday, pineapple growers were among the exhibitors and expressed concerns over the lack of a better market for their produce.
Organized by locals under the umbrella group "Wazalendo," led by Pastor Efraim Bisimwa of the "Natural Judaic and Messianic Faith Towards the Nations," the protests resulted in 43 deaths, including a police officer, 56 injuries, and the arrest of 168 individuals, according to the Congolese Ministry of Communication and Media.
Asunta Napeyok, a farmer in Longaroi village, Lotome Sub County explained that when the rains started, they planted a lot of crops with hopes of getting a good harvest all in vain due to the harsh weather.
The communities now burn charcoal and cut firewood to exchange with local brew residue as food since they cannot afford the food sold from the market.
James Gale, the LC 3 vice chairperson for Kerwa sub-county explains that over the past few months, South Sudanese authorities have been forcibly allocating land to their people in the affected villages, which are deep inside Uganda.
In an August 28, 2023 letter signed by the UMC Secretary, editors from New Vision Printing and Publishing Company, as well as online channels including Entebbe Post, Nation Times, PML Daily, Ultimate News, Daily Express, Red Pepper Online Newspaper, and The Onion, have been summoned to appear before the disciplinary committee on September 19th to address ethical concerns related to complaints filed against them.
Samuel Nangiro, 32, with five wives, combined the donation of Shillings 2,380,000 from each of the 5 wives given by Give directly and bought a car. He says an amount totaling Shillings 11,900,000 was used for buying a car that is now generating Shillings 80,000 per day in the transport business.
According to Opiyo, litter decomposition is mainly performed by soil microorganisms in situations of adequate rainfall. However, because of the erratic rain, the termites, which are housed by the anthills are actively taking up the role of the other micro-organisms to decompose plants and plant wastes to form soil.
The national sevens competition this year featured 11 teams hailing from different corners of the nation. The teams participated in a series of seven circuits, which took place in Kampala, Jinja city, Kitgum, Fortportal, and Tororo municipality.
Sarah Nankyanzi, the Chairperson of the Hill Road Public School Management Committee, reveals a private claimant she identifies as James Taylor purports to have acquired the land from the Indian Association of Uganda, the previous proprietors of the school.