Julius Wafula, a resident of Mbehenyi village in Masaba sub-county is accused of strangling to death Fredrick Wekesa, a resident of Muwenjere village in Masaba sub-county on Thursday at Mbehenyi trading centre.
As part of the change in policy, truckers were supposed to undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing which sparked a protest from drivers who parked their vehicles and blocked off the roads demanding that Uganda streamline its COVID-19 testing protocols in line with other EAC countries. The Drivers were charged 100,000 Shillings or 30 US Dollars for each test.
Arafat Egesa, the deputy premier in Obwene’ngo Bwabugwe says that the program aims at supporting the education of children who fail to proceed to the next level of education due to financial constraints amongst parents after they performed well in their final examinations.
According to the union, most of the voters who turned up for the elections were reportedly non-members who had illegal boda-boda identity cards. The cards were allegedly issued by George Byansi, one of the contestants for Busia municipality.
Vincent Okurut, the Busia Town Clerk says that they are evicting street vendors in the town to restore trade orders within the central business district. He said they want all traders to occupy the gazetted markets.