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Kooki Chiefdom lays ground to revive its cultural norms after being suppressed by Buganda Kingdom for over 122 years.
Yusuf Nsibambi: For me it wasn’t a surprise, I would have expected this a long time ago. She has been working against time. She was drawn and trapped in a political conflict where she isn’t supposed to be as an implementing officer.
Gerald Matembu: The tension in Bududa is coming down, people are coming to terms with the death of their loved ones. But we've received information that cracks have been sighted in another sub-county.
Victoria Bagaaya: It’s now 4 days since the alleged unlawful eviction of people in Lusanja. Residents have been sleeping here since Friday last week. People are still here and do everything communally.
Benson Ongom: When you go to the relevant offices to inquire about this wetland, nobody seems to know what is happening but again, nobody seems to take it up for investigation. Why is the Municipal authority not taking any action in this specific regard?
The recent water protection directive from the president is a victory for nature, yet beneath the lines, illegal fishing is still alive on Lake Victoria and exports are fast falling. Government is therefore, at the mercy of secret illegal fishing machinery and losing the battle. Who is behind the...
Hakim Kanyere: The market sits on 4 acres of land and over 2000 vendors who operate from here are about to be evicted but where they’ll be taken is discussion for another day.
Benson Ongom: This year, the government passed a supplementary budget to compensate the people of Amuru on land matters but what is shocking is that those who are being compensated are politicians and not the real landowners.
Death toll rises as search for victims continues
NBS Face Off With Maureen Nansamba a Scientist and Ph.d Scholar.
Martin Owor (Commissioner Disaster MGT): The chief administrative officer is on the ground and two other teams have left for Bududa. Brig. Steven Oluka is arriving on the scene.
Norbert Mao: I visited Bududa during the last serious landslides in 2010, it’s very sad, we have the capacity to predict these kinds of disasters by empowering our communities to cope. We can’t predict the weather much but we should always have the capacity to respond
Town clerk accused of incompetence, abuse of office.
FDC has held parallel independence celebrations at their headquarters which they intend to hold annually. The party says that next year they will be matching to the Kololo Independence grounds as part of their activities. Government was critiqued to have rundown the true spirit of independence,good of just a...