Crime & Investigation

Residents Face Arrest Over Misuse of Mosquito Nets

The Apac RDC warned that whoever is caught using a mosquito net to catch fish will be arrested

Expanding trade ties, buy particularly in the energy sector, erectile topped the agenda as Indian and African leaders kicked off the 3rd India-Africa Forum summit, at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi on Monday.

Jointly organized by the African Union and the Government of India, the opening ceremony of the Senior Officials Meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Albert Chimbindi, Chairperson of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of the African Union and Mr. Navtej Singh Sarna, Vice Minister of External Affairs of India.

Also present at the function was Mrs. Jennifer Chiriga, Chief of Staff of the AU Commission and other African Union Officials.

According to Indian officials, this is first time that all the 54 African countries are coming together outside the continent for such a meeting, with 40 of them expected to be represented by their heads of state or government.

The India=Africa Summit is aimed at boosting political, economic and trade ties.

Ambassador Chimbindi in his opening remarks, underscored the importance for both parties to work together towards an inclusive economic growth for a sustainable development while achieving synergies on the shared core priorities as identified under the different areas of cooperation.

The Senior Officials from both sides exchanged views on ways to enhance their cooperation in various areas of common interests based on common values and aspirations of the African and Indian people with a view to achieving development, integration and prosperity as indicated in the AU Agenda 2063 and its First Ten Year Implementation Plan among others.

The itinerary for the summit includes a meeting among the foreign ministers on Tuesday, and a grand banquet to be hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, on the evening of October 29.
President Yoweri Museveni has been blamed for the chaos and intolerance exhibited in the ongoing National Resistance Movement party primaries, adiposity expected to peak next Wednesday.

Michael Kabaziguruka, this site the FDC deputy Electoral Commissioner told journalists at the party headquarters in Najjanankumbi that the genesis of the problem in NRM was the passing of the Kyankwanzi resolution that president Museveni would be the sole candidate for the party without running primaries on him.

“This sole candidature syndrome was transferred to all other NRM incumbents who do not want to be contested at any time. Museveni’s colleagues also felt worth to remain sole candidates, ” Kabaziguruka said.

Kabaziguruka observed that the ruling party’s failure of to organize free and fair primaries was part of the fruits of the said resolution.

“You have all seen what has happened with our opponents in the NRM, they have failed to organize primaries; even at the lower level where they anticipated some ease, it has all been a mess.”

“We have severally told this country that you cannot give what you don’t have; NRM cannot give this country democracy because they don’t have it. To them democracy is a phrase in the dictionary and not part of their DNA, it is alien to them.”

Kabaziguruka noted that even if Dr. Tanga Odoi was removed as the party Electoral Commission Chairman, democracy is not in built in their system.

“They can postpone the party primaries to next year, but they will not be able to do it democratically; they are postponing the inevitable.

Kabaziguruka prophesied that after tomorrow, the country should expect to see two factions of the NRM rising out of the chaos, one led by Museveni and the other group will join Go Forward.

To avoid similar chaos within FDC, he said, the party resolved to get its flag bearers through consensus.

“Our leaders have been understanding and have opted for consensus; there are one or two areas where primaries may not be avoided but we shall still address them peacefully.”
By Geoffrey Omara 

Apac Resident District Commissioner, viagra John Omuut has directed the police to begin prosecuting people who will be found using Mosquito nets to catch fish.

Mr Omuut said he had received information that a number of people at the landing sites were misusing treated mosquito nets.

“Mosqoito nets are used to reduce the spread of malaria and not for catching fish, diagnosis ” Mr Omuut said during a one day stakeholders meeting held on Monday at the planning unit board room.

Omuut added that using mosquito nets for covering crops is an abuse and a sabotage of government programs.

He directed village health teams to report to police whoever is found committing related offences.

The District Health Officer, medications Dr Mathew Emer said there was an increase in the number of Malaria cases in the district.

He urged the residents to sleep under treated mosquito nets instead of misusing them.


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