At Corner Kilak, 33 years ago on January 18th 1987, government forces, the then National Resistance Army soldiers [NRA] launched a retaliatory attack against fighters of Alice Auma Lakwena, the former leader of the Holy Spirit Movement.
While delivering his maiden speech as the Palwo clan chief after his coronation on Saturday at the Palwo royal palace in Pajule Town Council, Lugai says the region is blessed with vast land but less of it is being productively utilized.
In September, A & O Gene Limited Uganda supplied 160 oxen and 80 ox-ploughs to 20 groups under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund III (NUSAF3) project in Okidi and Pawel parishes, Attiak Sub County.
The results released on Friday shows a total of 221 pupils scored first grade out of 3,605 pupils who sat within the municipality and district level. This is slightly higher than the numbers district registered in 2018 when only 153 pupils scored first grade.
The construction of the two-storied building which is expected to cost approximately 4.5 billion shillings started with 600 million shillings from the transition fund which was given to the District to facilitate its operation.
Charles Labalpiny, the in-charge of Agoro Health Center III on Wednesday said that the children were admitted in isolation unit at the facility last week with symptoms and signs of measles. He says their blood samples were taken on Friday last week to Uganda Virus Research Institute [UVRI] which turned positive.
Alat Okumu, who participated in Oring’s rescue, says that he was shocked to hear someone making weird sound inside the house around 6:00 am. He says that he called other neighbors and they decided to break into Oringa`s door to find out what was happening.
It is alleged that the trio who are all members of the same family on Saturday night while armed with bows and arrows, pangas and spears attacked and injured Walter Okello a 32-year-old, Charles Okot, 56, Bosco Okot, 30, and Bicentina Adong, 65.
Initial reports indicated that Armed rustlers suspected to have crossed from Kotido district on Friday night raided kiloko itiyo village in Loperebong Sub County and Matakula village in Omiya Pacwa Sub-county and looted 11 animals from local farmers.
According to local leaders, the armed rustlers whose numbers were not established looted seven cattle from kiloko itiyo village in Loperebong Sub County and four others from Matakula village in Omiya Pacwa Sub-county.
The Kitgum Municipal Council Mayor Walter Livings Tooroma says the legislator offered land to accommodate a section of vendors opposing council resolution directing all vendors within the municipality be temporarily accommodated in Pandwong division.
Augustine Akera, a resident of Paibwoc West village in Lagwel Parish reportedly swindled the money which had been raised by clan members to support the education of children and acquisition of a land title to protect the clan land.
Orom Sub County Vice Chairperson Vincent Kilama says Okello had earlier been sighted at Orom trading centre on December 31, 2019, watching fireworks with his colleague to usher in the New Year. He, however, says Okello started claiming that he was being trailed by police before disappearing.
Over the weekend, Sebastian Ogoni, the Northern Uganda Region People Power Youth Coordinator claimed that the hotel management had cancelled their booking after making an initial down payment of Shillings 100,000.