While addressing mourners at the reburial of Brig. Gen Pierino Okoya in Gulu District on Friday, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo commended the president for owning up to the mistakes made during his regime.
The President said the politics of identity, religion, and tribes led to the killings of many innocent people in the country in the past which were uncalled for at the time if the leaders focused on uniting the country.
The State Minister for Foreign Affairs Henry Okello Oryem says the revelation has exposed the truth about LRA's alleged Western sponsors, even though when the government made it clear in the past, no one cared to listen.
The figure is the highest among victims of media freedom violations in the country in just a year according to the new report titled “Systematic Threats to Journalists, Activists, and Freedom of Expression”.
“Between December 2006 and October 2007, Inder allegedly transferred funds to the LRA on at least six occasions. According to direct witnesses, between 40,000 USD (about 136 million shillings) to 60,000 USD (204 million shillings) was transferred each time through Western Union and picked up by LRA commanders in Juba,” Frivet’s statement reads in Part.
The protest walk comes just a week after four people were killed and four others critically injured by unknown armed assailants in a renewed attack on the disputed land claimed by both Amuru and Adjumani districts.
Rasul Akasa alias Ndale, a resident of Ogujabe village, Apo Sub-county in Yumbe District was charged with two counts of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition contrary to section 3(1) (2)(a) and (b) of the UPDF Firearms Act 2005.
The prosecution stated that Maj. Kibuuka on or around the 9th day of April 2023 while at Zoka in Itirikwa Sub-county, Adjumani district undermined his supervisor, and Commanding Officer 71st Battalion and deployed troops without informing his Commanding officer contrary to section 36 of the UPDF Act number 7/2005.
Former Leader of Opposition Prof. Morris Ogenga Latigo says acknowledgment of NRM mistakes in the country shouldn’t only be for the Acholi people but for the entire regions that experienced heinous crimes in the past.
Rasul Akasa alias Ndale, a resident of Yumbe District was charged along with three other accomplices with three counts of illegal firearms possession contrary to section 3(1) (2)(a) and (b) of the UPDF Firearms Act 2005.
The fourth division army barracks commander, Brigadier General Michael Kabango said on Sunday during an interview from the barracks that Apaa is currently a crime scene explaining that movements in and out of the area have been restricted and under the management of the security until further notice.
Speaking to hundreds of believers in Gulu City on Saturday, President Museveni noted that the Commission of inquiry will help to bring out the truth about the land conflict and unearth the perpetrators of violence.
The resolution by the leaders cancels all illegal sales of land to the cattle keepers and all land titles and leases illegally issued the "balaalo", in addition to instituting stringent measures to prevent easy land acquisition.
During the training sessions, Stephen Langa from Family Life Network tipped parents on embracing their relationships, planning for the future, setting priorities, respect, hard work, and valuing one another to avoid family disputes.