Speaking to local leaders and market vendors at the Market site, Magyezi said the market won’t be commissioned until it's fully complete and gave a one-month ultimatum to the contractor to finish up ten percent of the work.
Joyce Lamunu, 59, allegedly died at Watoto Children`s Home Laminadera on what the family suspect to have resulted from eating substances laced with poison and gross negligence from the management of the institution.
One affected farmer, Odye Dickson from Potika village in Lamwo district, had planted sesame (sim-sim) on 5 acres, chia seeds on 2 acres, and beans on 3 acres. Unfortunately, the beans dried up immediately after flowering due to the drought, and Odye expects reduced yields from the remaining crops.
According to a police preliminary report, the suspects waylaid and robbed three people who were accused of smuggling Super Match cigarettes from Sudan to Uganda through Abwoch Parish in the Omoro district.
Nancy Akidi Mirriam of Waribu Cing Group told URN that the initiative arose from the problems of malnutrition which has become a burden among breastfeeding mothers, children, and elderly persons in the district.
Innocent Okello, an eyewitness, says that the incident happened at around 4:00 am on boxing day in front of Corner House Night Club where revelers were merrymaking. Okello explained that the lone officer sighted the rowdy crowd and met resistance when he tried to disperse them.
Dozens of students ganged up against the head teacher for allegedly attempting to rape a 16-year-old senior three student in his office. The students also accused the head teacher of indecently assaulting a 14-year-old female student in the same office.
According to Oyet, the district recorded 1.26 million metric tons of soya beans produced by farmers in the district in 2019 alone. In 2020, the production increased to 1.31 million metric tons and further grew to 1.37 million metric tons in 2021.
Ojok was declared the winner of the elections from Lalogi Sub County headquarters by the Omoro district returning officer Moses Kagona after scoring 14,224 of the total votes cast beating his closest rival Simon Toolit Akecha of National Unity Platform who scored 1,633 votes.
By 7:17 am, voting at Adak Primary School Polling station in Lakwaya Sub-county with 668 registered voters had not yet kicked off as the polling officials were still waiting for voters to witness the ballot boxes.