The school was scheduled to be commissioned in 2020 before the Covid-19 lockdown, but Madi Okollo district leaders declined to own the new school with its defective and dilapidated structures. Cracks started developing on the structures shortly after their completion by the contractor.
Nora Draru, a fish dealer says that the vendors started opting out of the market when the contractor she didn't disclose hiked the dues from Shillings 500 to 1000 and vehicle parking fees from Shillings 1000 to Shillings 3000.
The land comprising two blocks is located in Rhino Camp Sub County. Moses Dalili the Chief Administrative Officer Madi Okollo district says that the district has secured land titles for the two blocks.
Lawrence Alioni, the Chairperson of Rhino camp health center IV Management Committee, says that they have one block for the general ward that was initially partitioned to separate male patients from females.
Odrua, resident of Pajulu village, Kati parish in Ulepi sub-county was in July 2020 killed by a group of people from the neighbouring Vurra village. Seven suspects were arrested and are facing murder charges while others are still at large.
“In light of the above observations, it’s the Commission’s finding that both Aliya Katerena and Angubo Isaac did not support the nomination of Aciro Gloria and therefore Aciro Gloria did not obtain the required number of supporters required for her nomination. The Commission under MIN. COMM. COMP.01/2021resolved to reverse the Returning officer’s decision and is directed to declare candidate Gloria Okia unopposed,” reads the EC’s letter in part.
Senior Superintendent of Police Richard Okullu says they received an intelligence report of a planned revenge attack by refugees on the host communities, a reason that informed the reconciliation meeting
The clashes escalated when a group of refugee youth's attacked and assaulted a resident from the host community who was grazing in the area promoting revenge attacks that left seven South Sudanese refugees dead with the eighth dying at Arua hospital.
The facility which was set up at a cost of 760 million shillings, under the North West Small Holder Agricultural Program, is rotting away after traders abandoned it and instead, created another market at Okubani, three kilometres from Rhino Camp trading centre.