Charles Engoru Echemu, also former District Council Speaker in Amuria District was arrested on Thursday for causing financial loss to the government. Echemu is accused of refusing to refund 6.4 Million Shillings to Amuria District Local Government for salary that he received over and above his statutory entitlement.
In his campaign trail in Amuria and Katakwi districts, Mao canvassed for votes for DP flag bearers in Abiya and Kuju Sub Counties. According to Mao, his approach is to strengthen structures at lower levels to enable the party grow to cause change.
Last month, Joseph Oriokot, a resident of Akuya village in Odepe parish was attacked and killed in cold blood by unknown assailants using machetes. His decomposing body was discovered at the swamp between Aduuka and Ometai after three days.
Robert Okitoi, the Amuria District LC V Chairperson, says the hospital is understaffed with several gaps that need urgent attention. He observes that since the facility elevated to a General Hospital, nothing much has changed.
During a council meeting on Wednesday, David Ewayu, the district councillor for Kuju Sub County questioned why only the contributions from Ministers Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Disaster Preparedness, and Gen. Jeje Odongo, the Minister for Internal Affairs were recorded.
John Francis Otim, the In-Charge of Orungo HCIII says that the facility receives an average of 65 patients per day, and takes care of more than 17,000 people. However, many of these could not get the much needed services, especially if they required admission due to the lack of admission services.
Cattle, food stuffs and agricultural inputs are the major items sold in Onyam- Igurok Cattle Market. Traders and locals involved in the business trek distances on foot and bicycles to trade in the market that opens as early as 5:30 am and closes around noon.
following the mysterious death of Michael Ariko, a retired UPDF Soldier. Ariko died in the home of his girlfriend’s only identified as Helen Atima, about two hours after he reportedly went to bed on Saturday evening, according to the Ogoria Village LC I Chairperson, James Marin Ojula.
James Arana, the village chairman of Ajenit in Olwa Sub County says his people have remained adamant to the health precautions as well as the Presidential Directives to contain the virus. He notes that instead, three more bars have recently opened in his village and many people crowding in the trading centers every evening.
Except for Kenneth Odeke Ongwech who hails from Kaberamaido, all the other casualties are residents of Kampala. They include David Yiga, David Kabuyo, Wasoyi Azisafu, Emma Mukiza, Alex Ogola, Davis Mugerwa and Fahati Mutebi.
The mob action was in revenge for the Death of one Sam Erogu, a resident of Arotom in Sugur Parish whose body was found lying in his house on Saturday. A subsequent post-mortem report showed that Erogu was strangled to death.
Orisa was lynched in Sugur swamp in Sugur parish in Wera Sub County while Ebau breathed his last at Amuria Health Center IV on Tuesday.
Joseph Odongo, the Chairman Board of Directors Teso Anti-Corruption Coalition TAC says that most districts in the region dont follow the best practice of displaying public information on notice boards.
Speaking during the commissioning on Monday, Peter Eyolu, the head teacher said that the new classrooms are a relief to the school since the pupils have been studying under trees and in grass thatched houses.
The six year program worth 150.63 Euros equivalent to Shillings 670 billion is supported by the European Union EU. It is meant to consolidate stability in Northern Uganda, eradicate poverty and under-nutrition and strengthen the foundations for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.
During prayers at Obalanga LRA war victims mass grave site attended by hundreds of Christians on Friday where 365 people lay at rest on 15th June 2003 to 2004, the aggrieved people demanded answers from their leaders on governments position.