Derrick Pwoch, an artist at Makose Art and Design shop in Gulu City, says he started getting orders for customized t-shirts three years ago. Before then, he could only print words on T-shirts for schools, organizations and other institutions.
According to Okumu, the minor’s father rented his room at Shillings 70,000 but has not paid rent since May to up to date. He says that he has made severally made phone calls to Mulwani’s father in Mayuge district to come and pick the children in vain.
The King explained that in the past, while around Ekyooto, children were natured, inspired, whereas young girls were groomed by their parents in a manner of inculcating good discipline among them to enable them to become responsible citizens in the future.
Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi, looking fit as a fiddle, briefly stepped out of his car and walked to the gathering that stood excitedly along the Royal Mile road. The Kingdom has for the last eight years organized the event under different campaigns. The first campaign was to fight fistula and collect funds towards operation costs for women with the disease, the second campaign was to fight sickle cell disease and currently the fight against HIV/Aids.
Madrine Namulema joined a local association of clay bricklayers in the area and gradually, she also introduced her four children aged between seven to 13 years to the same work, from which they earned reasonable income for a period of over one year now.
James Elima, the Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says COVID -19 vaccination uptake in Acholi Sub –Region still remains at only 45 percent despite the test positivity rate which is 7.6 percent, slightly higher than the national average.
Elisha Mugisha Ateenyi, the cultural leader of Banyabindi minority tribe in Kasese District argues that unless a separate ministry or a commission is set up to address the challenges and historical injustices suffered by ethnic minority groups, the communities will continue to lose their unique identity resulting in their extinction.
The deceased have been identified as Izac Wejuli aged 21 years, Brian Ologe of 21 and Derrick Wabwire aged 16 years while the survivors admitted are Edrisa Wamunga 14, Misach Kwagala, 14, David Wakumba 15, Juma Jackson 14 and Osman Egesa who is 15 years. They are all residents of Buchicha and Solo C villages in Western division of Busia Municipality.
While many people are struggling to recover from the effects of the COVID-19, the story is different for Abbey Lukyamuzi, a youth living with disability in Masaka town, who has ventured into the reproduction and distribution of learners' home-school material in his area.
The concerts were suspended in March 2020 as the government announced measures to fight the spread of COVID-19, and while restrictions were announced on almost all other sectors, the entertainment centers remain closed, with no activity allowed.
Gulu City has dozens of hotspot areas across the 128 villages in Pece – Laroo and Bardege - Layibi Divisions that include Go-Down, Industrial Area, Kasubi, For God, Kirombe in Kabedopong, St. Mauritz Trading Centre, Unyama, Cuk Pa Atuku and Cenyjere are hideouts for the wrongdoers.
Sadala Musoke, the Chief Executive Officer NODL, says the new ferry dubbed MV NODL will complement MV Kalangala to meet the increasing demand due to the growth in passenger numbers over the years particularly during the festive season.
Speaking to The East African Diaspora Media watch-EADM, an online news organization that has interest in East Africans living in the diaspora, Mulumba, who emigrated to the U.S. in 1995, said that she is humbled that she has achieved such an unprecedented success.
David Ongom Mudong, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson reveals that police patrol had on several occasions responded to Kaunda Ground following alert from the CCTV Camera control room to arrest Auma as she was performing her usual sorcerous act, but they would instead find a dog on the exact spot.
Twinomugisha says that as the Inspectorate of Government office, they have been charged with the responsibility of eliminating corruption, abuse of authority and of public office, which she intends to do starting with an investigation of government employees who are known for being absent at work.