A project six-million-Euro project that will register mandatory children born in eight countries across Africa, Asia and the Pacific, was announced on Thursday in Brussels. The European Unionâ€”UNICEF project, announced by United Kingdom Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, seeks to ensure that millions more people can enjoy access to healthcare, attend school and vote in elections for the first time.
Moroto local leaders on Friday handed over 20 animals recovered from the Matheniko rustlers to the Jie elders, ending two weeks of camping at the district headquarters. The animals were recovered from the kraals in Loputuk village, Nadunget Sub County, where they were hidden for over six months.
More than 600 Congolese government soldiers have fled into Uganda through Bunagana border post after serious fighting with the rebels. Congolese government forces have for the last three months been battling rebels loyal to renegade soldiers, Colonels Bosco Ntaganda and Makenga.
Sebastian Ssebagala, the LC III chairperson Wobulenzi Town Council says that the water tariff will be revised to shilling 2300 in the next five months so that they can generate adequate revenue to cater for the operation costs.
A 20-litre jerrycan of water costs 1000 shillings, which residents say is too expensive for them. The most affected people are those living in Bugiri town council and the patients at Bugiri hospital. Some move for long distances to fetch water from wet lands since they cannot pay 1000 shillings for 20 litres of water.
Government has ordered for a fresh verification of members of Acholi War Debt Claimants who are to be compensated. A group of 20,000 war debt claimants are due to be compensated by government for property that they lost during the Lordâ€™s Resistance Army-LRA insurgency in northern Uganda.