Construction of Eraji Bridge has been on the key development priority lists of Adjumani district local government for the past seventeen years but the authorities had failed to secure funds for the construction works due to budget constraints, until UNHCR did 7 years ago.
Samuel Kule Tamwanzire says that candidates should clearly state how they will fix the road network in the sub-county. He says that the Rugendabara to Kasangali and Kamwani to Mbata roads are impassable for farmers and traders.
On Friday, BCU members who attended the Annual General Meeting unanimously voted to return the board members, whose term expired last month. The delegates were drawn from Upper Central, Lambuli, Sironko, Bugusege, Lwakhakha, Lower central Zone, Manafwa, Rusty and Bubulo Zones.
The Union came to its knees when cotton growing, buying, ginning and selling were heavily affected rendering the primary societies inactive. Tonny Ogwal, the Lango Cooperative Union Vice-Chairperson says the union leaders are now on the move to revamp and strengthen the societies across the region.
The overall objective of the deal is to contribute to household economic empowerment through promotion of agro-industrialisation, community mobilisation, mindset change, value chain development and food security
Stephen Wambewo, a farmer from Nabweya told Uganda Radio Network that he has always wanted to acquire good breeds of animals but he had failed because authorities ask him for money yet he thought it was free.
A team of police officers, who rushed to disperse the protesters failed to make it as their vehicle got stuck along Nyakabungo- Rugyeyo road. Their efforts to push the vehicle hit a snag forcing them to abandon it and run for over 10 kilometers to the scene of the protest only to find the residents had dispersed.
The Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga explained that the committee will examine the advantages that can be exploited by the Kingdom and the already existing cooperatives to ensure that the cooperative movement is strengthened within the Kingdom.
Muntu, who was campaigning at Lyantonde district playground in Sunday, promised that if elected in office, his government will actualize the Maputo Declaration on Agriculture and Food Security in Africa.
The seedlings were supposed to be planted by the farmers between April through to October. However, since June to date, unprecedented rainfalls have caused overwhelming floods across the Acholi sub-region.
John Vincent Okoth the Bududa District Veterinary Officer says that the district lacks funds to vaccinate more than 80,000 heads of cattle in the whole district. He adds that the government has not prioritised the disease as it has done for foot and mouth disease, anthrax and swine fever.
Christopher Anywar says they woke up to the yelling of members of the affected houses on Tuesday morning. Anywar, who is part of those opposed to the land deal, says they are now living in fear of being attacked by the unidentified people.
Speaking in Gulu City, Kabuleta explained that while the rest of Uganda was largely peaceful and having unhindered economic growth, northern region stagnated due to the rebellion and thus the population need a special government programme.
John Vincent Okoth, the Bududa District Veterinary Officer told URN that the disease spreads very fast most especially during the dry season when animals wonder in communities in search of food.
He however said this is viral disease, which has no curative measure but rather control it by use of antibiotics, which take long for an animal to heal but not fully.
He asked farmers to also spray their animals every six months so that they can get rid of it in the district.