Scott says the Fund which has since disbursed 8.75 Million Euros approximately 39 Billion shillings since 2008 in Northern Uganda, currently disburse an average of 1.2 million Euros about 5.3 Billion shillings annually.
Uganda AIDS Commission says only 980,954 out of 1.4 Million Ugandans living with HIV were on treatment by March 2017 in Uganda. It says in 2016 alone, 14,348 men died of AIDS compared to 9,600 women in the same year in Uganda.
Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, Gulu district chairperson says the municipality fulfilled requirements for a city status about two years ago. Mapenduzi cites the presence of various hotel facilities, a functional airfield, large labour force and the extended administrative boundary as some of the benchmarks of a city.
Democratic Party DP leaders in Gulu district are mourning the death of veteran politician and former party president John Ssebaana Kizito. Ssebaana, 83, succumbed to a stroke at Nakasero Hospital where he was rushed two weeks ago in critical condition.
Michael Lakony, the Amuru LC V chairperson, says the food relief will benefit more than 1,000 people. Disaster Preparedness Minister, Hillary Onek has asked Amuru authorities to ensure equitable distribution of food relief.
Brenda Atim Kinyera, is among nine suspects being questioned in connection with the tragic incident. Aswa Regional Police Spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema says the suspects were picked up after a phone printout of the deceased indicated that they spoke to him a few days before the incident.
Dr. Emmanuel Otto, the Agago District Health Officer says seven other cases are from the communities in Kalongo Town Council. He however, says no new case has been recorded since the outbreak was confirmed on April 27th, 2017.
The trial of former Lords Resistance Army LRA commander Dominic Ongwen has resumed at the International Criminal Court this morning. The trial before Presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt and judges Peter Kovacs and Raul Cano Pangalangan was adjourned on April 5th for more than three weeks of recess. Today, the judges are hearing accounts of an unidentified female witness describing her life in LRA captivity.
Acellam Ongaya, an adviser to his highness, Rwot David Onen Achana II says under the Acholi norms, the chiefdom can pick a chief from the immediate household of the younger brother of the deceased chief. Subjects of the chiefdom say it is premature to trigger the succession debate as the loved cultural leader is yet to be laid to rest.
Dr Olara Otunnu, a member of a committee organizing the annual Janan Luwum day celebrations, says the family rejected the proposal to exhume the remains, saying they wont allow any further disturbance. Otunnu was on Monday addressing journalists in Gulu.
They addressed victims of the May 19th 2004 Lords Resistance Army Massacre in Lukodi Village in Bungatira Sub County, 17KM North of Gulu Town calling for truth telling, reconciliation and accountability.
The leaders say the policy will address drivers of conflict and the negative carry-over of decades of Lords Resistance Army LRA conflict still slowing down transformation and recovery of the sub region.
Lamunu Bernadette Mary, the deputy head teacher of the school says the teenager and her parents have been undergoing counseling sessions over the last seven months, to prevent her from dropping out of school or being forced into early marriage.
Michael Odong, an assistant commissioner in the Ministry of Agriculture, died at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam while on his way for a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. It is unclear what led to his death but his family says he has suffered from bouts of hiccups and waist pains that sometimes affected his feet.