“Our forces from Napumpum detachment recovered the gun at 11:50 hours on 18 July, 2020 at the home of Lokan Lokameri who is at large. We are tracing his whereabouts,” said Maj. Mugisa in a statement on Monday.
Some of the girls who have been on the streets since they were minors returned with children born on the streets. URN reporter saw at least five infants among the group that were produced in Kampala streets.
Gloria Napeyok who is also a gospel singer was convicted by Grade II Magistrate, Paul Abunyala on Tuesday after she pleaded guilty to theft. She was jointly convicted with her boyfriend Hamis Lopeyok over the same offence.
Anthony Jabwor, the Kotido Resident State Attorney says that many people in Kotido don’t register complaints with the police or through the formal justice system but opt for the traditional justice system.
In an emergency meeting convened at Lopeduru Village in Kotido Municipal Council, the chairpersons said some of the most vulnerable members of their communities are severely starving and can’t even afford one meal a day.
Lolim starts his day at 6:00 am every morning, running around bars at Um-um Trading Centre in Kanawat, checking through rubbish pits to collect at least 250 used waragi sachets for sale. Lolim sells a pack of 50 sachets at 100 Shillings.
The new ordinance was passed alongside the Kotido District Tree Production and Range Land Management ordinance in December last year. They are among the three environmental protection ordinances formulated by the council early last year.
Olden times indicate that for centuries, the common ancestors of the Turkana, the Jie and all the other â€˜Karimojong tribes, lived in a place called Apule, which was said to be in southern Sudan or Ethiopia. However, some 800 years ago, they began migrating southwards to their present homeland in the far northeast of Uganda.