Kenyatta and his host Yoweri Museveni will be in Moroto to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on cross border integrated programs for sustainable and socio-economic transformation of Karamoja, Turkana and Pokot communities.
On Wednesday, the King commissioned an incinerator and forty trash cans along the river banks to help reduce on the trash that would normally be dumped into the river thereby affecting the quality and quantity of water.
Last month, the Ministry of Disaster and Preparedness delivered 600 bags of rice, 200 Source pans, 100 tarpaulins to cater for about 1,450 residents affected by the fire. However, according to Lawrence Kiyinga the LCIII Chairperson of Koome Sub County, only 300 bags of rice were delivered. Each bag contained 50 kilograms.
A Health Worker at Byansi Clinic told URN on condition in anonymity that Ssemwogere went to the facility on Tuesday morning for a health checkup. He however, says they were surprised when his employees rushed him to the same facility in the evening after suffering a heart attack.
Juliet Nankabirwa, who operates a tree nursery in the area, says about nine bodies have been dropped in the area since last year. She notes that they have minimized walking during night hours fearing for their lives. According to Nankabirwa, they often hear school children and women screaming for help from the bad hearted men trying to rape them.
Prof. Sunday Olwor Nicholas, the Commission's Under Secretary on Tuesday said that they have registered complaints relating to Apaa land that they intend to address through the social justice mechanism.