The demonstration relates to the protracted confusion in the sale of 10,000 hectares of land for the establishment of Madhvani Sugar Factory in 2017. The surveyed land belonged to 209 households in the areas of Kololo, Omee, Pailyech, Lwak Obito, Lujoro and Bana villages in Amuru Sub-county.
Elegu border is responsible for between 80-90 per cent goods and services that enter South Sudan though Nimule. According to the Trade Ministry, from 2016 up to 2018, the border post has been responsible for over USD 1.2 billion in revenue to Uganda. But this time around, it has seen lengthy queues, holding trucks stationed for days as drivers undergo COVID-19 testing.
Pabbo S.S becomes second and prime isolation facility after the first emergency quarantine center was of four beds established at Elegu cross boarder by World Health Organization – WHO and International Organization for Migration (IOM).
In September, A & O Gene Limited Uganda supplied 160 oxen and 80 ox-ploughs to 20 groups under the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund III (NUSAF3) project in Okidi and Pawel parishes, Attiak Sub County.
Margaret Odokonyero Okot, the Assistant District Health Officer says the high prevalence is attributed to influx of traders and long distance truck drivers who engage in promiscuous acts along the great north road to South Sudan.
The only two ambulances belonging to the district including one that was donated around 2006 by Medicines Sans Frontiers, an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organization have broken-down.
Alem Kidega, a resident of Oloyo Mung village told URN this morning that during the tour, he discovered that the local community wasn’t benefiting from Agoro Irrigation Scheme, adding that many of them were negative about the project. He also says that those using the scheme pay Shillings 50,000 and have since lost their land rights.
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.
Lucy Akello, the Pabbo SSS Head teacher, says Museveni Museveni made the pledge in October 2015 at Guru Guru Village in Lamogi Sub County. Akello says they have pushed for the lorry for the last four years in vain.
According to the crime preventers, guarding ballots and providing security during the NRM primaries , going to the Anti Mbabazi demonstration, and also most recently attending President Musevenis post-nomination rally, are all indications that they have been working and should be facilitated.
Joyce Oryem, a resident of Holy rosary ward in Gulu Municipality, did not only witness her father Keneri Oryem and his brother John Oryem Machai being butchered when the LRA rebels raided their home in Gulu district, but also saw his young brother Derrick Ochan abducted in 1992 and has never returned.