However, despite 98% of the contract time having passed, the project stands at 75% completion, causing concern among city leaders. Betty Mujungu, the Deputy Mayor, expressed during discussions with officials from the Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development and the Ministry of Local Government, the city's intention to request an extension.
Blencowe acquired the Orom-Cross Graphite Project in April 2020 from the Australian Firm, Consolidated African Mineral Resources Co Ltd which was handed a 21-year-long mining license in 2019 by the government.
Rwot Acana claimed while there have been ongoing debates about the Sub-region having large deposits of oil and gas and other valuable minerals, such information is limited to a few individuals while the locals and leaders never get to know the details.
Maj. Turyamumanya notes that during this period, they are encouraging the cattle keepers who are unable to fence off their land and meet all their requirements to voluntarily leave or face forceful expulsion.
Stephen Odong Latek, the Amuru Resident District Commissioner told Uganda Radio Network Monday that a greater section of the Eastern part of Elegu Town Council was submerged by the floods. He says more than 2,000 people had been affected by the flash flood and relocated from the area to safer zones by Monday morning.
The vendors from Gulu Main Market were heading to Lungulu Market in Nwoya District when the driver of a truck they had just boarded lost control and crashed it at Blessed Petrol Station in Bardege-Layibi division.
Preliminary police investigation indicates the suspect returned home at about 11 pm Sunday night from a bar while drunk and asked her mother to serve him food but his request wasn’t immediately granted.
Sister Grace Angelina Aciro, the Superior General of the congregation told Uganda Radio Network Wednesday that structures at the convent have been condemned by engineers and are no longer safe for sisters.
Speaking at the 78th-anniversary celebration of the UN Day held for the first time in Gulu City, Namondo says the UN is very committed to supporting the program that intends to lift 39 percent of Ugandans into the money economy. She says the initiative is a big boost for the country towards achieving the SDGs by 2030.
“I met with the members of the Federation, officials from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, URSB, and ULRC. In the meetings, I noted that there is a need for extensive stakeholder consultations,” said Jackson Kafuuzi Karugaba, the Deputy Attorney General.
While addressing mourners at the reburial of Brig. Gen Pierino Okoya in Gulu District on Friday, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo commended the president for owning up to the mistakes made during his regime.