Hearing of the matter had been scheduled to resume on Monday, February 18, after two weeks of delay on the request by the Prosecution for more time to adequately prepare their opening statement. The Court was also expected to hear an application for bail submitted by Kwoyelos lawyers.
On Thursday, Members of Parliament who were traveling to visit the displaced residents led by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Betty Aol Ochan and Opposition Chief Whip Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda were stopped by armed police officers.
Patrick Jimmy Okema, the Aswa River Police spokesperson says preliminary investigations reveals that Odokonyero could have died in a scuffle over Florence Nalubega. He says Police detectives recorded statements from the scene indicating that the four were drinking at a local pub together.
Police says preliminary findings indicate that the fire was sparked off by an electric short circuit in one of the affected premises. This is the sixth time that fire is affecting traders in Elegu border point over the past three years.
Court in Gulu district on Friday afternoon granted bail to John Bosco Uhuru, the Social Media activist arrested in connection with the Apaa Land violence demonstration held in Gulu Town early this week.
The motion filed by the Defense of Dominic Ongwen on February 1St implicates the Prosecution and Trial Chamber II of the Court for irregularly confirming 70 charges and Six modes of liability of war crimes, crimes against humanity and sexual crimes against Dominic Ongwen.
On Monday, a panel of three judges of the International Criminal Court approved the implementation of the six projects saying their execution will have no bearing on the ongoing trial of former LRA Commander Dominic Ongwen. It is unclear how much the projects will cost the Trust Funds for Victims to implement.
Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South Member of Parliament told URN that they will proceed with the planned rally despite the heavy deployment of soldiers and Police in Gulu Town. He says they are also demanding the immediate release of John Bosco Uhuru.
It is alleged that 36-year-old Ochan defiled a 14-year-old minor while on duty at Palaro Police post in May 2018. He later procured an abortion with the help of two health workers, with whom they have been detained at Gulu Central Police Station on Tuesday.
Through PRUDEV, the European Union EU and GIZ aim at improving economic development in Northern Uganda with a strong focus on market integration through improving skills of agricultural producers and processors.
President Yoweri Museveni said the government has now prioritized infrastructure developments like roads, Information Communication Technologies-ICT and the railway network over compensations. He, however, adds that the compensations will be attended to in a gradual process.
The youths argue that the project is shrouded in corruption, shoddy works, mismanagement and sectarianism. They are also challenging the criteria used to choose Inspire Africa as the implementing Franchise without the input of youth leaders in the region.
The youth leaders from the National Youth Council and the Youth League of the National Resistance Movement Party, as well as grassroots youth mobilizers, say President Yoweri Museveni made the pledges when they visited him at his home in Rwakitura in 2012.
Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine is demanding for his wedding ring, two vehicles, a Toyota Tundra registration number UAW 207 A and A Land Cruiser UAT-416 A, USD 600 2.2 million Shillings, local currency amounting to 3.5 million Shillings, and one mobile phone, an iPhone-8 series.