The affected families are residents of Aywee and Cubu A/B villages in Pece Division, Gulu Municipality. Residents say the fire broke out at about 2:00 am as they slept. It razed down 16 huts while three were saved.
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.
Bishop Silvestros Kisitu becomes the pioneer Bishop of the new Orthodox Diocese of Gulu, Northern and Eastern Uganda. He was formally installed by the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Orthodox Church in Uganda His Eminence Yona Lwanga during a holy liturgy celebrated at St Lavrentios Orthodox Church in Rom Village, in Koro Sub County, Omoro district.