Barbara Acaya, a P.5 school dropout from Agwayugi Primary School and a resident of Lukome Parish, Bungatira Sub –County in Gulu District delivered the triplets pre –maturely on 6th March this year, two months before the due date. It is believed the malaria she suffered from led to the pre –mature delivery.
For about six decades, locals in the area temporarily patched the bridge with wood logs and pieces of timber to facilitate trucks transporting goods and traders to markets in Lango and Acholi sub-regions for instance livestock markets in Amach and Amugo in Lira, Amwaa in Oyam and Elegu in Amuru.
In the revised requirements, one is tasked to pay 5 million Shillingsbas dowry, 6 head of cattle, 6 goats, 1 spear, chicken, 1 goat each for the mother and father-in-law, materials for the suit and gomesi for father and mother-in-law respectively and 100,000 each for tailoring, among other stipulated requirements.
Nairobi Onyuta, a farmer who lost all his pigs to the strange disease says that three more pigs belonging to his neighbours died over the weekend after contracting the disease whose cause is still a mystery to them.