The Fourth Infantry Division Commander Brig. Bonny Bamwiseki noted that whereas there are genuine people dealing in the metal scrap business, some bad people can take advantage to use the materials for other ill motives.
Until the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country in March last year, the 37-year-old political scientist worked as an operations manager with an international Non-governmental organization in Kampala.
For the last one week, areas within Gulu City and other surrounding areas have been experiencing heavy rainfall hence destroying the already molded and stacked bricks as well as interrupting those who intended to venture into the business.
James Elima, the Director of Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says COVID -19 vaccination uptake in Acholi Sub –Region still remains at only 45 percent despite the test positivity rate which is 7.6 percent, slightly higher than the national average.
Anatolie Muleterwa, the Head of Community Policing said that it is time for the LCs to revive the registers to enable them to know the residents in their areas as well as profile them in a bid to weed out the wrong elements.
Rev. Father David Okello Opiro, the Curate of Holy Rosary Parish noted that the decision was reached by the church`s leadership adding that no bag and suspicious material regardless of their sizes or type will be allowed inside premises of the churches, a decision he says aims at protecting the lives of the people.
While preaching during the event, Henry Luke Orombi asked the new Bishop to be a shepherd to all regardless of religious affiliations and should forgive and not curse, something Rev. Loum pledged to do.
“It is hereby agreed as follows: That Civil Suit No. 34 of 2021 against the defendants herein be and is hereby withdrawn unconditionally. That each party bears its own costs,” the withdrawal notice read in part.
The road gangs are charged with ensuring sanitation and hygiene within the city streets through sweeping, collecting garbage and waste, slashing, grooming among others. Each of them is paid 170,000 Shillings per month.
Mary Ayaa, the Manager of The Cultural Hub in Gulu City that trades in locally processed mango juice told URN that the strange disease has attacked five mango trees in their gardens, destroying almost all their fruits.
According to Abongo, the operation specifically targeting maize mills follows the expiry of the six months’ ultimatum issued by the standards body in January this year to certify their products as well as meet all the requirements.
A section of Members of Parliament and Acholi leaders including former Presidential Candidate Norbert Mao had said that the long-standing Apaa conflicts which are being meted on the community require local means to end it. Among the suggestions was retaliation and staging nude protests to call for immediate intervention from the government and rights bodies.
Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South Member of Parliament proposed that the solution to the armed conflicts and violence being meted on the Acholi community in Apaa can best be solved through violence and another nude protest.
Christo Omara Balmoi, the Gulu City Engineer says that many urban roads in the City require maintenance, but they are unable to do much since Uganda Road Fund only allocated 1.299 billion shillings for road maintenance this financial year.
Dr. Joyce Anena Oyet, the in-charge of the Accident and Emergency Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says that the hospital lacks a CT Scan, Intensive Care Unit –ICU facilities, medical supplies like X-ray films and enough staff, which affects trauma care.