Two South Sudan soldiers were shot dead and one captured alive by UPDF on Tuesday afternoon in a heated gunfire exchange as they defended an illegal roadblock they had erected on Ugandan territory, 1.5 kms from Ngomoromo Border Post in Lokung sub-county.
Court Bailiffs from JED Courts Bailiffs and Auctioneers Associates reportedly went to Ogura village early in September to auction 30 acres of land to recover 11.1 Million Shillings following a ruling of the court of appeal.
Edward Eyak Odongo, the Kwania District Engineer says that the roads to be rehabilitated include; 21 kilometre Atar trading center to Bala Boarder that connects Kwania to Kole district, Onywal-onote to Teogali, Abwong to Lira boarder, Nambieso to Agwata boarder that connects Kwania to Dokolo and Aboko to Chawente community access roads.
Security personnel at Ngomoromo border checkpoint who sought anonymity for fear of reprisal said that the armed men invaded the Ugandan territory on Monday night and erected a roadblock at Lakolori, a kilometre from the previous checkpoint in Otwilo all territories on the Ugandan side.
Innocent Abongo, the Apac district Acting Probation Officer, Frank Ogwang, the Acting Sub County Chief of Chegere Sub County, Wilbert Obala the Ibuje Sub County Chief and Andrew Omadi Omara, the Office Assistant have allegedly appeared in public campaigning for some aspirants in Apac district.
Omol says he lost three sacks of maize and two sacks of millet, which he had harvested recently and stored for family consumption. Omol notes that he is now stuck without food and shelter to accommodate his children, saying they are currently surviving on handouts from friends and relatives.
In the past three weeks, at least 8 murder cases have been registered in the region. The latest is by one Kenneth Ogwang who Police say axed his wife Betty Akello to death on Thursday Last week from Kole district.
Due to stigma, Amuka says, many young positive are forced to abandon medication, while some commit suicide as a result of psychological torture by some medical workers, parents and members of the community.
According to Okao, two of the 217 victims in the district died after being returned to their parents when the center collapsed a year ago. He asks Ministry of Health to consider reopening the Centre to support the rehabilitation, care and treatment of such children.
According to Oringa, this will affect the number of people that will have the opportunity to attain higher learning at university level, which is a big loss to the district, since many parents cannot afford to pay for university.
Gulu Resident District Commissioner and Chairperson District Security Committee Maj. Santo Okot Lapolo revealed that the limb belonged to Mr Kennedy Ocaya, an inmate who was shot during a foiled escape from lawful detention at Pece Prison.
The Alany Cell LC I Chairperson, Jimmy Ogwang, says Okello’s arrest was prompted by complaints from community members implicating him for illegally acquiring military uniform and using it to antagonize their peace.