Pajule Sub-county Chairperson Brilliant Tito Okello, who is also the Roads Committee chairperson says that many community access and district roads in his area have been heavily devastated by rains. The most affected include Pajule-Amoko lgwai and Acholi bur-lira roads.
Pule James Okello, a resident of Aboko parish observed that the culverts installed on Aboko-Chawente road especially at Omakomac, Awuku SDS Church and dam Alolo are small and weak, a reason why they broke down one week after installation.
Christine Latigo the Country Director for Generation in Actions says that the beneficiaries are girls aged between 8-15 years. They were picked from the streets of Gulu City between March and May this year.
Several fish ponds, nursery beds for trees, a residential house, vegetable and maize gardens near the river banks in Pager and Central Divisions have since been submerged. Margaret Lakidi, a fish farmer in Ayul B village in Pager Division says five of her fish ponds have been submerged.
They are part of the 1036 Officers and Militants of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) who have honourably retired from active service in the Forces after completing 20 to 40 years of service to the nation and the region.
More than 1,000 youthful vigilantes in Paimol sub-county, one of the areas frequented by the cattle thugs early this year volunteered to guard their kraals and protect animals from looters. This comes at the backdrop of an increment in cases of cattle theft in the district by warriors from the neighbouring Karamoja region.
James Elima, the Hospital Director disclosed on Thursday that the hospital purchased food worth 190 million shillings for feeding Covid-19 suspects and patients at the quarantine and treatment centres respectively.
Scovia Adokorach, a farmer in Bar Ayom village in Ogole Parish, Lapul Sub County says that nearly ten of their family gardens have all been flooded following heavy rains that started falling last month.
The warriors reportedly raided Agoromin village in Lolwa Parish at about 5 pm on Monday evening and looted 60 animals belonging to Calvin Ocaya, a livestock farmer in the area. 26 of the looted animals were Freshian while 34 were local breeds, security personnel reported.
Dr. Geoffrey Okello, the Acting Medical Superintendent Kitgum General Hospital, says many people are not following the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs issued by the Health Ministry in regards to fighting Covid-19.
Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk, Emmanuel Banya says that the health workers have resumed outreach programmes on immunization, attending to HIV patients and monitoring Village Health team [VHT] activities.