According to Mohamed Nazuruheen Vaheed, the Indians consider Uganda their home and pledged to attract investors to Acholi since the region has restored peace and stability. He also revealed he will will support sports development especially like Badminton, Crickets and Football which he has been doing Soroti, Jinja and Kampala.
Okurut added that for SDGs on sustainable cities, life on land, peace and justice, Uganda’s performance is also stagnating at a rate of below 50% of the growth rate required to achieve the SDGs, partly because of the covid-19 pandemic.
Silvesto Asia Ali, one of the affected Farmers says he lost two hectares of Pumpkins to the stray elephants that invaded his farmland on Monday night.
Some six elephants that reportedly strayed from Kidepo Valley National Park into community farmlands have been terrorizing farming communities in Luyita and Lujim parishes of Omiya Pachwa Sub county.
The deceased in his sixties, has been a prominent businessman operating in Arua town and reportedly fell sick with flu and cough but was delayed at home, only to be rushed to Rhema private hospital later before he was referred to Arua hospital where he breathed his last.
Alice Lacwec and Kevin Alimocan all vendors at Tuma Atoo market in Central Division were reportedly evicted after results of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries for division chairpersons were announced.
As the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) marks the 2020 international Day for Universal Access to Information 28 September, it is emerging that in Uganda, the law is more of on paper than practice.
Denis Okot, a resident of Acholiber, says the armed men numbering 30 started invading the area on Saturday evening and by Sunday yesterday, their numbers had grown to over 60. According to Okot, the armed men who speak predominantly Madi are chasing away people from their homes and erecting temporary structures. He says several people including him have fled the area to nearby Punudyang village for fear of their lives.
James Tumusiime, an author and a strong enthusiast of Traditional African Values, attributes the trend to the gradual breakdown of social-cultural bonds that shaped the behaviours of the ancient society for their common good. He indicates that the African culture treated any form of self-killings, as an abomination that was strongly discouraged by the community.
“After the war, ISO promised to give Mr Mugisa 8 million shillings to enable him rehabilitate himself. However, up to now, this poor man has not yet received anything and he is now a laughing stock before the Movement detractors,” reads Jacob Asiimwe’s letter
According statistics obtained from the surveillance and case management committed, there 28 active cases that have not been evacuated for treatment in Omoro; 35 in Gulu, 7 in Nwoya, 15 in Amuru, 6 in Lamwo, 5 in Kitgum and 168 in Aswa Hydropower Dam.
In 2008, the survivors started documenting all the losses incurred and have since then presented three documents to the President’s office for compensation in vain. The claimants want the government to compensate them Shillings 99billion.