Speaking during the meeting that was discussing about student’s participation elections organized by the Uganda National Students Association –UNSA at Makerere University, Jacob Eyeru, Chairperson of National Youth Council-NYC, said that young people should only engage in what guarantees their right but doesn’t adversely affect the peace of the country.
It’s alleged that Okwir, Charles Ogwang, the Kwania District NUP Mobilizer and two unidentified NUP Officials from Kampala were arrested on Wednesday evening when they had gone to seek permission from police at Kwania Central Police Station to allow them to conduct a meeting meant to mobilize votes for NUP Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulaunyi Ssentamu.
According to records, the commission has so far granted Amnesty certificates to 27,300 reporters since the Amnesty Act was enacted and only 9,414 former combatants who renounced rebellion against the government of Uganda from the different rebel groups have been reintegrated.
Some residents have started moving to the neighbouring Lira, Kwania and Apac districts to protect their animals from theft. Last week, rustlers raided 34 cattle that were being grazed by children in Alir parish Ogwete Sub County in Otuke District.
Dr. John Anguzu, the Nakapiripirit District Health Director, says the coronavirus pandemic broke out in the country and President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni issued directives for hand washing, many community members in the district embraced the practices, which has seen a total reduction of diarrhoea cases.