Maria Håkansson said they are hopeful that the talks that they are currently involved in with the government will end up with the reopening of DGF. She was speaking at Sheraton Kampala Hotel during celebrations to mark The International Day of Democracy.
The 10-member committee Selected during a cross-border committee meeting held in Nimule Town Council on Thursday will have officials from the immigration, customs, security, local governments, the Ministry of Health as well as members of the business community from both Uganda and South Sudan.
Cases of Gender-Based Violence still top the list of crimes that were committed in the country, according to the 2020 Police crime report and have gone up in recent months, following a COVID-19 induced lockdown that left millions of people stuck in homes across the country.
The President pledged that the government was to cater for the education of Ssebugwawo’s eight orphans, reconstruct the slain officer’s house as well as support the widow to start an income-generating project to enable sustain the remaining family.
“I have lived on this land so far for 43 years now. So, did my parents and their parents before them who we have buried in our compound as it has been the norm. Where am I supposed to put them with no option of relocation or compensation?” asked Asiriya amidst tears.
Lorika promised to withdraw the case of attempted murder that he filed against Teko at Moroto Central Police Station. Alex Lemu Longoria, the former Mayor of Moroto Municipality appealed to the judiciary not to take any further action against Teko, saying that the issue has been resolved.
Sarah Bireete, the Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Governance (CCG) notes that while the government would have quickly enacted a guiding law like was done in other countries, they resorted to presidential decrees where the president illegally turned himself into a lawmaker.
Hamza Ssempala, one of the children who was selling things on the streets, says that the project has changed his life and that of his mother tremendously. He now has access to books, coaching, and his mother is empowered financially.
Dr Safina Museene, the Commissioner in –charge of Health Education and Training at the Ministry of Education and Sports says a team of officials from the Ministry are in Gulu City to investigate the circumstance leading to the closure of the college and also find an amicable solution.