President Yoweri Museveni said the government has now prioritized infrastructure developments like roads, Information Communication Technologies-ICT and the railway network over compensations. He, however, adds that the compensations will be attended to in a gradual process.
The youth leaders from the National Youth Council and the Youth League of the National Resistance Movement Party, as well as grassroots youth mobilizers, say President Yoweri Museveni made the pledges when they visited him at his home in Rwakitura in 2012.
Prosecution trial lawyer Adesola Adeboyejo says they are critically following the evidence already shared by the twelve defense witnesses who testified between October 1 and November 23. She says of deep interests to prosecution is the evidence of the first Defense witness Rwot Yusuf Adek Okwonga.
Area chairpersons have written to the Office of the President notifying him of their intention to march from Gulu to State House, Entebbe, on Tuesday, to express their grievances unless granted audience within seven days.
According to Justice Stephen Mubiru, the Gulu Resident judge the case was transferred to Gulu court since the environment in Arua remains tense and chaotic. He said having Wadri return to Arua Municipality will make the West Nile town go up in flames.
Eria Serwajja, a lecturer at Makerere University, says investigations conducted in Lolung Artisanal mine in Moroto district show that women live precarious lives in the periphery of artisanal Gold mines in Karamoja.
According to Rev. Odong, Parliament defeated the essence of Christmas by engaging in bribery in, which billions of Shillings was spent on consultations and bribing MPs to pass the controversial bills. He urged Christians not to emulate the immoral behavior of parliament during Christmas festivities.
But NRM Deputy national Secretary General Richard Todwong says the passive stand of President Yoweri Museveni on the debate is justified under a multi-party dispensation where decisions are taken by parties other than individuals.
John Baptist Odama, the Archbishop of Gulu Diocese read the statement jointly signed by ten religious leaders under their umbrella body Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative to journalist in Gulu this afternoon.
Bayo told court they intend to amend the charge sheet so that the suspect appears in high court. Amony who had earlier in pleaded guilty to the charges, said she requires proof that the flat iron she used to inflict injuries on the maids is indeed a deadly weapon as claimed by the prosecution.
Democratic Party DP leaders in Gulu district are mourning the death of veteran politician and former party president John Ssebaana Kizito. Ssebaana, 83, succumbed to a stroke at Nakasero Hospital where he was rushed two weeks ago in critical condition.
Achiro is challenging the appointment of Denis Rubangakene, a presiding officer at Tumalyec polling station and five other polling assistants for various stations. She says Rubangakene testified against her in a case filed by her political Rival James Nabinson Kidega against her election last year.
A dossier of the Acholi War Debts Claimants Association, a loose coalition comprising of 22,000 members, indicates that Henry Oryem, the State Minister for Foreign Affairs is seeking additional funds for 182 goats taken alongside his herd of 640 head of cattle. Each animal is valued at 600,000 Shillings.
Thomas Lapyem Awany, a lawyer and the younger brother of Todwong, says Todwong had just driven through a rowdy mob at an accident scene in Coo Pelwor trading centre when the incident happened. Maj. Gen. Charles Otema Awany, the Commander of UPDF Reserve Force and also the eldest brother said that Todwong shot himself as he paid attention to a suspicious vehicle trailing his car in Diima village in Kiryandongo district.
Grace Aparo, an aspirant for LC1 of Iriaga East Village in Laroo Division, says making stamps free will increase access to micro-credits for women in her village. She says with access to micro-credits, women can live better lives and send their children to school.