Mohamad Yazid, the husband to the deceased who had taken her to the health center disclosed that on arrival home, he left her seated outside with a relative and went into the house to rest, only to wake up from the house after hearing cries from the relative he had left the wife with.
Another resident of Fitina Mbaya who only identified himself as Swaleh, said in July 2019, some SPLA soldiers stormed his shop and picked 3 mobile phones, 2 solar panels, a box of soap, silver fish and seven goats from his home.
Mark Kelly, WFP security advisor for Eastern and Central Africa, blamed the refugees for acting contrary to the laws and guidelines for refugees and more so attacking and beating WFP staff. He noted that the WFP will not tolerate any unruly behavior by the refugees
Taban Yasin, the Yumbe LC V Chairperson, says the district has mobilised some funds to support the funeral of the deceased learners. He also says he will present a report before council to allocate funds for installing lightning arresters at Mingoyo primary school, other institutions and public places in the district.
Hundreds of residents in Yumbe town today held a violent protest; they burnt tyres in the street, pelted stones towards government and NGO offices and installations and burnt two vehicles bringing all business to a standstill for several hours.
According to the report, when the contractor reported for work he was instead directed to reconstruct the administration block and Sub County chief's house but didn't complete the work due to insufficient funds.
At least 16 people from Gimara Sub county Obongi County in Moyo district have been arrested by local residents in Kululu parish Kululu Sub County in Yumbe district for illegally crossing from Obongi to Kululu while possessing pangas, bows and arrows.
At least three people are injured and up to 22 houses burnt following an inter-clan land conflicts in Yumbe district on Wednesday. Members of the Kechuru clan in Kei Sub County and Gotri clan from Lodonga Sub County are both claiming ownership of a 313 hectare-piece of land.