James Okwera, a resident of Labworomor in Palaro Sub-County says the absence of technical staff who should closely supervise their subordinates in the district has left civil servants to abscond from work, report late with impunity.
In 2014 and 2017, Gulu emerged the best performing district council, according to the Local Government Councils’ Scorecard Report. However, in September 2021, out of 153 local governments assessed by the Office of the Prime Minister - OPM, Gulu did not make it among top 10 districts.
The exercise, to be conducted jointly with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees-UNHCR, seeks to ensure that refugees and asylum-seekers are accurately reflected in the system, assist the government to enhance the accuracy of data and ensure that resources reach the intended recipients.
Hi John Oola, a father of five in Bungatira Sub-County where more than 500 families were affected says he missed out on the relief because they were assessed after the local leaders had already submitted the list of affected homed.
More than 300 acres of crop gardens have been destroyed since June following persistent elephant incursions in the villages of Lotor, Wipol, Akadojwat, Lamingonen, Umgot, Tikao, and Toboi in Gule Parish. Other farmlands were destroyed by the elephants in Lungayura and Lolwa Parishes.
Agro Max, an agribusiness service provider that supplies innovative and sustainable agricultural solutions to small- and large-scale farmers across Uganda was paid 1.1 Billion Shillings last November to implement 49 projects.
Martin Atuka, the NUSAF III Community Monitoring Group Chairperson in Agago District says out of the 136 members of the group, only 85 actively engaged in working on-site yet the executive leaders claimed to have paid all members.
It took Amudu Jean Pierre a refugee who arrived in Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC in 2012 four incidents of being bounced before he finally got his first COVID-19 jab at the Makerere University Hospital in April.
Jenne Achola, a resident of Bongolaku village in Labongo Akwang Sub-county, Kitgum District is among parents in the region who aren’t happy with what they perceive as government reluctance to revitalize treatment of nodding syndrome patients.
Salume Akwango, a resident of Katine Sub County, says they are currently depending on fishing and vegetables because getting food is a nightmare. Robert Ewaku, another resident says that some of them have ended up chasing their wives due to the economic hardships.
Kadaga who was today making her communication to the house said that on numerous occasions, Parliament has failed to conduct business in the house simply because the Leader of Government Business and Ministers are absent.