Venansio Okello, the Omoro District Health Educator says that less than half of the children were not immunized within the stipulated period due to impassable roads, lack of transport to health facilities,
According to Okao, two of the 217 victims in the district died after being returned to their parents when the center collapsed a year ago. He asks Ministry of Health to consider reopening the Centre to support the rehabilitation, care and treatment of such children.
Amos Onyango, a relative to the deceased says Apiyo left her home on Saturday to attend the burial of a neighbour on the same village but didn’t return. Onyango says Apiyo's lifeless body was discovered around 4:00 pm on Sunday.
The Linglong bus registration number UG-0391H, attached to the Ministry of Health was evacuating 25 patients from Kitgum District to the national treatment centres in Kampala. The patients were on Monday turned away from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital due to space constraints.
Wakadogo is among the 100 hand-picked schools selected for the world’s largest grassroots online education conference, in support of Sustainable Development Goals on eliminating extreme poverty, reducing inequalities and combating the threat of climate change.
Last week, Olanya was pictured at the main entrance of State House in Entebbe Municipality trying to seek an audience with President Yoweri Museveni over unfulfilled pledges for members of FRONASA. He later told journalists that he, on behalf of Acholi people, was following up on the 900 million Shillings’ pledge made by the President to FRONASA Cooperative Union.
Simon Wokorach, the Chairperson of Gulu City Boda-boda Association, says they have recorded numerous complaints from various cyclists, majority of whom are from Omoro, Nwoya, Amuru, Oyam, Pader and Kole Districts. He says they have reported the matter to police for further inquiries.
Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema said preliminary findings indicate that the clashes arose from a land suit case which Jaka clan leader, Bwobi Sezi won against Kal clan, both before local council and Gulu High Courts.
Only a handful of members have returned the money. They include the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah (Omoro County), Samuel Odonga Otto (Aruu South), Catherine Lamwaka (Omoro District), and Tochi County MP Peter Okot. All the other legislators have remained silent with no communication of intent to return the money or not.
Brian Okello, a resident of Ongako Sub–County in Omoro district was recently captured on a video attacking his grandmother Lucy Anek, 82. The video caused public uproar on social media leading to Okello’s arrest and trial on charges of attempted murder.
They argue that they are facing an uphill task to meet the feeding needs of the children. Many of these had been supported by Hope for Humans, a non-government organization which was set up to shelter, treat and rehabilitate nodding disease victims. But the centre shutdown in 2017 due to funding constraints.
Richard Okello Labongo, the Odek Sub County LC 3 Chairperson told URN that Omoro Central Police Station was notified about the attack in time and the District Police Commander; Peter Mugabi dispatched his team to quell the fight.
The 82-year-old granny, Lucy Anek was whipped from her home in Cuda Village, in Omoro district, by her grandson, Brian Okello, 25, a matter which came to the limelight through a video which suddenly became viral through social media. The act attracted criticism from local leaders, Human Rights activists and members of the general public.
The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson Jimmy Patrick Okema says that two suspects were arrested at Kitgum Technical Institute Play Grounds in Kitgum Municipality on Thursday while two others were arrested on Wednesday from Omoro District.