Patrick Emukule Ilukol, the Plan International Lira Area Program Manager explained that although Gender Based Violence, teenage pregnancy and early child marriage is still a challenge in Lango, they couldn’t seat back because of the Covid19 pandemic, which equally affects girls and women.
Some of the leaders URN spoke to said that although they have residences in Kampala where they spend most of their time, they opted for the village registers in their constituencies in order to support the people who voted for them.
Dr. George Oming, the Kotido Natural Resources Officer, says over 200 bags of charcoal leave the district daily. A big bag of charcoal in Karamoja costs between Shillings 10,000 and 15,000, while a small bag costs between Shillings 5000-8000.
In a tense stakeholders meeting convened by the chief administrative officer Adjumani Dunstan Balab over the allegations, aggrieved district leaders unanimously resolved that Regional Police Commander RPC North West Nile Ignatius Otong takes over investigations of claims of lumbering at Zoka forest by those implicated.
Following a 2 day on-spot monitoring exercise of NUSAF II projects in Amuria district, the office of the IGG established that several contractors with records of shoddy work are still holding and receiving multiple contract awards from the district.
District Education departments in Jinja and Mayuge are calling for full decentralization of powers from the Ministry of Education to monitor and supervise secondary schools in order to improve secondary schools standards.