Ocen says on a day he can’t recall, he and more than 25 other people lured for the job embarked on a journey from Kampala at 10am in a bus to Kasese Town and later crossed into DRC through Bwera Border post.
Felix Obedi, a teacher at Pandwong Primary school, says the campaign has helped them to detect some candidates who would have missed their examinations due to malaria. He explained that some years back, some candidates from their school missed PLE since no measures had been taken ensure they are tested and treated in preparation for the exams.
Emmanuel Banya, the Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk told URN in an interview on Tuesday that ever since the money was released, it has been idle in the Municipal Council bank account pending procurement of a consultant by Lands Ministry.
David Onen Acana II, the Acholi Paramount Chief says the meeting scheduled to be held in two weeks’ time will broadly look into all proposals being discussed for possible enactments as laws on traditional marriage.
Dr Patrick Asibo, who is supervising the campaign in Kitgum district told URN this morning that his team surpassed the health Ministry’s target and vaccinated a total of 104,069 children [109.9 percent] in the five days’ exercise.
The resolution was reached during a court session on an appeal filed by the vendor’s legal representative Dalton Opwonya, seeking to challenge a decision by the High Court in Gulu which lifted a temporary injunction against the eviction of vendors from the site.
Speaking at the launch of the third Acholi Cultural Festival at Bomah Hotel in Kitgum Municipality on Friday, Acana said the success of the festival greatly depends on contributions of people in the region.
Jude Ogik, the Kitgum Municipal Council legal Representative told URN in an interview on Friday that Justice Mubiru over ruled the injunction against his clients, saying their action was in line with the physical planning act 2010.
In an interview on Wednesday, Dr Ojera says that the unit was tipped off by concerned people about the suspects’ involvement in stealing government drugs meant to benefit patients visiting the hospital.
His orders follow an assessment that established that hundreds of pupils are yet to report for the third term of school, which opened more than two weeks ago. The assessment by the district authorities found that many of the children are accompanying their parents to gardens during school time.
Acana says although the Acholi people treasure memories and have been keeping memories that were been transferred from one generation to another, evidences have been greatly lacking.
He says with modernization trickling in, the region now has to adapt to conveying memories baked with evidences.
Zeep Construction Uganda Ltd was awarded contract on April 10 and handed the site on May 22nd to construct the seed Secondary School sitting on a 21 hectares’ piece of land with funds from World Bank worth 2.55 billion Shillings. However, five months down the road, the contractor has only done bush clearing and has since abandoned the site.
The Kitgum Municipal Council Speaker, Daniel Oroma, says the existing laws are silent on inducting lower local government leaders. He however, says he has already written to the Local Government ministry to organize orientation for the new leaders.